Free Science and Education Books

Today’s archive-find involves free science and space books available, complete with quality illustrations. These space education books provide a really interesting approach to how spaceships really work…BUT….some are from a Russian point of view.   Interestingly enough, these books were written by Russian authors (THE POSTED VERSIONS ARE IN ENGLISH) and provide really great pictures to accompany…

The Internet Archive Software Library

This collection is a priceless trove of software from the classic days of computing.  MS-DOS and Windows 3.1 programs are free for your perusing and range in genre’s from gaming to productivity.  Most of this software can use the built-in emulator on the detail site for each program, which means no downloading required!  You can…

The World of Tomorrow

One of my weird collecting passions involve things related to the 1964 New York World’s Fair. My Grandmother used to have pamphlets and books from their travels there laying around the house and I would pour over them, reading them from cover to cover, over and over again (I now have them after she passed). …

Become the next James Bond

When I was working my first job (early 80’s), I heard about this secret book that could teach you how to make spy gear (I hesitate to say explosives and other dangerous things) and super-secret things that could over throw a foreign government that might invade our soil.  The invasion fever was on, because around…