Is there anything that R2-D2 can't do or be? The most popular and most loved robot in the universe just went steampunk. George Lucas, are you taking notice? Why the hell didn't the little droid look this beet-doot-blooping cool in those Star Wars prequels?
Remember that badass steampunk Iron Man costume that won an award at the New York ComicCon a few days ago? Well, it turns out that the guy who "made it" really just repainted a costume from a movie. Well, that's disappointing!
This stunning specimen of homemade costuming just won Marvel's costume contest at the New York ComicCon over the weekend. It's a steampunk re-imagining of Iron Man, and boy is it impressive.
I'm guessing you've heard of steampunk. But, I bet you haven't seen a design quite like this. At only 4cm long, this robot sculpture is positively tiny. And, it's complete with all the Victorian-inspired wonderfulness that makes steampunk, well, steampunk.
Can you put a price on the miracle of time travel? Apparently, $100,000 is just about right. Watts Industries, run by a fellow named Tom, is offering a Steampunk Time Machine that runs on raw liquid ether and is as easy to use as winding a clock.
With a design reminiscent of the works of the great Leonardo da Vinci, the Smoking Machine, which smokes cigarettes for you, could be the best "quit smoking" mechanism ever made.
This awesome-looking setup was created by Lord Baron Joseph C.R. Vourteque out of Chicago. It's a DJ mixer that's been rigged up to look like it's from some awesome steampunk world.
Google Earth is such a cool 21st century app, that it's hard to imagine what a late 19th century explorer would have done with it. This rig built by Steampunk artist John Knight, and on display at this weekend's Maker Faire in Detroit give us an idea.
Does your pretty little iPhone look sad sitting on your desk alone? Does it need something a bit more grand to be placed in?
At point in history we can all admit that wrist watches are little more than jewelry, which makes the LeDIX by Celsius X VI II mobile-meets-analog watch all the more audacious.