I am usually immune to the lure of pure luxury items, and at $2400 a set, there’s no question that these Army Men cast in solid silver by L.A.artist Josh Warner are pure, unadulterated bling.  Still: Wow.  Mr. Warner claims the figures are “all true to the original Vietnam era Louis Marx & Co. toys,” with the notable exception, of course, that their faces have been replaced with skulls. [via Boing Boing]


I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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