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Islands Digitally Composed From Images of Abandoned Sites by Fabio Araujo | Colossal

Brazilian designer Fabio Araujo digitally composes images of abandoned sites to create undesirable islands, small patches of earth ripped up from long neglected corners of civilization. The series, Abandoned Places, exists both as image and video as Araujo animates discrete … Continue reading

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How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m rail bridge – The i newspaper online iNews

It began with a series of simple, hand-drawn sketches on a piece of A4 paper and became an £85m rail bridge. These rough pencil drawings were an architect’ Source: How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m … Continue reading

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Giant Dabs of Thick Oil Paint Captured as Hyperrealist Colored Pencil Drawings | Colossal

Australian artist Cj Hendry (previously) tricks the eye with her hyper-realistic drawings, works that recreate the appearance of thick swabs of brightly colored paint. To achieve the dimensionality and sheen of fresh oil paint she layers dry pigment atop colored … Continue reading

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Notation Knives: Listen to Cutting Edge Music From the Renaissance | Colossal

It’s not exactly musical chairs, but this Renaissance-era cutlery can carry a tune at any table setting. Dating back to the 16th century, these extremely rare knives are engraved with musical scores complete with lyrics. On one side is a … Continue reading

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Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close | New Scientist

Two ancient teeth found on Sumatra suggest early humans were there when the island’s supervolcano erupted 71,000 years ago Source: Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close | New Scientist

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Floating Cloud: An Electromagnetic Cloud That Hovers on Your Desktop by Richard Clarkson | Colossal

Floating Cloud is the latest “weightless” creation from NYC-based artist and designer Richard Clarkson who has long been fascinated by the shape and form of clouds that he translates into audiovisual devices. The Floating Cloud is held in place by … Continue reading

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How To Live To 100, According To Science

By 2050, the UN estimates that as many as 3.2 million people will live to 100 compared to 316,000 in 2011. Also, a 2013 study from the University of Massachusetts found that 25 year olds today can … Source: How … Continue reading

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23 Temple Street: Miniature Sculpture by Joshua Smith

An intricate miniature sculpture of a building on Hong Kong’s Temple Street by South Australian artist Joshua Smith. Source: 23 Temple Street: Miniature Sculpture by Joshua Smith

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Jennifer Pluznick: You smell with your body, not just your nose | TED Talk | TED.com

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Future of Fake News

Welcome to the future of fake news. Source: Future of Fake News

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