sand

Playing In A Hot Tub Full Of Fluidized Sand

This is a video of Mark Rober discussing the physics of fluidized beds, "a physical phenomenon occurring when a quantity of a solid particulate substance is placed...
November 29, 2017

Amazing Video Game Themed Sand Sculpture

Note: Full-res version HERE. I think I saw a sand-crab! This is an 8-bit video game themed sand sculpture created by Guy-Olivier Deveua. As you can see,...
July 20, 2011

FAKE, THE SHADOWS ARE ALL...RIGHT?

Note: Full-res (1600 x 1200) version HERE in case you're convinced there's a stray shadow faux pas somewhere you could spot if the image were just larger....
May 19, 2011

Whaaat?: Sand People Like Scooby Snacks?

In a mash-up of universes that's about to make my head explode, it turns out Tusken Raiders love Scooby Snacks. And speaking of which -- I'd like...
November 20, 2009

It's Just So....Beautiful: Amazing Sand Art

This is the winner of the hit television series Ukraine's Got Talent, Kseniya Simonova, showing off her sand manipulating skills. And let me tell you, it's impressive....
October 13, 2009