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Mai 2009

The infamous Air Kraken

The Air Kraken is the bane of every, Steampunk, Gentleman /Lady Explorer and Zeppelin captain. The species has become rare in recent years, migrational patterns suggest it has largely relocated into the deep æther. However, Simoan Cephalopod was lucky enough to be able to take this picture: Also, please visit …

A nifty idea

I just have to share this: While browsing the ætherweb for steam-related stuff I came across the following image, looks rather like Penny-farthing with a minature steam engine attached to it. very nifty, enterprising and definitely steampunk! I really need to come up with a little bit more but I …

A beautiful day

Today is a beautiful day for a Steampunk and amateur Scientist And it is such a day in at least three ways and you neer know what else this day holds in store, but three fortunate things have already come to pass: 1. Steampunk and Cthulhu While browsing Brassgoggles again, …

Some thoughts about gear

I’ve been wondering about the whole Steampunk-Dieselpunk-Cyberpunk connection again… Where does which subculture end and where does the other begin? It is kind of an irrelevant question, really. Dieselpunk and Steampunk have a lot in common anyway and a lot of it happens in and on the ætherweb, so there …

Something I forgot yesterday…

Yesterday was the day the Hindenburg went up in flames at Lakehurst in 1937, and with her, all the dreams and visions of the glorious age of Zeppelins cruising majestically around the globe. But who knows, perhaps one day Zeppelins return in style and glory.  May the Zeppelins rise again …