MADE IN GARDENA—Japanese -American workers pack noodles along the production line at Tokyo-based Nissin Food Products’ new plant in Gardena. The noodles go into a product called Top Ramen. Firm had some problems in exporting noodles from Japan, so it opened a factory here.
Los Angeles Times
July 26, 1972
Cute, but I can’t see how this is a positive
This camera looks pretty amazing if it comes to be!
Justin Lundquist and Ben Syverson of Wanderlust Cameras are working on a point-and-shoot that shoots on 4x5 film.
If you’re not familiar with 4x5, it’s the equivalent of shooting super high-resolution photos on film. 4x5 cameras are normally huge and heavy, but this guy’s about the size of a DSLR and weighs even less than one!
Who needs drugs for mind expansion when you have science?
Swallows huddle in a Spring Snowstorm | image by Keith Williams
How did crumb get 20%?
Not published in LIFE. Robert Riley, serving 10 to 16 years for housebreaking, sits in his cell composing music, Tennessee State Penitentiary, 1953. Riley co-wrote the hit song, “Just Walkin’ in the Rain.”
Remarkable photos on LIFE.com today of a music group of five prisoners (yes, prisoners—for major crimes) who achieved chart-topping success.
(Robert W. Kelley—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Jerome, Idaho, seems like an neat, ordinary city—until you approach the parts of town where many of its 10,000 inhabitants live on the edge, in all senses of the word. Unregulated and unzoned houses teeter on the precipice of the Snake River Canyon, which drops sheerly down below to a sleek, twisting river 1700 km long, formed by volcanic activity of the Yellowstone hotspot. Native Americans lived on its banks for thousands of years before European inhabitants began to cause the landscape to change—creating the stark contrast of this photograph: the idyllically civilised set against the apocalyptically wild.
(by a lover’s discourse)
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