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The scale of the universe

The scale of the universe

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Removed: Photographer Removes Phones From His Photos To Show How Terribly Addicted We’ve Become American photographer Eric Pickersgill removed the smartphones and digital devices from his portraits of everyday life. The project “Removed” aims to show our addiction to technology and hyper-connectivity, and Pickersgill knows that he’s also amongst the addicted. The photographer was inspired by a chance encounter in a New York cafe. “Family sitting next to me at Illium café in Troy, NY is so disconnected from one another,” Pickersgill writes in his notes from that day. “Not much talking. Father and two daughters have their own phones out.

I Photograph People On Drugs To Show How They Affect Their Brains For this project I had each individual take a different substance. I took a portrait of each person while they were peaking on the substance. I then overlaid a picture or something that symbolized the substance they were on. Euclid: The Game - Tutorial Goal: Construct a line segment from A to B. ✓ Construct a ray from C to D. ✓ Construct a circle with center E and radius EF. ✓ Construct a circle with center F and radius EF. ✓ Construct a (black) point at the intersection of AB and the ray CD. ✓ Hint: Hold your mouse on a tool to get a brief instruction how the tool works.

This Stress Ball Map Zooms In When You Squeeze It In an inspired modern take on the old-fashioned globe map, Denes Sator, a design student in Hungary, has created an egg-shaped map that you can squeeze to inflate, revealing details from the streets of Budapest. The map, which is a durable balloon filled with air, has a detailed print on it that expands when squeezed, revealing details that were not initially visible. Sator points out that the modern technologies we often rely on can be finicky – smartphones need data or WiFi coverage and charged batteries while ordinary maps are easily torn and damaged. This beautifully-colored balloon, on the other hand, is waterproof and can be brought anywhere. Sator eventually plans to sell the maps and to design them for other cities as well, so be sure to follow his work if you like it!

When We Thought Radioactivity Was Healthy – Veritable Hokum Hoo boy. Eben Byers. I feel a little weird about ending on an empty panel like that. We Had No Idea This Laundry Trick Even Existed! You’re probably too busy to iron. So are we. Let’s face it: When we’re in a hurry to get out the door the last thing we want to hassle with is ironing our clothes. Luckily, there’s a solution that will help you get rid of those wrinkles in a jiffy.

There Are Only 12 Master Penmen in the World, This Guy Is the Youngest My grandmother has some of the most beautiful penmanship I have ever seen. Her handwritten letters are something that I’ve always cherished, especially now that our world is becoming increasingly overrun by technology. For centuries, the wealthy and educated were recognized by their ability to create gorgeous handwriting on paper. Water Balloon in a Bottle Watch the Video Let's start by trying to blow up a balloon inside of a one liter bottle. No problem right? Put the balloon into the bottle, wrapping the open end around the mouth of the bottle. Take a deep breath and blow up the balloon. My Anaconda Don't Want None Of These Fake Buns HON My anaconda don't want none... period. Like, if the song was written about these butts, that'd be it. Everyone loves the booty. Love-ah tha boot-ah. So why, ladies, WHY did you have to go and ruin such a beautiful thing???

The Truth About Moving Somewhere New By Yourself Everyone’s ecstatic for you- a little sad, but mostly proud of you for taking that big leap and venturing to a new place that you will soon call home. They toast to your upcoming adventures and promise to stay in touch- “it will be as if you had never left!” However, you are the one who is itching the most to embark upon this journey. Why else would you uproot your entire life to move countless miles away? Ready. You are more than ready.

French Journalist Parodies High Fashion By Showing How Average Women Would Look As Models How does it feel like to be in a high fashion photo shoot? French fashion stylist Nathalie Croquet decided to find out by putting herself in front of the camera. Along with Photographer Daniel Schweizer, she recreated photos that had previously featured the likes of Kate Moss, Edie Campbell, and others. As for the meaning behind Croquet’s work?

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