From Madison Cube Garden to the Mutant Sewers: Futurama's New New York…

It turns out that you can visit Futurama's New New York, just a very small version of it. Lego builder Matt De Lanoy, a.k.a. Pepa Quin, has constructed many of the series' Earthican landmarks, complete with minifig delivery boys, robots, and aliens to witness the plastic brick horrors of the 31st century. » 9/15/12 7:00am 9/15/12 7:00am

And now, here are marshmallow Peeps operating the Large Hadron Collider

The best uses for marshmallow Peeps have nothing to do with eating them. When they're not busy exploding in microwaves, bunny and chick-shaped Peeps are making important discoveries in the field of particle physics. Take a look inside the sugary search for the Higgs Just Born. » 3/31/12 3:30pm 3/31/12 3:30pm

Scifi-Themed Nativities Offer an Alternative Christmas Story

Were you told the version of the Christmas story with the three wise men or the Fantastic Four? What about the one where a T-Rex crashed the birthday celebration? Some awesome dioramas offer an irreverent take on the Nativity. » 11/30/09 7:40am 11/30/09 7:40am

T-800 Gets a New Mission: Kill Adolf Hitler

Why did the original Terminator have an Austrian accent? Perhaps because he was constructed not by machines in a distant future, but — as in this diorama series — by the Russian military during WWII... for a very different mission. » 7/27/09 5:00pm 7/27/09 5:00pm

Natural History Museum Stuffs Animals for Climate Change

How can the American Museum of Natural History convey the looming threat of climate change with its new exhibition on the subject? By using the hard-hitting power of dioramas for all they're worth. This stuffed tableau of a polar bear walking through some trash is the museum version of the Communist Manifesto or the… » 10/20/08 8:00am 10/20/08 8:00am