Tag: openings

This amazing contraption is on view at the MET in their Extravagant Inventions exhibition. It’s a cabinet filled with secret drawers that works on a series of mechanical switches. No electronics here, this cabinet was owned by King Frederick William II himself!

Visualizing US expansion through the opening of US Post Offices

Using Processing, Derek Watkins pulled data from the USPS on their post office openings from 1700 to 1900 and found it as a great way to viusualize US expansion over the course of 200 years.