Original Einstein Manuscript Discovered Topic: Education Einstein's handwriting -- Manuscript in Einstein's handwriting (dated December 1924), with editorial markup. It was evidently used by Einstein to correct the page proofs in early 1925 and then left behind in Leiden. "The original manuscript of a paper Albert Einstein published in 1925 has been found in the archives of Leiden University's Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics. High-resolution photographs of the 16-page, German-language manuscript and an account of its discovery were posted on the institute's Web site." (via His Nibs)
Sculpture created from pencils Topic: Pens, Pencils Jennifer Maestre constructed "Spine" in 2000 out of the pointy ends of pencils. "Ordinary materials - from paper cups and pencil stubs to tires, twist ties and playing cards - were transformed into extraordinary art in this exhibition at the University of Illinois' Krannert Art Museum." (Over + Over: Passion for Process, on view Jan.29 - Apr.3)
Fastest printer in the world Topic: Design The MitsuibishiDiamondstar 90 is reportedly the fastest offset printer in the world, capable of running 90,000 color newssheets per hour. (via Red Ferret and boingboing.net)
ABECEDARIUM, A Guild of Book Workers Exhibit of Alphabet Books Topic: Design ABeCeDarium : An Exhibit of Alphabet Books -- The Guild of Book Workers' 1998/99 members' exhibition is an excellent representation of contemporary work in binding, letterpress printing, calligraphy, illustration and artists' books. contents :: exhibit
A massive gallery of people giving the finger to Hummers. Topic: Design FUH2.com"The H2 is the ultimate poseur vehicle. It has the chassis of a Chevy Tahoe and a body that looks like the original Hummer; i.e. it's a Chevy Tahoe in disguise."FUH2.com is a massive gallery of people giving the finger to Hummers. (via coudal)
Timberlines - NEW pencil blog Topic: Pens, Pencils Timberlines -- Musings from the Forest: Thoughts and discussion on the pencil industry, forest management, California Cedar Products Company and what ever else seems interesting at the moment. (via pencilrevolution)
The Bonefolder 2/2005 Topic: Design The Bonefolder is a new free e-magazine about book arts, hand bookbinding, teaching, business practice, the history of the book, general tips & tricks, exhibitions, how-to technical articles, and reviews. Download The Bonefolder - Vol.1, No.2, Spring 2005 (pdf 2.3MB) or read more on the Book Arts Web
Syn Magazine Topic: Design Syn Magazine is a pilot magazine project for synaesthetes. Synaesthesia is a sensory condition whereby the synaesthete experiences a mixing of the senses ie.a particular sound for instance a word triggers a taste.