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It Doesn’t Get Cooler than Motorcycle Chariots

Wednesday 10.08.2014 , Posted by
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Motorcycles have been called “Iron Steeds” for a long time, but the forgotten sport of motorcycle chariot racing really took that horse thing literally.

Yes. Motorcycle. Chariot. Racing. And it looks just as tough as it sounds. [Read more...]

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Pixelated GIFs Are Out of This World

Thursday 05.30.2013 , Posted by

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If you’re feeling nostalgic for the good old days of the first Nintendo and computer games back in the 80’s when graphics required a little more imagination, then you will love these pixelated GIFs from a Tumblr user named Waneella. From skinny legged aliens to a cat lady and her clan, pixel perfect unicorns, and teleporting figures, this little collection is sure to bring a smile to your face and have you wondering why we ever went HD. Fun Fact: “The term pixel art was first published by Adele Goldberg and Robert Flegal of Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in 1982.” [Read more...]

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Pixelated Video Game Characters Enter the Real World

Monday 04.22.2013 , Posted by

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Remember that feeling you had every time your thumbs made Mario leap from the brick stairs and slide down the flag pole to complete a level? That’s kind of how this series by Víctor Somoza Benítez makes me feel. Much like the works of Aled Lewis, Somoza takes the pixelated characters from your favorite old school video games and inserts them into the non-pixelated real world. Somoza, who is also a photographer takes most of his pictures in Spain where he lives in Palma de Mallorca. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #397 > How It Was Back Then: A Vintage Era

Tuesday 03.12.2013 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #376> Oddly Vintage: Photographs & Ads

Friday 02.08.2013 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #347 > A Love For Vintage

Monday 12.31.2012 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #300 > Kickin’ It Old School

Thursday 10.25.2012 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #230> Tic Tattoo Toe

Monday 07.09.2012 , Posted by



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Re-creating Kodak Moments

Monday 01.23.2012 , Posted by

We all have at least one special vintage photo from our past that brings a smile to our faces every time we look at it. Whether it’s the one your mother brings out to embarrass you when you introduce her to a new friend or the one you keep in a frame to remind you of a time of innocence and whimsy, [Read more...]

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Levi’s Gremlin, With Seats Of The Pants

Tuesday 05.17.2011 , Posted by

Cars were so cool back in the 70’s that they had Levi’s jeans for interiors. In 1973 AMC made a Gremlin with the tough blue interior, which included orange stiching, brass rivets and the red levi logo. [Read more...]

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