Posts Tagged ‘ science ’

Freaky Fruits & Veg!

October 11, 2012
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YOU GUYS ARE GOING TO FREAK OUT WHEN YOU SEE THESE FRUITS & VEGETABLES SOMEONE PUT THROUGH AN MRI MACHINE!!! WTF!?!?!?! I love it all so so much! Thanks io9! See more at Inside Insides. TOMATO! PUMPKIN! GRAPES! SUNFLOWER! BROCCOLI! BANANA! CORNY! CUKE!
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Buggin’

September 17, 2012
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How many times have you seen this poster at the video store?! I’ve seen it a million freaking times and I always dismissed it as some kind of weird 90s scifi comedy. But I stumbled on it again on Netflix the other night and was surprised to discover that it’s actually a fantastic documentary...
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Celebrate Earth Day w/BIG THINGS x The California Academy of Sciences!

April 19, 2012
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BIG THINGS is SO excited to be partnering with the California Academy of Sciences for a radical Earth Day celebration! Join us at the Academy next Thursday, April 26th for Dirty, Earthy NightLife, an evening dedicated to the EARTH and getting in touch with nature. Award-winning nature photographer, Ian Shive, will present his stunning portfolio of...
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dirt chronicles: part 8

August 23, 2011
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even though sand isn’t dirt…this post still belongs in the dirt chronicles because you know what? sand is kind of like dirt. there are a lot of dedicated sand collectors out there and they deserve some love! sand from all over the world can be quite stunning in all the variety of shades, shapes,...
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it’s gonna blow!

August 4, 2011
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VOLCANOES!!!!!!!!!! there’s really nothing better to geek out on!!! they’re mysterious, ancient, unpredictable, and absolutely breathtaking….but they can destroy everything so quickly! the recent work of british artist duo, semiconductor, brings us into the strange world of volcanologists and explores ideas of human interaction with the natural world, our relationship to scientific research, and...
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science fair

March 1, 2011
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i wish my science fair projects had looked this good! designer linda dong has created some delightfully minimal images exploring “the beauty inherent in simple scientific concepts and experiments.” gotta love the video demonstrating air pressure w/a hard boiled egg. be awed by simple science!
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deckacards

November 19, 2010
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WOW these playing cards from the william barclay parsons collection at the nypl make me really want to play go fish with some engineers. these aren’t dated, but a similar set in the collection is from 1702!!! check out the crazy pulley system on the 5 of clubs!!!
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mathematical genius!

September 28, 2010
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who would have thought that googling “pencils” would lead me to the incredible geometric work of george hart?! professor, engineer, writer, sculptor, puzzlemaker, and all-around awesome dude, george hart has credentials under his belt to knock any rocket scientist into space. but what’s even more impressive is his love and enthusiasm for math, shapes,...
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island mojo

July 25, 2010
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seeing that it’s 58 degrees and foggy in san francisco right now, it seems appropriate to think back to a time mere weeks ago, a real summertime, where i was lying in my birthday suit on the sunsplashed beaches of the greek islands. the colors on the islands were mindblowing!!! the sun was BRIGHT...
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TWINS!

May 22, 2010
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teresa breezed into my life three months ago, a friend of friends from vienna looking for a couch to stay on for a week while she looked for a place. luckily, john offered up his spare room downstairs and so our friendship was born! in the three months her visa allowed her here, we...
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