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12 Steampunk Gadgets and Designs

12 Steampunk Gadgets and Designs
Steampunk is a sub-genre of fantasy and speculative fiction set in an era or world where steam power is still widely used. This post showcases creative gadgets and designs styled in a steampunk fashion. Steampunk PS3 Beautiful steampunk styled Playstation 3 mod created from old radio valve, a pipe valve, a pressure gauge, and assorted plumbing parts. [link] Steampunk Segway (Legway) A self balancing, human powered, steampunk styled, Segway. Steampunk Computer Mouse Amazing steampunk computer mouse created by a Russian modder. Steampunk iPod Mini Creative steampunk iPod hand crafted from brass, copper and oak. Steampunk Laptop This may look like a Victorian music box, but inside this hand crafted wooden case lives a Hewlett-Packard ZT1000 laptop. Steampunk Headphones “Mechanical aural communication device” by Chris from Chicago. Steampunk Watch Creative handmade steampunk watch design by koisuruusagi. Steampunk USB Flash Drive Steampunk Computer Keyboard Steampunk Guitar Steampunk LCD Monitor Related:  steampunk

Steampunkilicious: gear rings (picture heavy) and a necklace or two. - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS So, my boyfriend came home with a bag of metal gears the other day. I went through it and picked out the ones that appealed to me the most (we're using them for totally different purposes so the ones I like are rarely the ones he wants to use) and got to it. This one MOVES! The larger wheel turns while the smaller wheel on top stays in place and the ratchet arm clicks over each cog. There are more but I hate to flood you guys with photos! I really like accenting the gears with dyed pearls or glass beads. I also made a few necklaces with different gear parts. These involve gear parts, salvaged steel rings, sterling silver, small keys, and whatever else looked good at the time. Now I want to try making a gear out of sterling silver.

Marvels of Science and Steampunk by *JonHodgson on deviantART (>^_^)> 32 Colorful Rainbow Food Designs >> from The Endearing Designer : Design Tips, Tricks, Tutorials, Tools and More... The Endearing Designer Summary: A mouth-watering display of rainbow-colored foods… [dropcap style="2"]W[/dropcap]e are spoiled by choice. Foods today come in so many colors that they’re often blinding to look at. This article displays a collection of 32 colorful rainbow food designs that will either leave your mouth watering, or rob you of it through sheer amazement… (via Mrs Happy Homemaker) (via Luuux) (via The Two Savvy Sisters) (via Little Toewsies) (via Off the Meat Hook) (via Visualize) (via Pinterest) (via Sweetapolita) (via Parents) (via Beezy) (via Sapphire Candy) (via TomKatStudio) (via Candice and Ezra) (via I Am Baker) (via Pinterest) (via Visualize) (via Tedi17) (via Richard Forward) 20. (via Rebellious Streak) (via ionea76) (via Tryxiana) (via High Heels and DDP) (via Awesome Food) (via Wedding by Color) (via Cakes for Weddings) (via Mighty Strawberry) (via Colourful Imagination) (via SugarSoiree) (via CutestFood) (via The Art of the Cookie) (via The Breakfast Club)

Steampunk Costumes & Neo-Victorian Outfits for Women | BRASKY Steampunk: 20 Core Titles By John Klima Featuring H.G. Wells, Neal Barrett & Cherie Priest By John Klima — Library Journal, 03/04/2010 Steampunk is everywhere, from movies like Sherlock Holmes and Howl’s Moving Castle to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and an art exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford, England. A subgenre of science fiction, it typically (but not always) employs a Victorian setting where steam power and advanced technologies like computers coexist and often features themes, such as secret societies, found in mystery novels. A little background: The subgenre has its origins in the 1980s with writers such as Tim Powers, James Blaylock, and K.W. Here are ten classic steampunk works and ten more recent titles for a well-rounded collection. The Classics | Recent Works Barrett, Neal, Jr. Blaylock, James P. Di Filippo, Paul. Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. 29461-3. pap. $7.99. Jeter, K.W. Moorcock, Michael. Out of print. Powers, Tim. Steampunk. 9. pap. $14.95. Swanwick, Michael.

