What the Secret Symbols in Victorian Architecture Really Mean

San Francisco's iconic Victorian style homes, such as the Painted Ladies of Full House fame, weren't built merely as protection against the elements. Like 19th century Klout Scores, these houses were just as much status symbols as they were domiciles. But what do their ornate facades actually mean? 7x7's Mary Jo… »2/26/14 11:00am2/26/14 11:00am

Toy Modder Puts Eclectic Spin On All Your Favorite Action Heroes

Action figure customizer Sillof has made everything from steampunk versions of Ironman to Star Wars characters circa World War II. We've featured his sets several times on this site, but what we've covered are only bits and pieces of an amazing body of work. The master model maker himself gives us the goods on why,… »4/19/08 8:30pm4/19/08 8:30pm