Balloons

NSFW Balloon Animals

NSFW Balloon Animals

For reasons too complex and bizarre to explain in full, I found myself needing to learn the craft of ballooning such that I could create sculptures of genitalia to support a lecture series at a museum. Such a ludicrous skill should not be kept secret, so I shall share it here. What follows is a not at all safe for work guide to balloon making. Sperm Let’s start with something tame, a spermat... »

Mad Quickies 1.28

Mad Quickies 1.28

Still life with space food. Shintaro Ohata creates combined 2D and 3D paintings. Plush balloon animals. 3D-printed modular action figures. Penguincam! (video autoplays) Lego lenscap saver. Octopizza. Corner Stourmet DIY booklet stapler. (featured image via ModiBot) »

Calendar Curiosity: You’re Full of Hot Air

Calendar Curiosity: You’re Full of Hot Air

Today is the 228th anniversary of the first untethered, manned hot air balloon flight. While the balloon was not shaped like a beloved cartoon character, it was the first time humans had ventured freely into the sky. Can you even imagine what that must have felt like?!  »