My Parents Were Awesome honors a generation blessed with social movements, short shorts, and really, really great hair; yes, mom and dad, you were indeed a pair of very cool cats.
Life imitates, copies, and pastes art with this image.jpg Photo Frame; purely analog, the OS X chrome is silkscreened onto a wood frame with included “transparent” grid background.
Alan Jaras’ Light Art is spectacular enough on its own, but most impressive is these are made without any CG: they’re refraction patterns of light passing through transparent objects.
Part playful photoshopping, part social commentary, Indonesian artist Agan Harahap’s Superhero Photographs splice Batman, Darth Vader and others into 20th century wartime images.
And it all started with clay and paper clips: LIFE Magazine gives us a peek at early spacecraft models and tests by both NASA and the Russian space programs in the 1960s and 70s.
After their awesome Fallout reenactment, Russian live-action fans hit much closer to home with this STALKER LARP; over 200 players were involved, albeit in Vyborg instead of Chernobyl.
Shot with a Nikon D3 and composed of 1,200 photos, the Gigagalaxy Zoom Project is an 800 million pixel image of our Milky Way; download a smaller 18 million pixel image here.
We’re still waiting for our own flight to space, but MIT students recently sent a camera 17.5 miles into near-space using a prepaid GPS cellphone, hand warmers and a styrofoam beer cooler.
The Hubble telescope is 19 years old, but you wouldn’t know it from this new set of photos snapped after recent upgrades; it sports a new Wide Field camera and spectrograph.
Complete with a child named Seira and a ceremonial bow before the 59-foot mobile suit, there’s no topping this real-life Gundam Wedding for the awesomest (and tallest) venue ever.
Hugos at home: Kyle Cassidy’s Where I Write is a fascinating photo series that reveals the home offices of famous sci-fi authors including Ben Bova, Frederik Pohl and Piers Anthony.
D300s Pro Perspectives is a series of videos by photographers Robert Bosch and Ami Vitale using Nikon’s new HD video-capable D300s; the results are nothing short of spectacular.
School’s out, which means plenty of tourists showing off their piss-poor picture taking skills; Ivars Gravlejs’ 78 Photography Rules for Complete Idiots is both enlightening and funny.
The 59-foot tall, life-sized Gundam on Tokyo’s Odaiba Island we previewed earlier is finished; it looks even better in real life, as evidenced by these stunning night shots by Pink Tentacle.
Darth Vader on the can, Spidey taking a piss on a street corner and Batman getting a cup of joe: Ian Pool’s The Secret Lives of Superheroes mixes the mundane with the magical.
This isn’t the first time we’ve seen stereographic pictures, but this collection of photos by Flickr user heiwa4126 looks particularly sweet thanks to the location (Tokyo) and HDR editing.
If you haven’t already gorged yourself into an Easter-induced sugar coma, Peep Show III is a collection of 40 highly creative (and often eccentric) dioramas using marshmallow Peeps.
We had to do a double take on these Left 5 Dead pictures; they’re actual photos with what looks like some HDR editing, done by the folks behind Night Zero (a photo comic book).
We still don’t know what the acronym stands for, but Star Trek: DAC at least has several new tantalizing gameplay screens for us to chew on; do we detect the faint aroma of Netrek?
A finalist in the World Expo 2010 Singapore Pavilion, “My Dream, Our Vision” should have plenty of natural light; it’s made out of 3,866 cubes with varying levels of transparency.
The Boston Globe has a sweet collection of before and after Earth Hour 2009 photos from cities including Paris, Shanghai and Las Vegas; click the images to watch the lights go off.
Gothamites will definitely like this massive gallery of historical black & white New York City photos; it’s a trip down memory lane that shows just how much has changed in the Big Apple.
Outland Armour does some of the best steampunk cosplaying/costuming around, traveling as an entourage to various conventions; our fave is the bionic chick with the gatling arm.
With the express purpose of annoying IKEA employees and customers alike, Urban Camouflage creates and deploys military ghillie suits out of shopping bags and other products.
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?
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