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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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File this under: awesome Steampunk creations. Unlike the other gizmos you've seen, these geeky heels not only look cool, but are fully-functional, as in they come complete with LEDs, possibly working gears, and more. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of a dramatic surprise on an ice-cold day in the Netherlands, all caused by a button push.

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Built by WThompson10, this awesome Steampunk Xbox 360 was designed to look like an old General Electric 1960s clock radio receiver, taking styling cues from the BioShock series. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video showing why people are still awesome going into 2013.

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File this under: awesome Steampunk creations. There's just something about gadgets that have been given the proper Victorian-era makeover, and this NES console is definitely one of the most stunning creations we've seen in recent time. It definitely looks like something you'd see in the 1800s - early 1900s. Continue reading to see the finished product.

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File this under: geeky Steampunk creations. If cell phones existed during the Victorian-era, this is probably what they would've looked like, or so Croatian artist Ivan M. thinks. Continue reading to see them all.

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