Mar 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Ten Year Old Can of Dried Ink from Above

Picture of the Day: A Ten Year Old Can of Dried Ink from Above

A TEN YEAR OLD CAN OF DRIED INK FROM ABOVE Photograph by scruffycoxendale on reddit Reddit user scruffycoxendale took this fascinating top-down view of a can of dried ink that he says has been sitting on the shelf of his print shop for a decade. He goes on to mention that the…

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Mar 6, 2014

This Revolutionary Membrane Can Keep a Heart Beating Outside of the Body

This Revolutionary Membrane Can Keep a Heart Beating Outside of the Body

Photograph by University of Illinois and Washington University via St. Louis Public Radio You are looking at a thin, elastic membrane imprinted with an array of sensors and electrodes and designed to stretch over a heart. The cardiac device could one day help prevent heart attacks and replace the bulkier pacemakers and implantable defibrillators…

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Mar 6, 2014

27 Reasons You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

27 Reasons You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for someone else! But it’s what’s outside of that window that is most compelling. The world is a wonderful place, one that looks…

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Mar 5, 2014

This is What It’s Like to be Surrounded by Hammerhead Sharks

This is What It’s Like to be Surrounded by Hammerhead Sharks

What started as a typical dive off the coast of Mozambique, with schools of fish and pods of dolphins; took a dramatic turn when a large swarm of scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) showed up. An incredible experience this diver will not soon forget. As of 2008, the scalloped hammerhead is on the “globally…

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Mar 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hallstatt Village, Austria

Picture of the Day: Hallstatt Village, Austria

HALLSTATT VILLAGE, AUSTRIA Photograph by DANNY XEERO 500px | Facebook | Flickr Photographer Danny Xeero took this beautiful shot of the picturesque Hallstatt Village in Austria. Nestled between the edge of Hallstätter See (a lake) and the towering Dachstein mountains, Austria’s oldest and possibly most photographed village is something like a mirage…

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Mar 5, 2014

Kumi Yamashita Unveils Latest Artwork Made from a Single, Unbroken Thread

Kumi Yamashita Unveils Latest Artwork Made from a Single, Unbroken Thread

Artwork by KUMI YAMASHITA Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing artwork has been featured previously (here and here), just unveiled her latest artwork in her ongoing Constellation series. Posted earlier this afternoon to her official Facebook page, the new piece was privately commissioned. The Constellation body of work consists of three simple materials that,…

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Mar 5, 2014

Million Square Foot Artwork in the Sahara Still Visible After 17 Years

Million Square Foot Artwork in the Sahara Still Visible After 17 Years

Artwork and Photography by D.A.ST. Arteam Desert Breath is a land art project created by the D.A.ST. Arteam. The team was founded in 1995 by Danae Stratou (installation artist), Alexandra Stratou (industrial designer & architect) and Stella Constantinides (architect) for the purpose of creating this specific project. The project is rooted in the team’s…

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