Relive the worst days of Microsoft with a little visit from Clippy and his pals, recreated with stunning accuracy right in your web browser. We’re surprised he doesn’t require Internet Explorer 5.
You might have to delve a little further than usual into your vault to get this shirt’s reference but holy obscurity do we love it and most everything else Last Exit to Nowhere has to offer.
The music video for Showdown by Toby Gale. It’s so good one would be forgiven for thinking that the song was made for the video and not the other way around. Stellar work by Crowns & Owls.
Yep, we’re looking forward to The Avengers as much as anyone else, but can you imagine what it would have looked like if they had made the movie back in the 1970s? Well, now you don’t have to.
You can consider this concept design for a retro Canon EOS100 from Maxim Mezentsev and Aleksandr Suhih hipster, but modern tech in a vintage disguise is always awesome to us.
Artist Breck Armstrong seems to have a knack for breathing new life into found objects. Like he did with these 6 lb roller skate bookends that will look good and keep your big reads from getting away.
This special extended version of the classic 90’s commercial for the Talkboy Tape Recorder shows that the jerky little brother wasn’t exactly the innocent prankster we thought he was.
Inspired by Thomas Edison’s vintage lightbulbs, The Dapper Llama creates fine handmade wooden table lamps which add a rich and nostalgic ambient glow to any room.
David Lindecrantz created this cool retro-style app which takes your iOS device back to the 80s, complete with classic Macintosh and Game Boy B&W dithering algorithms. Sample images here.
Not only is this clip a perfect time capsule of 1980s style, the guy at the center of the video – The Skipper – would have probably been a millionaire if he had only waited until YouTube came along.
We already know how Chuck would handle Angry Birds, now see how he makes quick work of Inky, Blinky, Pinky, Clyde and rocks their world, freeing them from their maze/prison in the process.
Animator What Pixel You On takes the retro pixel art style and breathes new life into it by popping it into the third dimension. If our old Nintendos could have done this, we’d probably still be playing them.
A “remarkable invention in spherical locomotion… which will one day revolutionize modern transport.” At least that what the guy who invented this ride thought he had on his hands back in the 1930s.
Schreer Delights recently made a line of iPhone cases paying tribute to the classic Mac products you can’t let go. Demand was high but supply was not. Hopefully they’re back up for sale soon.
Seems like James Bond himself should have had this gizmo, made all the way back in 1961, and designed to keep thieves from getting their hands on the contents of stolen briefcases.
Based on an early 1900s steamer trunk which traveled the world, these remakes are built using the same techniques as the original: wood frames, hand-waxed canvas, and hand-hammered pins.
Behold, the ancestors of Rollerman. This footage from 1923 shows hipsters in Paris flaunting their cycle-skates, one-wheeled precursors to inline skates. More old newsreels at British PathÃ©.
Here’s a little lesson in what showmanship is really all about courtesy of legendary entertainer Larry Griswold. Watch as he wows Old Blue Eyes himself and try to not to gasp too loudly.
A classic storyline that involves fighting your way through 8 awesome levels drives the gameplay in this free retro-inspired game that pays proper tribute to the glory days of 8-bit and 16-bit gaming.
If Etsy seller intheseam can make beautiful pillows out of pictures of sewers and manhole covers, what more if she used images of vintage cameras? Made of high-res canvas prints sewn on black fabric.
(NSFW: Language) Mighty God King photoshopped the cover art of Atari 2600 games, interpreting the art in the titles and poking fun at the generation’s simple gameplay and primitive graphics.
An MP3 player in a classic form. Has an LCD screen, SD card slot and runs on AAA batteries. Could be good as a kid’s first MP3 player – at least it’s more practical than an actual Walkman.
Turns out that Skyrim started out as an 8-bit game on the NES back in the 1980s. Don’t know what Fus Ro Dah means? Clearly you haven’t been playing enough. Also available in sticker form.
Flickr user Jason Hull buys damaged 50s and 60s plastic cameras and guts them out to turn them into low cost yet beautiful nightlights. Keep tabs on his Etsy shop for new stock.
DoctorOctoroc returns with a 16-bit holiday greeting, a fictitious Christmas level for the SEGA classic, complete with the perfect holiday chiptune which could have come straight from the game.
A reinterpretation of Jacob Jensen’s 1973 Bang & Olufsen Beocenter 1400, this updated version adds a DVD drive, a 16:9 LCD screen and replaces the cassette player with a memory card reader.
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