The unclassifiable…things I can't explain.
A variety of actors audition to be Stephen Hawking’s new voice. Includes Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephen Fry, Liam Neeson, Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Eddie Redmayne. The final choice is obvious in retrospect.
“We’ve done almost no research into this area, but human reproduction in space is going to be key to us living on Mars.” → ► Space Sex is Serious Business.
Image above from the 360° virtual Auto-Icon.
“The cabinet contains Bentham’s preserved skeleton, dressed in his own clothes, and surmounted by a wax head. […] Bentham had originally intended that his head should be part of the Auto-Icon, and for ten years before his death (so runs another story) carried around in his pocket the glass eyes which were to adorn it. Unfortunately when the time came to preserve it for posterity, the process of desiccation, as practiced by New Zealand Maoris, went disastrously wrong…” → Auto-Icon
Meet the Rubber Man — British Pathé, 1947.