Shut Up and Take My Money of the Day: Heroes of Science Action Figures

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Shut Up and Take My Money of the Day: Heroes of Science Action Figures
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Check out this stellar line-up of modern scientist action figures designed by digital artist Russell Gawthorpe. According to his DeviantART profile description, Gawthorpe spent about 50 hours on Photoshop to revamp his collection of Star Trek action figures into the most famous scientists of the 20th century. While there is no plan for production yet, people's reaction on Twitter may change that in the near future. Hat tip goes to CBC.



Shut Up and Take My Money of the Day is a feature series dedicated to highlighting the latest innovations and visions in the world of consumer product design and gadgetry.

Nice Structure of the Day: Peruri 88 Proposal in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Nice Structure of the Day: Peruri 88 Proposal in Jakarta, Indonesia
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Peruri 88 is a proposal for a 400-meter tall skyscraper complex to be built in the southeast area of Indonesia's booming capital Jakarta. Designed by the Dutch studio MVRDV in partnership with American firms Jerde and Arup, the building would consist of four staggered towers topped with jungle-like rooftop gardens and even a lopsided outdoor IMAX theater (shown, bottom left). If the developer's submission wins the bid, the construction will start imminently, according to Designboom's report.

Artsy Fart of the Day: LEGO New York

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Artsy Fart of the Day: LEGO New York
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New York-based artist JR Schmidt designed this 3D topographical model of New York City based on a pixel-by-pixel rendering of Google Map's satellite imagery.

Hat tip goes to This Isn't Happiness.



Artsy Fart of the Day is a feature series dedicated to showcasing a colorful range of visual arts in digital and traditional mediums.

You Can Now Export Your Minecraft Construction into a 3D Print

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You Can Now Export Your Minecraft Construction into a 3D Print
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  1. Download Minecraft World Exporter (Windows).
  2. Choose a portion of your Minecraft world.
  3. Upload it to FigurePrints and place order.

Found via Wired.

Nice Structure of the Day

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Nice Structure of the Day
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Back in the '70s, NASA Ames Research Center commissioned a couple of space colony studies which resulted in these retro-futuristic artistic renderings of space habitats that can house about 10,000 people. Click through for more examples!

See more at NASA

Nice Structure of the Day

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Nice Structure of the Day
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Yi Yvonne Weng's Explorative Canopy Trail is a conceptual design for an ecological research facility that would stay suspended in mid-air by a web of synthetic fibres and steel supports in a tropical jungle, allowing scientists to study and easily harvest the medicinal plants and live out of lightweight pod quarters in the canopy.

Nice Structure of the Day

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Nice Structure of the Day
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HUS-1 is a small portable house (25 square meters / 269 square feet) designed and built by Swedish architect Torsten Ottesjö.