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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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Researchers develop "biological concrete" that grows moss and fungi

News: Scientists at a Spanish university are developing a new type of concrete that captures rainwater to create living walls of moss and fungi. Unlike existing vertical garden systems which require complex supporting structures, the new "biological concrete" supports the growth of organisms on its own surface, according to researchers from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona.

Mar 26, 2020 by Emilie Chalcraft
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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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"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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This City Bench Absorbs More Air Pollution Than A Grove Of Trees

London is the latest city to gain a city bench with the ability to absorb as much pollution as a small forest. The vertical garden, which doubles as a bench, is Green City Solutions' CityTree. Using a vertical installation of moss, the bench can absorb as much pollution as 275 trees in 1 percent of the space.

Mar 26, 2020 by Trevor Nace
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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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These Hawaiian Artists Have Created Vases That Capture The True Beauty Of The Ocean

Looking at these awesome ocean wave-inspired vases, it may not be a surprise to learn that they come from Kauai, Hawaii. Glass artists Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker have managed to capture the spirit of the ocean and just seeing their works of art conjures up tropical images of lazy sunny days on the beach.

Jan 14, 2020 by Awesome Inventions
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