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  • August 4, 2014
    Remember Ukrainian leather-worker Bob Basset's badass leather dragon backpack from 2007? That was many moons ago. I can't believe I'm still alive. I also can't believe I remember writing a post from 2007. Maybe my brain isn't as dead as my doctor thinks. So it turns out Bo... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2014
    These are the demon, dragon and owl skull masks hand sculpted, cast and painted by Catherine Gretschel of Etsy shop aishavoya (who also created those little dragon hair clips). Prices range from $140 - $180 depending on the design and are one-size fits all except ogres. I'm g... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2014
    This is John Brooker's 10-ft tall, 100-ft long dragon hedge. He's spent the last 10 years trimming and sculpting it into shape. Good job, John, but you should add a ladder and some seating on top so your grandkids can pretend to ride the dragon. "I don't have any grandkids."... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2014
    This is a video of a Chinese street vendor who blows hot sugar into animal shapes. In this case, he makes a dragon for a little boy. I'm not sure if the animals are strictly decorative or if you're supposed to eat them, but who wouldn't want to eat a ball of sugar that's been... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the bronze Smaug sculpture created by artist John Howe and WETA Workshop. Each one costs $4,900 and is a 3-D replica of the Smaug pictured on the 1991 paperback versions of The Hobbit (which John illustrated). Do you think you're brave enough to slay a dragon? Becaus... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    Remember Rick Hamel's 'Mythical Beast' R/C fire-breathing jet-powered dragon plane (links to original article with pics and videos)? Well now you can buy one from (who else?) Hammacher Schlemmer for $60,000. Or you could spend that money on two new cars, because SPOILER: that... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2014
    This is the papier-mâché book sculpture of Smaug tearing himself out of the pages of 'The Hobbit' made by DeviantARTist FarTooManyIdeas. You know, books are one of the few things that still make adults utilize their imaginations. Also, staring at a fire. I can literally star... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    This is a BMW Z4 that was on display at the at the recent China Import and Export Fair in the Guangdong province. It's been painted gold and has a face, scaled wings and tail made from cut mountain yak bone. So if you were worried those yaks died in vain, you can rest a littl... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2013
    This is a video of Traddino, a 51-foot, 11-ton, walking, fire-breathing dragon robot that was just named the new Guinness World Record Holder for "world's largest walking robot". The winner before that? Who cares. All I know is it looks like that thing is about to crispy-fry... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2013
    These are a couple of shots of the no f***ing clue that washed ashore on a Spanish beach earlier this week. The beast measures 13-feet long and appears to have horns. Scientists have yet to identify the species, although some speculate it's a giant oarfish, at least one insan... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    This is series of photographs (plus a video) of Vietnam's recently completed $85-million Dragon Bridge, which spans the Han River in the port city of Da Nang. The color changing dragon lights up thanks to 15,000 Philips LEDs and can even breath fire and water from its mouth. ... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2012
    To celebrate the New Fantasyland expansion at Disney World, the park created and flew a giant fire-breathing dragon over Beast's castle (part of the new attractions) in a one-night only special performance. REALITY SPOILER: The dragon is actually a manned parawing (pictures af... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2012
    Horses: they're pretty cool in their natural form. But add a dragon mask and they become RADICAL. This custom leather mask, made by Fury-Fantasy (which I cannot in good conscious recommend visiting unless you want to see freaky-deaky women dressed as horses -- I really took o... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2012
    This is a picnic dragon carved from 14 watermelons and two pineapples by Shawn Freeney of the Invisible Underground. The Invisible Underground is a website dedicated to fruit and vegetable sculptures and "edible alchemy." I'm not sure what edible alchemy is but if it has anyt... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2012
    This is a paper mache bust of Maleficent in her dragon form from the fairytale-turned-Disney-classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. It was created by paper mache expert Dan, who apparently gets insulted if you ask him to make you a pinata for your birthday. My bad, bro, I was just ASKING... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2012
    This is a dragon sculpture created from 136 shattered blank CD's by Redditor Amon-a-boat. He started with a wire mesh frame, then hot-glued all the CD bits onto it. 136 discs? Damn, you could of made a lot of mix CD's with those, homey. Know what I'm saying? I'm saying if ... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2012
    I...can't even believe that's real. Created by level 110 alchemist/cake creator Baking Obsession (AKA Vera) for her son's birthday, this is an absolutely unbelievable Alduin cake from Skyrim. *brain explodes shooting cobwebs everywhere* The cake itself and the dragon was my ... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2012
    This is Rick Hamel's 'Mythical Beast', a seven-foot R/C dragon (with a nine-foot wingspan) powered by a turbine engine that even breaths fire. Man, you wanna know the worst thing is about breathing fire while you're flying? The risk of melting your face off. Because one time... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2012
    ♫ Dragon, dragon, dragon -- I made you out of clay and when you're dry and ready -- villages we shall slay ♫ This is a 22-oz dragon head stein from Etsy seller CHISCHILLY POTTERY. They come in a variety of finishes, will set you back $45 apiece, and are the perfect vessel to... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2011
    Bad-Dragon.com sells fake dragon wieners. Dildos, son -- I'm talking dildos. They have models that range from seadragons to faierie dragons to non-dragons like gryphons, werewolves (for you lonely Twilight fans!) and waterhorses. Obviously, they're all incredibly disturbing ... / Continue →