We’ve been celebrating rappers all week, but where would they be if we had nothing to listen to their music on? Check out our ode to audio advancement, which tracks the music player’s progression from 1840 to the modern day—click here for the full diagram of 219 devices!
It’s the 25th anniversary of the original Game Boy (heralding the death of millions of AA batteries)! In celebration, trace the entire history of videogame control schemes on this massive timeline — click here to see the full chart.
Meanwhile, click here to get the Tetris song stuck in your head all goddamn day.
Continuing with tech timelines this week, here’s a close-up of the Visual Compendium of Cameras. (Click here to see the full, 100-camera-strong chart.) How many of these do you/your crazy shutterbug friend own?
Great, now get out there and get me pictures of that menace Spider-Man.
(Carriage) return to a simpler time with this beautiful, hand-illustrated print featuring over 60 classic typewriters from the past 100 years.
Go on, treat yourself to our Visual Compendium of Typewriters print. Because you know, all work and no play makes you…something something. I can’t remember the line right now. It’s from some movie, I think it was called The Shiny Hotel That Drove Caretaker Dads Insane
Did you know our Compendium of Cameras chart also comes in super-cool tote bag form? Perfect for filling with your favorite expensive vintage cameras and swinging it wildly above your head! Or you could do normal-person things with it, like maybe put some books or a fruit in it or whatever; it’s built for that too.
The 12 Days of Gifting, Day 2: Gifts for Gadget Geeks! For 24 hours only, get 15% off a range of items for the Apple, audio, arcade or aperture aficionado in your life, and/or the girl mouse from Rescue Rangers.