Wednesday, May 16, 2012
(As you can see, the quest for the perfect "cool stuff roundup" post name continues. It's down to this - John's idea - and "Jen's Gems" - a reader's idea. Feel free to cast your vote in the comments. :)
First up, a Ghostbusters-inspired Ecto-1...bicycle?
Photo by Nik White, found via Ghostbusters Fans
Love the fins. And the tanks. And the striped trap box lid. And...ok, all of it.
Actually, this is kind of a Pee Wee Herman/GB mash up, since that looks like the same bike from Pee Wee's Great Adventure. "I'm a loner, Dottie. A 'buster."
Not the best shot, but check it out lit up at night:
I'm a little confused as to where the tail light came from, since I don't see it in the first picture...but whatever. It's awesome. I'll take it.
Who's got two thumbs and wants to snuggle a giant miniature Wookiee?!
$100 at Perpetual Kid
THIS GEEK, that's who.
Spotted on Reddit: the best staircase for bibliophiles EVER?
I think soo-ooo!
This is so well done, at first I thought it was a clever Photoshop. Turns out it really exists, though, in a parking garage by the downtown Kansas City library. The fact that this is real makes me oh-so-happy.
It seems crafters are always looking for new ways to upcycle old LPs. Purses, bowls, dessert trays...and now, painstakingly hand-cut clocks!
[UPDATE: Tyler from NotByLaser has just e-mailed to offer a special discount code for you Epbot readers: use the code "Baxter" to get 17% off!]
As the shop name says, these are *not* cut with a laser. They're done by hand - and there are lots and lots more designs at the link. Hat tip!
You guys realize you're only encouraging my Labyrinth addiction by sending me cool Labyrinth links, right? You're incorrigible, all of you. PLEASE NEVER STOP.
Case in point: behold!
Made by Ale Buz of BuzHandMade, who has a whole Labyrinth clay collection here. (Plus lots of other goodies from The Never Ending Story. OoooOOooh.)
Seen something that makes your inner geek gleeful? Share your links in the comments, or hit me up via Twitter or FB!
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