Posts tagged vintage

Who is ready for some live Super Bowl GIFs from Challenger and the Daily Dot? 

Who is ready for some live Super Bowl GIFs from Challenger and the Daily Dot? 

thisistheverge:

Robot Wars: An oral history of the birth and death of BattleBots - SBNation.com
The second Robot Wars competition in 1995 was bigger and better, including 49 creators and their machines and a professional announcer. Attendance nearly doubled. Most importantly, with a year of combat and practice under their belts, designers focused on perfecting their methods of destruction. Ingenuity took a quantum leap forward. It’s ironic, then, that the robot that made the biggest impact that year lacked an actual weapon. 

thisistheverge:

Robot Wars: An oral history of the birth and death of BattleBots - SBNation.com

The second Robot Wars competition in 1995 was bigger and better, including 49 creators and their machines and a professional announcer. Attendance nearly doubled. Most importantly, with a year of combat and practice under their belts, designers focused on perfecting their methods of destruction. Ingenuity took a quantum leap forward. It’s ironic, then, that the robot that made the biggest impact that year lacked an actual weapon. 

life:

Gotta love this shot by LIFE’s John Dominis — a female performer skips rope above Chicago in 1955.
(John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

life:

Gotta love this shot by LIFE’s John Dominis — a female performer skips rope above Chicago in 1955.

(John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

"They all started as cheerleaders.." [via]

"They all started as cheerleaders.." [via]

Today is my colleague Jordan Valinsky’s last day at the Daily Dot. He was one of the first people to work at the company and one who truly captured our spirit and voice. 

In his honor, here’s a GIF I made of his favorite fast food joint. You will be missed, bud.

- Fern

Today is my colleague Jordan Valinsky’s last day at the Daily Dot. He was one of the first people to work at the company and one who truly captured our spirit and voice.

In his honor, here’s a GIF I made of his favorite fast food joint. You will be missed, bud.

- Fern