Monthly Archives: December 2009

Steampunk Keyboard

Jake von Slatt of The Steampunk Workshop transforms a keyboard from the 1980s into a functional Steampunk keyboard. This Wired.com video shows the process, but if you’re really interested, be sure to check out his Steampunk Keyboard Mod blog post … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Another great old postcard from CardCow.com.

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A Christmas Carol

Merry Christmas to one and all! Here’s my favorite holiday story, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham and presented and preserved in several formats by the Internet Archive. And if you’d rather listen to the … Continue reading

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Ozzie's Busy Christmas

This is one of my favorite Christmas sitcom episodes. Ozzie Nelson is just not feeling the Christmas spirit, and decided he wants to keep things simple this year. No Christmas lights on the house, and the Christmas tree can wait. … Continue reading

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Christmas Music and Memories

I’m working on my Christmas playlist, and I want to put in songs dedicated to family members no longer with us. For my mother, it’s “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” for my father, “Good King Wenceslaus,” for my brother … Continue reading

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Santa Riding a Bicycle

It’s good to see Santa making an effort to get more exercise. Cardcow.com

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Philco PC

Here’s a beautiful redesign of the personal computer from Dave Schultze of Schultzeworks, his design studio known for “lots of mostly bright ideas.” The design was inspired by the classic 1954 Philco Predicta, old typewriters, and the steampunk movement, and … Continue reading

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