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Here's a fascinating look at "Truth", a stunning Steampunk coffee shop in Cape Town, South Africa. According to Colossal, "Heldane Martin who considered the form factor of espresso machines and coffee roasters to be somewhat similar to the Victorian futuristic fantasy style found in the aesthetic of steampunk." Continue reading for more pictures.

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According to HiConsumption, this awesome Steampunk Iron Man suit was designed by comic book enthusiast Matt Silva and took home first place in Marvel's costume contest at the 2010 New York Comic Con. It's basically a modified Tin Man (Wizard Of Oz) suit that was used in a short film titled "Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a fake professor trolling an entire college class on the first day that has already received over 8-million-views on YouTube.

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If laptops existed during the Victorian-era, as well as Ubuntu Linux, this is what one of the popular models might look like, complete with lock and key. Click here to view this week's funny FAILS. Continue reading for a viral video titled "Customer Service: It Gets Worse".

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Invicta's 1090 Russian Diver Mechanical Watch is being offered at just $169.99 shipped, originally priced at $1395. Its stylish skeleton dial design adds a trendy feel to your collection. This watch begins with a prominent 52mm 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel case with a rounded rose gold-plated stainless steel bezel with a textured coin edge. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video.

Notable features:
  • Precise Hand-Wind Mechanical movement.

  • Flame-fusion crystal; Polished 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel case; Black polyurethane strap with 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel barrel accents.

  • 60 second subdial at 9:00.

  • Rose colored skeleton dial with black border and black hands; Screw-down protective cap on crown; Exhibition case back.

  • Water-resistant to 165 feet (50 M).
[via Amazon]

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Another day, another round of steampunk creations. Here's one cool fact you may not know: The first use of the word in a title was in Paul Di Filippo's 1995 Steampunk Trilogy, consisting of three short novels: "Victoria", "Hottentots", and "Walt and Emily", which, respectively, imagine the replacement of Queen Victoria by a human/newt clone, an invasion of Massachusetts by Lovecraftian monsters, and a love affair between Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Continue reading for more.

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Another day, another round of steampunk creations. This time, we bring you a selection of random gadgets and computers that have become popular on the internet over the years. For those who never heard of this word, it basically refers to a sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. Continue reading for more.

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Invicta's 1090 Russian Diver Skeleton Watch is currently being offered for only $169.99 shipped, originally priced at $1395. Its stylish transparent skeleton dial design adds a trendy feel to your collection. This watch begins with a prominent 52mm 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel case with a rounded rose gold-plated stainless steel bezel with a textured coin edge. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview.

Notable features:
  • Precise Hand-Wind Mechanical movement.

  • Flame-fusion crystal; Polished 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel case; Black polyurethane strap with 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel barrel accents.

  • 60 second subdial at 9:00.

  • Rose colored skeleton dial with black border and black hands; Screw-down protective cap on crown; Exhibition case back.

  • Water-resistant to 165 feet (50 M).
[via Amazon]

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Sometimes, all you need to make an old gadget new again is by giving it a Victorian-touch, or in other words, a Steampunk makeover. These ten gadgets all breathe new life into things that would normally be headed to Craigslist and / or the scrap yard. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video on the future of wearable technology.

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The world's first steampunk restaurant, designed by Abhishek Majumder, has opened in New Delhi, India, and it appears to be straight from a Victorian-era movie / book / comic. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of some quick and simple life hacks.

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Technically speaking, Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. Continue reading to see five awesome homemade steampunk creations.

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