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Happy 4th of July

Happy Fourth of July! Happy birthday to the United States of America! It's been 238 years since the founding fathers declared independence from Great Britain and formed a count… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2016/07/happy-4th-july/

Sting at TED

Sting accessed the moments that mattered to him from his past to reconnect with his creativity when he thought he'd lost it.
We came across this article about Sting's TED talk in the New York Times. As you know, at Boxego we're big fans of capturing our moments so that they're available to us later i… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2014/05/sting-ted/

Happy Star Wars Day

May the Fourth be with you.
Today - May 4th - is Star Wars day when fans of George Lucas' epic franchise celebrate the iconic films culture today by immersing themselves in full makeup and costumes, movie ma… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2014/05/happy-star-wars-day/

The Wright Brothers Fly - A Boxego Moment in History - 17th December 1903

At 10:35 a.m. on December 17, 1903, Orville Wright flew the Flyer for 12 seconds over 120 feet of ground. This flight, conducted on Kill Devil Hill just outside of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, was the very first flight by a manned, controlled, heavier-than…
A Boxego Timeline journal entry... Wilbur Wright (1867-1912) and Orville Wright (1871-1948) were brothers who ran both a printing shop and a bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio. The s… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/12/wright-brothers-fly-boxego-moment-history-17th-december-1903/

Boxego Moments this Week - 22nd November 2013

Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at.
History reimagined these days with social media...Honest Abe takes a #selfie and Buzz Aldrin tweeting pics with #nofilter as he lands on the moon, and other iconic moments. … http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/11/boxego-moments-week-22nd-november-2013/

Postcodes Introduced - A Boxego Moment in History - 3rd October 1959

Postcodes were introduced into Britain for the first time on this day in 1959. This system divided up the whole of the UK into postal districts and there are now more than 1.7 million postcodes covering 30 million addresses.
On this day in History, postcodes were introduced into Britain for the first time.  This system divided up the whole of the UK into postal districts and there are now more th… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/postcodes-introduced-boxego-moment-history-3rd-october-1959/

Exposition Universelle - A Boxego Moment in History - 12th November 1900

The Exposition Universelle of 1900 was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from 15 April to 12 November 1900, to celebrate the achievements of the previous century and to accelerate development into the next.
The Exposition Universelle of 1900 was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from 15 April to 12 November 1900, to celebrate the achievements of the previous century and to accele… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/11/exposition-universelle-boxego-moment-history-12th-november-1900/

Halloween Howlers - 31st October 2013

Happy Halloween! Here's a bunch of frighteningly funny Halloween facts and funnies.
The madness of Halloween is nearly upon us and so we have a theme this week… Is this quite possibly the coolest and cutest costume of them all… baby LED Halloween… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/boxego-moments-week-25th-october-2013/

Boxego Moments this Week - 25th October 2013

Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at.
Starting a revolution? Russell Brand makes Jeremy Paxman looks ridiculous on Newsnight A customer gets more than he bargained for from a breakdancing petrol attendant Sleepi… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/boxego-moments-week-25th-october-20131/

The Birth of the IPod - A Boxego Moment in History - 23rd October 2001

The very first Apple IPod, which was released on this day in 2001. The name IPod was inspired by the Stanley Kubrick movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, and in particular from the line... "Open the pod bay door, Hal".
A Boxego Timeline journal entry... Before the Ipod, digital music players fell in to two categories, they were big, heavy and clunky or they were useless. On 23rd October, Stev… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/birth-ipod-boxego-moment-history-23rd-october-2001/

The Fall of the Berlin Wall - A Boxego Moment in History - 9th November 1989

The Berlin Wall was erected in the dead of night and for 28 years kept East Germans from fleeing to the West. Its destruction, which was nearly as instantaneous as its creation, was celebrated around the world on this day in 1989.
A  BoxegoTimeline journal entry… The Berlin Wall was a land barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR) starting on 13 August 1961, that completely … http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/11/fall-berlin-wall-boxego-moment-history-9th-november-1989/

Martin Luther King Jr - A Boxego Moment in History - 15th October 1964

Martin Luther King Jr was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in 1964.
A Boxego Timeline journal entry... Martin Luther King Jr dreamt that all inhabitants of the United States would be judged by their personal qualities and not by the colour of t… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/martin-luther-king-jr-boxego-moment-history/

A Stop Motion first: Who took the last biscuit?

Look out Morph and move over Wallace and Gromit. The rise of the stop motion app is making the art of animated filmmaking accessible to anyone with a smart phone.
Stop motion animation is a cinematic technique used to make static objects appear as if they are moving. This technique is commonly used in claymation and puppet-based a… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/stop-motion-first-who-took-last-biscuit/

Jumping the Shark - A Boxego Moment in History - 20th September 1977

The Fonz "Jumped the Shark" on Happy Days on this day in 1977. The phrase jump the shark was coined by John Hein, an American radio personality, to describe the moment the quality of a TV show begins to decline.
A Boxego Timeline journal entry... The phrase jump the shark was coined by John Hein, an American radio personality, to describe the moment the quality of a TV show begins to d… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/09/jumping-shark-boxego-moment-history-20th-september-1977/