Traveler's Steampunk Blog

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Ray Harryhausen – Another Great Old Master has passed on

| 7. Mai 2013

It is with great sadness I report the passing on of Ray Harryhausen, a true Great Old Master of special effects in the pre-CGI era and one of the legends of modern cinema. He made the monsters in Clash of the Titans, The 7th Voyage of Sindbad and others come to life. Where today, dozens […]

Monday Morning

| 6. Mai 2013

For all those unfortunate enough to dread or loathe Monday mornings, this is for you: I, for my part, go to work with a smile.

Lemmy Kilmister and a touch of Dieselpunk

| 5. Mai 2013

In the picture below you see an unstoppable juggernaught, going strong after decades of service, long after others have broken down, and a Hetzer tank destroyer. Lemmy just became even more awesome (how does he do it?). For all those who do not know the guy in the picture is (and shame on you if […]

May the 4th be with you!

| 4. Mai 2013

Not really Steampunk (and I am not really into Steampunk Star Wars either), but May the 4th is one of those geek holidays I observe. May the 4th be with you all!

Reader’s Feedback

| 1. Mai 2013

Well, what can I say, it is things like this that make writing this blog more than just worthwhile and have turned it into more than a hobby. From my ætherbox: I love you all!

A Boy and his Atom – Literally!

| 1. Mai 2013

Every dot in this stop-motion animation by IBM is a single atom, how cool is that! A few facts: The dots in this 90-second film are so small they can only be seen when magnified 100 million times. The ability to move single atoms is vital for research into data storage at the atomic level […]