Senator Daniel Inouye became a U.S. Representative on the day that Hawaii became a state, on August 21, 1959. He was elected Senator in 1962, and became the longest-serving member of the Senate. But he was already quite accomplished before entering politics. Inouye was a teenager in Honolulu when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, and [...]
Richard Carey (DeviantART member braindeadmystuff) is in the process of building this intricate Prometheus-style xenomorph. Check out more pictures of the sculpture at Unreality. Link
Instructables member stkmach will be able to extract massive quantities of candy while trick-or-treating tonight. His 1:6.5 scale AT-AT costume is so large that he needs the help of another person to pilot it. It’s made of corrugated plastic sheeting over a PVC pipe frame. Link -via Fashionably Geek
Instructables member Vitizop doesn’t provide much explanation, but it looks like he welded a length of bicycle chain to knife blade to replace the original handle. He later wove paracord around the handle to make it easier to grip. Link
Instructables member msel found a good use for an old washing machine that was ready for the dump. He added some handy features including caster wheels on the bottom and a light in the interior. Link
DeviantART member Trevor Grove is a fan of the TV show Breaking Bad. He is also quite an artist! Grove made these three 12″ custom figures of Walter White and gave them to Vince Gilligan, the creator of the show. He had to be pleased! See details of each at his gallery. Link -via Laughing [...]
DeviantART member Patrick Schoenmaker drew these wonderful interpretations of the characters from the Indiana Jones film series. If there’s ever an animated version, I hope it looks this good! See more of his Indiana Jones and Star Wars works in his gallery. Link -via The Daily What Geek
DeviantART member DrFaustusAU illustrated the poster from Ghostbusters as if it were set in Victorian times! This is just one of his set featuring Ghostbuster scenes re-imagined. Link -via Laughing Squid Previously: More art by DrFaustusAU.
(YouTube link) YouTube member austron spent eight months putting this ball machine he calls Clockwork together, using over 40,000 K’nex pieces. The result is 450 feet long, looped around a room in his home that everyone will want to visit! -via Geeks Are Sexy
No, not spaghetti and meatballs, but spaghetti inside meatballs! Instructables member bajablue writes, “I do what the voices in my Tool, Tackle & Recipe Boxes tell me to.” And we should all be thankful, for this is the result: meatballs stuffed with mozzarella and angel hair pasta. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!