We all missed the greatest eBay auction of all time

This honor goes to "Mummified Cat Slam Dunking A Mummified Bird," which up until recently was for sale for a discount $750 buy-it-now price (via Geekologie). Because if there's anything that distinguishes you as an individual of taste and distinction, it's a barf-out effigy of Bastet schooling Horus on the basketball… » 9/27/12 11:30am 9/27/12 11:30am

For $1,200, two handguns sculpted out of dead cats' bones

Who remembers that disgusting bone pistol from David Cronenberg's eXistenZ ? If you're in the market for something similar, New Zealand artist Bruce Mahalski and jeweler Vaune Mason are offering a duo of bone pistols for the starting price of $1,500 New Zealand Dollars (a smidge over $1,200 American dollars): » 9/25/12 3:55pm 9/25/12 3:55pm

Print out your very own Doctor Who banknotes bearing David Tennant's…

Bad news first — Doctor Who may be back on the air, but reality has yet to bless us with money emblazoned with Matt Smith's face. The good news? Thanks to the BBC, you can print out your very own David Tennant £10 notes. I'm pretty sure they're only legal tender on Gallifrey, so good luck with that. » 9/03/12 4:05pm 9/03/12 4:05pm

From Russia, a flying model of the Helicarrier from The Avengers

We previously saw Russian quadrotor hobbyist Native118's take on the DeLorean from Back to The Future: Part II. Now, check out his models of both the S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier from The Avengers and the Hunter-Killer Aerials from the Terminator films. The third clip — with the synthesizer score and smoke — hits me… » 8/20/12 2:40pm 8/20/12 2:40pm

In her dream house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu Barbie waits dreaming

Barbie's had dozens of careers, so it makes sense she'd give the vocation of "cosmic, insanity-inducing abomination" a whirl. Indeed, Sabrina Zbasnik has given the blonde icon a face full of tentacles and an authoritative wooden stick accessory with which to menace her edible cultists. As Zbansik explains of this… » 5/28/12 8:05am 5/28/12 8:05am

How to make decapitated Ned Stark dessert pops

Blogger Jennifer from Not Your Momma's Cookie was so dismayed by the death of Eddard Stark that she immediately thought of a diabolical recipe. She admits, "After an immediate reaction of shock, sadness, and a little disgust (which I imagine was the point), I thought…it kind of looks like a cake pop. I realize this… » 5/11/12 12:30pm 5/11/12 12:30pm

Children's drawings come to life as delightfully weird toys

After transforming a drawing by a four-year-old boy into a stuffed toy, Wendy Tsao began turning other children's two-dimensional artwork into three-dimensional playthings. Tsao's since founded Child's Own Studios, a website where she builds toys based exactly on kids' illustrations. The results are charming and —… » 5/11/12 7:00am 5/11/12 7:00am

Make your own superhero heels and walk a mile in Wonder Woman's shoes

Red or blue heels, red and gold fabric, straight pins, needles and thread are all you need to slip into the role of Wonder Woman. Self-described geek crafter @Seelix gives step-by-step instructions in transforming plain heels to superhero heels. This how-to guide makes no mention of imparted superpowers, but as… » 5/06/12 10:30am 5/06/12 10:30am

Someone went and built a Portal minigolf course

To celebrate his ten-thousandth day on this planet, Tom Scott got together with some friends to create this marvelously fun 12-hole miniature golf course. Along with holes based on Minecraft, the Wii controller, and the British game show Crystal Maze, Scott's friend Tom Wyatt constructed a series of holes dedicated to… » 4/16/12 4:45pm 4/16/12 4:45pm