The Crossroads of the Aether
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It sounds like something Tesla would have come up with but apparently Harvard scientists are developing a way to put out fires with electricity. From the early 19th Century (or perhaps even guys like Ben Franklin in the 18th Century) knew that electrical fields could affect the movements of flames. No one knew how this was actually done and, I suppose, because no one could imagine the practical applications, no one actually pursued the matter. But a couple of Harvard Chemists that, in part,…Continue
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Hello! The book review and giveaway got pushed back a bit; it looks as if we may be doing several of them in April, so get ready to enter many contests!
I found a wonderful instance of steampunk influencing modern design; Adaptive Path discusses a "steampunk" design for cell phones in rural India as a more intuitive concept. This is really fascinating…Continue
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I wanted to give a shout out to all the wonderful steampunk vendors that we met at MegaCon this year and share there links with everyone.
Thank you to Anthony LaGrange from Airship Archon, you are an officer (Captain) and a gentlemen, it was a pleasure getting to know you, hopefully you will make it down our way more often.
Thank you Marlie Currie from Poetic Earth for the…Continue
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There is a new steampunk convention in the Northwest. Gearcon in Portland will debut July 22nd - 24th 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. I will be a participant. They have lots of wonderful guests lined up. It should be fun.http://pdxgearcon.com/
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Ok. was there friday. was more 'eeeh'. there yesterday, and the party was bumpin! i loooved all the performances and the dancing and the comraderie and and it was amazing! things of note:
missed bellydancing booo
saw Wick nearly catch himself on fire, also stick an 8 gage needle from one cheek (face) to the other *twitch* talk about pain tolerance!
also amusedly sped past 1 cop but he decided to go easy on me / didn't actually pull me over, though he did tail…Continue
Added by Capt. Skye Whirlind on March 27, 2011 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Hello all! It has been a hectic bit of time for me lately, as I've been juggling Steampunk and non-Steampunk projects. First and foremost, I have entered a contest and desperately need your support!! If you clic this link: http://tinyurl.com/4dz5jb6 it will take you to the voting page where you can support my endeavor to win the Duran Duran "All You Need Is Art" contest!! I know it isn't Steampunk, but any little…Continue
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Did a second version of my plague doctor theme, this time with wings. The design is finished...but I'm not sure which shirt site to submit it to. Threadless? Shirt.woot? Tee Fury? Design by Humans? I just don't know which would be the best fit...no pun intended. Hmm.
I have just…Continue
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