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10 Amazing Species Discovered in 2012

From the insect that was first identified on Flickr to the iridescent blue tarantula to Myanmar’s sneezing monkey, this great Mashable list is filled with all kinds of amazing species that were discovered over the last year. Link

LEGO Batcave

Carlyle Livingston II and Wayne Hussey used over 20,000 LEGO bricks to make this extensive cutaway Batcave! It was unveiled at the Emerald City ComiCon this past March, and then displayed at a couple other major events. This Batcave has different chambers for the Batmobile, the Batcopter, the Batplane and other vehicles, plus equipment storage, [...]

Cassette Portraits

With perfectly minimal accents, artist Beloit Jammes turns audio cassettes into portraits and movie posters. This one almost certainly references Kill Bill. You can view the rest at Jammes’s Flickr stream. Artist’s Flickr Stream -via Ian Brooks

Knitted Banana Peels

Don’t slip! Flickr user alzi23 ate bananas and recklessly left the peels out on the deck. For shame! Link -via Craft

Dalek Cupcakes

Won’t you look at these wonderful cupcakes all dressed up as daleks! And there’s a TARDIS, too! They were made by Flickr user seelensturm, who is willing to share. You can download the papercraft dalek wrappers and the TARDIS wrapper at DeviantART. See more pictures in the Flickr set. Link -via Nag on the Lake (Image [...]

Well, They Are Already In Bikinis

If you love random, geeky Flickr finds, then you’ll appreciate the fact that I happened to stumble upon this great photo while looking for geeky couples for a Mental Floss feature I was working on recently. Wookies and Leias chilling poolside? I couldn’t help but share it with you guys. Link

What The Girls In The World of TRON Wear to Prom

Flickr user Karen Green spotted this great cosplay dress at Comic Con 2011 and appropriately titled it “like a TRON prom dress.” I don’t know about you guys, but I’d love to see someone actually wearing this dress to their prom. Maybe one of our younger readers could take a little inspiration for their prom -you [...]

New insect species discovered on Flickr

A photograph posted by a hiker on Flickr has lead to a whole new species of insect being identified. Shaun Winterton had been looking through photogra…

Punched Ticket Art by Mia Liu

Photo: Mia Liu/Flickr Taiwanese artist Mia Wen-Hsuan Liu took thousands of admission tickets to the Guggenheim Museum and punched holes into them to create this wonderful piece [...]

The United States of Craigslist

Image: IDVsolutions/Flickr John Nelson of IDV Solutions graphed the map of the United States, according to the areas that have their own Craigslist board: … here is a map that approximates geographic coverage to individual [...]