Tonight marks 350 years since London (or at least a large section of it) was reduced to ash in the Great Fire taking with it 13,000 building but, remarkably, claiming only six lives.
...reenacted shot for shot without a budget.
The world-famous Getty Museum in Los Angeles hosted a talk today with Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton to discuss the influences medieval art has on her costumes and to share some secrets behind her clothes (such as the Night’s Watch fur capes being made of IKEA rugs).
I could have sworn this gig is really weird. First of all, I thought I was drawing something that goes along the vein of Sentai-Kamen. But alas, it was not, just some spoof, nay, don’t call it a parody, or so my collaborator says.
...for the uninitiated are a Scottish football (as in soccer) team. They were founded way back in 1876 and are currently based in Glasgow, which is all well and good but why the hell am I writing about them on Odeck?
Pom Pom Mirror is a new work by New York based artist Daniel Rozin made up of nearly 1000 puffs of (imitation) fur in two tones. Each puff is fixed to a small motor and able to rotate to display its black or white side based on the information given to it by a series of sensors.
with these t-shirts. I'm trying very hard to restrain myself and not buy one of each. These four are my favourite, but I really want to own them all. The rest of the amazing designs are here.
Ron Guyatt started his Solar System travel posters project a few years ago with locations on Mars, and he has since branched out to create a master work highlighting the best our Solar System has to offer.
The coin-operated kiddie ride. Once the delight of children, now they are increasingly relegated to nostalgic memory. As they should be. Everyone remembers the sheer pleasure you got as a wee child, when your parents handed you a quarter, and you were able to climb aboard and set off in a grand adventure.…
All combined in one awesome video.
Be still my robotic heart! The level of detail is astounding and makes the renders look more like production models than concept art. The robotic organs are a fantastic concept and give the robots a sort of macabre humanity. The next sci-fi blockbuster needs make use of these robot designs.
It's time for the annual Batgirl/Supergirl Christmas comic by Mike Maihack. These comics are always adorable, and this time is no exception. And there's a surprise cameo!
I can still remember the small ammo cache room with its eerie music right before meeting the final boss as depicted in this most excellent sculpture.
A simple innovation can change culture: linguistics ('googling'), gestures and behaviors (swipes and selfies), can modify themselves like a virus where nobody is left the same afterwards. The Motion Book™ format, created by Madefire Studios, is one of the most subtle yet promising pieces of software innovation to…
This sci-fi short was shot independently in China had it's post-production successfully kickstarted last year.
The Milo Manara Spider-Woman cover pose in real life. Dragoncon cosplayer attempt on the left, photoshopped slightly-more-accurate on the right. O_o
When Gandalf and crew plumbed the depths of Moria they did not expect to encounter such a variety of strange creatures. From an unhappy cat to a monster obsessed with cookies, the mines of Moria contained more beings than you can possibly count. How many can you identify?
SAVE AS YOU GO, PEOPLE. SAVE AS YOU GO.
We all know that Disney tends to soften those folk tales that they turn into movies, giving them happy endings, removing the less PG elements. However, there are some stories out there that are just a little too outrageous for even the House of Mouse, and there are quite of few of them that involve maidens.
I've had a lifelong fascination with death and everything surrounding it; both the factual and the supernatural. I enjoy reading about all of its aspects, about cultural reactions to it and traditions surrounding it; I'm a hardcore taphophile and spend many, many hours in cemeteries.