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Februar 2012

Poplock Holmes – Steampunk Rap

This came in via the ætherbox. Not quite my cup of tea but then again, I have never been much of a rap fan. This does not prevent me from sharing it with you, since musical tastes differ and I find the video to be a lot of fun.

Oil Company steals Steampunk Art

Well, well… The Norwegian oil company Det Norske, is apparently unable to pay royalties to at least three Steampunk artists, despite the fact it is grossing millions each year. So instead, Det Norske simply stole some artwork… The artists in question are Daniel Proulx (Canada), Tom Banwell (USA), and Frank …

Strange Artifact – Japanese Steampunk Band

Another proof of Steampunk’s popularity around the world. I have mentioned Japan before, and yesterday, I  found a brilliant Japanese Steampunk band: Strange Artifact And here is a video, taken from their site: Also, Strange Artifact will also be present at the Steampunk Cherry blossom viewing party in Tokyo! 東京でスチームパンク風な花見パーティー! …

Cyberpunk: Google's Goggles

What you see here are Google Goggles, and this is what they are actually called. They will have a number of features which fall into the Augmented Reality section of things. They will thus be the first mass-marked product continuously creating a cyberspace-realspace overlap/interface for their users. More about the …

50 Years ago – Friendship 7

50 years ago today, John Glenn was boosted into space on top of a Atlas LV-3B rocket. More precisely, he sat inside Friendship 7 (Mercury-Atlas 6) on top of the Atlas. Friendship 7 was a very cramped affair in deed. More detailed information on the mission is obviously available from …