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Transparent PSP Billboards

Transparent PSP Billboards

They’re just concepts, but we love these PSP billboards painted to look transparent; Spidey and the errant TIE fighter look great, but there’s no topping that rooftop sniper.

Art: MWM Graphics

Art: MWM Graphics

Matt W. Moore (aka MWM) has taken the graphic arts world by storm in recent months with his vector-tastic work; he’s currently showing at the Threadless Gallery in Chicago until December 3.

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Video Game Costumes

Video Game Costumes

We admit that cosplay often ranks high on our dork-o-meter. However, many of these 31 video game costumes are amazing, from a Link lookalike to a drop-dead sexy Ivy Valentine.

PumpkinGutter.com

PumpkinGutter.com

Stuck with a carving knife and a blank pumpkin? PumpkinGutter.com has plenty of ideas. This year’s picks include Boba Fett, Iron Man, and the Imperial Stormpumpkin. Thanks, M!

Zombie World Record

Zombie World Record

They’re not Black Friday shoppers: on 10/26 at the Monroeville Mall, thousands gathered to set a record for “Most Attended Zombie Walk“; it’s also where they filmed Dawn of the Dead.

Japanese Art Trucks

Japanese Art Trucks

Snapped by Roger Snider, Japanese Art Trucks are wildly customized (and often inhabited) by their owners; if an 18 wheeler and Tokyo’s Ginza ever mated, these rigs would be their progeny.

Mars Lab Backshell

Mars Lab Backshell

No, it’s not a UFO: the flying saucer above is actually a backshell that will protect the Mars Science Laboratory rover (which launches Fall 2009) when it reenters the Martian atmosphere.

Video: Stars and Planes

Video: Stars and Planes

Stars and Planes is a timelapse video of the Toronto skyline from 6:49pm to 12:46am; preceding frames allow planes to trace arcs across the sky. It was shot every 30s using a Canon EOS 5D.

Jumeirah Gardens of Dubai

Jumeirah Gardens of Dubai

Jumeirah Gardens is a futuristic “city within a city” in Dubai composed of three projects; the fluidly designed architecture will feature sky bridges and suspended garden canopies.

Artwork: James Paick

Artwork: James Paick

Pasadena Art Center graduate James Paick has a fantastic collection of sci-fi inspired imagery; while he does characters and vehicles, his focus is on futuristic environments.

Book: The Little People

Book: The Little People

More tilt-shifting: The Little People is a collection of photographs with miniature figures in often comedic (and occasionally macabre) situations throughout London, by Slinkachu.

Light Art Photography

Light Art Photography

Light Art Performance Photography (LAPP) is an amazing collection of single shot, long exposure photos; note: unless you like electronica, turn the music off at the bottom.

J. Rogenes Styrofoam Art

J. Rogenes Styrofoam Art

While most of us toss our styrofoam, Jason Rogenes has turned it into high art–literally. Most of his works hung from ceilings or stacked tens of feet high, with lighting inside to make them glow.

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Zombie Apocafest 2008

Zombie Apocafest 2008

OMF-LEGO: check out these pics from Zombie Apocafest, which took place this weekend in Seattle at BrickCon 2008; it was sponsored by The Brothers Brick, BrickArms and Valve.

Pics: Singapore Night Race

Pics: Singapore Night Race

Singapore’s historic F1 Night Race is over, and with it Jalopnik has posted a nice gallery of pics. The full results are here, but quickly: Renault’s Fernando Alonso won with 1:56:16.

Mini War Scenes

Mini War Scenes

Via Neatorama: These amazing war dioramas are mostly WW2 based but a few are from modern eras. One even seems to be a scene from the 80s time travel flick, The Final Countdown.

Photos: Tokyo Twilight Zone

Photos: Tokyo Twilight Zone

Tokyo Twilight Zone is a fantastic collection of photos of the Tokyo cityscape by Sato Shintaro. His shots are all taken of apartment back alleys during 15 precious minutes of twilight.

Art: Dead Star

Art: Dead Star

Made by artist Michel de Broin, Dead Star is an amazing sculpture made with real batteries, urethane and polystyrene. Also: check out Black Whole, Revolutions and Entrelacement.

Lego Rebel Attack

Lego Rebel Attack

We’re having a hard time digesting just how awesome Tim G.’s hectic Lego Rebel Attack diorama is, from a damaged X-Wing trailing smoke to a cameo by Boba Fett; the full gallery is here.

Milto’s Lego Bikes

Milto’s Lego Bikes

These Lego motorcycles by Milto almost look life sized, but it’s really just forced perspective tricks. Either way, check out his gallery here, which also includes Batmobiles and Bugattis.

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World’s Biggest Airplanes

World’s Biggest Airplanes

Our buddies over at Dark Roasted Blend have posted The World’s Biggest Airplanes, which include everything from steampunk airships to monstrous, sky-splitting Russian planes.

iPhone Cupcakes

iPhone Cupcakes

The iPhone has always been delicious, but these cupcakes by Nick and Danielle Bilton really take the cake. They won Ignite NYC’s Cupcake Decorating contest last night.

The Wires of Bangkok

The Wires of Bangkok

And you thought your surge protector was overloaded: photographer Thomas Kalak has a great collection of wires gone mad throughout Bangkok; some of these pics are truly frightening.

Paint My House

Paint My House

Temporary graffiti isn’t so bad: Jaybo aka Monk recently “painted” the Berliner Dom in Germany with a sea of cartoon hands; it was powered with Skudi Optics projectors.

Photos: FIETS Bicycle Show

Photos: FIETS Bicycle Show

Core77 has an excellent photo gallery up with various bikes from the ongoing FIETS Bicycle Show in The Netherlands. The 100-day event started June 22nd and runs until October 5th.

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