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  • May 19, 2015
    This is a video from Zheijiang University of a new hydrographic printing process (previously) that allows the subject to be printed accurately, regardless of the distortion dunking a 3D object in the water would create. Smart words because I am dumb: The group calls this "com... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2015
    Zorak -- is that you?! This is a video featuring face closeups of a bunch of different praying mantis species (plus some grasshoppers) while they perform various activities. The short was created by Academy Award winning director Zana Briski to encourage us to rethink our rel... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2015
    These are the 98 different raw foods that Dutch artists Lernert and Saunder cut into perfect 2.5cm cubes for a food-themed newspaper photoshoot. There's something really visually appetizing about the shot. Can you name all the foods? I could only identify like five, but almo... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    This is a video of a man carving a cube inside of a cube inside of a cube from a solid metal block, using a lathe. None of the smaller cubes can be removed from the larger ones. Apparently carving cubes inside of cubes is some sort of indicator for how good a lathe turner is ... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2015
    This is a series of 3-D epoxied flooring options available from Dubai based Imperial Interiors. I've got the feeling they're expensive. Still, it would be awesome to add a sandy beach floor to my guest bathroom. "ENOUGH ABOUT YOUR BEACH THEMED GUEST BATHROOM." Please, it's ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is a video of Backyard Brains co-founder Greg Gage hooking two people up with electrodes so anytime the woman thinks of moving her hand, she moves the man's hand as well. The system is available for purchase from Backyard Brains (which sells basic kits for people interest... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is a video of TheBackyardScientist pouring molten aluminum into a watermelon to see what will happen. His hypothesis is that the watermelon will explode. Sadly, that hypothesis is rejected. It did make this cool casting of the seed chambers though. Now I kinda want to ... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2015
    This is a video of juggler and ring illusionist Lindzee Poi (previously HERE and HERE) performing a series of trippy ring illusions in somebody's beautiful backyard (I love wisteria vines!), complete with EMOTIONAL SOUNDTRACK. I really liked that song. It almost made me cry. ... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2015
    This is the kinetic chandelier installed at the Leningrad Center in St. Petersburg, Russia. It consists of 1,089 individually controlled wires and color-controllable LED bulbs. Man, I would love to stare up at something like this while I fall asleep at night. Instead I have ... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    This is Diane's Bare-Hearted Glassfrog, a newly discovered and described species of translucent-bellied frog that lives in the Talamanca Mountains of Costa Rica. It also looks like Kermit the Frog. You think Kermit faked his own death to get away from Miss Piggy and go live i... / Continue →