Send your friends an envelope of the night sky

July 28th, 2016|

You might not be able to give your BFFs the world, but at least you can send them the starry night sky.

Japan Trend Shop is selling envelopes that contain entire galaxies inside them. Once your friend neatly opens the package and removes its contents, have them look inside. As light enters the envelope, the constellations light […]

How to create Easter space eggs

April 6th, 2015|

Over at Dream a Little Bigger, Allison Murray created a fun tutorial that teaches you how to make easter eggs covered in tiny galaxies and other comsic phenomena using acrylic paints, sponges, and a little ingenuity. Learn more here.

Custom Glass Planets Containing the Cremated Remains of Loved Ones

March 31st, 2015|

Merry Coor produces ethereal designs from cremated remains within custom glass beads. Coor crafts each bead by hand, first melting glass into a round bead, then spiraling the design out of ashes on top, and finally sealing the design with an outer layer of clear glass.

For each bead she not only requests a 1/2 teaspoon of […]

Ptolemy Elrington turns old hubcaps into awesome looking creatures

January 31st, 2015|

Most of us get annoyed when we see old hubcaps littering the roadside, but artist Ptolemy Elrington has spent the last 12 years putting them to good use. Elrington takes discarded hubcaps and repurposes them into beautiful creatures. The interesting thing is that he doesn’t try to disguise the fact these sculptures are made from hubcaps, instead […]

Bubbles of ink suspended in translucent oil

December 22nd, 2014|

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Making a screw flush with the surface is like creating invisibility

December 17th, 2014|

“The Alchemist” Keyboard

December 16th, 2014|

This keyboard was originally designed for a pharmacist and is themed around Apothecarial and Alchemical icons including the Bowl of Hygeia, the Caduceus, and the Eye of Ra (from which the modern “Rx” symbol used by pharmacists is derived).

The side lighting is wired into the scroll lock LED and turns on with a press of […]