Cosplayer Creates Wings For Her Costume That She Can Move At Will


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With events such as Comic Con becoming less of a geek party and more of an international pop culture phenomenon, it’s no wonder that cosplay’s becoming more and more popular. What was once a very niche interest dominated by what the rest of the society deemed as ‘geeks’ and ‘nerds’ has been rapidly leaking into our everyday lives with celebrities like Bryan Cranston dressing up as his character from Breaking Bad as well as Daniel Radcliffe rocking up to Comic Con in a Spider-Man costume. It’s only natural that as the cosplay scene grows, the costumes evolve and turn into even more spectacular sights. Continue reading »

No Mural? No Worries! Japanese Lifehacker Invents Instagenic Angel Wings To-Go

By now, most people have seen images of people posing in front of angel wing murals. Either through Colette Miller’s Global Angel Wings Project launched in LA in 2012, Kelsey Montague’s wings which became famous when Taylor Swift posed in front of one in 2014, or the numerous other murals inspired by them which continue to pop up all over the world, wing murals have become a staple on Instagram. Continue reading »

A Backpack That Gives You… Wings

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Everyone have once dreamed of his own wings behind his back! Comfortable, large, with wonderful feathers… But people are not angels or birds. And it is inconvenient to carry carnival costume wings every day. What if such wings would be useful… what if you could pack something into them and wear on your back? What if the wings were a backpack! It is made of felted wool (felt), that is very durable, comfortable and looks great. Each backpack-wings has a zipper and lining with pockets inside. The straps are strengthened and can be adjusted. Continue reading »

Stunning Pneumatic Wings That Actually Open And Close

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Alexis Noriega created a beautiful pair of human-sized pneumatic articulating feather wings for Halloween. She will be posting a tutorial soon for people interested in building their own pair. Continue reading »

Superb Yamaha Swan-Like Scooter With Insect Wings Will Make You Feel Like Flying

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Now you can literally fly while you are on the road. With the new Yamaha 04 GEN Scooter, there is no need to board a plane, make a parachute jump or paraglide to feel the air beneath your wings. This concept scooter is designed to look as graceful as a swan, with side wings that open up in the shape of the thin see-through insect wings. Let us see how will the concept scooter look like when it hits the stores – will we feel as elegant as a swan and as fast as a wasp? Continue reading »

Spread Your Wings: Beautiful Shovava Wing Scarves By Roza Khamitova

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Roza Khamitova was born into a family of artists in Kazakhstan. After finishing design school in Manhattan, New York, she was working in fashion industry for about 8 years. As a visual artist Roza had always drawn most of her inspiration from the natural world around her in the mountains of Kazakhstan.
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Artist Builds Articulating Pneumatic Wings Fit for a Human

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Artist Alexis Noriega of The Crooked Feather has designed a handmade pair of bird wings fit for an actual human. As a matter of fact, the artist’s creation is equipped with pneumatic automation, which means that the wings can extend and retract through a sophisticated air pressure system, operated at the flick of a switch. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: With Wings Wide Open

A tame golden eagle approaches a hunter during an annual hunting competition outside Almaty, Kazakstan. (Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters) Click image to zoom.