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Stunning Resin Sculptures Imagine the Spine-Chilling Creatures That Lurk Deep Within the Ocean

Are you afraid of what lies in the depths of the ocean? If so, you aren't alone; thalassophobia is the fear of deep bodies of water, and many people have it. Considering some of the alien-like fish that can be found there, it's a perfectly understandable phobia.

Dec 29, 2020 by Sara Barnes - My Modern Met
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65 Million-Year-Old Evolutionary Arms Race: Moths' Extraordinarily Sophisticated Wing Design

Moths Strike Out in Evolutionary Arms Race With Sophisticated Wing Design Ultra-thin, super-absorbent and extraordinarily designed to detract attention, the wings of moths could hold the key for developing technological solutions to survive in a noisy world. As revealed in a new study publishe

Nov 25, 2020 by SciTechDaily
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Katherine Stanek Demonstrates Her Concrete Sculpture Techniques

Katherine Stanek is a world class sculptor who uses an unusual material: concrete. Her figurative sculptures are dazzlingly creative, every aspect of her tec...

Mar 29, 2021 by John Thornton
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Fragments of energy - not waves or particles - may be the fundamental building blocks of the universe

Matter is what makes up the universe, but what makes up matter? This question has long been tricky for those who think about it - especially for the physicists. Reflecting recent trends in physics, my colleague Jeffrey Eischen and I have described an updated way to think about matter.

Dec 13, 2020 by Larry M. Silverberg - The Conversation
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How we solved the mystery of Libyan desert glass

In the remote desert of western Egypt, near the Libyan border, lie clues to an ancient cosmic cataclysm. Libyan desert glass is the name given to fragments of canary-yellow glass found scattered over hundreds of kilometres, between giant shifting sand dunes. Interest in Libyan desert glass goes back more than 3,000 years.

Nov 25, 2020 by Aaron J. Cavosie - The Conversation
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"The Infinity dress is the most difficult I have ever made" says Iris van Herpen

In the last of our three exclusive video interviews for Virtual Design Festival, Iris van Herpen describes how she created the optical illusions in her Hypnosis collection, which includes a dress the Dutch fashion designer describes as her most complicated yet.

Oct 11, 2020 by Sebastian Jordahn
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Mural is Purposely Painted Upside Down to Reflect Right Side Up in the Water

Artist Ray Bartkus wanted to incorporate Lithuania's Šešupė River into a captivating work of art, so he intentionally painted his mural upside-down. While the designs of the mural may appear quite ordinary at first glance, the real magic happens when viewers first notice the display's river reflection.

Jan 22, 2020 by My Modern Met
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How '1917' Cinematographer Filmed the Whole Movie in One Shot

The acclaimed war movie 1917 looks like the entire movie occurs in a single shot with no cuts. Of course, it took more than 100 minutes or even a single day to make the film. Director Sam Mendes and cinematographer Roger Deakins still filmed impressively long takes and combined the shots seamlessly.

Jan 21, 2020 by Fred Topel
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