Seriously screwed up

Seriously screwed up

If your all-time favorite simple machine is the helical inclined plane, if words like “panhead,” “countersink,” and “Pozidriv” have a mysteries hold over you, if your idea of fun is looking at vintage YouTube footage of Soviet-era screw-drive vehicles (and whose isn’t?), you’ll want to bookmark the singular hardware high weirdness that is the Screw Asylum.

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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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