History of the 35mm: The Original Compact Camera

Whether we imagine a professional photographer at a photoshoot or a tourist on vacation, the image of a 35mm camera in now ubiquitous in...

A Brief History of the Phonograph

And the case for well-loved scratchy records of yore... I grew up in a house filled with music. I count myself extremely lucky in that...

The Typewriter: Evolution of a Newfangled Writing Machine

In 1875, Mark Twain described the typewriter as a “new fangled writing machine”. He soon developed an appreciation for the convenience and efficiency it...

11 Bizarre Inventions of the 19th Century You’ve Never Heard Of

The 19th Century and Victorian Age (1837-1901) was a period of great technological advancement in transportation, communication, and many other aspects of life. People...