Sunday, February 28, 2010

Papercraft demons and octopus

Papercraft demons by Tougui, Jerom, Fasmer, Guillain le Vilain.

Tentacle creature paper toy by Marshall Alexander. Download it here.

*See more easy papercraft projects here.

*Buy Urban Paper: 26 Designer Toys to Cut Out and Build at Amazon.

My new favorite super team (link roundup)

My new favorite super team via these sites.

And a few more links:

1. Manet vs. Monet boxing-style poster.

2. Interesting advertisement - - Mark Frauenfelder is taking a paid roadtrip to promote the Buick LaCrosse.

3. Los Angeles is going to investigate reports that the MTA has "spent more than $34 million litigating one case over the last 15 years -- even though the most the agency could win in damages would be about half that sum."

*Previously: Meet the Jamaican ski team.

*Buy plush kangaroos at eBay.

Askinosie chocolate

Askinosie chocolate has excellent packaging and even better looking chocolate. The look of this particular bar is by Kristina Sacci.

*Previously: Melted chocolate restaurant.

*Buy gourmet chocolate at Amazon.

Cave Squig cake (link roundup)

Charm City Cakes has a new gallery of cakes.

And a few more links:

1. Another excellent comic strip by Lucy Knisley.

2. And another window into Penelope Trunk's strange life.

3. Poster for The Dude Invitational.

*At Toycutter: Walter and The Dude Munnys.

*Buy The Big Lebowski toys at eBay.

Swimming Strongman poster (link roundup)

Poster for a Wilco concert on a pier by The Heads of State.

And a few more links:

1. Building in China looks like a giant piano and glass violin.

2. Rejected covers for Sanjay Patel's Ramayana (bottom of the post).

3. Batman as a Saint drawing.

*Previously: Adorable plush strongman.

*Buy concert posters at eBay.

The Birds and the Bees Art Contest: Shane Parker

Two entries by Shane Parker for this month's Penny Arcade sex comic remix contest. Go here if you missed the announcement. There are four prizes up for grabs this month.

Today's also the last day to try to win a copy of You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried.

*Buy Penny Arcade collections at Amazon.

Money can't buy happiness, but (link roundup)

"Money can't buy happiness. But it can buy marshmallows, which are kinda the same thing." Via.

And a few more links:

1. Here's what a baby platypus looks like. Via.

2. Fairy with a jet pack.

3. Cute cat drawings.

*Previously: Giant marshmallow costume.

*Buy Phineas and Ferb toys at eBay.

Narwhals love donuts (link roundup)

Narwhal and donuts print by Jamie Fales on sale at Etsy. Via.

And a few more links:

1. Mute Button pacifier on sale at Amazon. Via.

2. Hellboy slot machine. Via these sites.

3. Photo of people enthusiastically clapping. (In case you ever have need for such a photo.)

*Previously: Meet Swoopoo, a cross between eBay and slot machines.

*Buy Hellboy toys at eBay.

Cute, emoticon-esque cupcakes (link roundup)

Simple, adorable cupcakes spotted here.

And a few more links:

1. Plush narwhal.

2. Photo of a snow-covered restaurant in Hokkaido. Via.

3. Flavored honey candy on a stick concept.

*Previously: Sushi cupcakes.

*Buy Martha Stewart's Cupcakes: 175 Inspired Ideas for Everyone's Favorite Treat at Amazon.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

North Korean Traffic Girls

"Their uniforms, it is said, were designed by Kim Jong II. They rotate only counter-clockwise." There's a photo pool dedicated to North Korean Traffic Girls at Flickr. Via these sites.

*Previously: North Korea's Ryugyong Hotel has been called "the worst building in the history of mankind."

*Buy propaganda posters at eBay.

Bioshock 2 video playthrough

I'm in the middle of watching a full playthrough of Bioshock 2. Here's the first two levels. It's pretty intense right from the start.

*See more video game playthroughs here.

*Buy Bioshock toys at eBay.

Snow-covered Lamborghini, Little snowman

One of several photos of a snow-covered Lamborghini Murcielago photographed by Kenny Herman. Via.

One of several cute little snowman posted here.

*Previously: Bioshock snowman.

*Buy snowglobes at eBay.

Movie posters by Riccardo Bucchioni

Batman Begins, Kill Bill, Ghostbusters, and A Clockwork Orange movie posters by Riccardo Bucchioni, who has more posters on display here.

*Previously: The Dark Knight has a new sidekick. And she's fabulous.

*Buy Batman posters at eBay.

Victorian Ghostbusters

Victorian Ghostbusters with their phonograph-based trap by Riccardo Bucchioni for Threadless. Click on the voting widget if you'd like the chance to buy it:

Bustin' Made Them Feel Good - Threadless T-shirts, Nude No More

*Previously: Homemade Wii proton pack.

*Buy Ghostbusters toys at eBay.

Light sculptures (link roundup)

Big gallery of light sculptures by Gustavo Sanabria.

And a few more links:

1. There's still hope that John Clayton has a ponytail? (I so want it to be true.)

2. Comic Book Legends Revealed takes a look at a comic book that really traumatized me.

3. An allegation that Variety killed a bad movie review in exchange for $400,000.

*Previously: Chris Burden's Urban Light.

*Buy glow in the dark toys at Amazon.

Lego Salaryman Mecha (link roundup)

"A man in a suit riding the headless body of a mechanized leprechaun" by Alex Eylar.

And a few more links:

1. Legend of Zelda fan art. Via.

2. Old statue depicts mermaid kama sutra, perhaps?

3. Tron statuette.

*Previously: Metal mermaid sculpture.

*Buy Lego minifigs at eBay.

Mini print set by Lisa Falzon

Lisa Falzon is selling this set of mini prints for $25 at Etsy.

*See more of my Etsy picks here.

*Buy 4x6 frames at Amazon.