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'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes Developing 1880s New York Drama at NBC

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Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has a new stateside project. Fresh off the season-four renewal of his U.K. hit, which airs on PBS in the U.S., Fellowes has signed with NBC and Universal Television to develop a period drama.
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All In Together, A Wild West Steampunk Music Video by Professor Elemental

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Chap hop artist Professor Elemental brings his steampunk stylings to the Wild West in his latest music video, "All In Together." The video was directed by The Moog and was shot at Old Tucson in Ari...

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- Jules Verne by Michael Kontraros

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Jules Verne by Michael Kontraros (Jules Verne by Michael Kontraros http://t.co/LopHyKkyeW http://t.co/SsyM3T94kT)...
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Fish, fiends, and fantasy: the gothic art of Ian Miller - The Verge

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Fish, fiends, and fantasy: the gothic art of Ian Miller The Verge Miller pulls inspiration from multiple sources, but one ongoing theme in his work is the merging of the natural world with strange mechanical contraptions — he has shown a surprising...
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Worms Creator's New Game Combines Lemmings, Sheep And Steampunk - Kotaku Australia

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Team17 is known almost exclusively for its Worms series of games, so upon hearing that it has a new IP on the way can only be taken as good news.
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Steam Punks: A Disturbing Trend in the Neo-Victorian Community ...

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One of the most popular genres of costuming at the moment is the rapidly growing Neo-Victorian movement which encompasses multiple genres, especially Steampunk. Steampunk has grown in the years since I discovered it ...
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Ideas For This Year's Theme?

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Hello and thank you for stopping by!  Our next Sinister Steampunk Hunt will be in August 2014.  Have some great ideas for a theme? 

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Emedea Morgenstern produces a create hunt every year ...she's looking for suggestions for the next theme.  Follow the link for how to submit yours.

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Science and Imagination: Full Steam(punk) Ahead with Primary Sources | Teaching with the Library of Congress

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Examining creative works from the past can inspire student imagination and creativity today. (What's steampunk? How can you use it to teach science and history?
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Jay Noel: Steampunk with Heart Friday

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It's no accident steampunk has become so popular; here in the 21st century we're facing an information revolution, just as the 19th century struggled through the industrial revolution. The rise in wearables, Internet-connected ...
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It is this license of creative freedom that makes steampunk such a tantalizing genre for writers, and such a rewarding and intriguing one for readers. Imagine worlds filled with outrageously crossbred contraptions, tied to epic adventures, laced with memorable stories of love. What more could a reader ask for, right?

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Captain Nemo’s car

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Steampunk Emporium & Bazaar - Dieselpunks

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The main theme of this event is Steampunk but anything of a handmade, artsy, creative, vintage, antique, nostalgic, retro-future or retro nature may be avai…

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NEWS: Steampunk World, Ari Marmell and Peter Clines

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There's this magnificent effort currently ongoing at Kickstarter, Steampunk World: A multicultural steampunk fiction anthology edited by Sarah Hans. Here's what is their main intent behind the creation of this fascinating ...
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Steampunk R&D Podcast 04: Matt Silva on How Artists Can Succeed in the Film Industry

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In this episode of Steampunk Research and Development, our guest is Matt Silva, the co-founder and art director of Penny Dreadful Productions.
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Invention of Love (2010) - Animated Short Film

A love story from the world of gears and bolts. Animated short 2010 (Graduation project) Inspired by Lotte Reiniger works and Antony Lucas's Jasper Morello f...

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A love story from the world of gears and bolts.

Animated short 2010 (Graduation project)
Inspired by Lotte Reiniger works and Antony Lucas's Jasper Morello film.

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It sure is charming Asil :-)
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GMorts Chaotica: Steampunk Miniatures Games - Part 1 - An ...

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Steampunk Miniatures Games - Part 1 - An Introduction. For many years the only game system I actually played was Games Workshops Warhammer 40K with the occasionally dalliance with other Games Workshop systems ...
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- Clockwork eye ~ Patrick Connors

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Clockwork eye ~ Patrick Connors (Clockwork eye ~ Patrick Connors http://t.co/NUViRBvdtZ http://t.co/VAzyET1sSG)...
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This Steampunk Pottery by a Man Named Beer is Not Your Usual Craft Fair Fare

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Paveen “Beer” Chunhaswasdikul's unique, hand-hewn stoneware will be showcased at the 32nd annual Smithsonian Craft Show

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As a former auto mechanic, it’d make sense that potter Paveen "Beer" Chunhaswasdikul's garage in Gadsden, Alabama, would be filled with relics from his past career. The room’s shelves are lined with metal cans, flame throwers and engines. But their metallic glint belies a surprising secret: Each object, from bolts to base, has been painstakingly fashioned from clay. And the garage, where the craftsman once tinkered with car innards, is now a ceramics studio. There, he spends his days hand-making “metalware” teapots and mugs that are just as much miniature pieces of art as they are eye-catching novelties.

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Fire-Breathing Maleficent Dragon Steampunk of Sleeping Beauty Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade 2014

Here's a closer look at the Steampunk Maleficent Fire-Breathing Dragon of Disney Sleeping Beauty film at the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade at Magic Kingd...

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Men's Steampunk Spats

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New Group : Come to share, promote your art,...

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Great solution for steampunk gent's costuming needs.

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Mechanical Kingdoms - Steam Driven Visions of a Victorian Future Coming to the Disney Gallery

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Beginning February 22, 2014, the Disney Gallery at the Disneyland Resort will feature a new exhibit: "Mechanical Kingdoms - Steam Driven Visions of a Victorian Future" (Steampunk inspired "Mechanical Kingdoms" Disney Gallery exhibit opens today at...
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Is the adventure over, now that Disney is co-opting Steampunk?

