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This Makes Me Oddly Happy

Eye of SauronThe McFarland Memorial bell tower on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus has a rather arresting shape, which apparently put somebody in a Tolkienesque frame of mind. Last Sunday it was surreptitiously “enhanced.”

Link (via Museum of Hoaxes)

Posted in Ephemera September 24th, 2008 by Chip
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Concept Ships

Concept Ships

If you’re all about the hardware, this is the blog for you. Concept Ships is a “concept spaceship and experimental aircraft art blog,” devoted entirely to gorgeous artists’ renderings of spacecraft.

Some of it is the work of blog owner Igor Tkac, but the bulk is guest submissions in a variety of styles. There’s some really high-quality work, and there are loads of submissions to browse through. Check it out!

Link (via SF Signal)

Posted in Space September 24th, 2008 by Chip
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