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  • October 15, 2015
    In Where The Hell Was This When I Was Growing Up news (jk jk, I got to go to Space Camp), Adventures In Cardboard is a series of 1-week summer camps where kids get to design and build their own armor, weapons and castles out of cardboard. Man, I f***ing love cardboard so much ... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is the Excalibur wristwatch crafted by watchmaker Roger Dubuis (previously: this version from 2013 which I kind of like more). It features the twelve knights of the round table with their swords drawn while they all solemnly swear to protect fair maidens from sorcerers an... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2015
    This is a small painting of Yoda spotted in a 14th century manuscript retelling the biblical story of Samson. I thought the penis-leaf accents were a nice touch as well. Still, Yoda kinda looks like a cross between Swamp Thing and a Dr. Seuss character. "But does he love me?... / Continue →
  • May 23, 2014
    Sabertron is a set of foam swords that have detectors and an electronic scoring system that can tell when the swords hit each other, and when they hit something else. Sword on sword hits don't cost you a life, but body blow do. Now, let's go out in the woods and do battle. "... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2014
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who's ever found a turd in a Ziploc in the back of their closet before, a 700-year old latrine unearthed in Odense, Denmark, still smells awful. What, did somebody expect it to smell like a Glade Scented Plug-In? Described as being in... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2014
    Cats: like me, they love doing battle. There's nothing more exhilarating in a cat's life than tearing something else with a heartbeat to pieces. This is the cat battle armor made and sold by Etsy shop schnabuble (previously: this cat battle armor). It costs $500, which is wh... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2013
    This is a series of Monty Python And The Holy Grail LEGO sets made by Flickr user Rifiröfi. If they were real I would buy them all. But they're not real, so instead I'm going to talk about how I'm going to make them myself, then never actually get around to doing it. It's th... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2013
    This is a series of digital paintings by artist Nate Hallinan (of real-life Smurf fame) reimagining the X-Men as medieval characters. He's already completed Cyclops, Lady Jean Grey, Nightcrawler, Colossus and Beast, and has concepts sketched out for Storm, Wolverine and Lord X... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2013
    This is the demonic faced armor helmet crafted by DarkHeart Armoury. I would not hesitate to wear that into battle. Or the bedroom. Hisssssssss, call me The Demon Layer, Bringer of Carnal Pleasure! Baby? Where are you going? Wait -- I'll take the helmet off! *door slams*... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2013
    This is a Knights of the Round Table themed timepiece designed by luxury watchmaker Roger Dubuis. As you can see, it features all the knights gathered around the table with their swords drawn ready to yell 'ONE, TWO, THREE -- FAIR MAIDEN TITS!' or whatever the hell their team ... / Continue →