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The viciously tricked out vehicles in Mad Max: Fury Road were as much stars of the movie as the actors, but they were so caked in desert grime and busy crashing into each other and exploding that it was hard to appreciate the incredible amount of work that went into designing and making them. Show More Summary
It’s been a while since we last shared some awesome eyebombing action. Swedish artist Uppsala It Boy discovered how the addition of Googly Eyes instantly transforms an otherwise boring urban landscape into a whimsical wonderland. He spent the winter revealing previously hidden faces all over his hometown of Uppsala. Show More Summary
“Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.” - Isaac Asimov
Today the Department of Awesome Parenting salutes French anime artist Thomas Romain, who lives in Tokyo where he collaborates with his sons on a project called Father and Sons Design Workshop. First Romain’s sons put their imaginations...Show More Summary
All the cheese please! The culinary wizards at Oh, Bite It! combined two of our favorite foods, cake and grilled cheese sandwiches, to created one super awesome, utterly overindulgent thing: Grilled Cheese Cake. This glorious cake consists of seemingly endless amounts of gooey melty cheese separated by layers of buttery, seasoned crust. Show More Summary
Everything about unicorns is magical and awesome, even their tears. This Crying Unicorn Candle reveals how, whether they’ve had a bad day, a really great day, or just re-read The Little Prince (again), unicorns weep beautiful rainbow...Show More Summary
Suits of armor are awesome, but wearing them isn’t terribly practical. Now, thanks to graphic designer Elena Hutchinson of Lorica Clothing, we can wear comfy leggings that feature historically accurate patterns based on real medieval armor. Show More Summary
The Department of Astonishing Amphibians is thrilled to share the news of the discovery of a fluorescent tree frog in Argentina. This radiant little creature is the polka-dot tree frog. The species itself was already known, and considered...Show More Summary
Just in case the weather in your area doesn’t feel particularly springlike yet, here are some other signs of spring to look out for courtesy of Gemma Correll.
Lowcostcosplay is a breeze when you happen to be the original actors who played the characters you’re recreating. This awesome photo, taken sometime in the late 70s, features Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill recreating their poses from a poster for Star Wars: A New Hope while Harrison Ford improves upon the original by making sure Han Solo gets in on the action too. [via Nerdist]
danskjavlarna: New Scientist reported that an article in London newspaper The Daily Telegraph about the first images from the European Space Agency’s orbiting Planck observatory ended with the paragraph: ‘The telescope is looking at the heat left behind by the big bang. Show More Summary
No matter the weather outside, according to the calendar spring in the northern hemisphere has official sprung. That means it’s time for all of us to get work on the official Spring Cleaning Checklist from Obvious Plant. Everyone knows that the longer you put off shedding your human disguise, the harder it is.
Today the Department of Awesome Parenting salutes the mother who made this marvelous Princess Mononoke-themed terrarium for her daughter. The 14-inch-tall terrarium is a lush green home to four Kodama, the Japanese forest spirits from the 1997 Miyazaki anime film. Show More Summary
Because sometimes what you need most is the sight of a seemingly endless flock of 1000 Indian Runner Ducks charging to work at a vineyard in South Africa where they feast on invasive snails that would otherwise damage the vines. If breakfast...Show More Summary
Today the Department of Outstanding Origami is checking out the work of origami artist Robert Lang, who’s so devoted to his craft that he quit his job as a NASA physicist in 2001 to focus solely on creating original origami designs. “With...Show More Summary
The Department of Awesomely Good Deeds is always looking for little ways like this to make each other’s day better. Fancy folded toilet paper for everyone! [via Pleated-Jeans]
If you’re looking for a self-esteem boost while working on an art project Gemma Correll recommends using only complimentary colors.
Forget about Monday and focus on this incredibly tiny dog named Lucy whose favorite thing is to go shopping for a new toy, preferably one that’s much bigger than she is. She picks out the toy all by herself, takes it up to the register, and does her best to wait patiently while her new treasure is being run up. Show More Summary
Tom Gauld illustrated that even in the Underworld it’s possible to find grumps yearning for the good old days. Fair enough though, sometimes those little social niceties make all the difference, even during a demonic disemboweling.
semioticapocalypse: André Kertész. Figure de carrouse. Paris, 1930 [::SemAp Twitter || SemAp::] If we had a time machine we’d travel back to Paris in 1930 and go for a ride on this awesome carousel with what appears to be a rather prim and proper mermaid librarian. Merlibrarian!