Arts & Design

Guy Creates 1:1 Scale Model of the Starship Enterprise in Minecraft

Minecraft, where sex lives go to die. Unless your name is Hal Nicholas, also known as halkun, in which case you’ll have trekkies of all shapes, sizes and sexes bowing down at your feet in admiration and perhaps just a hint of unadulterated monkey lust. Halkun has done the impossible. He has created the framework for what will eventually be ...

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Multiple-Choice Diary: The Quick Way of Logging Your Day

Who has time to write in a diary these days? I understand that before the internet and before cellphones writing just for the sake of writing was the key to communication and creation, but these days, the options are so vast that it’s difficult to find enough time to sleep, let alone meticulously write your innermost thoughts in a diary. ...

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LEGO Wedding Ring

Marriage. All in all it’s just another LEGO brick in the wall. Not as painful or permanent as tattoos, but just as painful to remove from your life, marriage is the ultimate commitment, when taken seriously. The LEGO Wedding Ring is the most effective way to prove your devotion. In other words, how devoted do you have to be to ...

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Kevin Bacon Made of Bacon

Personally, I don’t really see the resemblance, at all. This bacon bust looks more like the love child of Conan O’Brien and Bill Clinton than a sculpture of Sir Kevin Bacon. J&D Foods teamed up with bacon-crafting blog What Do Bacon Do to create this Bacon Bust of Kevin Bacon. The bacon bust is available for purchase on eBay and ...

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R2-D2 Vacuum Cleaner Sucks Up Qui-Gon’s Ashes

When you need to tidy up after the incineration of a Jedi’s corpse, there’s only one vacuum cleaner powerful enough to withstand the midichlorian count of such a powerful master is the R2VAC2, rendered by DeviantArt user Agent-Spiff. You don’t even want to know where C-3PO’s nozzle hose is located. Link [via]

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Angry Birds is Part of a Complete Breakfast

Pregnancy is never easy, but for Shirley Sirivong, the ordeal has been decidedly difficult. After being diagnosed with gestational diabetes, complete placenta previa and incompetent cervix, her doctor put her on bed rest and a strictly controlled diet for the remainder of her pregnancy. She’s due in late December and she has already been bed ridden for three months. But ...

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Suckling Pig Cake is Pork-Free

Michelles Wibowo’s painstakingly detailed Suckling Pig cake was made for the Experimental Food Society Spectacular in London. Complete with vegetable garnish, an apple it its mouth and a intricate rotisserie browned skin. Wibowo’s roots are in architecture, but decided to pursue a career in cake design and sugar craft because, well, as you can see, that’s where her true genius ...

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The Original Prototypes of Iconic Gadgets

Every piece of gadgetry we own or have owned in the past started somewhere. There is always an alpha. Even such iconic pieces of gadgetry as the Super Soaker (pictured above) had messy and rough beginnings. Let’s take a step back in time to truly embrace our favorite gadget’s state of antithesis. The products before there was a product. Hit ...

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History Through the Eyes of Frank Miller

Sin City, 300, Batman: The Dark Knight and The Spirit. What do these titles all have in common? They are all the product of the mind of Frank Miller, the trailblazing comic artist and writer who took comics to the next level. Elevating comics from the newsstand to the bookstore and, later, the world of film – serious film. Frank ...

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