Nintendo Dog Fashion at Intergroom 2014

Wow, check out this dog, aptly named Super Nintedog. He was spotted at the Intergroom 2014, where dog owners take their costume fashion very seriously. Such amazing detail!

[via Fashionably Geek]

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Gentleman Norman Teaches You How to Tie a Tie

Admittedly, I don’t wear a tie very often. But thanks to this instructional video by Gentleman Norman, I think I’m ready to get back in the game. What a fancy professor. Well done!

[Pet Collective via Neatorama]

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Darth Vader Denied Bid for Ukraine Presidency

It would seem the Force is not with Darth Vader. Last week, it was announced that the Ukrainian Internet Party had selected Vader as their candidate for the upcoming presidential election.

But alas, Darth Vader’s application has been officially denied on the grounds that his application was “questionable.” Despite this setback, however, Vader isn’t giving up easily.

“They were afraid of my rating and strength,” said Vader in his usual terse manner via a statement (via Google Translate). “They were afraid (of the) support rendered to me (by) the people of Ukraine. They will be defeated.”

[via Cnet & BBC]

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Brooklyn Ballet Performs with Interactive Costumes

Oh, this is really cool. Brooklyn Ballet is performing with interactive costumes, which use motion sensors to simulate snowfall while they dance. What a creative idea!

They’re trying to raise funding on Kickstarter so they can perform this way throughout 2014. Watch the video above for more information, and follow the link if you want to contribute to this artistic project.

In a true wonderland of possibilities, Lynn, Avram and Nick have worked together to dream and design a techno tutu, a motion sensor skirt that mimics the pattern of falling snow with LED lights as each performer dances through the scene. Wintry projections will follow suit, using the dancers’ patterns on stage as a trigger for producing a snowy effect on the theater cyc.

[Tutus & Technology via Laughing Squid]

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Watch Van Damme Wearing Original Predator Costume

Did you know that Jean-Claude Van Damme was originally cast as the Predator in the original Predator movie? I had no idea! He didn’t last long in the production, as he hated the rubber suit and the fact that he was basically just a stunt man.

Watch as he wears an ugly red suit. This was for scenes when the Predator was invisible. But I guess Van Damme didn’t realize what he was getting himself into. Very interesting!

[Stan Winston School via Huffington Post]

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Amazing Cardboard Iron Man Costume

Check out this mind blowing Iron Man suit, made entirely of cardboard! This was made by 20-year-old artist Xhongkai Xiang of the Stan Winston Charter School.

It took him an entire year to build. So much detail, this is truly amazing. Great job!

[Stan Winston School via Laughing Squid]

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History of DC Comics Live Action Superhero Costumes

Here’s a tribute to all the costumes worn in live action DC superhero productions. As you can see, Batman and Superman have had several TV shows and movies over the years. It’s fun to see how their costumes have evolved.

And it’s nice to see all the different live action Wonder Woman costumes, too! Oh, wait. There’s only been one?!

[via io9]

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Batman is a Princess

When he’s not fighting crime, Batman likes to cosplay like the rest of us. What a beautiful princess, lol. This is cosplayer Elpeluka Sabe, who was inspired by this viral drawing that’s been circulating around the web for a few years. Well done, Sir.

[via Fashionably Geek. Photo by Decade Three Pictures.]

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