For three years, the Aerospace History Project at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, Calif., has been collecting and archiving thousands of documents, manuscripts, oral histories, and photographs chronicling the industry from roughly 1910 through the early 1990s. Highlights are on display there through January. Here we present a slideshow celebrating the archive and the history of aviation and aerospace innovations.
What is motion design? That's the question posed by an intriguing short film by Motion + Design, a nonprofit organization that wants to open a museum of animated graphic design in Paris. A mini-Louvre dedicated to the art history of network idents and feature film credits sequences? You may scoff, but watch the film first--you may learn something.
Archaeologists are planning to use Microsoft's super-cheap Kinect to help plan progress and record data at a future dig in Jordan. If all goes as planned, the $150 piece of gaming tech could let them virtually walk around 3-D models of huge excavation sites.