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The Truth is Out There: Was the Destruction of the Death Star an Inside Job??

A fascinating documentary presents compelling evidence that suggests the destruction of the Death Star was not the result of Luke Skywalker’s coincidental tapping of “The Force”, but rather a carefully orchestrated inside job that included none other than Darth Vader … Continue reading

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Neon Skull

Artist Eric Franklin has created some very cool neon skull and skeleton sculptures.  Check it out!

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van Eyke ‘Ghent Altarpiece’ in 100 billion pixels

One of the most famous panel paintings in the world, the Ghent Altarpiece has been digitized and is available in detail on an open source website entitled ‘Closer to Van Eyck: Rediscovering the Ghent Altarpiece.’ Consisting of 12 panels (one … Continue reading

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Street Art Utopia

Here is a really cool site, Street Art Utopia, which features street art from around the world.  Here is an example:   Check it out.  Its time well wasted.

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The Art of Science

The Art of Science contest at Princeton University aims to show off the startling images produced in the normal course of scientific research.  “Art happens,” says Princeton’s vice-dean of engineering Pablo Debenedetti, in announcing the 2011 winners.  The Art of Science … Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s Cat Revealed …or not

Here is a thought provoking video on the Shrödinger’s Cat paradox, from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.  According to Wikipedia, Shrödinger’s Cat is a thought experiment devised by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935. It illustrates what he saw as the … Continue reading

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Burning Man Festival 2012

Burning Man is an annual festival where tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City. The festival is dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. Participants depart one week later, having left … Continue reading

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Motion Picture Universe right here on Earth

Alvernia Studios  in Poland looks like it belongs on the moon.  I mean that as a compliment.  As you can see in the banner below, there are a number of domes connected by tubes.  Each of the domes offers a … Continue reading

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Awesome images from Der Spiegel

Der Spiegel has some awesome images in its Picture This archive. Below are waves from a typhoon storm surge crashing over a breakwater in Kiho, Japan, and a lightning storm above Berlin, Germany.

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Mosaika sound and light show

Mosaika is a sound and light show that tells the story of Canada.  It is quite clever in its use of the Parliament centre block building as its screen.  You can read about it here.  The image below links to … Continue reading

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