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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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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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Unusual Selfies by Izumi Miyazaki

These ongoing self-portraits by Japanese photographer Izumi Miyazaki are somewhat surreal and not the usual selfies you see on the internet. Source: Unusual Selfies by Izumi Miyazaki

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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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BBC – Earth – Watch ‘sacred’ deer bow for a treat

Hundreds of sika deer roam freely in the Japanese city of Nara where they are considered a national treasure Source: BBC – Earth – Watch ‘sacred’ deer bow for a treat

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(23) O Clube da Esquina II – YouTube

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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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