It’s a wonderful time we live in, and science makes miracles happen with an amazing regularity. Larry Hester, 66 had been blind for 33 years due to a condition called retinitis pigmentosa. Doctors at the Duke Eye Center surgically implanted an electronic stimulator in his left eye in September, and on October 1, the device was turned on by Dr. Paul Hahn. The heartwarming video shows what followed.
This is exactly what you should do should do when visited by aliens in the dead of the night.
Ever since the umbrella first showed up, it has had the same basic appearance. A stick to hold it, and a cloth or some other material up top to stop the rain. All that is about to change if the Air Umbrella goes through. In essence, it is still the same principle, as in you hold a stick, and stay under a surface that protects you from the rain. Except, here the protecting surface would be air, not the usual fabric that we are used to.
It’s always good to know what’s cool, and what’s not. The easiest way to get around to that, is by seeing a graph. Well now, graphs about the coolness of several things are not so very easily available, but the persevering find a way. Or, you could just rely on these humorous graphs by RC Jones. The website Coolness Graphed has a series of bar charts dedicated to defining what’s cool, and what’s not. A selection of these bar charts has also become a book, now available on Amazon.
Skulls, as we have found, make excellent seating spaces. All you need to do is find one that will comfortable hold your arse, and you could be on your way to doing so many great things, the least of which would be sitting on a giant fake skull.
Sense says there is no reason to be creeped out by bookmarks sticking out of books. Yet, books with tongues sticking out is probably an image I could do without. They are supposed to be cute and harmless, and yet there is something so very unnatural about a book sticking out a shining red tongue. They say it is funny, it probably is, in a very weird kind of way. The Big Mouth Bookmark is available at Suck UK.
Let me make this easier for you. You want these rings. Well, it’s C3PO and R2D2 for engagement rings, but they make quite a combo. If this doesn’t suit your taste, there’s always the classic I Love You, I Know rings to want.
Continuing with his very classy and creative work, artist Cory Barkman has come up with this very beautiful Intergalactic Coffee Table. The table takes on the appearance of a very retro-looking spaceship, and absolutely scores a win in the appearance department. The video here is especially interesting, and we could as easily believe it to be part of a sci-fi show trailer.
Damien Kazan is a 23 year old aspiring filmmaker, who’s work we have seen earlier with his short film Whisper. The French filmmaker says he’s crazy about cinema, especially American cinema. We think that love for cinema shows up in his work, in the inspiration and themes of his short films.
Illustrator Stephen Langmead has created a set of female superhero pinups, based on the classic pinup style, and the appearance of these superheroines in comic books. Staying true to the vintage pinup appeal, the artist has used the appearance and costume of the characters from their first appearance, and added makeup and a bit of style that suits vintage pinups.