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The Most Detailed Paper Plane in the World

Great Big Story Published on 13 Jun 2019 Luca Iaconi-Stewart can spend years making a paper plane. That might seem like a long time, but his paper planes aren’t made from a single sheet of paper, and they aren’t your … Continue reading

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Reforestation anti-desertification in Los Monegros Desert Zaragoza Spain with Groasis

Groasis Ecological Water Saving Technology Published on 9 Dec 2017 Find more info at http://www.groasis.com . The Monegros Desert is a desert in the North of Zaragoza – Spain. The soil consists of 50% stones and 50% dry sand, the … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Beer Sold in Plastic Bottles?

In this video: Plastic as a material has pretty much changed the way we live our lives- it’s cheap, can be moulded into practically any shape and is, for the most the part, easily recyclable (when people bother to). So … Continue reading

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The Math Trick Behind MP3s, JPEGs, and Homer Simpson’s Face

Over a decade ago, I was sitting in a college math physics course and my professor spelt out an idea that kind of blew my mind. I think it isn’t a stretch to say that this is one of the most … Continue reading

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Miniature Scenes by Slinkachu Comment on Consumer Culture

For the last 13 years, guerrilla miniaturist t Slinkachu (previously) has been creating barely noticeable scenes to be discovered by unsuspecting passersby. The London-based artist uses tiny model people whose minuscule size creates humorous and thought-provoking scenarios. Slinkachu often comments … Continue reading

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Origami rose inspires a new way to collect and purify water – ScienceBlog.com

The rose is one of the most iconic plants in popular culture, but now the flower could hold more than symbolic value.A new device for collecting and purifying water, developed at The University of Texas at Austin, was inspired by … Continue reading

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‘Mona Lisa’s Face Is Creepily Brought To Life Thanks To Samsung’s AI Technology – DesignTAXI.com

See the ‘Mona Lisa’s smile in a new light.[…]   A talking Mona Lisa via @Samsung‘s AI Centre 🤖 pic.twitter.com/XRKPX0OCWb — Omer Wilson (奥马尔) (@omer_wilson) May 25, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Source: ‘Mona Lisa’s Face Is Creepily Brought To Life Thanks To … Continue reading

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This Girl Spent 1000 Hours Working On This Incredibly Detailed Anubis Costume That Looks Like It Was Made With CGI

Some people do cross-stitch as a hobby, others like gardening, while this game designer from Switzerland is making costumes. While she’s just on her third, the video of her in the costume which she shared on Reddit, instantly received over … Continue reading

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The Ultimate DIY-ers: If You Build It…

 

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Mirrored Ceilings and Criss-Crossed Stairwells Give a Chinese Bookstore the Feeling of an M.C. Escher Woodcut

Zhongshuge bookstores, designed by Shangai-based architecture firm X+Living, feature incredible rooms coveted by book and illusion lovers alike. Each location in this chain of Chinese bookstores has uniquely designed spaces with reflective elements that immerse guests in parallel environments. In the … Continue reading

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