Tag: patterns

Mar 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Frost on Windshield Looks Like Waves in an Ocean

Picture of the Day: Frost on Windshield Looks Like Waves in an Ocean

Photograph by catfun4ever on reddit In this quirky capture from one of my favorite subreddits, r/mildlyinteresting, we see frost that has formed on a windshield that looks like waves in an ocean or possibly a distant mountain range. Frost can make such cool patterns! via catfun4ever on reddit

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Mar 15, 2015

Artist Turns Utility Box Into Ceramic Tile Illusion

Artist Turns Utility Box Into Ceramic Tile Illusion

Artist Diogo Machado aka Add Fuel, turned an utility box in Lisbon, Portugal into a ceramic tile illusion. The artwork was done with permission as part of the Trampolins Gerador Project organized by Mistaker Maker. According to Street Art News: The idea of the [Trampolins Gerador] project was to revitalize the area through music,…

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Feb 25, 2015

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully…

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Feb 22, 2015

This Was Cut from a Single Carrot

This Was Cut from a Single Carrot

Watch this talented chef cut an amazing geometric-shaped pattern from a single carrot. The precision is incredible!

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Jan 18, 2015

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

John Edmark, an inventor/designer/artist that teaches design at Stanford, has created a series of 3D printed “Fibonacci Zoetrope” sculptures that come to life when spun under a strobe light or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed. In the hypnotic video above, the 3D printed sculptures are spinning at…

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Jan 16, 2015

The Coordinated Beauty of Thousands of Birds Moving In Sync

The Coordinated Beauty of Thousands of Birds Moving In Sync

Seen here is a huge flock of starlings (known as a murmuration), soaring above the skies of Utrecht in the Netherlands. While the science behind their uncanny coordination is not fully understood, what is known is at the individual level, when a neighbour moves, so do you. The hypnotic movements were captured earlier this…

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Dec 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Photograph by Luc Viatour | http://www.Lucnix.be Seen here are the amazing vaulted ceilings and dome of St Aubin’s Cathedral in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. St Aubin’s is the only cathedral in Belgium in the Late Baroque style and was built between 1751 and 1767. Inside, all colour is avoided, replaced by architectural enrichments and the…

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