Several years ago, I posted about graphic designer Jon Heilman's perfect replica of the time portal map from Terry Gilliam's 1981 movie Time Bandits. Since then, I've received a steady stream of inquiries from readers who vaguely remembered my post and wanted to buy one of the maps. I'm delighted to announce that Jon/Metropolis Graphics has now set up shop in the Boing Boing Bazaar
in the Makers Market. The maps are printed on canvas, measure 40" x 24.5" and cost $100. I have one and can vouch for their exquisite quality.
Jon is also selling several other fantastic paper prop replicas, including Professor Marvel's banner from Wizard of Oz, and a pack of three Battlestar Galactica counterfeit cubits (above) for $10.
Time Bandits map, Battlestar Galactica cubits, etc.
Trump launched his campaign in front of an “audience” of actors paid $50/each to wear campaign shirts and cheer wildly, and he’s brought his paid cheering section with him into the presidency, bringing along staffers to applaud at key moments during his press conferences and other appearances.
It’s a commonplace that in the natural world, males attempt to mate with multiple females, while females attempt to entice males into being monogamous; this is attributed to the high cost of producing an egg and bearing children (or laying eggs) for females, and the low cost of sperm production for males.
Caroline Slotte is a sculptor in Finland who layers old, decorated china plates atop one another, then carefully removes material from successive layers with precision masking and sandblasting and carving, created 3D scenes with gorgeous depth.
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Traditional folding wallets are designed for paper bills—but these days, carrying cash is rarely a necessity. More often than not, I don’t carry cash at all. This Bogui Clik Wallet is the best answer I’ve found for avoiding the hassle of those tight-fitting credit card pockets.This attractive, minimalist wallet features a protective lip, so my cards don’t […]