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Captured Lightning : Lichtenberg Figures

Captured Lightning : Lichtenberg Figures

Lichtenberg Figures are branching electric discharges (or electrical trees) that are sometimes preserved on the surface or the interior of a solid dielectric. They are named after the German physicist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, who originally discovered and studied them. One way that they can be produced is as follows: A sharp-pointed needle is placed perpendicular […]

Giant Crystal Cave

Giant Crystal Cave

With lengths over 11m, the giant gypsum crystals found in the Naica Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico. These are Selenite crystals, the translucent beams of gypsum and are the largest crystals ever discovered. These crystals were formed by hydrothermal fluids emanating from the magma chambers below. Selenite is one of the most beautiful varieties of gypsum, being […]

The Penis Restaurant

The Penis Restaurant

Next time when you are in Beijing, Guolizhang Restaurant is another interesting chinese delicacies for you to try. But it’s better for you to check out some of the introductions below. Cause I think not all of us would like to try it after found out what their delicacies are about. The Guolizhang Restaurant in […]

Kid’s Trick Shot

Restaurant with Interactively Table Menu Technology

Restaurant with Interactively Table Menu Technology

Recently opened Inamo, a chic restaurant and bar in London’s west end. The interior was designed by Blacksheep, featuring projecting colorful menus and aesthetic patterns onto touch sensitives tabletops. Their menus are projected onto tabletops, allowing diners to order food and beverages interactively, change the ambiance of their individual table, play games, and even to […]

Fast Fingers

Mobile Internet Search

Mobile Internet Search

This is what we wish the internet search will be able to do with a mobile device in the NEAR future. Touch screen, built in camera, scanner, WiFi, google map (hopefully google earth), google search, image search… all in one device. Like this way, when you can see a building through it, it gives you […]

Great Escape

Water World Hotel

Water World Hotel

Water World.. The Atlantis Hotel in Dubai. One of the world’s most anticipated hotels, finally opens its doors on September 24th, 2008. Situated on 113 acres of the Palm Jumeirah, boasts over 1,539 rooms. Water Bed.. the Neptune and Poseidon Suites are exclusive to Atlantis. With both bedroom and bathroom views directly into the mesmerising […]

A True Love Story Of A Bird

A True Love Story Of A Bird

Photos of two birds are said to have been taken in the Republic of Ukraine where the bird is trying to save his mate. Millions of people cry after watching this picture in America and Europe. It is said that the photographer sold these picture for a nominal price to the most famous news paper […]

Fireballs That You Can Hold

Not sure how safe this is, but it looks like fun. The video gives you instructions on how to create a cloth fireball using lighter fluid. It will probably get a bit hot though. So if you do try this, you might get burned.

Toilet Signs From Around The World

Toilet Signs From Around The World

via : Funtasticus

Future Whiteboard

MIT Sketching. This is amazing..