Wednesday, February 29, 2012

1975 Superman Musical in 3 minutes

In 1975, ABC produced a version of the 1966 Broadway Superman musical, It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman! You can watch the musical condensed down to three minutes. The plot revolves around Superman's efforts to defeat Dr. Abner Sedgwick, a scientist who seeks to avenge the scientific world's dismissal of his brilliance.

All the stuff you can think of in a Burger King burger

This is how a Burger King burger looks like with everything inside! You have the beef patty, chicken patty, fish filet, onion rings, french fries, American cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo, ketchup and an apple pie, on a sesame seed bun! Try ordering this combo when you are at BK next time.

WWII air raid siren becomes a speaker for your iPod

This WWII Air Raid Siren Speaker is retro-fitted for your iPod. The speaker with a standard 1/8" headphone plug projects quality sound with the help of a powered amplifier hidden within the bell housing of this monumental speaker. The original steel case has been sealed to retain the original aged and weathered industrial look with a satin finish.

The Amazing 1966 Batman Trading Cards

These Batman trading cards from 1966 painted by Norman Saunders are really cute. Norman was renowned for his luscious palette and exciting action scenes and his sexy women and he is best known for painting the infamously banned Mars Attacks cards. This one shows Batman hanging on a rope tied to the Batwing trying to rescue a hiker in short shorts.

Astronauts play with Lego on board Space Station

Astronauts on board the International Space Station are building LEGO Education models to investigate how simple machines react in microgravity. In this video, an astronaut shows us how he builds the Space Station using Lego bricks. I'm really envious of these astronauts. Not only they have my dream job, they can also play with Lego on the job.

The Mounty mounts your iPhone on your bikes and trolleys

The Mounty is a simple, durable and user-friendly smartphone mount. It requires no tools to install and remove and will keep your iPhone secure as you cruise new trails or stroll supermarket aisles. It can be used on motorcycles, strollers and even shopping carts or any handlebar that is between 3/4″-1 1/4″ in diameter.

Harry Potter Glasses with Scar Necklace

This Harry Potter themed necklace come with Harry's glasses complete with a side scar or center scar. Necklace is reversible. It can be worn on both sides. If the scar is in the wrong place, just flip it. To wear the glasses just hook the chain behind your ears.

Artist hangs his tape art on street lights

Max Zorn uses only brown packing tape and a cutter to create translucent tape art. He then hangs and sticks them to street lights and other lit up stuff in cities around the world. Max was inspired by a car designer friend who use slim tapes to outline their ideas on large boards.

Rejected Star Wars merchandise concepts

Jason shows us some of the Star Wars merchandise concepts they worked on that were never seen by Lucasfilm or Pepsi before they got killed at lower levels. He says: "I was working for a promotional merchandise company when we got the chance to pitch ideas for a few items that would be made to tie-in to Pepsi’s big Episode One promotions."

Star Trek Pillows where no man has slept before

Yellow Bug Boutique specializes in fun geeky scientific pillows like this super geeky Star Trek Pillow Set. The set contains 1 gold Command pillow, 1 blue Science pillow and 1 red Engineering pillow. You can also buy the pillows individually.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Print these official Star Wars Valentine's Day Cards

Download and print these cute Star Wars themed Valentine's Day Cards by artist Katie Cook for the bright center of your universe! Comes with print it yourself envelope too! Katie had her work featured in the Star Wars: 30th Anniversary and the Star Wars: Galaxy 4 Trading Card Sets. She is one of the four artists working on The Clone Wars web comics.

How to make Duct Tape Roses that look like the real thing

Roses are expensive on Valentine's Day so why not make them yourself using duct tape. Yes, duct tape! Dude says, "With Valentine's Day coming up, I decided to try my hand at making some roses out of duct tape. Most designs out there don't look much like an actual rose. So I tried to figure out a way to make them as realistic as possible."

How to dye your Macbook and be the coolest kid in town

The Macbook Dye Project teaches you how to dye your Macbook for those of you who are bored with its original colour: "Try to keep the destruction to a minimum so your Mom/Girlfriend/Boyfriend/Roommates don’t want to kill you. I also wouldn’t use anything you use for this again for food. RIT dye is toxic, and is meant for things that don’t normally touch your mouth."

Converse One Star Super Mario Bros Ox Sneakers

Super Mario fans will love these new Converse Super Mario Bros themed sneakers. They come in black or white and are made of premium leather. In place of Converse's familiar star logo is the star icon from Nintendo's Mario franchise. Pixelated versions of Mario and Luigi are at the back above the heel. Converse Japan will release these sneakers in March 2012.

Official Roald Dahl stamps are gloriumptiously collectable

Six of Roald Dahl’s most popular children’s stories feature on the Official Roald Dahl Stamps - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The Twits and The Witches. Each stamp features original illustrations by Roald’s long-time friend and collaborator, Quentin Blake.

Team Batman vs Team Joker in the DC Chess Collection

The DC Chess Collection Batman set pits the Dark Knight and his allies against the twisted agents of crime spearheaded by the Joker. Each superbly detailed chess piece has been sculpted by expert modellers, cast in metallic resin and then hand-painted - the white team with a silvered finish, the black with a bronzed sheen.

Envisioning female Disney characters in real life

Jirka used a combination of photo compositing and digital painting to create real life versions of female Disney characters like Ariel and Ursula from The Little Mermaid, Belle from the Beauty and the Beast, Princess Jasmine from Aladdin, Alice from Alice in Wonderland and much more. I really dig his Little Mermaid!

