Inside the Ghost Ships of the Mothball Fleet | Beyond the Photos

Inside the Ghost Ships of the Mothball Fleet | Beyond the Photos

For decades, dozens of forgotten Navy and merchant ships have been corroding in Suisun Bay, 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. These historic vessels—the Mothball Fleet—served their country in four wars: WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Desert Storm. After a decade of impasse, the ghost fleet is slowly dwindling as the ships are towed out one-by-one for scrapping. About 15 retired ships are already gone; by 2017, the entire fleet will be just a memory.

Inside the Ghost Ships of the Mothball Fleet | Beyond the Photos For decades, dozens of forgotten Navy and merchant ships have been corroding in Suisun Bay, 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. These historic vessels—the Mothball Fleet—served their country in four wars: WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Desert Storm. After a […]

2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future

2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future

Let’s time-travel back to the year 2000 and have a look.

2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future Let’s time-travel back to the year 2000 and have a look.

1993

Are We Still Living in 1993? “Coachella is being headlined by Blur, Wu-Tang Clan, Dinosaur Jr, and Moby.” [via]

Are We Still Living in 1993? “Coachella is being headlined by Blur, Wu-Tang Clan, Dinosaur Jr, and Moby.” [via]

Bookmarks for October 10th through October 11th

Mixtape of the Lost Decade – Boing Boing
This is so beautiful.
Eye blog » Pan Am’s Helvetica dreamtime. How I unearthed a forgotten chapter in corporate design history
Listen: Massive Attack and Burial Collaborate: "4 Walls" | News | Pitchfork
The Wub Machine
@yasmina sounds like someone just put random beeps into the wubmachine…
You’re going to love or hate Nokia’s new dubstep ringtone
RT @yasmina: Ugh, proof that everything shouldn't be crowdsourced – "Love or hate Nokia's new dubstep ringtone"

Mixtape of the Lost Decade – Boing Boing This is so beautiful. Eye blog » Pan Am’s Helvetica dreamtime. How I unearthed a forgotten chapter in corporate design history Listen: Massive Attack and Burial Collaborate: "4 Walls" | News | Pitchfork The Wub Machine @yasmina sounds like someone just put random beeps into the wubmachine… […]

Bookmarks for June 13th through June 14th

[this is aaronland] Things I Have Written Elsewhere #1305615600
Well yes but isn’t that a bit too soon? on Twitpic
RT @codepo8: Well yes but isn't that a bit too soon?

Okay, that was not supposed to be auto-published already. Eh, well.

[this is aaronland] Things I Have Written Elsewhere #1305615600 Well yes but isn’t that a bit too soon? on Twitpic RT @codepo8: Well yes but isn't that a bit too soon? Okay, that was not supposed to be auto-published already. Eh, well.

Evolution and Creativity: Why Humans Triumphed

Evolution and Creativity: Why Humans Triumphed

"How did one ape 45,000 years ago happen to turn into a planet dominator? The answer lies in an epochal collision of creativity."

Evolution and Creativity: Why Humans Triumphed "How did one ape 45,000 years ago happen to turn into a planet dominator? The answer lies in an epochal collision of creativity."

Blogging, Now and Then

Blogging, Now and Then

Interesting comparison between blogging these days and early newspaper publications.

Blogging, Now and Then Interesting comparison between blogging these days and early newspaper publications.

Bill Watterson, creator of beloved ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ comic strip looks back with no regrets

Bill Watterson, creator of beloved ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ comic strip looks back with no regrets His first interview in 15 years.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On

The history behind the poster. Interesting.

Keep Calm and Carry On The history behind the poster. Interesting.

2010: Living In the Future | the book

2010: Living In the Future | the book

A completely book about the year 2010, written in 1972. Awesome.

2010: Living In the Future | the book A completely book about the year 2010, written in 1972. Awesome.

Looking Into the Past – a gallery on Flickr

Looking Into the Past – a gallery on Flickr

Very cool gallery of vintage photos – on the place they were taken. I ♥ Flickr.

Looking Into the Past – a gallery on Flickr Very cool gallery of vintage photos – on the place they were taken. I ♥ Flickr.

Vintage Ad Browser

Vintage Ad Browser

Nice – 100000+ vintage advertisements from the 1840s to the 2000s, neatly tagged and organized.

Vintage Ad Browser Nice – 100000+ vintage advertisements from the 1840s to the 2000s, neatly tagged and organized.

Bookmarks for December 18th through December 21st

These are my links for December 18th through December 21st:

These are my links for December 18th through December 21st: Get ‘Mini Squadron’… for Free | Touch Arcade – Epic 70-Minute Phantom Menace Review Justifies the Existence of The Phantom Menace – The phantom menace – Gizmodo – A Whole Lotta Nothing: In Defense of Twittering During Tragedy – The Twitter API is Finished. Now […]

Bookmarks for December 9th through December 17th

These are my links for December 9th through December 17th:

These are my links for December 9th through December 17th: Semantic Versioning – Yes. The Sexy Side of PEZ! – Lost in the Filth Simulacrum – Is this Le Web or Le Clique? | HPC – But here at Le Web 09, I feel like I’m staring that ugliness right in the eye. The program […]

Bookmarks for November 15th through November 16th

These are my links for November 15th through November 16th: Unravelling the mystery of why knitting is making a comeback | Pulse | Deutsche Welle – Rocks! WordPress MU + HyperDB – Richard’s Weblog – The History of the Internet in a Nutshell – The General Pirate license | Diovo – ASCII by Jason Scott […]