Category Archive: Castle

Jul 23 2014

Questionable Defensibility: Beautiful Geometric Sand Castles

New York-based sandcastle artist Calvin Seibert created a group of geometric/abstract sandcastles on a recent 10-day trip to Hawaii. First let me say, what a life. Traveling to Hawaii, building sandcastles, living in New York. What more could you ask for, aside from not to live in New York. I’m sure a lot of people …

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Mar 28 2014

Questionable Defensibility: Sandcastles on a Single Grain of Sand

Artist Vik Muniz decided over the last few years to downsize his operation and try to draw sand castles on a single grain of sand. It took him four years but it’s finally happening. Why would he do this? Because art! The process of getting a sandcastle onto a speck of rock was anything but …

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Mar 24 2014

Vintage Postcards Updated with Sci-Fi Characters

Illustrator Franco Brambilla dreams of a world with a space port on every corner and where extra terrestrial or time-traveling visitors are free to roam the grounds of national monuments world-wide. For this reason he took a bunch of vintage post cards and drew aliens, dinosaurs, Start Wars and Dr. Who characters, and various spacecraft …

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Mar 06 2014

There Should be a Nusery Rhyme: Mexican Pyramid is Falling Down

The Pyramid of the Sun is falling down Falling down Falling down Okay, maybe this isn’t working. The Pyramid on the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico is working on falling down. It’s only been there for like 2000 years so you’d like people wouldn’t be to stressed about it. Only, they totally are.  From 2010 to …

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Feb 25 2014

Play it Again: Holy Stomping

When’s the last time you found a really good, amazingly simple, outlandishly dumb, and endlessly entertaining Internet game? If it’s been a while then today is the day for a new one. Holy Stomping is the new game in which you play as the Foot of Cupid from Monty Python and you stomp things. Holy …

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Jan 24 2014

An Age of Gargoyle Disney Princesses

DeviantArtist briannacherrygarcia decided it was time to get in on this wonderful Disney princess re-envision-ment trend that’s been going around. You should remember her from the My Little Raptor set she came up with. Her take on it was making Gargoyles of the girls. You all remember the show Gargoyles? Yeah me too, I remember …

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Aug 21 2013

LEGO Modular Castles: For LEGO Royalty on a Budget

Have you ever decided that you would go to the store and buy one of their new LEGO sets and then come home with doughnuts instead because those are way more affordable? Well it’s happened to me, and you can tell. The area on my body where I store fat, between my nose and my …

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May 27 2013

Austrian Crazy Person Slacklines a Cathedral

Christian Waldner has made history as the first person to walk a slack line set between the spires of the St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria. I’m also guessing he’ll be the last person to do so. I doubt churches are actively searching for people to do stunts on their buildings. And if there is …

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May 23 2013

Want: Dragon Gate

If you don’t have a list of features you want in your dream home then you are not a good American. My list includes simple things like a sunken tub, vaulted ceilings, copper rain gutters, and a moat. And now I’m adding a bad-ass dragon gate. That will keep those pesky girls scouts out. I …

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Apr 22 2013

So I’m moving. To a mansion.

Because we all love lists and pictures, I stumbled across this list of abandoned mansions from around the world. I’m thinking of testing out my squatting and survival skills by claiming a couple as my own and moving in, with my pet dragons, so hands off. On a side note, I’ll be taking applications for …

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