This Day in History – February 26th, 1909

Kinemacolor was the first successful color motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith of Brighton, England in 1906. He was influenced by the work of William Norman Lascelles Davidson and, more directly, Edward Raymond Turner. It was launched by Charles Urban‘s Urban Trading Co. of London in […]

The Uncommon Geek podcast Episode 43: SUPERFIGHT!

Mr. and Mrs. Uncommon geek square off against each other in 4 rounds of Superfight! A game that came in February’s LootCrate (which was themed “Play!”) Superfight is a hilarious card game where players create fighters and argue why their fighter would win against another players fighter! White cards have characters on them, and black […]

Symposium Session – Mad Bubble Science

Mad Bubble Science with the Bubble Troll Presented by The Bubble Troll Come explore bubbles, science, the connection between the two and maybe even a little madness. A family friendly workshop with a variety of short activities with bubbles. This includes painting with bubbles, a bubble size contest, and a dry ice and foam demonstration. Speaker: […]

Symposium Poster Tease . . . Part Three

The International Steampunk Symposium cannot adequately express our thanks to Bryan Arendt and Lord Bobbins of TeslaCon for their amazing help in creating this year’s final poster! Over the course of this week we have been performing a burlesque strip tease . . . slowly revealing this beauty of a poster . . . and final reveal […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Clinic: Electrifying Medicine Pt. 1 – Stingrays and Storms

  Onxyfeld, Late Winter 1872 Many of you are familiar with the lamentably popular 1818 piece of pulp named Frankenstein. Unknown to most, what it actually chronicles is how at the turn of the 18th century, one of my creations went missing and for reasons best known to itself, wandered off into the Arctic tundra (not the smartest […]

This Day in History – February 25th, 1870

Hiram Rhodes Revels (September 27th, 1827 – January 16th, 1901) was a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), a Republican politician, and college administrator. Born free in North Carolina, he later lived and worked in Ohio, where he voted before the Civil War. He was elected as the first African American to serve in […]

Symposium Session – Once Upon a Time in Africa

Once Upon a Time in Africa: Steampunkable Stories from the Motherland Presented by Ofeibea Loveless Want to know more about the empires in African countries but not sure where to start? Learn about the Mino of Dahomey, the Zulu, the Ashanti, the Iron Age empires of North Africa and more as panelists explore stories of war, […]

Symposium Poster Tease . . . Part Two

The International Steampunk Symposium cannot adequately express our thanks to Bryan Arendt and Lord Bobbins of TeslaCon for their amazing help in creating this year’s final poster! Over the course of this week we shall be performing a burlesque strip tease as we slowly reveal this beauty of a poster . . . and there are […]

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