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  • April 14, 2014
    This is the Game of Thrones inspired 3-eyed crow created by Allis Markham, a taxidermist for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, and owner of Preytaxidermy, who also teaches classes on the subject. Apparently it's illegal in the US to sell or trade dead crows (because t... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is a series of Game of Thrones LEGO minifigs. Except they're called 'Dragon Sword Fighter Force', because nobody likes getting sued. Laid? Yes -- people love that. Especially when their partner does all the work so they can just lay back and relax. That's primo. $55 ... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    This is the interactive map of Middle Earth created as part of the Lord of the Rings Project. You can highlight all sorts of options like roads, towns, events -- even the paths the characters took in the books (I have Frodo and Sam's path highlighted in the screenshot above). ... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2014
    A Belgian high school math teacher has taken to keeping his class quiet by threatening to write the names of everyone killed in Game of Thrones on the board if anybody is unruly. Whatever, man. *tries to shoot spit-wad, accidentally swallows* Asking his students which of t... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2014
    This is a video of The Harp Twins (Camille and Kennerly Kitt) performing Hedwig's Theme on dual harps. Plus they do some magic and frolic through the woods a little bit. You know, they both kind of remind me of girls from Beauxbatons Academy of Magic. Remember the little bl... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2014
    This is the found object Cthulhu lamp sculpture crafted by French Canadian artist Karl Dupere-Richer. What a beautifully assembled pile of garbage. Want to bake your own Cthulhu? The ingredients!: ...one PVC patio chair, 14 chair feet, one flowerpot, one umbrella base, two... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2014
    Note: Larger version of the above picture HERE, closeups of each princess and what character they're supposed to be (in case you couldn't tell) after the jump. This is a series of 13 Disney Princesses as Game of Thrones characters as imagined by DeviantARTist DjeDjehuti (aka S... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2014
    This is the Game of Thrones themed tiered wedding cake baked and decorated by Northern Ireland based Candytuft Cakes. Each tier is inspired by something different. The bottom tier is inspired by Tyrion Lannister's leather tabards, the gold layer by Brienne of Tarth's armor, t... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2014
    Danaerys wears traditional Heian-period royal clothing and is seated on the Mongolian Steppes, a fitting analogy for the Dothraki Sea, far from Westeros. This is a series of digital paintings by Imgur user seiji featuring A Song of Fire and Ice scenes in the style of traditio... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2013
    A new species of sea slug was discovered of the coast of Brazil by Federal University of Ceará Tropical Marine master's student Felipe de Vasconcelos Silva and named Tritonia khaleesi in honor of Game of Throne khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen's braided hair. That's cool, sometimes... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2013
    Etsy seller GeekifyInc is selling these Neverending Story tablet covers. They cost $66 and come in a variety of sizes to fit most popular tablets. Don't want the Neverending Story one? What the hell is the matter with you? They also make a Labyrinth book, a linking book fro... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2013
    Ever wonder how many deaths there have been in George R.R. Martin's 'A Song of Fire and Ice' series so far? This many. After a quick count I estimate over ten. "There are way more than ten." It was a very quick count. Thanks to Pillowfight (you know I'm down!) and Greg, wh... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2013
    This is the Reading Net designed by Spanish creative studio Playoffice. Of course I'm not sure how much credit Playoffice actually deserves. It's not like they invented nets, they just came up with the idea of hanging them in home libraries to give your kids a place to hang o... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2013
    First of all, there should be no such thing as library copies of Fifty Shades Of Grey. That's like back in the day when movie rental stores had adult sections -- you should not rent p0rno movies. Chances are the dude who watched it before you had his penis in his hands just m... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2013
    This is a series by illustrator and graphic designer Jeca Martinez reimagining all the Harry Potter book covers as minimalistic animated GIFs. My favorite is the Prisoner of Azkaban. What's yours? Just kidding, I don't care. Yes I do. I just say things like that to protect... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2013
    Remember Joey Spiotto's first series of video game inspired Little Golden Books? Well he's back with three more -- this time Mass Effect, Red Dead Redemption and Half-Life. I would read them. I would read them and I would chew the corners just like I did with real Little Gol... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    This is the $1,050 DNA Bookcase made by Milano Furniture. It's six feet of spiraling shelves shaped like a double helix so you can arrange your books to look like little genome sequences. No lie, I have a friend who used to be a personal assistant for this rich lady and one d... / Continue →
  • August 16, 2013
    This is the scale replica Thor hammer (Mjölnir) bookend available for preorder from Gentle Giant (not to be confused with Green Giant, who's still hocking canned corn). It costs $80 and you only get one, so you better hope your books have something to lean against on the other... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2013
    This is a series of (allegedly) previously unpublished illustrations by Mary GrandPré, the artist responsible for all the American Harry Potter book covers and chapter illustrations. They're all great. Granted I've never read any of the books, but I have seen the movies. "Yo... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2013
    This is William Shakespeare's Star Wars, a version of the 'A New Hope' script rewritten in iambic pentameter with all that fancy old-timey talk. I bet Yoda sounds normal. I posted a couple more pictures of the book after the jump, but you can access a PDF of the first 16 page... / Continue →