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When Science Fiction becomes Reality

From augmented reality video games to Apple’s Siri digital assistant, technology continues to zip along at lightening speed. Many of the most wild science fiction stories later become real life.  Jules Verne came up with the idea of a fax ...
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Mesmerizing Ferrofluid Dances to Music

Like a music video for the scientifically minded, the short film below explores the unusual world of ferrofluid, a liquid which acts a lot like a gelatinous magnet. The second installment in an ongoing series of experiments, the film was ...
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The Peacefulness of Levitation

Natsumi Hayashi is a Japanese photographer who takes levitating self-portrait shots in very interesting situations — surrounded by other people on trains, in the middle of streets, and wherever a little bit of levitation is lacking. The beautiful young photographer has ...
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Magic Photography from the Woods to the Sea

Standing unsupported on the damp, leaf covered forest floor, a picture frame reveals the woods through its empty form… and something more. Through the frame, the torso of a mans body wearily crawls, arms outstretched and searching, as if from ...
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Quirky Characters with a Lot of Charm

When it comes to inventive character design, from robot-like people with antlers to squiggly squidboys, Harry Nesbitt has serious game. His figures pop off the page with loads of endearing, quirky personality, all while creating solid identities for his clients. ...
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The World Gets Swirly: Tracking Wind Data in Real-Time

It’s hard to imaging a visualization more beautiful than this new animated map of wind speeds across the continental U.S. Individual lines delicately weave their way across the land in Vincent van Gogh like fashion, tracing near real-time wind forecasts ...
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Headshots: Happy Toys In Real Life

Ok, I’m predicting a new meme… or at least someone out there should kick it off: Photoshopping kids toys onto your own head. These perfectly executed photographs take the heads from favorite movies like Toy Story, Star Wars and Bambi ...