A robotic buffalo head
And by real, I mean without computer-generated imagery.
Gustav Hoegen has created animatronics for
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Clash of the Titans and more. Continue reading “Some movie special effects are real”
One of the performers on the show, PC Sorcar,
was honored years later on an Indian postage stamp.
The comedian Ernie Kovacs, who does his own versions of tricks between the guest magicians from around the world, hosted this 1957 magic show called "Festival of Magic". Continue reading “Watch an entire magic TV special from 1957”
A postcard from the Romanian town nicknamed "Hackerville."
This story from Wired Magazine makes me wonder if money transfer companies such as Western Union can do anything to combat these crimes. Continue reading “What’s so special about the Romanian town of Ramnicu Valcea?”