Batman: The Story of the Dark Knight by Ralph Cosentino

Yesterday, a book caught my eye at Powell’s Books entitled “Batman: The Story of the Dark Knight” by Ralph Cosentino. I loved the retro interior art and the simply told origin story that would be perfect for a 5 year old comic fan (or a 43 year old).  I contacted the author/illustrator via e-mail andContinue reading “Batman: The Story of the Dark Knight by Ralph Cosentino”

Art Made of Pudding, Pepper and Ginger?

Suspect and Fugitive is a year long project where the artist, Rakkadeer created an item a day out of suspect (questionable) and fugitive (non archival) materials. Below are images of Bill Cosby made of pudding, Jack Nicholson made of pepper and Mr. Rogers made of ginger.      

Harley-Davidson Museum

Celebrate 105 years of American muscle at the new 20-acre Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI. Featuring a stunning design by Pentagram, the Museum and the surrounding buildings are attractions by themselves, and include the two-floor museum, an Archive building where visitors can take a look at hogs of the past and see items being restoredContinue reading “Harley-Davidson Museum”

Conan Succeeds Leno in June of 2009

NBC has made the official announcement on when exactly Conan O’Brien will take over “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno: Conan O’Brien, the dominant late-night host at 12:35 a.m. (ET) for the past 14 seasons, will succeed Jay Leno as host of the preeminent series on late-night television, NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” in June ofContinue reading “Conan Succeeds Leno in June of 2009”

Pin-Up of Watchmen’s Sally Jupiter

James Jean created this illustration for the Watchmen movie that can be seen briefly in the trailer. He writes on his site: At 1:32 into the Watchmen trailer, you can see a glimpse of an illustration I did for the movie. Alex McDowell asked me to create a Vargas-esque portrait of Sally Jupiter, played byContinue reading “Pin-Up of Watchmen’s Sally Jupiter”

A Lego Mindstorms Robot That Solves A Rubik’s Cube

Tilted Twister solves Rubik’s cube fully automatically. Just place the scrambled cube on Tilted Twister’s turntable. An ultrasonic sensor detects its presence and starts to read the colors of the cube faces using a light sensor. The robot turns and tilts the cube in order to read all the faces of the cube. It thenContinue reading “A Lego Mindstorms Robot That Solves A Rubik’s Cube”

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