Vintage Camera Nightlights

Jason Hull creates these fantastic nightlights out of vintage 1950’s and 1960’s film cameras. He doesn’t modify rare or expensive cameras, but the lightweight plastic ones produced in massive numbers during that time period and now available on the cheap at garage sales and elsewhere. They are the perfect size for a …

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Vintage Gadgets: Fisher Boombox with Detachable Synthesizer

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Today’s vintage gadget is a Fisher sc300 boom box with a detachable keyboard. This bad boy from the 80’s featured a cassette deck, AM/FM stereo and weighs 18 pounds without batteries. It takes 4AA for the synthesizer and 8 D size batteries for the stereo itself. If you’ve ever wondered why Americans are ...

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Cufflinks That Are Also Mini-Lighters

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How James Bond is this vintage item? These cufflinks are actual working mini-lighters. They are refillable with fluid from the bottom. Believe it or not, these lighters used to come in a bubble gum vending machine as a prize about 50 years ago! How suave would you be at a cocktail party, just ...

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Old Giant Cell Phone Modded into a Working PC

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Great mod! A crafty fella took a ridiculously old giant Miami Vice Zach Morris style phone and crammed a tiny working PC into there to use as a media center. It only makes sense that at some point the decreasing size of today’s computers caught up with the size of the giant cases ...

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