This steam powered tank is controlled by a remote

A remote controlled, fully functional steam powered tank, now that’s the stuff Steampunk fiction is made of. The steam turret tank by Ian is based on a 1/16th scale Tamiya King Tiger die-cast model tank. Supplying steam to keep the tank in action is a 3.5″ diameter marine boiler. This miniature boiler is fully functional, and includes pressure gauges, safety valves, and a ceramic burner.

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It isn’t absurd if it’s awesome: Inventions by Dominic Wilcox

Inventions by British artist Dominic Wilcox are entirely functional, but perhaps not quite useful. While the artist ensures that all these work perfectly, the inventions are rarely made to be “useful,” rather they are just examples of what could be.

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Ferrari F80 Supercar Concept

The Ferrari F80 Supercar is an independent concept from designer Adriano Raeli. The sweet looking car with an aggressive stance speaks power, and the designer made sure that power did show up in the supercar. Raeli envisions power for the concept car coming from a hybrid drivetrain working with a KERS system and combustion engine.

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Vader Toaster

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Well, there’s more to breakfast than just food. The most important meal of the day as they call it, gives you a good chunk of energy for your day ahead. Spice up that energy with the force, or just pretend you did so you can enjoy Vader toaster to the max. Sith Lord one day, toaster head the next. Such is life. Priced at $50.

Classic glass plate portraits made into modern day fine art

Classic glass plate portraits have a look and charm of their own, and a touch of modern technology can see them going further than their original image. The images you see here are the work of Costica Acsinte, who was possibly the only professional photographer in Romania for decades after the WW I. Nearly 5,000 of his glass plate negatives have been retrieved, and are being digitized at the moment.

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The Badass Legend of Zelda and Super Killer Mario

Link is a warrior slashing through hordes of his enemies. In this illustration from Jeremiah Lambert Arts, Link stands with Zelda on top of a pile of his fallen enemies, like any great warrior should. The other illustration shows a heartless Mario stomping on hapless Goombas, leaving a mess of spilled intestines through the mushroom kingdom.

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Match Candles are the best of candles and matchsticks

Match Candles are one part matchstick, one part candle, and the best of both. You light them by striking the head of the match candle, like you would do a matchstick. The head lights up, and the candle is lit. Pretty simple actually, and we imagine, quite handy in a blackout. While this is still a concept, it would be fair to assume that China based designers Coor Design & Manufacture would like to see their design as a tangible product.

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LG launches huge curved 4K OLED TV

LG apparently wants to have the competition for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner), as we see from their new TV. The two televisions are not just gigantic screens, which, truth be told, nobody would bat an eye to. The impressive part is that they are both OLED screens. OLEDs can have a better display quality, showing blacker blacks, increased contrast, low flickering and blurring, and better reproduction of colors, when compared to conventional LEDs and LCDs.

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Unbelievable intricate paper cut sculptures by Maude White

There is paper cut art, and there is mind-blowingly intricate paper cut art that we are sure is held together by magic. The intricacy and detail are both astounding, and a testament to the patience and skill of artist Maude White.

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Feast your eyes on these cakes being mass manufactured

We hardly give any attention to the process behind a mass produced cake. What a folly! Because the process is deliciously mesmerizing. Take a look at the machines producing them in action, and you realize how beautifully they work. Granted, these are machines and precision is expected from them, but it is still impressive to see how precise and accurate they are. Ah food robots, you’re the true friends of humanity. You are making us obese, but I’m sure there is no ulterior motive behind that.

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