Steve Hamann is an artist and also a teacher. He’s posted a great web comic of one man’s obsession to beat the zombie mode in Call of Duty: Black Ops. From looking at his other comics, I fully expect this is a self-portrait of his own obsession
This is really good stuff, go check it out.
In order to make fragile museum objects more accessible so visitors can interact with them and learn more about them, designer Maaike Roozenburg created the ‘Smart Replicas‘ project. The aim is to examine how 3D prototyping can be used to replicate historical items and how augmented reality can be used to enrich them with information. They are presented in small glass cabinets with tiny pieces of card giving a visitor minimal information. It is such a pity because these objects were not made to be shown in a museum, but to be used.
Read the full article at psfk.
I stumbled on a couple of cool custom built engine videos and now i have a strong desire to build my own, now i just need to mine some back issues of Popular Mechanics to find a worthy project
Flame Gulping Engine based on a 1950 PopSci article:
Flame-Licker Engine Powered Automobile:
Tiny Jet Engine:
Murmelmotor “Kalle” Stirling Bengs Modellbau: