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Die Falle – Sculptural Zeoptrope by Gregory Barsamian

This 3d dimensional spinning Zeotrope piece is incredible. It is called Die Falle and is currently on display at the Science Gallery as part of their fantastic exhibiton Illusion.

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A Squid Responds to Cypress Hill

The chromatophores in a squid stimulated by Cypress Hill’s Insane in the Membrane. More info here

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Utility Fog is a hypothetical collection of tiny robots, envisioned by Dr. John Storrs Hall while he was thinking about a nanotechnological replacement for car seatbelts. The robots would be microscopic, with extending arms reaching in several different directions, and … Continue reading

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Temari Balls

“Temari balls are a traditional Japanese craft in which colored thread is applied to a sphere in a geometric pattern. This is a modern example, given to me by the Japanese master Kiyoko Urata.” Taken from a post by George … Continue reading

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Timelapse Video of Mushrooms

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Unusual Geometric Shapes

This animated image shows a structure called a hyperboloid of one sheet. It is a curved form made up of only straight lines and is one of several strucutre discussed in this blog post by “Miss Cellania” (via boingboing).

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Giant Hole in Guatemala City

This photo was taken from the Guatemalan Government’s Flickr feed and shows a “massive, spontaneous sinkhole (“hundimiento”) that appeared today in Zone 2 of Guatemala City, after overwhelming saturation of rains from tropical storm Agatha.” More at boingboing

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Tania Kovats – Tree

Here’s a video documenting the production of Tania Kovats’ artwork Tree made for the Natural History Museum in London. The artwork is a slice cut from the centre of a real oak tree and was inspired by the work of … Continue reading

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Concrete Cast of Enormous Ant Colony

“A giant ant colony pumped full of cement,and then excavated reveals one of Mother Nature’s marvellous wonders. We’ve seen what these giant ant mounds look like above ground but this is an incredible view of what the structures looks like … Continue reading

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3d Printing with Paper

There is an Irish company called Mcor Technologies who have developed a machine for 3d printing using layers of ordinary paper and PVA glue. The Models shown here were created entirely by the machine. Below is a video from the … Continue reading

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