It's hard to believe these photos are just miniatures

Satoshi Araki's obsessive attention to detail is stunning. If it weren't for the reference of the finger that appears in some of the pictures, it would be very hard to distinguish these miniature dioramas from real pictures of garbage dumps, bombed cities, or abandoned neighborhoods. » 9/23/14 6:41pm 9/23/14 6:41pm

Bandai's Amazing Ginza-Circa-1955 Animated Diorama Speaker: Captured On…


Remember this? The blinking lights, the working train, the little pedestrians, bobbing up and down in place, just waiting to be eaten by a still-unseen Godzilla-this thing is so fantastic. [Akihabara News] » 2/06/09 10:54am 2/06/09 10:54am

KitRadio Teaches Electronics By Turning Components into Diorama

From Samuel Rhoads-Clarke, KitRadio » 8/13/08 8:50am 8/13/08 8:50am is part DIY radio, part mini-artwork diorama. It's designed to teach you about the inner workings of a gizmo that we take for granted as a "black box" item nowadays, or "become familiar with the technology behind the product" as Samuel puts it. To that end, the wooden box and…

Halo 3 Diorama is 12 Feet Tall, 1200 Square Feet, Covered In Explosiony…

Now that the Halo 3 press train has a gut full of coal, one of the big guns they're whipping out in preparation for the game's launch is this gigantic diorama, featuring humans and aliens battling it out on the field of sand, cardboard and little rocks. Not only does it show little soldiers taking cover, getting shot,… » 9/13/07 3:20pm 9/13/07 3:20pm