During World War II (1941–45), American propaganda was used to increase support for the war and commitment to an Allied victory. Using a vast array of media, propagandists fomented hatred for the enemy and support for America’s allies, urged greater public effort for war production and victory gardens, persuaded people to save some of their material so that more material could be used for the war effort, and sold war bonds.
Illusions distort the senses and mystify our logical thinking. The human mind can be easily fooled. This exhibition joins magic with psychology, optical illusions with scientific reasoning and confusion with clarity.
Though these robots don’t clean your house, wash your car, walk your dog, or sing and dance, they do light up.
24k Gold Rolling Papers by ‘Shine’ for rich smokers. Is it awesome or lame?
The Smithsonian’s 3D Digitization Lab is not just making copies of artifacts. They’re making digital records of objects, including “millions of x-y-z coordinates” for study and future research.
Very interesting list of the famous inventions that were originally intended for other uses. For sure you will be suprised!