The biggest matchstick model in the world is a “Steampunk flying locomotive”.
“Plane Loco” as it’s called
contains over 1,000,000matchsticks, 190L (35 gallons) of glue. Over 6m00 (21 feet) long, 1m50 (5 feet) wide and 2m75 (9 feet) high, with a wing span of 3m95 (13 foot). Approximately 3000 hours to build,
12/12/72 Marie-Hélène de Rothschild, member of the most powerful elite
family in the world, held a Surrealist Ball at Château de Ferrières, one
of the family’s gigantic mansions.
The requirements for the evening were “Black tie, long dresses &
Surrealists heads” nothing more, nothing less. In keeping with the
theme, the invitation which she sent was actually written backwards – to
read the invite you had to hold it up to a mirror.
While these events are usually extremely secretive, photographs of this particular Ball surfaced on the web.
Marie-Hélène is seen below wearing the head of a beast, weeping tears
made of diamonds, and Audrey Hepburn is pictured in a bird cage.
After the game ended, the humans and trolls spent months doing almost entirely bonding activities. These ranged from finger painting to strip poker (and all troll forms of games like truth or dare were banned after one game).
SteamWorld Heist is a follow-up to the hit game SteamWorld Dig. It’s all about space adventures and strategic shoot-outs. Play as Captain Piper and recruit a team of rag-tag robots to explore and scavenge the remains of a destroyed world. Board enemy spaceships and command your crew in a unique variety of turn-based combat, where the outcome is determined purely by your own skills.
This game features brand new music from Steam Powered Giraffe!
Coming to Nintendo 3DS, Steam, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Wii U and mobile platforms starting fall 2015.