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.
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 does drawings on her bathroom mirror and then poses with those drawings to make beautiful images.
‘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 you would like something more colorful, like patterns, that’s also a yes.
Classic cars come from an age where cars were a thing of beauty. Designers focused on aesthetics to churn out cars each of which could be a piece of art. That age has gone, and while several of those classic cars may no longer be practical for the road, but their aesthetics still stand. Dave Gartland of Ali Kat is harnessing the beauty of classics from the ‘50s to make gorgeous, one of a kind custom guitars.
Totoro design bed makes for a nice and cute double bed-style sleeping area. Of course, the Totoro shape is quite an incentive to get a hold of this one. The cushioned bed is aimed for kids, but can as easily accommodate two adults. The bed weighs 33 pounds and measures 2.3m x 1.75m. Costs $388.
Dogs do often look like their owners, or at least have a touch of the human in them. It’s difficult to say the same about cats, them preferring to stay aloof and with little to go by way of comparison. All that’s missing is perhaps a good look at the cats, and the magic touch of image manipulation.
J.K. Rowling has just released a new Harry Potter tale. The short story is available on the author’s website, and is presented as an article written for the Daily Prophet by Rita Skeeter. The occasion is the Quidditch World Cup, which happens in Patagonia