Elegant, Sinister Hydra Coupe
Elegant, Sinister Hydra Coupe
You might remember this vehicle from the film “Captain America” (it was the personal car of Marvel’s villain Johann Schmidt, the Red Skull). But you’ve never seen it in this color and special finish, with such sensuous detail.
We’ve featured Daniel Simon’s work on Dark Roasted Blend before, see Cosmic Motors Concept Art article. Here are his “Tron Legacy” Light Jet and the inimitable Galaxion supercar from “Cosmic Motors” series (bottom image):
New Galaxy-shaking book of sublime concepts by Daniel Simon (two years in the making) is coming spring 2013!
Today’s pictures & links:
Happy Tree Friend
Best comment: “It looks like perhaps it is a Polypore mushroom growing upon a tree substrate. Perhaps even two species of rust/polypore infecting the same tree. Similar to a situation where a Birch tree could have Chaga and Birch Polypore at the same time.” (via Reddit)
Schlörwagen’s “Pillbug Car”
The photograph above goes very well with the following image from “Dr. Who” series:
Mixed fresh links for today:
10 billion years in 78 seconds: a slice of the Universe – [wow video]
Floating Island Yacht… Sure, Why Not?
Meet Professor Rattus
Pretty neat steampunk art, don’t you think? – “Professor Rattus and Her Royal Court”, by Terry Strickland:
Meanwhile in a pizzeria not too far away…
Jabba the Hut makes a surprise appearance:
The following is a short round-up of the best from our Facebook stream (which we update every day with unique material, not available on DRB otherwise):
Map of Europe as a Lady – “Queen Europe” or Europe Regina, 1588 (more info):
Here is another historic map, in a more familiar orientation:
Spirograph? You can try this at home:
Love me some vegetable -
Perhaps the strangest dashboard of all (look at the doors!) – 1965 Dodge Deora Concept Car:
Re: back-to-school supplies -
Meanwhile in Britain: Wreckage and his Dinosaur – more info:
I have mixed feelings seeing these images…
Incredibly sad to see such ancient giants fallen. Vintage logging industry in the Redwood Forests of California; See larger size photographs here at Humboldt State University Library.
The Strange Lovecraftian Statuary of Puerto Vallarta
First seen at Wired, these are haunting and mighty weird sculptures, known as “La Rotunda del Mar” (“The Circle of the Sea”) by artist Alejandro Colunga:
Atomic Annihilation: Shocking Picture of the 9 Megaton Titan Warhead
This is what the 10 foot tall ‘payload’ of a Titan II looks like after it has plowed back through the lower oceans of atmosphere, at 15,000 mph, on it’s course from outer-space to target – more info:
The author of “Atomic Annihilation” Cold War-themed site, talented photographer James Vaughan also makes highly stylish retro visions, see for example, his “Bomber Pilot” and “Zeppelin Pilot”:
Paradise Found: Plastic Bottles Shack
At least, this is a paradise for plants, a lovely concept for a greenhouse by Jane Burt:
Extreme Futuristic Bike Concept
… by great concept artist Mark Yang. Here it is with the open canopy:
…and with the canopy closed:
Probably the easiest illusion you can make!
While you catch the last hot days of summer -
Who needs howling wolves?
When you can have howling hippos! (hippo UNICORNS, no less) -