Fun and Fantastical Snowmen to Make Your Winter Bright

If you live in one of the snowy parts of the world, you could make a boring snowman out of three round balls. Or, you could take your cue from these folks and make snowy robots, aliens, superheroes, and monsters. » 12/24/09 11:00am 12/24/09 11:00am

Retro Infographics Show Victorian Science Without Steampunk

We often romanticize the industrial technologies that came out of the Victorian Era, especially the clockwork and steam power associated with steampunk. But these Victorian infographics illustrate the era's understanding of natural sciences, including geology, astronomy, and biology. » 12/22/09 2:32pm 12/22/09 2:32pm

Know Your Nuclear Reactors with Illustrated Wall Charts

Nuclear reactors are an unlikely source of art, but the complex workings of these machines have a strange, industrial beauty to them. These incredibly detailed wall charts explain the inner workings of the machines and display them in cutaways. » 12/18/09 3:30pm 12/18/09 3:30pm

Posters Reflect on Five Seasons of Lost

With Lost is coming up on its final season, artists have reflected on five years of bizarre characters, time travel, mystical occurrences, and a polar bear to create sixteen posters teasing out the key themes and moments from the series. » 12/16/09 3:00pm 12/16/09 3:00pm

Common House Pet, Or Malevolent Mechanized Murderer?

Next time you see a seemingly ordinary house cat or backyard crow, consider Ryan Abegglen's mechanical beasts. These robotic soldiers of fortune are outfitted with an amusing array of abilities, from cheetah-blood powered combustion engines to explosive turd bombs. » 12/07/09 2:30pm 12/07/09 2:30pm

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, many Soviet bases and monuments were left to crumble, never repurposed or reused. These memorials to the USSR stretch across Eastern Europe and Asia, a more global view of a modern nation's ruins. » 11/17/09 1:45pm 11/17/09 1:45pm

Airport Sleepboxes Could Make Layovers Tolerable

Sick of curling up on airport benches and worrying about someone stealing your carry-on? Russian firm Arch Group imagines rentable, capsule-inspired Sleepboxes lining the world's airports, providing a secure place to catch up on work and catch some Zs. [Dezeen] » 11/11/09 9:30am 11/11/09 9:30am