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Inspired by a salt-covered gown featured in a 1920’s adaptation of S. Ansky’s The Dybbuk, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau submerged a black gown in the salt-rich water of the Dead Sea and left it there. The final product is something like a wedding gown created by nature.

She went back every few months to check the progress and photograph the results, which chronicle the salt crystals forming and developing. As you’ll see in the pictures below, the transformation is strangely beautiful. [click to continue…]

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Jewelry designer Karen Konzuk doesn’t just design jewelry. She creates hand-crafted sculpture you can wear using unconventional materials like diamond dust and black-tinted concrete to create pieces that are truly breathtaking.

Her newest collection is called Stellar and features stars and constellations you can wear. Some of the pieces, like the ones featured here, are also inspired by kinetic sculpture. “Intense” is one way to describe them. See more below. [click to continue…]

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Etsy seller SomethingLucky13 makes all kinds of things with faces you can’t help but find horribly adorable. Yarn bowls, mugs, goblets, jugs, bowls, planters, glasses holders—there’s something here for anyone that likes to keep it weird.

See Also: These Nerdy Yarn Bowls Are Ridiculously Cute

The yarn bowls are my personal favorite. You can pull their yarn brains out through their nose! Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

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Once again, Catherine Elhoffer has delivered on nerdy fashions we love. This time around, she’s inspired by DC Comics with both Batgirl and Wonder Woman designs.

The Batgirl-inspired dress is purple textured spandex and black scuba and comes with bat ears on the hood and side pockets. The Wonder Woman tunic is inspired by Gal Gadot’s costume and features antique gold stretch vinyl, dark red Techno, navy textured Liverpool (spandex/poly blend), side pockets, and a faux skirt tabard. Take a closer look below. [click to continue…]

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Blacksmith Tony Swatton of Sword and Stone has forged many a Hollywood weapon, but Blizzard presented him with one of his greatest challenges yet: WoW’s Doomhammer.

Check out the video below to see Doomhammer come to life over the course of nearly 300 hours. [click to continue…]

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Trisha Reibelt has really long hair. She also loves to play with hair dye and different hair styles. Put those two together and the results are often stunning. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Tumblr user and artist Nijuukoo went and created this super cute Kingdom Hearts/Sailor Moon fan art. Anyone else want to see these get turned into a cosplay? Check out more pieces below. [click to continue…]

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Our friend Catherine Elhoffer of Elhoffer Design is still hard at work, and we absolutely love her latest creations: the Overwatch-inspired Widowmaker tunic and the Ghostbusters-inspired dress. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Behold—the extremely awesome “Infinity Skirt” by Redditor SexyCyborg. It’s a collection of wearable LED-lit mirror tiles with a design inspired by traditional Chinese armor. See how it was done in the gallery and video below. [click to continue…]

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Peter Quill aka Star-Lord is getting a new a new look for his upcoming Marvel NOW! solo comic book series thanks to artist Kris Anka.

According to Comicbook.com, Anka took elements like Peter’s original undershirt, his now iconic helmet, his movie costume, and previous comic designs, and brought them together into one “cohesive look”.

You can see the new costume in it’s full glory when Star-Lord debuts this fall, or you can check it out below on the cover for Star-Lord #2. [click to continue…]