What happens when you mix “Mad Max: Fury Road” fandom and fatherhood? Why, you get a totally rocking steampunk childhood, of course! One dad took his obsession with the cult classic post-apocalyptic film series a step further and gave his kids the rides of their lives.
One of the first thing movie-goers will notice about the “Mad Max” films are the insanely customized cars, jeeps and trucks the characters ride through the endless desert.
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
Ian Pfaff, a film director and doting dad from Glendale, California channeled his love for the dystopian action franchise into creating “Fury Road” vehicles for his two kids.
He made them using kiddie cars like these:
And turned them into these:
Junior, 2, and Benji, five months, are two of the luckiest kids in the world. Their dad loves them and “Mad Max” so much that he made them the privileged owners of some of the most hardcore kiddie mobiles ever built.
Ian, who makes props during his free time, took his children’s Little Tykes Cozy Coupes and embellished them with all manner of spare parts.
Like old computer components and an espresso machine.
He attached his kids’ own toys to them for a personalized touch.
His wife, Emily, a painter, contributed to the project, as well.
She donated her old breast pump to use as overhead exhaust pipes.
She also painted an old sippy cup for a post-apocalyptic feel.
Ian detailed the cars so extensively they became mini-replicas of the fierce-looking vehicles from “Mad Max: Fury Road.”
The vehicles’ interiors weren’t spared his obsession, either.
Old bike chain + steering wheel = bad-to-the-bone controls.
The kids got their own wicked makeovers. Junior’s outfit mimics ferocious Imperator Furiosa’s get-up to make any desert dune driver proud.
Yes, Junior is a girl, and “Pfuriosa” digs her new threads.
She hasn’t seen any of the “Mad Max” movies yet. But she loves jumping into her one-of-a-kind vehicle and chasing the family pug around, her proud father says.
Coincidentally, Junior was born just a day before “Mad Max: Fury Road” was released, and avid fan Ian had to abandon his opening night plans.
As for baby Benji, all of his dad’s remodeling hasn’t made much of an impact as of yet.
Still, he makes for a cute little tough guy behind the wheel.
“The reaction to the mobiles has been great,” Ian revealed to Buzzfeed.
“Our friends and family love it, and I enjoy seeing people get a kick out of them.”
So is Ian done getting his obsession with all things “Mad Max” out of his system? Not by a long shot.
“I have more boxes full of junk and I’m ready to build a fleet!”
Calling franchise creator, George Miller: in case you’re looking for two kiddie extras to cast in the next “Mad Max” movie, Ian Pfaff’s spawn are trained and ready to roll.
They come with their own cars, too.
Learn How to Do This Simple But Extremely Effective Rolling Log Mouse Trap!
Mess-free way to capture and contain mice!
If you have a mouse problem in your home, you’ve probably tried different ways to capture and eliminate them before you settle for the most effective solution of all. Maybe you prefer to use rat killer feeds or even the traditional mousetrap, which on its own is a pretty effective way to trap the rodents in your home. If it’s already working fine for you, congratulations! But if you are not quite satisfied with the results and you are looking for a better alternative, we may have the solution for you.
Introducing the “rolling logs mousetrap”. It is essentially a metal cylinder that rotates along a center rod. Its width is just right to fit inside a 5-gallon bucket. It’s a great DIY project that you can easily construct using just 2 or 3 materials.
Easy to make, yet very effective!
How to Devein And Clean Shrimp Like A Pro, Using Only a Toothpick
When it comes to deveining shrimp, those with average food preparation skills need all the tips they can get.
When it comes to food preparation, seafood is, perhaps, one of the most challenging to deal with. Those that belong in the shellfish variety — which include crustaceans such as shrimp — often require one's full attention. Cleaning shrimp, in particular, is a very tedious task.
Some people think that deveining shrimp is not really necessary. However, when you devein shrimp, you're actually removing their intestinal tract. That means that whatever the creature ate is in there. It's advisable to devein so that the taste of the shrimp is preserved. Of course, the shrimp also looks better without the vein running through it. We have to admit that it also doesn't look so appetizing with the vein still inside it.
It's yummy...but cleaning it takes some skill.
How to Make a Harmless Humane Mousetrap That Will Catch Rodents
You can create a non-lethal mousetrap using things that are easily available at the hardware.
Nobody welcomes a mouse or a whole family of mice inside the house. Rodents are known to be the carriers of diseases such as salmonellosis and leptospirosis. Thus, homeowners resort to all sorts of ways to get rid of rodents. For example, there's a whole array of poisonous substances formulated for rodents. Plus there are also a bunch of gadgets to help control or get rid of mice. Then, of course, there's the old school mousetrap.
While the mousetrap is considered an efficient contraption, some people don't like it. Apparently, these people can't stand the thought of killing any animal — even if it threatens their health. Perhaps, that's just how they want to do things?
That said, there are now some mousetraps that promise to catch a mouse without harming it. In fact, Andrew Moseman of Popular Mechanics recently wrote about a contraption that was put together by a Chris Notap. The contraption's creator refers to it as "a simple humane pipe mousetrap." Notap believes that anyone can make the device....
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