Found via BoingBoing, an article in The Boston Globe with a gallery of steampunk objects. An interesting observation is part of the article wherein it talks about the preservation of objects, taking modern day appliances and rendering them as steampunk items to increase the desire to save them, to make them museum pieces. Interesting. I have often noted to anyone that will listen that nobody will wait hours in a line to see a hundred-year-old Web site (ok ok, who knows, that’ll be in about 85 years?) — but people often wait in long, long lines to view texts like James Joyce’s Ulysses on Bloomsday. I got to see Ben Franklin’s folio of his hand written Autobiography at the Huntington last year….