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Robot Terminator PC Case Mod is on mission

Creating a custom PC case mod might take weeks and that extends to months in case you imagine it to be extra artistic. You might have seen weird and bizarre case mods, but this Robotic Terminator with a loaded multi- barrel machinegun is too cool and unique to replace your CPU. What’s more interesting and unbelievable is that the maker took just two days to built it from scratch.

Louis Vuitton Minaudière Coquille D’oeuf has fragmented eggshells on top

Louis Vuitton is back again with their Spring/Summer 2012 Leather Goods collection which signifies light and airy spiritual essence of soft shapes with sweet shades. The standout object of desire in this collection is surely the dainty Minaudière Coquille D’oeuf, having Monogram mosaic meticulously hand-pieced using only eggshell fragments. Crafted from 12,500 eggshell fragments with over 600 man hours put together using the 1920’s technique from the last man in Paris.

Mr. Lamp is a real world reflection of your personality

You might have not noticed, but everyday objects you use during your routine make a great difference, especially when you hate to be in monotonous. Mr. Lamp is just what your living room would need for a change. It’s a lamp cum full character coat hanger. The designer Rafael Morgan wants you to have a mirror image of your personality and lifestyle standing in front of your eyes, which is more real and material.

Get along your giant spoons to lick on the Melting Ice Cream Truck

Very few design houses have actually managed to gain repute in creating engaging and dramatic sculptures, which have really appealed with the masses and The Glue Society is one such name. Glue Society’s Melting Ice Cream Truck sculpture that won them $5,000 in prize money at the annual Sculpture by the Sea Exhibition is an installation that’s taken The Glue Society to a new high. At first however, to my critic eye the Melting Ice Cream Truck seemed waste, but then I look at my giant spoon, I thought, why not! Is anyone of you coming?

Pooping Good Boy and Good Puppy dog floor lamps are offensive!

There are only a few designers who don’t mind taking things to the weirdest stance possible. Whatshisname is just one of them, and his freakin’ Good Boy and smaller Good Puppy – dog floor lamps are creations to affirm. Both his lamps were made-up to be part of London’s Art Below exhibition, unfortunately they were deemed offensive and banded from the exhibition. Wondering why, well the lamps require you to turn them on or off by stepping on dog turd (fake yes, but offensive)!

The exquisite Montegrappa N.S. Virgen de Guadalupe Limited Edition Pen

Anyone who’s fond of luxury defining writing instruments would know about Montegrappa, yes, the famed Italian writing instrument brand that’s delivered some of the finest luxury pens out there. And to celebrate first 100 years of Montegrappa, the brand presented Pope Benedict XVI a Montegrappa N.S. Virgen de Guadalupe Limited Edition Pen as a souvenir of affection from the people of Mexico. The creation to commemorate 480th anniversary of the appearance of the Our Lady of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico and Latin America on the Cerro del Tepeyac hill.

Danny Quirk’s Anatomical Self-Dissection paintings are not for the weak hearted

As weird as self-dissection might sound it surely isn’t for the weak hearted and even for the freakiest people it is in the domains of a taboo practice. However artist Danny Quirk doesn’t shirk away from depicting this dark practice in his new photo realistic series called Anatomical Self-Dissections which shows subjects performing painful self-dissections on their own bodies. Danny a well-known fine art illustrator accomplishes this niche portraiture depiction with a very surreal approach showing the subjects tearing off their skin and muscles to reveal inner body parts by revealing the muscle, tissue, bones and organs.

Handmade recycled cards drawn with black fineliner inspire creativity

No two people are the same, so for every individual source of inspiration and the will for creativity is different too. Thus, it’s not easy to comprehend which way an attitude can swing and what a creative head can end up with. This is just so true with Rich Armstrong’s resourceful ideology that’s given birth to a very attractive card art. Well it’s no rocket science, but of course each of these illustrations is unique in themselves.

OMRON develops advanced and fast hand gesture recognition technology for mobile devices

Motions sensing and gesture recognition might not sound unfamiliar to those waiting to interact to machines through normal body gestures completely. However, new hand gesture recognition technology developed by OMRON is just onto making it finer and mobile. It’s no more limited to Nintendo  Wii, but OMRON has put it into mobile devices compatible with android and iOS mobile operating systems. Using OKAO Vision, a Japanese image sensing technology, the program uses statistical classification method and model-fitting technology in a small memory. A 40-pixel image (minimum) in height will help best detecting hand movements in any direction like up, down,...

2PO Design delivers MEES 37 luxury yacht with top speeds of 25 knots

When you want to make something for the rich, it is then that you have to think with the brains of the rich. Based on research of the mindset of the rich, Polatkan from 2PO Design Studio Istanbul, Turkey has designed an art-deco-style, lightweight composite hull MEES 37 yacht that will draw power from a 315hp Yanmar 6LPA engine to reach top speeds of 25 knots. The yacht is about 4 meter long, has a well worked teak deck with a specially handcrafted seating area for 10 people that boast of saltwater resistant leather upholstered chairs.