People often see shapes in clouds, artist Martin Feijoó (aka Tincho) goes ahead and marks up those shapes with illustrations. The Shaping Clouds Project took shape based on the clouds Martin photographed on his last trip to Mexico. Now that’s some solid imagination.
Popular culture has given the world a hell lot of doctors. So here’s a handy guide to see if you should trust the Doctor that just showed up at your doorstep.
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.
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, toaster head the next. Such is life. Priced at $50.
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.
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.
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 items, ranging from prints, and going all the way to throw-pillows. Available on RedBubble.
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 made of latex and fur for a more authentic look, so you can empathetically express your displeasure without resorting to words. Costs $30.