Friday, February 27, 2009

FreakAngels by Warren Ellis & Paul Duffield

FreakAngels is a free, weekly, ongoing comic written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Paul Duffield.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Simpsonize Me!

Have you ever wanted to be a character on the Simpson's!? Well The creators of the Simpson's and Burger King joined forces in honor of the Simpson's Movie a couple years ago and have made this possible! I feel that it's pretty accurate and a great way to kill some time. One fun thing about it is that you can have a blank background or have some scenery from the Simpson's show! Here's a couple that I made.

Make me a Muppet!

Have you ever pictured yourself as a character on the Muppet's? Well F.A.O Schwartz has the closest thing to it that I could find. You can buy them for $90! I think it would be a lot cooler to have a program (like Burger King has) that analyzes an image and creates options from that. But I'm not a programmer so I'll just sit back in my arm chair and wait for it I guess. Here's the one I thought kind of looks like me. I look a little jaundice ridden but I'll get over it.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Russian Star Wars posters


I've seen a few different Star Wars posters in my day, but these Russian ones for A New Hope are especially great. Yours today for just $3k! (Thanks, Homerj!)

Continue reading Russian Star Wars posters.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Brushed metal nixie tube clock

Repost from Boing Boing Gadgets

The nature of nixie tubes makes any clock made of them relatively indistinguishable from its brethren, short of the composition of the base. There's not a lot of variation: six nixies lined up in a row, fluorescently glowing strangely sinewy numerals in the dark. But I still love the look for a bedside clock. This one is $350: it's like a Cold War nuclear countdown to the 6am apocalypse of waking up.

IN14 Brushed Clock [Tubeclock via Uncrate]

Luxury speakers from another world

Repost from Boing Boing Gadgets

These gorgeous speaker systems by NBS Cables look less like music blasters and more like sacrificial altars from an alien world. Like all extraterrestrial relics, though, these objects d'art will cost you: their speakers range in price from $25,000 to $75,000.

E.V.A. & Butterfly Speakers [NBS Cables via Born Rich]

The Isophone: Conference calls meet sensory deprivation

AT&T goes Altered States. Verizon goes pre-cog Minority Report. Sprint goes Pyramidhead. Designed by James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau, the Isophone allows you to make calls with total sensory deprivation... because listening to your mother complain about her latest bowel complaints is just that interesting.

Cyberpunky Isophone concept [DVICE]

Sanyo Ultrasonic Bath invites you to experience its spurting endometrial nozzles (1970)

Repost from Boing Boing Gadgets
Posted by Joel Johnson, February 10, 2009 8:33 AM

Pink Tentacle
collates snippets about the Sanyo Ultrasonic Bath, an egg-shaped prototype appliance shown at the 1970 World Expo in Osaka, in which a bather sits inside and is cleaned, massaged, and dried in an "automated 15-minute process." Consider me fully willing to place this in my bathroom should Sanyo ever decide to produce this wet Orkian womb.

Japan's terrifyingly beautiful monster factories

This gallery of Japanese monster factories at night are astonishing: industry at its most beautiful and terrifying. The resemblance to Final Fantasy VII's city scapes can not be accidental.

Fantastic photos of factories in Japan [Bouncing Red Ball via Gizmodo]

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Warren Ellis: T-Shirt of the Day (2/5/09)

February 5th, 2009: Post #6993

Via some pack of creepy cultists:

The comments crack me up:

I’m so excited. As a former masturbator I plan to get every color. I want everyone to know power of Jesus is stronger than the devil’s urge to purge.