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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

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Steampunk The ultra technological world born from hackers & maker culture has helped inspire a Jules Verne themed steampunk bazaar full of brass computer accoutrements, leather fly-boy goggles, and ray-guns made from candle holders that should help equip you well enough to fight off an attack from a wayward Eastern Block airship, a corset wearing phantasm from yesteryear, or just your everyday future warriors who refuse to acknowledge that an imaginary life in the past is better than living in the reality of today, or dare I say, the curious gaze of tomorrow. The retro futuristic world of steampunk is thriving on Instructables, and with this guide, it can thrive in your life too. By request: My take on goggles.Often times after piloting my steam dirigible, I arrive at my destination only to find my eyelashes and eyebrows have collected a mass of gnats, fleas, and small birds. ... Well lets put it this way, ive always had this thing about traveling through time, and having a time machine.

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!

Another 12 Cool Steampunk Gadgets Steampunk Mouse You've probably seen a steampunk mouse before, but none that come with a pre-installed brain! Builder Peter Balch notes that “Every self-respecting Victorian Scientist needs a brain in a jar.” Can't argue with that, can I? Look For Less : Top & Ombre Skirt | TheGloss Just like dresses, there are skirts perfect for Spring and Summer fashion as well. I can’t believe I’ve been ignoring the flowy, and printed skirts lately. Here’s a Look For Less outfit involving a skirt that I hope you like. Look For Less : Top, Skirt, & Flats Steampunk Jewelry Made Simple May 19, 2011 by suzannelazear Today we welcome Brenda Sue of B’sue Boutiques who’s jewelry supply store not only has everything you need to make neat Steampunk jewelry, but she also has loads of instructional videos for people like me who love to make things, but in all honesty can’t craft their way out of a cardboard box. STEAMPUNK JEWELRY MADE SIMPLE: Breaking It Down to Cogs and Gears

21-Day Make Better Challenge: Day 1 Tired of having anemic lashes? For Rihanna-esque results, makeup artists recommend coating follicles with not one but two mascaras (one for volume, one for length). To maintain longer, thicker lashes when the makeup comes off, however, it’s important to use double-duty mascaras. “Make sure you apply conditioning formulas,” says celebrity makeup artist Matin. How to Make Steampunk Jewelry Wikipedia defines Steampunk as “a subgenre of fantasy and speculative fiction that came into prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s. The term denotes works set in an era or world where steam power is still widely used-usually the 19th century, and often set in Victorian era England-but with prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy, such as fictional technological inventions like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, or real technological developments like the computer occurring at an earlier date.

Marchesa: feminine beauty, Fall 2010 > Fashion show coverage There was plenty about Marchesa‘s Fall 2010 collection that fit perfectly within the label’s signature style. Long gowns entwined with ruffles, fluffy feathered skirts, and the mandatory injections of draping silk and tulle. But this time around there was also a strong selection of super-short playful (yet still phenomenally detailed) dresses that the current set of young socialites and starlets will no doubt be jumping all over as red carpet fare. Best of all was the motif of shooting stars that worked into the pieces – an utterly amazing sheer dress that looked like it belonged on the lithe body of an Art Deco spelter figurine; and a tuxedo dress with uncharacteristically rocking over the knee boots and a hint of stars at the decolletage. Click the thumbnails for full pictures:

Free Patterns Menu: Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting Diagrams - The Ladies Treasury of Costume and Fashion Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting Diagrams IMPORTANT: Notes On Using Our Patterns These patterns are reproduced from original period patterns and from cutting diagrams found in English, French and American publications of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

carrie*connects: Clever Idea | Grab Some After Party Shoes With Your After Dinner Drinks Check out these ballet flats, called Rollasole , that ladies buy from vending machines conveniently located at clubs and restaurants around London. They come in pretty little boxed packages complete with shoe sleeve. The cost is about 7 British Pounds which if you ask me is quite a bargain if you've ever had your toes go numb after a night of dancing. In addition to Rollasoles, there's Afterheels.com which offers a similar idea in the form of cushy slippers that are slightly less fashion forward.

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