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Cool Pic Archive #6


These images have been chosen for their uniqueness. Subject matter ranges from historic events, to really cool phenomena in science and engineering, to relevant place, to ingenious contraptions, to interesting products (which now has its own dedicated Featured Product category).

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Vannevar Bush's Differential Analyzer with functional areas labeled. Correction to dates on linked page: Bush lived from 1890-1974, not 1980-1974 (thanks to Will Lindsey).Vannevar Bush's Differential Analyzer with functional areas labeled. Correction to dates on linked page: Bush lived from 1890-1974, not 1980-1974 (thanks to Will Lindsey).


Vestax VRX-2000 Vinyl Recorder - the ultimate in stereopohnic retro. Cut vinyl from the latest digitally recorded and enhanced CDs. A cool $10,000 and a lava lamp will turn back the hands of time for you.Vestax VRX-2000 Vinyl Recorder - the ultimate in stereopohnic retro. Cut vinyl from the latest digitally recorded and enhanced CDs. A cool $10,000 and a lava lamp will turn back the hands of time for you.


First-ever method for grafting synthetic materials onto minuscule bits of biological tissue.First-ever method for grafting synthetic materials onto minuscule bits of biological tissue.


Click here to see a county-county map of "Early Adopters" of technology in the U.S.Click here to see a county-county map of "Early Adopters" of technology in the U.S.

Kogoro Kurata's "Raptop Computer" It has the guts and LCD display of a Macintosh computer, the looks of an old Underwood typewriter, a Morse Code key, and a tiny track ball mouse.Kogoro Kurata's "Raptop Computer" It has the guts and LCD display of a Macintosh computer, the looks of an old Underwood typewriter, a Morse Code key, and a tiny track ball mouse.

RF Cafe - Tin Whiskers to the extreme (2nd picture down on page). Ah...the wonders of Pb-Free!Tin Whiskers to the extreme (2nd picture down on page). Ah...the wonders of Pb-Free!


The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, in Spain, is covered with 30,000 sheets of 16 mil thick titanium, with 344,000 sq. ft. of surface areaThe Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, in Spain, is covered with 30,000 sheets of 16 mil thick titanium, with 344,000 sq. ft. of surface area.


Space debris damage to Hubble Space Telescope solar array - a 1" hole!Space debris damage to Hubble Space Telescope solar array - a 1" hole!

These building murals are spectacular works of art. You will be amazed that they are done by one person - Mr. Eric Grohe.These building murals are spectacular works of art. You will be amazed that they are done by one person - Mr. Eric Grohe.


This is not a run-away chair caster - it is a rolling camera. The ROB-1, from Sony-Ericsson, is a Bluetooth-connected skirt-looker-upper that is controlled by your phone's joy stick and costs about $250. This is not a run-away chair caster - it is a rolling camera. The ROB-1, from Sony-Ericsson, is a Bluetooth-connected skirt-looker-upper that is controlled by your phone's joy stick and costs about $250.

The Chemical Galaxy. This is NOT your father's periodic table of the elements.The Chemical Galaxy. This is NOT your father's periodic table of the elements.


Did you get one of these for Christmas? It's the battery-powered adjustable Durawrench™ - for the guy who has everything.Did you get one of these for Christmas? It's the battery-powered adjustable Durawrench™ - for the guy who has everything.

Counterfeit SanKen 2SA1216 transistors - one example of manyCounterfeit SanKen 2SA1216 transistors - one example of many.

World’s smallest microchain drive fabricated at SandiaWorld’s smallest microchain drive fabricated at Sandia.


The 7000-ton Atlas detector at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Geneva, is the centerpiece of the biggest particle physics experiment ever undertaken.The 7000-ton Atlas detector at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Geneva, is the centerpiece of the biggest particle physics experiment ever undertaken.


Remember in Star Trek IV when Scotty created "transparent aluminum" to contain the whales? Well, here's real translucent concrete! (look about 40% down the page)Remember in Star Trek IV when Scotty created "transparent aluminum" to contain the whales? Well, here's real translucent concrete! (look about 40% down the page).

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