How to Make a Plush Alphabet

Holly teaches us how to make a plush alphabet magnet set. She writes: "Who can resist a little plush alphabet? I made some plush letters for my blog header, and liked them so much I knew I had to make a whole set — only with the addition of magnets." Go download her tutorial.

Tipsy Glasses for perfect for people who are tipsy

Each Tipsy Glass is unique and original. These out of shape glasses were made by putting them in a kiln at a very high temperature until reaching their melting point. The process resulted in a slow deformation of the glasses caused by gravity. The studio behind these glasses LORIS&LIVIA create uncommon objects and unexpected spaces that inspire simple human interactions.

Anatomical Cross-Sections in Paper

This midsagittal section of the head and chest is created by Lisa Nilsson as part of her Tissue Series which are anatomical cross-sections in paper. The pieces are made of Japanese mulberry paper and the gilded edges of old books. They are constructed by a technique of rolling and shaping narrow strips of paper.

Valentines: Space Cowboys

Dude has a collection of cute vintage Valentine's Day graphics on his Flickr. He says: "Strange and wonderful Valentines I have collected from days gone by and some art by yours truly." I like his Valentines: Space Cowboys photoset the most which has cowboys, astronauts, aliens, rocket ships and robots!

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Former SMRT CEO Saw Phaik Hwa performs in Super Bowl Halftime Show

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Remember those photos of former SMRT CEO Saw Phaik Hwa which was circulating all over the internet? Yup, the one of her being carried by a group of half naked men! Apparently, the photos were taken during a secret rehearsal for her appearance in the recent Super Bowl Halftime Show. Take a look at the pics of the Halftime Show below.

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There's the group of half naked men (now wearing a bit more clothes) carrying a supersized version of the carriage that you see in the previous pic.

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Look closer and that's Saw Phaik Hwa showing the world that there's life after SMRT.

Previously:
SMRT CEO gets her own Failure Demotivational Poster
Breaking News: Shocking Reaction to MRT Train Breakdown

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Award winning stop-motion story about an egg and apple

An egg and an apple build competing broadcast towers that vie for the attention of a transistor radio. With its complex characterization and narrative of animal evolution, competition and reproduction, SEED is a beautiful and sinister stop-motion story about the struggle to survive.

Madonna shows Gaga how to do a Super Bowl Halftime Show

Pop superstar Madonna dazzled American football fans and millions of TV viewers on Sunday when she performed during a spectacular Super Bowl halftime show. Madonna's halftime show averaged 114 million viewers in the US which makes it the most-watched halftime show in history. Go watch her Halftime Show which features a medley of her hit songs. Are you watching Lady Gaga?

uPixie massages you while listening to music on your PC

Osim's uPixie is the world's 1st laptop massager. And it's small! The thumbdrive sized USB massager lets you ease stiff muscles to the rhythm of your favourite music played on your computer! Osim calls it their Music Synchronised massage technology. The massager also functions as a mass storage device with a micro SD card.

Contact Lens Case lets you remember the important date

Can't remember when to change your contact lenses? Lens Date Case will help you with that. It has a 2 wheel movement that sets either the date you started wearing your lenses or when to change them. The outer ring goes clockwise to set the day and inner ring anticlockwise to set the month. Also comes with a mirror that flips up.

Clock for an Astronomer celebrates astronomy and geography

Daniel Weil's Clock for an Astronomer is 600mm in diameter and 712mm in height and it is a celebration of astronomy and geography. He says, "The sun is the celestial time setter, and timekeeping is its terrestrial reflection." The clock's dial meets the compass. Twelve o’clock is north.

Postage Stamp Paintings

Molly Rausch has been doing Postage Stamp Paintings for 14 years. Yup, she's pretty good at it. An actual postage stamp is first glued down to the paper. Molly then paints around the stamp, extending the scene, with watercolor and gouache. Everything is done freehand with a brush. You can purchase them on her Etsy.

1.5m tall Gundam model is your perfect Gundam companion

This 1/12 scale RX-78-2 Gundam model is 1.5m tall, comes with Beam Sabre, Beam Rifle, Gundam Shield, and makes 15 different kinds of retro sounds with its remote control, as well as featuring eye cameras and other parts that light up. It is also posable! You can move its head and waist to the left and right. Japanese human model not included.

Monday, February 06, 2012

How to make astronaut ice cream like they eat in space

Dude makes his own astronaut ice cream and is showing us how we can make one too. He says, "I managed to accomplish this with a harbor freight vacuum pump, some dry ice and various hoses and fittings. The process is known as freeze-drying and allows water to pass directly from ice to vapor."

Pirating the Oscars 2012

Andy Baio has been tracking the online distribution of Oscar-nominated films for the last 10 years. He writes: "MPAA seems to be winning the battle to stop screener leaks. Online movie releasing groups are taking longer to pirate movies than ever. This year, only eight of the 37 nominees (21 percent) were sourced from camcorder footage."

Game.163.com releases 2012 Calendar of Chinese Hotties

The folks from Chinese gaming portal Game.163.com decided that their loyal readers deserve a new calendar for the new year so they are giving them a 2012 calendar to remember - one that features the hottest models from China! Yum. I couldn't decide which girl is my favourite. Maybe January girl Cynthia Gang.

Beardski lets you get your beard on when you ski

I don't know why would anyone wanna go skiing with a long beard but if you are one of them, then the Beardski is just the thing for you. It is an insulated ski mask that covers the ears, face and neck from the cold. Made from woven thermal fleece, it has a comfortable lined neoprene and comes with a stylish 12" synthetic beard.
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