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Mar 31
midcenturymodernfreak:

Curvilinear Flower Form
1959-64 The Marina City Complex | Architect: Bertrand Goldberg | The twin towers cost $36 million to build and were both the tallest residential buildings and the tallest reinforced concrete structures in the world. The complex was built as a city within a city, featuring numerous on-site facilities including a theatre, gym, swimming pool, ice rink, bowling alley, several stores and restaurants, and, of course, a marina. - Via: 1 | 2

midcenturymodernfreak:

Curvilinear Flower Form

1959-64 The Marina City Complex | Architect: Bertrand Goldberg | The twin towers cost $36 million to build and were both the tallest residential buildings and the tallest reinforced concrete structures in the world. The complex was built as a city within a city, featuring numerous on-site facilities including a theatre, gym, swimming pool, ice rink, bowling alley, several stores and restaurants, and, of course, a marina. - Via: 1 | 2

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Mar 30
freakyfauna:

Robots! (1967).
From a series of Russian magazine covers.Found here.

freakyfauna:

Robots! (1967).

From a series of Russian magazine covers.
Found here.

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Mar 28
perceptio-etude:

Decopunk Vehicle Concept 

perceptio-etude:

Decopunk Vehicle Concept 

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Mar 27
amnhnyc:

From the Archives: Hummingbird vs. Giant Elephant Bird
A Museum preparator works on an exhibit that compares the bone of a giant elephant bird with a tiny hummingbird skeleton. (1948)
AMNH/321345

amnhnyc:

From the Archives: Hummingbird vs. Giant Elephant Bird

A Museum preparator works on an exhibit that compares the bone of a giant elephant bird with a tiny hummingbird skeleton. (1948)

AMNH/321345


Mar 25
bunnyonplanetq:

Cover of If by Ken Fagg, 1954 April edition.

bunnyonplanetq:

Cover of If by Ken Fagg, 1954 April edition.

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Mar 14

jtotheizzoe:

This pi may be old, but it’s still delicious.  

Gah, I love vintage Coronet Instructional Films. You can watch the whole Coronet archive here, for free!

via okkultmotionpictures:

Happy OKKULT Pi Day


EXCERPTS >|< Meaning Of Pi (1949)


 | Hosted at: Internet Archive
 | From: A/V Geek Film Archive
 | Download: Ogg | h.264 | MPEG4
 | Digital Copy: Public Domain Mark 1.0

A series of Animated GIFs excerpted from Meaning of Pi (1949). The video Explains how pi denotes the ratio of a circle to its diameter, shows the use of circles in art, industry and commerce, outlines a procedure by which the numerical value of pi can be checked and reviewed, and describes the discovery and importance of pi.

We invite you to watch the full video HERE


Excerpts by OKKULT Motion Pictures: a collection of GIFs excerpted from open source/unknown/rare/controversial moving images.
A digital curation project for the diffusion of open knowledge.

>|<


Mar 11

sagansense:

Vintage Space Art.

via sci-universe

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Mar 9

Mar 6
1bohemian:

General Electric Motor, 1928 

1bohemian:

General Electric Motor, 1928 

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Mar 5

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