Disney Princesses Turn Out to be Monsters

Nobody saw it coming, and Disney Princesses turned out to be monsters. On the plus side, they are very cute, very Disney-like monsters, and probably would be loved a hell lot more in some parallel universe. Well, in fact I’m sure the little monster princesses would find a lot of admirers in our own universe as well. The monster Disney princess illustrations are the work of artist Jennifer a.k.a. NoFlutter.

Payback Time: Zombie Head Cereal Bowl

Those zombies have been jonesing for human brains for quite a while now, it’s only fair we turn the tables and teach the zombies a lesson. Eating zombie brains seems a bit yucky, so we’ll just swap that with cereal; preferably froot loops. Eating out of rotting undead flesh doesn’t sound so cool either, so we’ll swap that with dishwasher and microwave safe ceramic. Voila! That’s a nice bowl for breakfast. Costs $13.

Rube Goldberg Machine puts light to work with magnifying lens

You’ve probably burnt holes in paper with a magnifying lens, and thought it was cool. This Rube Goldberg machine takes it to an all new, super awesome level where mirrors and magnifying lenses work together to accomplish some very impressive things. Using light as a tool in a Rube Goldberg machine is super cool. The video is part of a campaign by Japanese firm au HIKARI.

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Photographer takes 100,000 shots to capture smoke just right

German photographer Thomas Herbrich setup a high speed camera to capture images of smoke emanating from a cigarette. The cigarette was placed on a tripod, and the camera set to capture at 1/10,000 frames per second. As the smoke from the cigarette traveled through the air, the camera captured shots, showing the smoke forming various shapes in the air.

Start them young: Playset teaches kids to take care of a real car

The world offers a lot of lovely toys for children, and while we love the usual, the practical ones have a special place in our heart. This playset for example, is an engine repair set that encourages children to “fix” the engine. Tasks include various things like changing the oil, swapping the air filter, checking the dipstick, removing the spark plug, and of course, checking various nuts and bolts.