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Interview: ‘Anatomy Of Steampunk’ Author Offers Advice For Steampunk Fashion Beginners

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Purse: Ali Fateh; Model: Aamina Sheikh; Photo/makeup/styling: Maram & Aabroo. Steampunk is a unique, growing area of fashion that invokes images of a world where steam-powered technology rules and 19th century style mixes with goggles and gadgets.
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While steampunk also has a number of interesting styles within it including Victorian, western, and multicultural, beginners don’t have to worry about any of these styles being too hard to comprehend. Gleason hasn’t noticed any version of steampunk that people don’t particularly understand. Through all these different aspects of the fashion, beginners will notice elements that identify it all as steampunk.
Read more at http://fashionablygeek.com/handmade/anatomy-of-steampunk-author-offers-advice-for-steampunk-fashion-beginners-featured/#7R3KHzQvmkHGdfYW.99While steampunk also has a number of interesting styles within it including Victorian, western, and multicultural, beginners don’t have to worry about any of these styles being too hard to comprehend. Gleason hasn’t noticed any version of steampunk that people don’t particularly understand. Through all these different aspects of the fashion, beginners will notice elements that identify it all as steampunk.
Read more at http://fashionablygeek.com/handmade/anatomy-of-steampunk-author-offers-advice-for-steampunk-fashion-beginners-featured/#7R3KHzQvmkHGdfYW.99While steampunk also has a number of interesting styles within it including Victorian, western, and multicultural, beginners don’t have to worry about any of these styles being too hard to comprehend. Gleason hasn’t noticed any version of steampunk that people don’t particularly understand. Through all these different aspects of the fashion, beginners will notice elements that identify it all as steampunk.
Read more at http://fashionablygeek.com/handmade/anatomy-of-steampunk-author-offers-advice-for-steampunk-fashion-beginners-featured/#7R3KHzQvmkHGdfYW.99While steampunk also has a number of interesting styles within it including Victorian, western, and multicultural, beginners don’t have to worry about any of these styles being too hard to comprehend. Gleason hasn’t noticed any version of steampunk that people don’t particularly understand. Through all these different aspects of the fashion, beginners will notice elements that identify it all as steampunk.
Read more at http://fashionablygeek.com/handmade/anatomy-of-steampunk-author-offers-advice-for-steampunk-fashion-beginners-featured/#7R3KHzQvmkHGdfYW.99While steampunk also has a number of interesting styles within it including Victorian, western, and multicultural, beginners don’t have to worry about any of these styles being too hard to comprehend. Gleason hasn’t noticed any version of steampunk that people don’t particularly understand. Through all these different aspects of the fashion, beginners will notice elements that identify it all as steampunk.
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How Steampunk Screws With Victorian Gender Norms | Bitch Media

How Steampunk Screws With Victorian Gender Norms | Bitch Media | Just Put Some Gears on It | Scoop.it
Corsets, death rays, and top hats—oh my! Steampunk can revel in retrograde nostalgia but also disrupts ideas of masculine and feminine.
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At a deeper level, steampunk unsettles. It’s not just that "masculine" and "feminine" categories are often mixed or violated. It’s also that the very ideas of masculinity, femininity, and normalcy draw attention to themselves in steampunk contexts and invite people to think, hmm, maybe that’s not an absolute. With Victorian and contemporary gender ideologies so visible in their world, steampunk texts can push readers to think more carefully and more creatively about all these "rules."

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CUSTOM ORDER- XL Personal Creature

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This item is a custom order for a large size personal creature of your choice completed to a very high standard of detail and originality. You
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Sherlock facts: 21 things you didn't know - Telegraph.co.uk

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Telegraph.co.uk Sherlock facts: 21 things you didn't know Telegraph.co.uk K-pop pretty-boys SHINee paid tribute to the series with their 2012 hit Sherlock, and an accompanying video full of slightly suspect Holmes-ian references (violin, shabby...
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Japan has a long tradition of Sherlock-influenced, copyright-avoiding manga or anime: Young Miss Holmes, a manga comic about Sherlock’s niece; Detective Hound, a canine anime series co-created by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki; the unrelated Detective Dog Sherdock, a comic in which the sleuth is reincarnated as a dog; and the Arthur Conan Doyle-inspired boy crime-solver Detective Conan, whose latest animated adventure trounced Keanu Reeves’s 47 Ronin at the Japanese box-office. But the BBC series recently received the ultimate accolade: completely faithful (ie, free of tentacled creatures and and robots) comic-book adaptations of the episodes A Study in Pink and The Blind Banker in Young Ace magazine.

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Steampunk adventure video game "The Dead Flowers Case"

An adventure game for PC, Mac & Tablets in a steampunk universe created by the producers of Syberia & Amerzone and Stephane Halleux
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Do visit the underlying article and check out the figurines they created.  They are surprisingly (at least to my eye) big! [And very well-crafted.]

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Exclusive The Order: 1886 Screens

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Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 title, The Order: 1886, is a technical powerhouse. Developer Ready at Dawn has been working with the next-gen hardware, discovering exciting ways to create a high-fidelity, alternate history version of London. Here are a selection of screenshots from our November issue cover story. These screens show Galahad, a knight of the order, investigating the richly detailed scenery and battling the proletariat rebel forces.

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This will be the family game fun this holiday.  Can't wait to play it!

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