Useful Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended Tutorials Recently, Photoshop CS6 was launched; it’s appreciated among designers and photographers. Photoshop CS6 is bundled with several new features like new dark interface, searchable layers, the powerful blur gallery, camera Raw 7, video editing etc. Here are 10 amazing photo manipulation tutorials that offer excellent tips and tricks for picture-perfect faces. Fortunately, there are already a number of tutorials online that will help you to learn more about CS6. 1. Create Oil Painting Effect Using Photoshop CS6 2. Iris Blur - Photoshop CS6 Tutorial 3. Playing with Timeline in Photoshop CS6 4. Color Splash Effect in Photoshop CS6 5. Create Tilt Shift Photography 6. Change the Appearance of Photoshop CS6 7. Create Abstract Layered Text Effect 8. Content Aware Move Tool 9. Build a 3D Scene Using Photoshop CS6 10. Create an Animated GIF from a Video 11. Design a Texts Drop in Water 12. How to Use the Content Aware Patch Tool 13. Create a Fantasy Landscape 14. Manage Your Layers More Efficiently 15. 16. 17.

A Beginner’s Guide to Steampunk Literature From humble beginnings as a loosely defined sub-genre of science fiction, steampunk has evolved into a cultural phenomenon that combines ‘a Victorian aesthetic and a punk-rock attitude’; one that has come to influence more than just literature. The creation of the ‘steampunk’ term is usually attributed to the science fiction author K.W. Jeter, who used it in a letter to Locus Magazine. He was trying to find a way to describe Victorian fantasy novels like those written by himself (Morlock Night and Infernal Devices), Tim Powers (The Anubis Gates) and James Blaylock (Homunculus). He believed novels written in what he described as the ‘gonzo-historical manner’ would be the next big thing but only if there was a general term that described them as a genre. It’s still inadequate to explain steampunk as just ‘Victorian Fantasy.’ Boneshaker by Cherie Priest Zombies, pirates, airships and mad scientists turn this into great YA steampunk romp. Leviathan Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld

Ferrari Millenio by Marko Petrovic The Ferrari Millenio, as the name might allude, is a futuristic super-car concept that features a complex combination of materials and technologies that we can hope will become a serious reality before the end of the next millenium. The two-seater includes a buckypaper reinforced body that is stronger than steel and lighter than carbon fiber as well as dual electric engines that can be recharged via solar panels or through an inductive power transfer system. Designer: Marko Petrovic Twenty Must Read Steampunk Books – An Introduction to the Genre This list is the first in a projected series of genre introduction lists intended to provide extensive overviews of various speculative subgenres. They aim to provide a resource for anyone who is interested in a particular subgenre but doesn’t quite know where to start. While this list is by no means all-encompassing, we believe that if you read some of these books you will have a working knowledge of what steampunk is all about. If you read all of them, we will be forced to bow down and acknowledge you as being well on your way to becoming a steampunk virtuoso. Steampunk is a hard subgenre to evaluate since the decision to classify a novel as steampunk often relates to aesthetics and may have little to do with the overall plot or feel of the novel. Therefore, when choosing books for this list, I have endeavored to explore all sides of steampunk by presenting a selection of books with varying styles, vastly different plots and different themes. Enjoy our Introduction to Steampunk list?

The Ultimate Sandwich Recipe: Feast your eyes on this! First things first, the CellarVie Wines team cannot lay claim to being responsible for the making of the ‘Ultimate Sandwich’. This remarkable feat of culinary engineering, complete with the beautiful pictures displayed below, arrived in our inbox courtesy of an anonymous email chain on Tuesday afternoon. Jamie Oliver would undoubtedly and perhaps quite correctly, not endorse this as a healthy meal, and it certainly isn't for the faint-hearted but we thought it was a bit of fun nonetheless. So feast your eyes on the ‘Ultimate sandwich’… Ingredients (a guideline) 1 hard crusted Italian bread 3 rib eye steaks 500g mushrooms 1 onion 8 rashers of unsmoked back bacon Swiss Cheese slices Worchester Sauce, Dijon Mustard, horseradish or condiments of your choosing. Salt and pepper to season. Method [See images below] Line up the ingredients and brace yourself for something very special indeed. Hollow out the hard-crusted Italian bread. Rare cook the steaks [they will continue to cook whilst in the sandwich].

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