Tag: hobbies

Feb 22, 2013

Turning Rusty Fire Hydrants into Planets

Turning Rusty Fire Hydrants into Planets

Have you ever seen the top of a rusty fire hydrant and thought it looked like a distant planet floating in the Cosmos? Me neither. Thankfully, Redditor gumballbrain did, and recently shared a series of ‘fire hydrant planets‘ on Reddit that promptly made yesterday’s front page. As for how he came up with the…

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Feb 17, 2013

Detailed Photos of the Sun by a Backyard Astronomer

Detailed Photos of the Sun by a Backyard Astronomer

By day, Alan Friedman makes greeting cards for Great Arrow Graphics. At night, Friedman pursues his passion for astronomy from his observatory, located in the backyard of his home in Buffalo, New York. While it’s not an ideal site, given the street lights, telephone wires and jet stream winds. He makes the most of…

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Jan 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Living Inside your Computer

Picture of the Day: Living Inside your Computer

LIVING INSIDE YOUR COMPUTER Designed by Newsmaker @ modding.ru Designed by user ‘Newsmaker’ on Russian PC Case mod forum modding.ru, we see the insides of an old PC converted into a tiny living room. The miniature furniture (complete with a rug that really ties the room together) is perfect, but the functional…

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Jan 6, 2013

How To Make a Rainbow-Coloured Igloo Using Milk Cartons

How To Make a Rainbow-Coloured Igloo Using Milk Cartons

New Zealander and recent civil engineering graduate Daniel Gray travelled north to Edmonton, Canada to spend five weeks with his girlfriend and her parents for the holidays. To keep him occupied (and perhaps test his resolve) his girlfriend’s mother thought it might be a fun idea to build an igloo. Little did Daniel know,…

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Nov 27, 2012

Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert

Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert

Using a variety of 3D geometric shapes such as prisms, pyramids, cylinders, spheres and cones; artist Calvin Seibert creates wonderful sand sculptures that are not quite ‘castles’ but much more than just randomly placed building blocks. On Flickr, you can find an entire 66-picture gallery of Calvin’s artwork which have all been washed away…

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Oct 13, 2012

Builders Recreate the Bat Cave Using 20,000 Pieces of LEGO

Builders Recreate the Bat Cave Using 20,000 Pieces of LEGO

Using over 20,000 pieces of LEGO, Wayne Hussey and Carlyle Livingston faithfully reconstructed Bruce Wayne’s famous Bat Cave out of LEGO. The Bat Cave was first displayed at Emerald City ComiCon in late March of 2012. It then made an appearance at Jet City Comic Show and then BrickCon 2012. The pair estimate that…

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Jan 31, 2012

The Best Super Bowl Snack Stadiums Ever

The Best Super Bowl Snack Stadiums Ever

Photograph by Nicholas Gray Super Bowl 46 is this Sunday (Giants vs Patriots). What better way to celebrate this most glorious occasion then to feast your eyes on the most ridiculous Super Bowl Snack Stadiums ever created? Below is a collection of thirty snack stadiums that are sure to challenge your New Year’s…

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