Pentacycles

pentacycles

From our Failed Inventions files: pentacycles, designed for mailmen in 1882. I can’t understand why they didn’t catch on. [Read more...]

Eugene Polley, RIP

flashmaticzenith

When I was young, my parents had convincing stories of youthful hardship: long walks to school, hauling coal for 25 cents a ton, the deprivations of the Depression, World War II, and so on. My stories of the average Gen X childhood are considerably less impressive (although my son remains fascinated by the dangers of [Read More...]


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