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."
Labels: graffiti, los angeles
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"
Labels: book, diet, human body
Monday, September 28, 2009
When Mickey Mouse invaded Japan
Labels: disney, military, propaganda
"Threesome made Bengal's Lambeau leap possible"
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
To advertise the Minigolf World Championships, Bach+Andersen set up a course using drainpipes and gutters.
Labels: advertising, golf
Friday, September 25, 2009
Chicken and Fossil Jell-O Molds
Created for a Gowanus Studio Jell-O mold competition. The fossil is by Alex Minott. The food is by Hugh Hayden and Savinien Caracostea.
Thursday, September 24, 2009
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.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
"Magog must die"
Magog #4 cover by Glenn Fabry.
Labels: comic book covers, dc comics
Transformers 2 concept art
By Ryan Church and Ben Procter.
Labels: concept art, transformers
Monday, September 21, 2009
Jell-O, strawberry, and apple Metroid. Via.
Labels: food, metroid, nintendo, video games
Friday, September 18, 2009
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.
Labels: indiana jones, intellectual property
Saturday, September 12, 2009
"The UC Board of Regents has quietly settled a dozen lawsuits stemming from fertility fraud uncovered nearly 15 years ago"
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
Peter Parker/Spider-Sense cosplay spotted in this gallery.
Labels: cosplay, marvel, spider-man
Swine Flu glass sculpture
Swine Flu and E. Coli as glass sculptures. See also: HIV and SARS.
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.
Labels: concept art, dc comics, video games
Sunday, September 6, 2009
Actual NASA patches, and there are many more on display here.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Art on display in Leandro Erlich's portfolio, including a shattering door, dry pool, and hell of mirrors.
Labels: interior design, sculpture
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