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Steampunk Predator Mask

By Jove, that fellow is using the trees! But if it bleeds, we can dispatch it. Hand me that Krag. Look for the helmet made by the artisans at Skunkworks Props. Link -via Fashionably Geek

Sluggo, The Street Slug of Ann Arbor

Every now and then, you’ll see Sluggo pop up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He’s a character created by street artist David Zinn. He’s made a mess here, but normally, he’s a helpful fellow. You can see more photos of Sluggo’s adventures at the link. Gallery -via MyModernMet

Van Gogh’s Starry Night Recreated with Images from the Hubble Space Telescope

Alex Harrison Parker is a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. After 22 years of operation, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured so many images that he was able to use them to create this mosiac of Starry Night. There could be no better medium. Link -via Oddity Central | Alex Harrison Parker’s Website

Amigurumi Tattoo Machine

This cute little fellow made by Ohioja wants to ink you up. It won’t hurt a bit. You want your girlfriend’s name on your arm? Great idea! Now hold still. Link -via Craft

Teddy Bear Breakfast

Shh! Don’t wake the little fellow. Let him doze. We can go hungry for a while. Hiyoko555 made this breakfast in the guise of Rilakkuma, the San-X character. Link (Google Translate) -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Custom Made Gears Of War Replica Shotgun

Show your fellow cosplayers that you mean business with this DIY Gears Of War replica shotgun, which lets you load actual shells and scare the crap out of anyone suckered in to believing it actually fires live ammo. Built by Mike Iverson of Blind Squirrel Props, the end result is stunningly realistic, and Mike was kind [...]

Conan O’Brien The Barbarian

You know how the upcoming movie Conan the Barbarian can be improved, fellow Team Coco fans? Replace the hunk Jason Momoa (he’s just too good lookin’) with another Conan, the one with um, more refined comedic potential. NextMovie collaborated with Old Red Jalopy to come up with this gem, Conan O’Brien the Barbarian poster: Link – Thanks [...]

Questions Our Writers Send Me Via Text #1 (of Thousands, Probably)

Every now and again, a fellow _flosser texts me a question I just can’t answer—either because I don’t know the answer, or because of the medium’s draconian character limit. So I’m going to start tossing out these questions to the group. “Is it ever explained why Marty hangs out with Doc Brown? He’s just in [...]

Leonard Nimoy Directed Three Men and a Baby

Last night fellow _flosser Ethan Trex told me Three Men and a Baby was directed by Leonard Nimoy. This pretty much blew my mind. What lesser-known movie/director combos do you think would cause a similar my-mind-being-blown reaction?

Creative Commons Haircut

Flickr user George Kelly spotted this fellow at the recent SXSW conference in Austin promoting Creative Commons. In the spirit of that organization, he was glad to have his photo taken so as long as it was properly licensed. Link via Walyou