Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Bonsai trees by Mario Komsta




A few trees by Mario Komsta that seem to be writhing in agony.

"L.A. requires anti-graffiti materials on all new single-family homes"

"Opening a new front in the city's efforts to reduce tagging, the Los Angeles City Council today approved an ordinance requiring that new homes built in the city include some type of finish that is resistant to graffiti spray paint."

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

"To publicize the re-release of teen fiction series Sweet Valley High, Random House Children's Books sent a letter to journalists highlighting the changes made to the content of the 1980s paperbacks"

"just to make sure preteen and teenaged girl readers are sufficiently insecure about their bodies, the publisher made the "perfect" clothing size a couple of notches more restrictive"

Monday, September 28, 2009

When Mickey Mouse invaded Japan







Link.

"Threesome made Bengal's Lambeau leap possible"

JSO:

Bengals wide receiver Ochocinco sent out a message on Twitter saying he wanted to do a Lambeau leap following a touchdown, a privilege normally reserved for the home team. These three Bengals fans responded by saying they'd provide a friendly welcoming committee.

He took them up on the offer, got their contact information and sent out four free front-row tickets by certified mail

Drainpipe minigolf



To advertise the Minigolf World Championships, Bach+Andersen set up a course using drainpipes and gutters.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Monster dress



On sale here.

How to throw a fancy dress dinner party at Ikea



Go here for a gallery of photos from an (unauthorized) fancy dress party held at Ikea.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Jell-O Metroid



Jell-O, strawberry, and apple Metroid. Via.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Trilobyte car



See more photos and see how it was made here.

Fringe's Selectric 251



Above is a real IBM Selectric typewriter.  The villains used it to communicate with people in another dimension via a magic mirror:





Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Indiana Jones circa 1951









whoiseyevan created a 1950's-style trailer for Indiana Jones using bits of various films.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

"The UC Board of Regents has quietly settled a dozen lawsuits stemming from fertility fraud uncovered nearly 15 years ago"

LAT:

Doctors at the school's Center for Reproductive Health were found to have stolen eggs or embryos for years and given them to other women. Two doctors involved fled the country to avoid prosecution.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Flash video game storyboards



Go here and here to see storyboards Roger Robinson created for a canceled video game starring the Flash. You can see the menu screens here.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

NASA badges




Actual NASA patches, and there are many more on display here.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Shattering Door



Art on display in Leandro Erlich's portfolio, including a shattering door, dry pool, and hell of mirrors.