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Superhero Periodic Table

Superhero Periodic Table

If you loved the Video Game Periodic Table, this Superhero Periodic Table at Geekologie is a who’s who of heroes and villains; remember, kids, He is for Hellboy and Lu is for Lex Luthor.

Crysis x Blade Runner

Crysis x Blade Runner

Created by a team of three artists, these jaw-dropping sci-fi SFAMs (scenes from a movie) of Blade Runner, Alien and I Am Legend were rendered using Crysis’ CryENGINE 2.

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Horizonless Manhattan

Horizonless Manhattan

First we saw Manhattan 400 years ago, and now it’s horizonless: this poster of Manhattan reminds us of Halo, but it’s actually a curved 3D projection that allows us to see over obstacles.

LEGO x Star Wars Poster

LEGO x Star Wars Poster

Celebrate 10 years of collaboration between LEGO and Star Wars: any order placed at LEGOshop.com on 5/3 and 5/4 will get a free, limited edition poster with 160 minifigures.

Gear Box Sculptures

Gear Box Sculptures

Thank god for kooky artists like Bill Durovchic; his beautiful Gear Box Sculptures have no discernible use, but are fun for not only burning calories but a nice-sized hole in your wallet.

Video: LB to SF

Video: LB to SF

On display at Cal Arts in Valencia 5/2-5/15, LB to SF is an art installation that uses a real bicycle to simulate a ride from Long Beach to San Francisco using a Wii controller and Blender.

Art: You Fade To Light

Art: You Fade To Light

You Fade To Light is an array of interactive OLEDs, effectively digitizing the shapes and movements of passersby; it was commissioned for Phillips and uses software by Chris O’Shea.

Racy Beer Can Art

Racy Beer Can Art

NSFW: Russian designer Ramm ND has an aptly suggestive name, as his racy beer can art is some of the strangest yet smartest we’ve seen; the pantyhose can is pure genius.

FIELD

FIELD

Consider us en-light-ened: Richard Box’s FIELD is an array of 1,301 fluorescent tubes that draw their power from the electromagnetic fields generated by overhead transmission lines.

T-Shirt Sketchbook

T-Shirt Sketchbook

It’s only a concept, but Burak Kaynak and Cem Has’ T-shirt Sketchbook is pure genius: the handy shirt shape lets designers easily jot down ideas whenever inspiration strikes them.

Star Trek: Countdown TPB

Star Trek: Countdown TPB

We’re leery of movie tie-ins, but Star Trek: Countdown helps to establish continuity with the last Trek movie (Nemesis); all four comics are combined in this trade paperback edition.

Star Wars x Mario Bros.

Star Wars x Mario Bros.

On display at Gallery1988 in Los Angeles, these acrylic paintings by Misha bring together two of geekdom’s most revered franchises: Super Mario Brothers and Star Wars.

Wii Spray

Wii Spray

The Wii’s artistic offerings have thus far been limited, but Wii Spray promises to shake things up a bit; it allows you to do virtual graffiti using a spray can with a Wii Remote inside.

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Glyph Cue Clothing

Glyph Cue Clothing

MWM’s Matt W. Moore has been on a roll lately; he’s partnered with lifelong friend Kristofer Wilfert to release a hand-screened t-shirt line called Glyph Cue with bold, symbolic art.

Wacom Intuos4 Tabet

Wacom Intuos4 Tabet

Wacom’s new mid-range Intuos4 tablet offers a host of improvements over the Intuos3: ambidextrous design, OLED ExpressKeys, a new Touch Ring and 2,048 pressure levels.

The Face of Disaster

The Face of Disaster

This hand-printed silkscreen by illustrator Andy Smith puts a dark humor spin on these trouble times; titled The Face of Disaster, the 33″x23″ poster has a limited run of 20 pieces.

Dirt From Every State

Dirt From Every State

It’s not the most glamorous of materials, but H. Mathis’ Dirt From Every State project is a collection of geographically-shaped soil from the 50 states (plus DC and Puerto Rico).

WWII: Simple Version

WWII: Simple Version

Sure, it’s a bit rough around the edges, but Angus McLeod’s WWII: The Simple Version is a funny illustrated primer for anyone who needs to bone up on their history. Thanks, Brian!

Video Game Periodic Table

Video Game Periodic Table

I Heart Chaos’ Periodic Table of Video Game Characters is one that we could get lost in for a good half hour; they’ve managed to pair (by letter) a character with each real life element.

Art: Home Slice

Art: Home Slice

Known for his quirky steampunk art, we’re devouring all the details in Scott Campbell’s Home Slice exhibition; it’s composed of funky cutaways of rockets, whales and other objects.

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Art: Three Robots A Week

Art: Three Robots A Week

Artist Chris Grine is working on an ambitious but very cool project: three new robots each week for an entire year. He’s on #13 but already has several winners, including Warm Tender Heart.

Art: Franco Brambilla

Art: Franco Brambilla

From robots to UFOs to giant monsters, Franco Brambilla takes classic sci-fi staples and mixes them with near-photorealistic imagery; some giclee prints are available here. Thanks, Rick!

Other Vaders

Other Vaders

Darth Vader never mentions Other Vaders, and with good reason: twang-speakin’ Uncle Garth and bare-butt Barth embarrass the Dark Lord–with the exception of Flavr Vader, of course.

SF Art: Vitaly Samarin

SF Art: Vitaly Samarin

Siberian artist Vitaly Samarin’s work is a fantastic blend of digital and traditional pieces; he specializes in sci-fi and fantasy themes with a leaning towards post apocalyptic scenes.

End Of The World Street Art

End Of The World Street Art

We’ve seen 3D street art before, but we’re amazed by the sheer scale of Edgar Mueller’s end of the world pieces; who doesn’t relish waking up to a chasm in their driveway?

Bubble Calendar

Bubble Calendar

This 48″ x 18″, poster-sized 2009 Bubble Calendar may not be the best idea for bubble wrapaholics; if we got our hands on one, chances are we’d pop the whole year in a day.

Survivors Concept Art

Survivors Concept Art

Leading Light Conceptual Design has a gallery of lush concept art for the tentatively named Survivors, a disaster survival game that makes us giddy with post-apocalytic glee.

Prime Number Posters

Prime Number Posters

Infinitely cool for math geeks: Perfectly Scientific’s Prime Number posters show primes up to 2^43112609 – 1; they’re printed so small you’ll need a magnifying glass to read them.

Universe Ring

Universe Ring

Not for the big ego’d: To22’s Universe Ring is actually a toroidal (doughnut) model of the universe inspired by Stephen Hawking; a tiny speck represents the current known universe.

Nuclear Option T-shirt

Nuclear Option T-shirt

His frenetic style may not be for everyone, but fans of Tyler Stout’s artwork are in for a treat; his latest piece, Nuclear Option, is available both as a fitted tee and an 18″x24″ screenprint.

Video: Scintillation

Video: Scintillation

While this Scintillation video is no doubt beautiful, it’s the method that’s most amazing: it’s a 35,000 shot stop-motion film with fantastic DoF focus shifts and live projection mapping.

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