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  • September 3, 2015
    This is the Zerg Hydralisk costume made and worn by cosplayer Dadboy (who clearly started having children entirely too young). That is some impressive work. "I have never wanted to have sex with a costume so bad in my life." Ahahahahhaha, WHAT?! Seriously I was thinking the... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2015
    This is the stained glass Claptrap lamp built by DeviantARTist Darke Solace. You know, I've always wanted my own Claptrap unit. Just a buddy to to drink and dance with. Buddies can dance together, you know -- there's nothing wrong with that. But they cannot slow dance toget... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2015
    These are a bunch of scrap wood sculptures created by Danish artist Thomas Dambo. They are most impressive. Also, that is some seriously good looking scrap wood. I have never found scrap wood that looks so nice. You could probably build a house entirely up to code with that... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2015
    This is the massive dragon sculpture created by driftwood sculptor James Doran Webb. Man, that thing would look amazing in my...okay, I don't really have any space big enough to fit that. Maybe if it was mounted on top of my car. Wait, where is my car? "You sold it for beer... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2015
    This is a video of European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti demonstrating how to make a mackerel, quinoa and leek cream tortilla in outerspace. It's worth a watch, if for no other reason but to watch the tortilla float around and realize how amazing that must be ... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2015
    Screentendo is a desktop app developed by Aaron Randall that allows you to turn any part of your computer screen into a playable Super Mario level. Granted not a particularly fun level, but Mario can run around and jump and break blocks. The app works by image processing the ... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    This is a video of a man carving a cube inside of a cube inside of a cube from a solid metal block, using a lathe. None of the smaller cubes can be removed from the larger ones. Apparently carving cubes inside of cubes is some sort of indicator for how good a lathe turner is ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is the Flow honey harvesting system. It consists of a box beehive with 3-D printed honeycombs inside that bees fill with honey, then cap off. Once the honeycombs are completed, a simple twist of a handle splits the honeycombs, creating a channel for the honey to flow thr... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2015
    This is an instructional video created by Elise of My Cupcake Addiction showing you how to make your own 3D Rainbow Unicorn Pinata Cookies that poop candy stars (or sprinkles or whatever the hell else you can fit in them). Personally, i don't like cookies that poop. That is M... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    These are the ceramic octopus (plus squid and jellyfish) planters made and sold by Cindy Searles for use with hanging air plants. They cost around $22 - $30 apiece and will make the perfect addition to my beach themed guest bathroom. I've already got the beach sunset wallpape... / Continue →
  • March 30, 2015
    This is the Boneshaker Big Wheel, the brainchild of Ron Schroer. Pedaling powers a bunch of Theo Jansen kinetic motion sculpture inspired walking legs in the rear that push the bike forward. It is probably not the bike you want to be riding if you're trying to get away from t... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2014
    This is the very impressive Rocket Racoon costume created by Shoko and Jérôme Cosplay (links to their Facebook with a bunch of work-in-progress shots). It took about a month to complete and my roommate just walked by and noted, "I'm not even a furry and I would hit that." He ... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2014
    These are the sets of Pikachu and Hello Kitty samurai armor built by DeviantARTist Andihandro. As far as samurai armor goes, they're not that intimidating looking. Which means they could probably only be worn by the most fearsome samurai. It's like, you don't have to look th... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2014
    This is the mashup weapon forged by the folks of Mat At Arms that combined all four ninja turtle weapons: Donatello's bō, Leonardo's ninjato, Raphael's sai, and Michelangelo's nunchaku. The whatever the hell this thing is. A bōjatosaichaku? I dunno, but I can a... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    Note: Larger, more legible version right HERE. This is the Delta-V subway map of our solar system created by Redditor Ucarion. What the hell is Delta-V? A copy/pasted explanation courtesy of Wikipedia while I pour iced coffee in my eyeballs: In astrodynamics a Δv or delta-v... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2014
    This is a time-lapse of Youtuber and LEGO fanatic Mike (aka BricksNerd) building the new 2,532 piece LEGO Simpsons house set. I don't really have much else to say except 1. I wonder if it qualifies for the BJ contest and 2. I just watched the whole thing and now I don't feel l... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2014
    I was bald until I was two. These are the Cabbage Patch inspired yarn wigs for babies made by Etsy seller TheLillyPad. She'll custom make you one for $33.50 or you can just buy the pattern for $6.69. I'll admit it -- I had a Cabbage Patch Doll growing up. Plus on my fifth b... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2013
    This is the Wreath of Khan made by Annie Shapiro. Man, that Ricardo Montalbán -- he was a handsome dude. Remember Fantasy Island? My fantasy was always to go be seduced by Mr. Roarke. "What about Tattoo?" He could ride around on my shoulders until things started to get too... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2013
    This is the stainless steel handgun that was 3-D printed by the folks at Solid Concepts in Texas (where else?) using a direct metal laser sinistering (DMLS) technique. Impressive. Not impressive enough for me to want to fire, but I've never had a gun explode up in my hands be... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2013
    This is a video from the 'Man at Arms' Youtube series (previously: Link's Master Sword) featuring blacksmith Tony Swatton forging Thor's hammer Mjolnir in real life. He doesn't actually use the heart of a dying star though (hopefully for reasons obvious to you), instead opting... / Continue →