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, […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
This is so totally cool! Han and Leia in the Up universe. Well, Carl and Ellie did want to be adventurers and explore whole new worlds, maybe they would find time for that in the Star Wars universe. The illustration is the work of artist James Hance and is available as a print for $15.
Sam, Dean and Castiel, well that’s just the stuff Supernatural legend is made of. We totally dig the illustrations inspired by the series. If Supernatural is not your thing, artist-illustrator Zerobriant has a quite a collection to show, especially so if you are a Doctor Who fan. You can get them on a variety of […]
A picture says a thousand words, a Grumpy Cat mask says a gazillion words, or better, none at all. The mask is a Halloween prop, but who says you can’t stock up on Halloween early? Plus, enterprising minds surely could find a way to put this mask to more uses. The full face mask is […]
Selfies are all pervasive and while there are plenty you can see every day, and most in front of the mirror can be quite hilarious or sad, depending on how you see them. There’s a lot of room for creativity in selfies though, as Helene Meldahl (Mirrorsme) shows. The Norway born, Washington DC based artist […]
‘Rob the Original’ is an artist with the scissor, and your hair, and your head. Not everyone can sport a portrait on their head, but if you can, Rob is the guy for you. While you get your haircut, Rob will craft a very detailed portrait on your head, with your very own hair. If […]