Preliminary sketch in charcoal, and final artwork by Gil Elvgren.
Via Muddy Colors.
One of a number of brilliant covers for N+M (Naturwissenschaft und Medizin) Magazine, designed by Erwin Pœll in the late 60’s.
Via things to look at.
Julie newmar as Catwoman, 1966.
Photograph by Helmut Newton
To prepare for the unexpected, American pioneers carried “possibilities bags”. These bags weren’t filled with solutions to specific problems, but tools to engineer solutions to any problem.
The Best Made Possibilities Kit includes a set of basic tools that accomplish what your fingers can’t. Paired with adaptability and some skill, the Possibilities Kit will turn sudden inconveniences into small victories.
Via The Saline Project.
No, it’s not a flying saucer, it is the domed top to a 70 foot long vacuum tank at the Lewis Research Center’s Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Cleveland, Ohio.
The three technicians shown here in protective clothing had just emerged from within the tank where they had been cleaning in the toxic mercury atmosphere, left after ion engine testing in the tank.
Image/text credit: NASA