Arts & Design

Classic Album Covers Reimagined with Comic Book Heroes

Designed by illustrator Cliff Chiang, these reimagined album covers feature classic comic book heroes, though I like how these heroes aren’t the overplayed, traditionally spotted comic heroes. We’ve got comics such as Vampirella and The Teen Titans, rather than the overly portrayed X-Men and Batman renditions. Though Batman is slyly added with the slick reimagining of Purple Rain.

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Burj Dubai, World’s Tallest Building, Opens For Business

Standing at a looming 2,684 ft, eclipsing the old record holder, Taipei 101, by over 1,000 feet, the Burj Dubai, the newest tallest building in the world (for now), officially opened for business today to the tune of an extravagant fireworks presentation. Officially titled the Burj Khalifa, the 160-story record-setter became the center of a real estate explosion, one apartment ...

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Chocolate Weaponry: Deliciously Destructive

Unless your facing an army of diabetics, I’m not exactly sure how effective Chocolate Weaponry might be. If you’re aiming for anything other than a mild distraction, I’d save the chocolate for yourself and get those endorphins pumping for those last few seconds you have left. War is hell, but chocolate is delicious. So let World War Om Nom commence. ...

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Wireframe Lambo is Slightly More Affordable Than the Real Thing

While I’ll probably never be able to afford a real Lamborghini on my meager blogger’s salary, if I save up every paycheck, and every other Lambo fanatic somehow goes completely broke over the next few decades or so, than I might be able to save up enough for Benedict Radcliffe’s $65,000 Wireframe Lambo. All I want is bragging rights. Is ...

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Reading Ring Holds Your Page

While hard copy books might be on their way out with the increasing popularity of e-Readers and digital reading, most people are still stuck in the olden days of just plain reading a book. The great thing about the Kindle and other e-Readers is that the devices always save your spot, even if you have to drop the reader in ...

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Koopa Troopa Guitar

Playing the Mario theme song will never be the same once you’ve plucked it away on the Koopa Troopa Guitar. Now we just need a 1Up Mushroom ukulele and our geeky instrumentation will be complete. It’s now mandatory for everyone who reads our site to know the Super Mario Bros. theme song. If you don’t, please leave now. Thank you. ...

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Ooga-Booga: How to Make a Mask With Photoshop

No crazy technical knowledge needed. It’s sort of like a software packing jackolantern. So you can tell people you’re a master Photoshop masker, even if you never even touched the actual application. I so know what I’m being for Halloween next year. Link [via]

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LEGO Terran Battlecruiser

Based on the iconic design of the Terran’s Battlecruiser unit in Starcraft, this LEGO brick piece of sci-fi gaming culture was created by Flickr user Jerac. Seeing the old Battlecruiser again brings back bittersweet memories. So much fun, so much time gone. Were all the wasted hours worth it? Just ask my competitors. Yo’ goin’ down Zerg-y-poo. Link [via]

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Bat-umbrella Saves Batman From a Soggy End

Even Batman hates getting rained on. Despite the fact that his suit is almost definitely water proof and resistant to any moisture period, there’s still something about rain that pisses Bruce Wayne off. The Bat-umbrella is the perfect gadget to add to his arsenal in order to protect himself from the annoying element which is rainfall. Not to mention the ...

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