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Kaiju anatomical drawings

For those curious about the inner workings of kaiju beasties like Gamera (top) and Guiron… The anatomical features of Gamera and his foes are detailed in a set of illustrations found in one volume of the KaijÅ«-Kaijin DaizenshÅ« movie monster book series published by Keibunsha in 1972. [Via Pink Tentacle] Read more »

Spoon organ!

The user can play musical tunes simply by touching a row of spoons sitting on a table, with a fork added in for good measure. A microcontroller is used to detect changes in capacitance caused by a finger pressing against the metal, which are then sent to a computer using... Read more »

Dekotora art trucks

This Alienware ad highlights Japan’s cool art trucks. I liked the makery atmosphere of the ad, though I think it’s possible the POV effect at the end was faked. See Pink Tentacle’s Dekotora truck post for a lot more pix of these super cool vehicles. Read more »