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Doctor Who, Tesla Coils, and the Maker Faire: So much Win!

The title of this post speaks for itself. Two Tesla coils playing the Doctor Who theme song at the Maker Faire 2011. Performance by ArcAttack Why did I not find this sooner, anyway?

A Tesla Museum!

My friends and fellow conspirators over at the gatehouse have already blogged about it and now I also finally come round to promoting this wonderful project: Operation “Let’s build a Goddamn Tesla Museum” How much more worthy could a Steampunk/Teslapunk project be, if I may ask. It is hardly conceivable. …

Review: The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities

The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities is by far the strangest collection of tales I have thus far laid my hands on. It is also one of the most fascinating. Where to start? This whole book is one complete piece of art, within and without. The hardcover is beautifully …

Happy Birthday, Mr. Tesla

Today in 1856 Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Nikola Tesla has become an icon of the Steampunk scene, Tesla Towers can be found at many of the bigger Steampunk events. Tesla is also rather popular in certain segments of the conspiracy theory subculture, …

News from Lightning in the Bottle

I just wanted to pass the following message from the Lightning in the Bottle Team on: BTS – Lightning In The Bottle – Our sincerest Thanks from Drew Hall on Vimeo. There’s also an article on their blog. You should check it out, I guess. *Beam*


Who would have thought it… Another facet of Steampunk is making moves to assert itself. Next to Dieselpunk, there now stands Teslapunk. Obviously, it is inspired by the technology invented by Nikola Tesla (Никола Тесла) and takes his ideas into the future. Based on the idea of Teslapunk, a short-film named …