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Atari’s “Think Tank” – Cyan Engineering

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I recently ran across this fantastic and odd little gem – “Atari’s Cyan Engineering – Splendor in the Grass”, a largely forgotten short documentary about Atari’s famous “think-tank” shot in 1982, two years before Big Brother was supposed to make life hell (and 30 years before he actually would).

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Shutdown: Quiet Reflections

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Let’s reflect. On the week behind us, the crazy spam, just whatever is on your mind!

Image via retro-tech.tumblr.com.

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Shutdown: Shhhh!

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Didn’t care for The Isolator but still like the pokey sounds of silence?

Image via retro-tech.tumblr.com.

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Shutdown: Alone Time

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Looks quite isolated to me.

Image via distractify.

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Shutdown: Tip Over

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No, really, it is perfectly safe.

Image via distractify.

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Ride the R10. She’ll get you there.

“PASSENGERS’ ENTRANCE TO R101 When R101 was moored to her Cardington mast – 200 feet high, and equipped with a lift and staircase – the passengers and crew entered and left the ship via the mast itself and a gangway let down from beneath her nose. Above […]

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Shutdown: Desktop

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It’s an Agat! Agat 9, to be precise.

Image via yandex.ru.

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Shutdown: Ripples on the Pond

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Actually, they are convectively-generated mesospheric airglow waves. But whatever.

Image via The Atlantic, where you can find all sorts of facts about such waves.

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Shutdown: X-15

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Putting the X in space way before SpaceX put it after.

Image via sci-fi-o-rama.com.

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Shutdown: Little Teapot

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Here is my handle, and here is my spout. And here are my four windshields.

Image via carabaas.livejournal.com.

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