Monthly Archive:: October 2010

Steampunk Fortnight on Tor.com

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My apologies for being a bit late with this for Steampunk Fortnight at Tor Books has already begun! Last year at around this time, Tor.com was deep in the throes of Steampunk Month, our first attempt to focus on a specific topic for a short period of time and

Lighting From Oxford University’s Museum

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As you probably already know Art Donovan has an amazing Steampunk Art Exhibition at Oxford University's Museum of the History of Science. Today I am bringing you two of my favorite pieces from the show.  The show includes several amazing handcrafted lighting pieces with heavy use of metal and

Tom Sepe’s Steampunk Motorbike

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An Interview By Meredith Scheff Wandering through the industrial neighborhood of West Oakland, You'll find more than a few warehouse art studios, each one filled to the brim with all manner of projects; from giant robots to huge metal art – and of course steam machines. A few days

Steam Analytical Engine – In Progress

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I have seen some ambitious steam projects and this one adds to the list: So, it's not without trepidation that I say that it's time Britain built the Analytical Engine. After the wonderful reconstruction of the Difference Engine we need to finish Babbage's dream of a steam-powered, general-purpose computer.

Mini Steam / Goth House

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Just in time for Halloween, we have several new images from Liz Saxtree-Ford's miniature Steam Inn which won second place in an annual Dolls House Emporium's Creative Competition.The whole house is only a few meters high and wide.  Everything you see is on a very small scale and the

Get the Whirlygig to the Museum

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[Another Kickstarter project I'm backing: my friend Tom Sepe is trying to get his Whirlygig Emoto to the CRMI] How do ya get a steam-electric hybrid motorcycle across country? With your help! (and a very strong box!) The Charles River Museum of Art and Innovation's new exhibit: "Steampunk, Form

Charles River Museum of Industry–Steampunk: Form and Function

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[The following is a press release for an event at the Charles River Museum of Industry in Waltham, Massachusetts – Jake] An Exhibition of Innovation, Invention and Gadgetry At The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation’s new exhibit Steampunk: Form & Function – An Exhibition of Innovation, Invention and

Here we go . . . Castle’s Steampunk Episode

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A kind and competent portrayal, but I can't help thinking that we could use a nice juicy scandal or two! ๐Ÿ˜‰