13 of the World's Oldest (and Most Beautiful) Typewriters

Some people collect baseball cards and others collect coins. Martin Howard, however, collects century-old typewriters. And boy is he good at it. The Toronto-based enthusiast has typewriters that looks like navigation instruments and typewriters that look like scales. But they all have one thing in common: They're… » 9/23/13 9:00am 9/23/13 9:00am

Look at This Idiot Using His Typewriter in a Starbucks

We've already been plenty vocal on our opinions of people who use coffee shops as their personal office. But this guy—this digital rebel found by Twitter user @DGoddamnGlover—makes those non-ordering, space-consuming table squatters look like saints—and this their new pope. » 3/12/13 4:20pm 3/12/13 4:20pm

Automated Typewriter Creates Never-Ending Story, Honoring Journalists…

"On Journalism #2 Typewriter" is a typewriter installation that honors journalists who been killed worldwide between 1992 and present day, by writing generatively constructed stories about about them based on their published work and the existing data of their lives (via the Committee to Protect Journalists). » 5/31/12 10:40pm 5/31/12 10:40pm

It's Amazing How Many Parts and Pieces Are Inside a Typewriter

I'm literally shocked at how many parts are inside a typical typewriter. I really thought it would be one of the easiest gadgets to make, I mean, who knew there were so many connectors, screws, wires, cables and a million other metal objects I can't even describe. Just take a look at the picture and think how hard it… » 2/12/11 12:00pm 2/12/11 12:00pm