The auto industry in the US hit a few speed bumps over the past few years, and while many factories have closed, it's good to see that some workers, like this industrial robot arm, have managed to find work elsewhere. Instead of building sedans, this arm now lathes solid blocks of maple into lovely wooden stools.
If you're in a snowy region and looking for an alternative to building Frosty, you might try your hand at this Miyazaki-inspired Snowtoro. The woodland critters taking shelter in his belly are optional.
When it comes to wild things in the woods, Max has nothing on Princess Mononoke. In this sweet mashup by Justin Hillgrove, the various spirits and creatures from Studio Ghibli's films pay tribute to San, the wildest of them all.
This insanely awesome Totoro bed is all over Tumblr for good reason. Who wouldn't want to be like the little girls in Hayao Miyazaki's iconic movie, who meet a giant-mouthed, friendly monster, and bounce on his big fuzzy belly for hours?
Hulk forgot umbrella. Hulk use leaf instead. Cap give Hulk shield. Hulk like little Cap man. Artist Vahnya (known as Samoubica on deviantART) injects some unexpected Avengers adorableness into our weekend with Hulk and Captain America taking over this scene from My Neighbor Totoro.
Poor Totoro. He goes to visit the city and gets caught in the rain. At least he remembered to bring an umbrella. Hopefully, he's enjoying the plopping of those raindrops overhead.
Winter is the perfect time to cozy up in front of a fire and knit. But there's no reason those yarn projects can't celebrate our love for all things science fiction and fantasy. Here are 20 awesome free knit/crochet patterns.
An iconic creature from Hayao Miyazaki's legendary animated movie My Neighbor Totoro is the cat bus - a giant, flying cat whose belly is a soft, purring cab for riders. Now Nucleus Gallery is showcasing cat bus inspired art.
If you live in one of the snowy parts of the world, you could make a boring snowman out of three round balls. Or, you could take your cue from these folks and make snowy robots, aliens, superheroes, and monsters.