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When we discuss food preservation, we are usually talking about canning, dehydrating, freezing or fermenting. But did you know that you can also preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka? It is a way of preserving the flavor or essence of the fruit for later use.
Broken CDs Transformed Into Iridescent Animal Sculptures
LuftWerk's Luminous Field Lights Up Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate If you like your public art with a dash of neon and a sci-fi aesthetic, then you’ll like what multimedia designers LuftWerk have done to Anish Kapoor ‘s Cloud Gate sculpture (nicknamed The Bean), which resides in Chicago’s Millennium Park. This shiny alien bean consists of 168 stainless steel plates that gleam out at the citizens of the Windy City.
Child’s Own Studio does something pretty neat: If you supply the studio with a drawing a child made , the studio will produce a stuffed toy using the child’s drawing as the blueprint.
Although designed and built for the prominent purpose of defense, today the castles seem like somewhat unrealistic constructions straight from the fairytale world.
Riusuke Fukahori Paints Three-Dimensional Goldfish Embedded in Layers of Resin | Colossal - StumbleUponFirst: watch the video.
Good things come to those who wait – particularly in a work of uniquely detailed and highly curved architecture. Nearly a decade in the making, this structure by Robert Harvey Oshatz is much like a tree house – lofted toward the top of the canopy around it – only bigger, grander, more complex and curved than most any tree house in the world. The perimeter of the structure is pushed out into the forest around it, curving in and out to create views as well as a sense of intimacy with the coniferous and deciduous tree cover.
Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek.
UPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art.