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Nicole Wakelin

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One of the best parts about a convention is all the incredible cosplay. Space City Comic Con in Houston, Texas was no exception. Mineralblu Photography put together this wonderful video featuring all the cosplayers having a great time showing off their hard work.

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The latest in adorable geek wear from Darling Army includes a line of anime-themed cosplay dresses and tights. They can be worn separately or together as the perfect tribute to your favorite characters.

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This fantastic body paint is the work of twistinbangs aka Corie Willet. It’s impressive work, especially when you know that she applies it all herself without help. She’s created all sorts of brilliantly colored looks from zombies, to mermaids, to melting faces.

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When it comes to the debate over impractical female superhero costumes, Emma Frost is always in the conversation. X-Men fan Terry Blas decided to take on the problem, but he needs your help.

To that end he created The Emma Frost Project and asked readers to show off their ideas for what a thoroughly modern and fashionably Frost might wear. Feel free to submit your designs to share with other Frost fans.

(The Daily Dot via The Mary Sue)


Alberta photographer Wendy Sloboda has been photographing fossils for 30 years, and she has a gift for dinosaur hunting. Her work has led to the classification of new species, and a discovery she made five years ago was given the name Wendiceratops Pinhornensis in her honor. Royal Ontario Museum paleontologist David Evans told CBCnews:

The paleontologists dig at sites discovered the previous year — often by Sloboda, Evans says.

“We often joke that we’re Wendy’s cleanup crew because Wendy runs around the badlands and finds all this cool stuff and we basically come in afterwards and do the digging,” he added. “She just has a sixth sense for finding good specimens.”

Sloboda drives out to other areas and hikes with a small group, usually students, to go “prospecting” — looking for rocks sticking out of the dirt that she recognizes as fossils from their unusual colour, texture or shininess.

“It’s really hard to explain,” she said.

An image of the hippo-sized horned dinosaur which is related to the triceratops and lived 75 to 79 million years ago, is now tattooed on Wendy’s arm.

(Marilyn Terrell via Neatorama)

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Choose from either water or fire Pokémon in an all-over print on these fun leggings. They’re made of polyester and spandex for a snug and comfortable fit and come in a range of sizes.

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This fantastic video compilation by YouTuber MaximumDiver features some of the best cosplay from Montreal Comic Con 2015. Deadpool, Batman, and Star-Lord show up along with Black Widow, Captain America, and plenty more of your favorite characters.

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Makeup artist Luca Luce has created some very realistic 3D images on his own hands. They’re both impressive and super creepy with examples that look like his skin has cracked open or tentacles are bursting from inside his body.

Check out more of his work after the break.

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It might be hot now, but the weather will be cool again before you know it. Nothing beats a good hoodie when it comes to comfort in chilly weather—especially when there’s an element of cosplay thrown in. Enter the BMO Adventure Time hoodie. It’s a 60/40 cotton/polyester blend and even has a little BMO zipper pull!

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It’s been 46 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon and there are big plans for his spacesuit. The Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum wants to put it on display for the 50th anniversary in July 2019, but they need help raising the money to do it safely.

Tho that end, they launched a Kickstarter to raise the needed funds. #RebootTheSuit is hoping to raise $500,000 and is offering great rewards for space nerds. There are stickers and posters, behind-the-scenes videos, and a Reboot the Suit t-shirt.

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