Toronto photographer Thomas Dagg produces artful shoops of landscapes with subtle Star Wars references worked into them. Read the rest
This table is being held up by the weight of the buckets that are resting on it! Read the rest
Photographer Ernie Button noticed that the sediment from dried up single-malt at the bottom of his glasses was extraordinarily beautiful and set about creating a set of gorgeous, interstellar-looking photos documenting the residue from different whiskies. Read the rest
Thomas Richner spent more than 140 hours scratch-building a spectacularly detailed cardboard model of Star Wars's Millennium Falcon, working with scrap cardboard boxes and then shooting his model on a green-screen and compositing onto backgrounds from the movies. Read the rest
San Francisco photographer Kevin Twomey shot an amazing gallery of images of the inner workings of a large collection of mechanical calculating machines from the collection of Mark Glusker, stitching together multiple images to ensure that every rod, gear and linkage was vividly rendered. Read the rest
Kent Rogowski's marvellously gory and visceral pictures of inside-out teddy bears were collected in the 2007 book Bears, which is available used starting at $0.49. (via IO9) Read the rest
One of the most iconic images of Salvador Dali's career was the photo of a skull composed from the artfully arranged bodies of nude models. Read the rest
The dynamically dark duo Ransom & Mitchell have a new show of incredible sideshow-themed photographs opening tomorrow, October 11, at San Francisco's Bash Contemporary gallery. Don't be fooled: Most of what you see in these portraits of the Rough & Ready Sideshow entertainers is real, from the costumes and make-up to the handcrafted sets and vintage props. Step right up!
If you send your holiday photos to Google's Autoawesome processor, it will snip out the best smiles and poses and combine them to make pictures of scenes that never actually happened. Read the rest
Trevor from the Library of Congress writes, "The American Folklife Center at the LOC is inviting Americans participating in holidays at the end of October and early November to photograph hayrides, haunted houses, parades, trick-or-treating and other celebratory and commemorative activities to contribute to a new collection documenting contemporary folklife." Read the rest
(photographer unknown): India's Mangalyaan satellite attained Martian orbit on Wednesday; at $74m, it's "staggeringly cheap" for an orbiter.