Venture forth to the world of Victorian-inspired technology with these three steampunk influenced blogs, from the latest lifestyle news, art and tutorials on bringing a little retro punk to your… Continue
On Sept. 21, 1866, H. G. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent. His origins were lower middle class, his father being a semiprofessional cricket player and his mother an intermittent housekeeper. At the age of 7 Wells entered Morley's School in Bromley, leaving at the age of 14, when he became… Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on September 21, 2009 at 1:22pm —
Fall is just about here in the States, and that means Halloween is right around the corner.
It's time to bone up on your Edgar Allan Poe, Godfather of late-Victorian horror.
The Harry Ransom Center of the University of Texas now houses a rather large digital archive of manuscripts and letters created by Edger Allen Poe. Named The Edgar Allan Poe Digital Collection, it was launched to accompany… Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on September 19, 2009 at 1:50pm —
Brute Force Studios had a one-of-a-kind eyepiece stolen on Saturday afternoon at DragonCon. The following is cut and pasted from his own posting:
Some of you may have heard, I had a piece stolen from me at Dragon Con. Not just some ordinary piece but a one of a kind Monacle that was to be in featured in a Steampunk Exhibit at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford this October.
I will pay $200.00 for it's safe return on a… Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on September 18, 2009 at 1:00pm —
(PhysOrg.com) -- A BBC expedition exploring inside the crater of an extinct volcano in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has discovered a lost world of dozens of weird new species and rare animals, including new frogs, a giant rat, many new insects and spiders, giant caterpillars, and a new bat species.
Steve Greenwood, producer of "Lost Land of the Volcano" said the expedition to Mount Bosavi for the series follows on from expeditions to remote rainforests in Borneo for "Expedition Borneo" and… Continue