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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Adorable naked mole rat snacking on fruit

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'Daddy, can I have one?' (Via Discover)

Image: Wikimedia Commons/Ltshears


Emil Goodman's "Henry Waltz" animated film trailer

[Golly does this ever look amazing. -egg]
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'Henry Waltz' is a feature-length animation in development by director Emil Goodman. The trailer gives me the same feeling as Peter Chung's early Æon Flux shorts. I look forward to the full film! Henry Waltz


Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Lovely Russian trilobites

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Fossil museum's 'Russian Trilobites Image Gallery' is full of absolutely wonderful, bizarre specimens. I gave my wife a trilobite on our first date, and I've always had a soft spot for the little weirdos.

Russian Trilobites Image Gallery

(via Making Light)


Dream anatomy

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Google books is great for leafing through old and supremely weird tomes such as Juan Valverde de Amusco's 1559 Anatomia del corpo humano. This picture serves as the cover of Michael Sappol's Dream Anatomy, a history of renaissance anatomical art published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Amazon link) There is an accompanying web gallery, too. [via Chloe via Scientific Illustration]


Surreal architectural projection

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Mark Dery points us to this mindbendingly amazing video of 1024 Architecture's 'interactive architectural mapping' on a former theater in Lyon, France last year. The sounds of the audience controlled the visuals projected onto the building's façade. 'Perspective Lyrique' (via Architizer)


Diana Eng's laser cut t-shirts

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Our friend, fashion designer Diana Eng, has released a line of beautiful 'laser distressed t-shirts.' She told us, 'The laser burns precisely distressed lace patterns to transform a comfy t-shirt
into a comfy t-shirt that is stylish enough for the workplace. After
extensive wear testing, the designs were engineered to mimic the
structures of plant cells
to improve structural integrity and maintain
the femininity of the designs.'

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