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ICBM control panel pr0n

Todd Lappin, MAKE contributor and current guest blogger on Dinosaurs and Robots, has a strange collection compulsion that I don’t share, but I can totally understand. He has a control panel fetish. Hey, now. Don’t judge. Everybody is wired differently. Todd just happens to be wired to toggle switches, panel lights, and needle gauges. And he’s not alone. There’s an active Control Panel Flickr group, to which Todd just *happens* to be the most active contributor. In his D+R post, he drools all over this Titan 2 missile guidance console some guy found at a surplus store.

ICBM Guidance Panel Found at Surplus Store


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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