Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Street-legal replica of the Batmobile (Tumbler) on sale for $1m

A street-legal replica of the Batmobile, used in the Batman trilogy starring Christian Bale, has gone on sale for $1m (£597,000). The copy of the Caped Crusader’s crime-fighting machine, the … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hong Kong jails man for blackmailing Transformers crew

A Hong Kong court sentenced Mak Chi-shing to two years in jail. His brother was jailed for six weeks for assaulting a police officer. The men ran a shop near … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Man arrested after airport screeners see bomb-like watch

A Southern California resident is in custody after authorities say he tried to board a plane in Oakland with a watch modified by materials that could have been part of … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Time Travel: Realistically colored photos from the black and white past

Over the last couple years, an increasingly popular trend online has been to create and share colorized photos from history. Artists such as Jordan Lloyd, Dana Keller and Sanna Dullaway … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Time traveling photographer adds herself into her childhood pictures

Genius. Photographer Chino Otsuka has discovered the art of time travel. Instead of exploiting a whole in the Space-time continuum to time travel, she simply digitally spliced her adult self … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quadruple Entendre ? I’ve got that beat: Xeno’s Sexdecuple Entendre

I was looking for examples of plays on words with as many meanings as possible and found this: … it has been suggested that Shakespeare’s play Much Ado About Nothing … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Fanette Guilloud’s Art

The French artist and photographer paints geometric shapes onto abandoned walls, giving the three dimensional spaces the guise of two dimensionality when captured on film. The photos couple the surreal … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 2 Comments
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