This New York City “Stench Map” was the Cutting Edge in Fighting Cholera in the Steam Era

In a World Before Germs… During my visit to the London Museum of Water and Steam, I learned a lot about the misunderstandings that people during the steam era had when it came to disease transmission. It wasn’t until a … Continue reading This New York City “Stench Map” was the Cutting Edge in Fighting Cholera in the Steam Era

Dutch designer makes the most steampunk lamp ever

Ambio features bioluminescent bacteria to create a natural light
Ambio features bioluminescent bacteria to create a natural light

There are a plethora of steampunk designers out there that will do their best to outstrip the competition and make their products more steampunk than the rest. But it has taken Teresa van Dongen – a designer from Amsterdam – to make the most truly steampunk lamp.
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