Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Best of 2012: October

The coolest stuff I posted in October 2012. (You can see more of the best of 2012 here.)

Nike skeleton tights.

A New Hope and Return of the Jedi-themed Disney logos.

A New Hope by Paolo Rivera.

A sampling of the custom vinyl Qees and Munnys Jon-Paul Kaiser created for a Star Wars-themed show.

Homemade Cabin, Ash, and Book of the Dead costumes.  You can see how the cabin was made here. The book opens.

Myst book with a playable game embedded inside.

Rejected cover design for Micro by Michael Crichton and Douglas Preston

Horatio Greenough was commissioned by the US Congress to create a statue of George Washington for display at the U.S. Capitol. Greenough based "Enthroned Washington" on Phidias' statue of Zeus Olympios, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The statue is posed to symbolize Washington turning over power to the people at the conclusion of the American Revolutionary War.

We Made This showed off some of the new goods created for Hoxton Street Monster Supplies.

The 76ers' fearsome t-shirt launcher.

Many-eyed jack-o'-lantern.

Lovecraft bust by Lee Joyner on sale here.

Avengers printable masks.

Saved by the Bell.

Tumblr devoted to fashion disasters on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

SF Giants vs. St Louis Cardinals by Austin Madison.

Gaming luggage labels on sale here.

Wonder Woman living the life.

Thor by Barry Windsor Smith.

Deadpool Illustrated #1 cover by Mike del Mundo.

Young Avengers #1 variant cover by Bryan Lee O'Malley.

Dune by Adam Ferrando.

Heat-activated annual report.

Doktor A's Museum of Oddities is a cabinet of tiny wonders.

Top Stories:

1.  Cesar Milan apparently used spike chokers and electric shocks on dogs.

2.  "Alfalfa is a water-guzzling crop and the water embedded in the alfalfa that the U.S. will export to China in 2012 is enough to supply the annual needs of roughly 500,000 families."

3.  An Illusionist in Skyrim.

4.  Bees observed producing blue honey in France.

5.  Women were removed from the Ikea catalog for Saudi Arabia.

Best Videos:

1.  Coca-Cola campaign unexpectedly turns people into James Bond for a few minutes.

2.  This Land is Mine by Nina Paley.

3.  High speed chase made with toy cars.