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The California art and engineering collective Carv created this Theo Jansen Strandbeest-inspired bicycle that is completely impractical and weird, but also strangely fascinating.

I know the perfect person to ride it.

The device utilizes walking spider legs in place of a rear wheel and was built over a 700 hour period using 450 custom made components. Needless to say, it would generate a ton of attention on the street, but probably just as much frustration when you’re in a hurry.

Check out more pics and a video below. [click to continue…]

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Labyrinth has captured so many geek hearts over the years that I’m surprised we didn’t have Funko Pops before—but they’re here now and they’re magical.

See Also: Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth: The Board Game’ Is Coming!

Sarah with the “ello!” worm is a whimsical pair. Plus the magical Jareth, who I’m sure will sell out first. There’s a 6-inch Ludo I just want to hug, and Hoggle may be the best-suited character for a Funko pop yet.

They’ll be out in September, but you can pre-order now if you wish. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Microsoft France is at it again with the amazing themed Xbox One giveaways. This time, three lucky gamers will win a console styled after the Game of Thrones intro.

Take a closer look at the console in the video below. [click to continue…]

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Check out this Air Balloon bed by Circu. Every dream would be an epic adventure.

This bed is the sort of thing that you see in magazines and catalogs but no one you know would ever own it.

See Also: I Want To Live In This “Calvin And Hobbes” Bedroom

How much is it? I have no idea because there’s no price info which means it costs enough that you have to not care about how much it is to buy it.

Not that it makes it any less pretty to look at.

(via Geekologie)

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Painter and sculptor Louise Terrier enjoys creating watercolor paintings of classic Studio Ghibli characters and scenes. While the subject matter may be homages to Miyazaki’s films, the paintings still feel extremely original.

Check out more examples of her work below. [click to continue…]

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Evangelion fans who also enjoy weightlifting will be happy to hear that Evangelion dumbbells are now a real thing.

It seems weird until you see this.

Army Dumbbell offers two types of Evangelion weights: one in EVA Unit-01 colors and the other in red EVA Unit-02. Both feature NERV logos on the ends. [click to continue…]

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Hoo boy. Funko’s assault on our wallets shows no signs of slowing down. Clearly, they won’t be satisfied until everything in our homes is a cute representation of our favorite characters with enormous heads.

To that end, they’ve just introduced Pop! Party String Lights to their arsenal and Captain America is the first character available in the line. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

Official Groot-Doh

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James Gunn has been known to give Play-Doh to cast and crew members as a reward for their hard work. He notes that “smelling it reminds me of childhood and pure creativity. So I like giving out that experience on set.”

This is what happens when you give Play-Doh to a bunch of props guys working on a big budget film like Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.

(James Gunn via Tor)

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