Bismuth Geode
Or a cyborg egg hatching. You decide. 


Bismuth Geode

Or a cyborg egg hatching. You decide. 

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Sasha Vinogradova. Styles of Russian Folk Painting.

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Amazing rainbow flash Labradorite carved crystal skull statue

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Incredible Vintage Animated Gifs

Nearly 155 years before the first animated gif appeared in 1887, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the phenakistoscope, a device that is largely considered to be the first mechanism for true animation. The simple gadget relied on the persistence of the vision principle to create the illusion of images in motion.

The phenakistoscope used a spinning disc attached vertically to a handle. Arrayed around the disc’s center were a series of drawings showing phases of the animation, and cut through it were a series of equally spaced radial slits. The user would spin the disc and look through the moving slits at the disc’s reflection in a mirror. The scanning of the slits across the reflected images kept them from simply blurring together, so that the user would see a rapid succession of images that appeared to be a single moving picture.

Though Plateau is credited with inventing the device, there were numerous other mathematicians and physicists who were working on similar ideas around the same time, and they too were building on the works of Greek mathematician Euclid and Sir Isaac Newton who had also identified the principles behind the phenakistoscope.

source 1, 2, 3, 4

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Carved crocodile skull


Carved crocodile skull

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my semester’s design project


A dynamic “second skin” which articulates a wearer’s need for personal space by responding to and exaggerating his body language. The piece changes position depending on the movement the wearer makes with each arm.

We used a combination of digital fabrication techniques and handcrafting to get this result.

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God of the Grove

Hedi Xandt

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The SCAR Project: Breast Cancer Is Not A Pink Ribbon

The SCAR Project is a series of large-scale portraits of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay. Primarily an awareness raising campaign, The SCAR Project puts a raw, unflinching face on early onset breast cancer while paying tribute to the courage and spirit of so many brave young women.

Dedicated to the more than 10,000 women under the age of 40 who will be diagnosed this year alone, The SCAR Project is an exercise in awareness, hope, reflection and healing.

Read more here

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Munich Nymphenburg Palace, Hall of Mirrors.
by François De Cuvilliés.

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The Terrible Beauty of California’s PowerHouse Fire


Honestly this looks like amargeddon or something of the sort; the end of the world, or hell itself.

Welcome to California, enjoy your stay

^ Too accurate.

see california does too have seasons, this was taken during fire season

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Moorland Copse by Duncan George

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