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April 2012

Good Omens by Pratchett and Gaiman – Title Sequence Video

Found this beautiful short video a while back. It is a really happy little intro to one of my favourite books by two of my favourite authors. Since it is a really wonderful sunny day right here and right now, I thought I just share the happiness: Good Omens “Book …

Featured Inventor: Admiral Ravensdale

Today I present to you an invention by a personal friend of mine. Admiral Ravensdale is one of the most active and renowned German Steampunk inventors and modders. This very likely means you have not heard anything about him until now. It also means that from now on you have …

Slightly whacky Dieselpunk shortfilm

Cudos to my friend Lord K for finding this perfect piece for Fun Friday: A slightly odd short movie about a bunch of guys going on a treasure hunt for Thor’s hammer Mjolnir. Please enjoy:   There must be something in the air of Scandinavia. All these crazy-cool ideas they …

Stand up for your style!

The stalwart defenders of good style in the British Isles, our friends at The Chap have taken a stance against Abercrombie & Fitch opening a branch on the Savile Row in London, a street known for the class and tradition of the tailors selling their suits there. Thus, The Chap …

El Investigador Anniversary Edition (I am late…)

This is actually late news: My friends at El Investigador, one of the most well-made online magazines of our scene out there in the ætherweb, have something to celebrate: In March it was their first anniversary and for this reason they released this wonderful, Dieselpunk-themed special edition: I really should …

Plans for asteroid mining emerge

The future has just become more Steampunk and Cyberpunk at the same time. Various billionaire entrepreneurs have come up with plans to go and mine asteroids. This is fabulous. This is so Space Opera/Mad Scientist pulp coming true. Read for yourselves: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17827347