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Szymon Klimek’s Miniature Mechanical Creations


Without an everyday reference for a sense of scale, Szymon Klimek’s intricate mechanical creations could easily be mistaken for twice their true size. Made from 0.1 millimeter sheets of brass and bronze, Klimek’s miniature machines dance effortlessly in wine-glass enclosures that measure little more than 4 inches across. Read more »

Underwater Photo Gallery

As gimmicks go, this one from diver and photographer Andreas Franke is pretty smart: The novelty of an "underwater gallery" is likely to bring lots of attention to his work in the press (heck, it worked for me), and the situation of the exhibit itself pre-screens for clients who are... Read more »

Stormtrooper Helmet From Sneakers

To quote Sean Bonner: "The value of something like this is pretty obvious." It's the work of pseudonymous blogger Freehand Profit of The Hip Hop Nerd, and was created to promote, a collaborative site involving Noah Scalin, Mica Scalin, Emma Beddows, and Scott Walker Read more »

London’s abandoned, underground mail train

London’s abandoned, underground mail train @ Silent UK – Urban & Underground Photography via io9. Originally designed using a pneumatic system in 1855, after years of testing, tunnel construction and usage its limitation began to show. The Post Office who were already unhappy with its high running costs, coupled with... Read more »