The Plastic Brain

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My wife kept this from her childhood – and I couldn’t be happier. It’s an awesome game, from the overall design right down to the start-up music.

This website includes a copy of the original ad (and price: $39.95)

And this guy has kindly provided a YouTube video.

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Should you ever wonder why it was called La Belle Époque, please refer to the above picture.

Via tamburina:

The first air show at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. September 30th, 1909. Photographed in Autochrome Lumière by Léon Gimpel.

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Science, design and a nice cup of tea. Simply Heaven.

Via ianbrooks:

Tea Chemistry Set by Art Lebedev

Adorned with a traditional Gzhel pattern, this ceramic chemistry set has been repurposed as a Russian tea set. The best kind of science is the type you can drink.

(via: yankodesign)

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I have a large-ish family now, and am considering getting a people mover. Can I haz this?

Can’t decide on my favourite feature: the rear luggage shelf or the arrangement of the doors!

Via sirmitchell:

The 1958 Jeep FC-150 passenger van, of which only 3 were made. 

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