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Chestbursters and Zombies: A match made in some bizarre heaven?

There are some questions people do not like to ask. Others are too horrific to be even considered by sane minds. Well, since I am on the mad scientist side of life, or fancy myself to be there anyway, I guess that counts, I can consider the following: Let us …

Battle of the Puppets: Steampunk vs Superhero

I know, the headline of this post sounds pretty weird, but trust me, it only gets weirder. How so? Well, the most honorable Mr Bradford can explain it to you: Yes, as weird as that. I suggest you check out the project and give your support, after all, you can …

Sharing the Pain

A friend of mine shared this on the well-known ætherweb gathering place remotely connected to libraries (as far as the name is concerned). Now it is time to share the pain. It really made me cringe but it is also bizarrely amusing: And speeaking of bizarre, another friend of mine …

You could not make it up…

This entry is brought to you courtesy of My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck By Lightning. In case you have not heard of it before, it is a Tumblr blog I am following and a few of the images I have posted here on previous occasions are taken from there. Today’s …

Dieselpunk hits Reality

This post is brought to you courtesy of Dirk de Beer who wrote to me in response to my Creative Uses for Airships post. I mentioned the need to develop aircraft detection technology real fast and Dirk pointed me towards a site that has splendid examples of just that. To …

Mythos Musical Equipment

The following photo appeared on the Ætherweb quite a while ago. Rumor has i it was first twittered by Neil Gaiman. Could be… I guess he has ways to access the darker corners of the cosmos. In any case, I guess this, errh.. Cthulele? proves that the dancers and players …

When Victorian Occultism meets Evolution

Warning! Extreme weirdness ahead! I was just thinking… In a Steampunk world, you have advanced sience mixed with Victorian elements. And I was just listening to Tom Slatter’s excellent “Lines overheard at a Séance”. So this thought popped into my mind, it is just a thought-experiment, really… Let’s say you’ve …

Save the Pacific Tree Octopus

As a faithful member of the Cult of Cthulhu I have to draw your attention to an impending ecological disaster: The Pacific Tree Octopus is about to go extinct! Please unite in a glorious effort to safe the Cascade Tree Octopus! Join our Cause!

Dieselpunk Rocking Horse

My thanks go out to my friend Timo who pointed my baleful eye to the following odd beauty: This is such a marvelously neat idea. Just think of th educational and play-related possibilities of this toy. You can basically teach your child to be a dieselpunk (or steampunk) style explorer …