Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Link Round-Up: August 28, 2012


Neil Armstrong by Workbyknight
A mosaic composed of keyboard keys.

Part of the"Analogue to Digital" series, celebrating the pioneers who built
the foundations upon which the digital age now stands.

13th Century Church Gets New Life as a Bookstore

The Beauty of Engraving is the name of a site that Neenah Paper has devoted to the ancient practice of engraved printing, with a focus on its CRANE Papers line. Check out the video to see modern engraving in action. While the site's history of engraving and also of CRANE are interesting, the highlight is a gallery of user-submitted engraved work.

Hobbyist builds working S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier: Samuel L. Jackson wouldn't quite fit on it, but this scale-model carrier can sail on ponds and take to the skies.

A memorial to Steve Jobs has been proposed for St. Petersburg, Russia. The entries are in and you can vote for your favourite online. No 1086 features Steve Job's sitting on a bench eating an apple. No 1068 is a tableau of Adam tempting Eve, an apple falling from the tree on Newton's head, and an explanation that Jobs named the company after a visit to an apple orchard in India. [Via]

Michael Whelan's covers for Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars books. These editions were originally published in 1979.

Star Trek v. Star Wars: A comparison in comics format

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