The Cute and Sometimes Creepy Creations of the Willy Wonka of Robots

Instead of killing kids during private tours of his fantastical factory, Alex Reben is a Willy Wonka-type character of a different sort. He builds robots for a living—seemingly just for fun—and while some of his creations are certainly distressing, they're all fun to watch, interact with, or just ponder. The folks at … » 7/18/14 4:51pm 7/18/14 4:51pm

An Artist Who Uses 3D Scanning To Upgrade Renaissance Sculptures

They say that good artists copy and great artists steal—but artist Barry X. Ball sort of does both with his semi-unique sculptures that start where classic renaissance-era sculptors left off. The original pieces are recreated as digital models using a detailed scanning process, and then enhanced or augmented in 3D… » 5/15/14 5:20pm 5/15/14 5:20pm

The World's Largest Lunchbox Museum Is a Nostalgic Wonderland

So many formative experiences occurred in school cafeterias where the lunchbox was a symbol of your budding sense of identity. Those little tin boxes line the walls of one quaint little museum in the back of an antique mall in Georgia. » 9/02/13 5:30pm 9/02/13 5:30pm