Sci-Fi Author Jared Gray Turns His Sleep Apnea Mask Into An Alien Facehugger

Jared Grey, an author and self-described Tinker Gnome, decided to combine his love for science fiction with the inconvenience of sleep apnea with a CPAP Facehugger that he fashioned out of an Alien life-size foam Facehugger replica and his CPAP mask. Gray describes the entire process step-by-step on his site. What’s interesting about this is that Gray had prophesied doing this very thing for years. Continue reading »

This Brutal Tank Monument Located In Russian Wilderness, Reminds Abandoned Alien Spaceship

The monument-memorial is considered the hallmark of the Tatsinsky district, Rostov Region, Russia. Dedicated to the 2nd Guards Tatsinsky tank corps, which defeated the air base in the village Tatsinskaya in December 1942, the memorial was opened in May 1983. Designed by artist-architect P. Ibalakov. The memorial represents the remains of German aircraft and tanks of the 24th tank corps aspiring forward. Continue reading »

Couple Recreates “Alien” Birth Scene For Maternity Photo Shoot

Some couples feel like traditional pregnancy photos are too boring. That’s why British Columbia-based couple Nicole and Todd Cameron staged a photoshoot straight out of the movie “Alien”. Continue reading »

“Alien Architecture”: Photographer Al Mefer Captures Futuristic Martian Architecture – In Benidorm, Spain

Spanish photographer and neuroscientist Al Mefer has captured some out-of-this-world images of Benidorm’s Martian structures. The photographs of the buildings were post-processed and laid on a coloured background to create the illusion they are floating, or part of an alien landscape. Continue reading »

Salvia Is The Surreal Drag Artist Channelling Alien Glamour

Born and raised in the Welsh wilderness, as a kid Salvia never felt at ease in her human body. “I always felt detached,” she says, “as if it was just an ugly vessel carrying me around.” Continue reading »

Food Artist Hellen Die Pays Tribute To Alien For Her Thanksgiving Dinner

Serving a very realistic Facehugger for Thanksgiving dinner is the strange idea of this food blogger, who pays tribute to this famous monster from the Alien saga. Between pop culture and bad taste, Hellen Die, aka Necro-Nom-Nom-Nomicon (previously featured), has created a recipe turning a roast chicken into this cult creature of horror movies, the Facehugger Feast Roasted Chicken! Continue reading »

Trade Your Boring Teddy Bear For This Adorable Alien Xenomorph

Why stay stuck with a boring teddy bear when you can have an Alien Xenomorph plush? An amusing and offbeat toy created by designer Catherine Abanina, who transforms the cult monster from the Alien saga into an adorable handmade plush. Continue reading »

An Alien Planet Of Candy-Like Rocks And Plants By David Brodeur

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‘Celestial Series’ is a project by Chicago-based digital artist David Brodeur. In this series Brodeur created an alien world with glowing crystals, berry-like plants, and candy shaped orbs that sprout from the ground. Continue reading »

This Chick Is Called Alien Princess Redefining Beauty Standards

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Meet Grace Neutral, 26, who is a hand poke tattoo artist and has become a social media hit for her extreme body modifications. She said she underwent all these modifications so the outside could reflect her inner self. Continue reading »

Alien Landscapes

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These stunning photographs may look like alien planets, but they are actually satellite images of planet Earth. Commercial satellite company DigitalGlobe recently released the images as a way of highlighting the incredible detail of their imagery – the highest-resolution commercial satellite imagery in the world. Some of the images – taken above Afghanistan, Algeria, Peru, Russia and the United States – look more like abstract works by Mondrian than segments of the globe. DigitalGlobe, based in Westminster, Colo., launched its first satellite in 1999 and currently has four in operation. Here: Sutter, California.
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Hidden Alien Forest

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These may look like alien creatures from another planet, but the odd organisms are, in fact, colorful, microscopic life forms found in our forests. The bizarre slime molds, known as mycetozoa or fungus animals, were captured by geologist Valeriya Zvereva. She spent months documenting the common life forms that are found beneath our feet – but are rarely seen. Incredibly, the organisms can move and hunt for other microscopic life forms on which to feed. Zvereva, who is from Moscow, used a special macro lens to capture the vibrant and up-close shots, which show off the organisms’ unlikely beauty. Continue reading »

The Alien Samurai

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Mechanic and welder Sergei Kulagin, 32, strengthens the bracing of a spider sculpture, made by Kulagin, during a demonstration on the wall of an automobile repair workshop in the town of Divnogorsk outside Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, October 15, 2014. Enthusiast Kulagin, who works as a mechanic of an automobile service station, created about 20 sculptures made of used car parts and components during his non-working hours. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)
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Innovative Sand Packaging by Alien & Monkey

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Sand-made packaging re-establishes the ritual of discovering a gift and the concept of sustainable packaging. As an answer to the increase of waste in modern society, we have developed a material using one of earth’s most abundant natural resources, sand, to create packaging for precious gifts.
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“Alien” Creature Mystery Solved in South Africa

Locals in South Africa were baffled when Llewellyn Dixon, a national park ranger, discovered what appeared to be the body of an alien creature lying in the grass. The mystery was solved when a local veterinarian performed an autopsy, identifying the creature as a baby baboon. Photos from Llewellyn Dixon.

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A man measueres the mysterious creature’s wingspan using a tape measure. The creature was later identified as a baby baboon. (Photo Llewellyn Dixon/Yahoo News)
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Alien-like Flowers Seen Under the Microscope

These images have been created using a colour scanning electron microscope (SEM) by the award-winning Eye of Science, comprised of snapper Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa. For a decade the pair, based in Reutlingen in the south of Germany, worked with an old SEM they saved from the scrapheap, but for the last five years they have used a £250,000 FEI Quanta Series Field Emission SEM. Oliver said: “Flowers are beautiful in ‘normal’ view, but when you look closer, some parts get very bizarre and unexpected structures appear – flowers within flowers, worlds within worlds”.

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A Valerian flower as viewed under a coloured scanning electron microscope. (Photo by Oliver Meckes/Barcroft Media)
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