Tag: CD

Anatomy Of An Audio Cassette (For All The Youngins)

Anatomy Of An Audio Cassette (For All The Youngins)

I know one of the first things someone is going to ask me about this article is what is a "youngin." According to the Urban Dictionary, the word young ...
World’s Most Expensive Data Storage Disk Is Made From Sapphire

World’s Most Expensive Data Storage Disk Is Made From Sapphire

What if you wanted to record and present information on a data storage disk for someone who may stumble across it 200 years from now, or how about 10, ...
Time To Get Retro: Compact Discs & How They Affected Our Lives

Time To Get Retro: Compact Discs & How They Affected Our Lives

In case you missed it, the 30th anniversary of the first compact disc sale was on October 1st. The CD in question, sold in Japan in 1982, was Billy Jo ...
Creative Portraits Carefully Created By Using CDs

Creative Portraits Carefully Created By Using CDs

When a creative mind gets going, it's hard to stop it, and that is evident in these creative portraits. Creativity is a living thing that should be le ...
Animated Infographic Of Audio Formats From 1980 To 2010

Animated Infographic Of Audio Formats From 1980 To 2010

If you know your gadgets, you know that the cool thing to have back in the '80s was of course the Walkman, or the Freestyle as some people called it. ...
45,000 Hand-Sewn CDs Become Spectacular Sea Dunes

45,000 Hand-Sewn CDs Become Spectacular Sea Dunes

I sometimes wonder what happened to the recording medium that researchers and experts told us would grace the world right after the CD. I think someon ...
Geeks Store Their Cables The Recycled Way!

Geeks Store Their Cables The Recycled Way!

Sometimes I get really annoyed by the massive amount of cords that I have laying on the floor around my workstation at the office in order to have the ...
A Little Piece of Nostalgia: The Cassette Tape Lamp

A Little Piece of Nostalgia: The Cassette Tape Lamp

Do you remember cassette tapes? They are little plastic rectangles that fit in a tape recorder, and they play music. Seriously, I bet there are peop ...
Bored? Want a Light Show? Put a CD in the Microwave!

Bored? Want a Light Show? Put a CD in the Microwave!

I love smashing, blowing up, destroying and burning things just to see what they look and feel like afterwards. I know, it's something teenagers do, ...
Stylish Dual Music Player: MP3 And CD Player In One!

Stylish Dual Music Player: MP3 And CD Player In One!

When I travel, I make sure that I have my iPod with me, especially during long flights. I know a lot of you guys do that as well. It always helps, e ...
The Cassette Tape Wallet: Retro With A Twist

The Cassette Tape Wallet: Retro With A Twist

What is it with our cassette tape fascination? We've written so many articles about cassette tape inspired products, and it seems more and more are b ...
Clocks Created From Vinyl Records – Retro Meets Recycling

Clocks Created From Vinyl Records – Retro Meets Recycling

Vinyl records are just a tad before my time. I had a few of them when I was very young, but for most of my childhood, it was the cassette era. I hav ...
Alien Wackiness – Home Decor Inspiration (wth?)

Alien Wackiness – Home Decor Inspiration (wth?)

Omg... sometimes we just have too much fun on Bit Rebels. Last night I wrote an article about a giant alien shower sculpture that vomits water. I ha ...

1-Bit Symphony – World’s Smallest Orchestra!

I recently discovered the pleasant and inspiring music of the 8-bit as well as 16-bit instruments. They can easily and best be described as the music ...
Discover the Magic of Bar Code Art

Discover the Magic of Bar Code Art

Scott Blake is a bar code artist. As if that wasn't unique enough, each piece of bar code in his art is scannable. That's right, you can take your i ...
Play Music With Your Shoes!

Play Music With Your Shoes!

Music serves as an inspiration for a lot of people including yours truly. I really enjoy listening to music when I work. It gives me the boost of in ...
The Evolution of Music Handhelds

The Evolution of Music Handhelds

With all the talk about the next generation music device and what it might be we do a recap of the past generation music devices instead. Who doesn't ...
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