Tag: shadows

Jun 6, 2017

These Intricately Cut Blinds Show Iconic Cityscapes at Night

These Intricately Cut Blinds Show Iconic Cityscapes at Night

Ukrainian-based ‘HoleRoll‘ has created a series of roller blinds that feature famous cityscapes like New York City and London at night

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Mar 2, 2017

Carl Sagan Explains How Eratosthenes Knew the Earth Was Curved Over 2,200 Years Ago

Carl Sagan Explains How Eratosthenes Knew the Earth Was Curved Over 2,200 Years Ago

In this excerpt from episode 1 of Carl Sagan’s ‘Cosmos’, he explains how the Greek scholar, Eratosthenes, knew the Earth was curved over 2,200 years ago

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Sep 5, 2016

Amazing 3-in-1 LEGO Shadow Sculptures by John Muntean

Amazing 3-in-1 LEGO Shadow Sculptures by John Muntean

At first glance, Muntean’s LEGO sculptures look like an unwieldy mass of bricks, haphazardly assembled and completely amorphous

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Mar 24, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Did you know Io’s shadow sails across the face of Jupiter at 38,000 mph (17 kilometers per second)!

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Dec 30, 2015

Guy Designs Digital Sundial That You Can 3D Print Yourself

Guy Designs Digital Sundial That You Can 3D Print Yourself

No batteries, no motor, no electronics… Just an awesome shadow show brought to you by your neighborhood sun

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Dec 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: Morning Frost Shadow

Picture of the Day: Morning Frost Shadow

The contrast is ‘cool’ to see :)

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Dec 3, 2014

Powerful PSA Shows That You Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

Powerful PSA Shows That You Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

A powerful PSA about child abuse prevention was spotted recently at a high-traffic intersection in Seoul, South Korea. The interactive campaign lets people step in to prevent the crime. The top message roughly translates to: “Child abuse, you can prevent it,” while the bottom message instructs: “112: Report (call) to become a hero for…

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