Dispatches from the disturbing town of Scarfolk, where it is permanently the 1970s:
Scarfolk is more than its famous sewage treatment works, it’s more than its high security mental facilities; it’s more than its world renowned covens; it’s more than its fine reputation which it rebuilt after a spate of grizzly serial killings…
It’s funny and creepy in equal measure. Actually, the creepiness may be the larger measure.
The not-so-new-but-hella-fun aesthetic.
The Old Aesthetic. It’s eighties-tastic!
Wallow in nerd nostalgia and experience the Proustian rush of rebooting old operating systems.
What would Google+, YouTube and Facebook have looked like in 1997?
A brilliantly cool handmade iPhone case by Jane.
If you’re trying to retrofit an existing desktop-centric site for small screens, this server-side image-resizing technique might be useful but is definitely not the right tool for a content-out, small-screen-first approach.
French schoolchildren are given technological tools that are less than thirty years old and asked to describe what they do.
We need to make sure that Shaun Inman never discovers this site.
A jQuery plug-in inspired by the interaction feedback on Huffduffer, which was in turn inspired by retro games.
Asteroids implemented using HTML5's canvas.
Gorgeous visual design for an interestingly eclectic site.
I don't normally like all-Flash sites and I really don't like sites that mess with my cursor* but this one works really well.
* I'm looking at you, Harry Potter Twitter site with the password anti-pattern.
Cute aliens invading vintage postcards of Switzerland.
All the chairs in Pixar's The Incredibles.
A look into the future that never was. This stuff is right up my alley.
Vintage advertising of science and technology.
The manual that came with the ZX81 has been lovingly converted to HTML. This was my first contact with programming (or computers, for that matter).
The text adventure version of Guitar Hero.
Scenes from an IBM slide presentation.
If I were to wear a tie, this would be the tie I would wear.
The worm turns. Play the part of an asteroid trying to crash into spaceships.