Real-Life Emoji And Other Amazing Images From This Week
The year: 2094. Nuclear war has devastated the planet. Felines have inherited the Earth. One rides on into danger.
We saw many weird things at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. But we did not see Tablet Man.
Don’t Be A Butthead!
Here’s a vintage ad from a national anti-smoking campaign. What a butthead! (You see, the ends of cigarettes are called “butts.” Ha.) More anti-smoking stuff here.
3-D Printed Dragon
A little girl wrote an adorable note to scientists at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation asking for a dragon. So they 3-D printed her a dragon.
Using scientific detritus–old pins, magnifying classes, scraps of photos–Michael Mapes recreates beautiful paintings by Dutch masters.
Kid version of me would probably watch the hell out of a Snow Shark cartoon.
Andy Lomas, a mathematician and effects designer, created a computer-generated blob that gets more and more complex over time. See a video here.
Everest From Space
This is Mount Everest, as seen from space. Look how small it is! Dumb mountain.