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One Day Poem Pavilion

One Day Poem Pavilion

This is amazing..! Extremely clever. Using a complex array of perforations, light passing through the pavilion’s surface produces shifting patterns, which transform into the legible text of a poem. The type is formed through a complex array of perforations aligned with the passing of the sun. The poem takes about 8 hours to sweep through […]

Impossible Motion: Magnet-Like Slopes

The video is not a computer graphic, but a real scene. In this video, the behavior of the balls seems impossible, because it is against the gravity. And what actually happening is that the orientations of the slopes are perceived oppositely, and hence the descending motion is misinterpreted as ascending motion. This illusion is remarkable […]

Fish with Hands

Fish with Hands

Fish with “hands” found to be new species. Using fins to walk rather than swim, along the ocean floor. They are small, often strikingly patterned or colourful. Now they exist only off eastern and southern Australia. via : CSIRO

Wobbly Bridge

The Russian Emergency Ministry have shut down a seven kilometre-long bridge after it started to wobble.