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FishIE Tank fish 1024 x 1002 window size Where the Workers Who Made Your iPhone Sleep at Night I traveled to China to report on Foxconn and Shenzhen as part of a special feature for Wired magazine, which will be published in an upcoming issue. In the meantime, here's a glimpse of some of the things I saw in Shenzhen. Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen, China, is home to about half its 420,000 workers. They make many of our gadgets and computers, then walk to dormitories on the 2.1-kilometer-square campus. I got to look inside. Victorian Star Wars Characters Ok, so I’m on a bit of an artist kick so far this week. Greg Peltz has done an amazing job of re-imagining some of our favorite Star Wars characters (from the only trilogy that matters) as if they were in the Victorian era. He’s done some truly amazing work on these and I wanted to share it. I think we can all agree that 3PO would have a bowler hat and bow tie if he was in the Victorian era. Not sure about the top hat on top of his helmet, but I do like the high collar on his coat.

Rotational illusion Rotating illusion "Rotating snakes" Circular snakes appear to rotate 'spontaneously'. Sound Types What types of sounds can be found on the Web using FindSounds? Below is a partial list. Click on any link below to perform a search, or enter one or more words in the search box above and then click on the Search button. Mayonnaise and Beer When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar...and the beer. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. Optical Illusions » Blog Archive » Body Art – Hand Animals These have to be some of the best examples of hand art I’ve ever seen. Great fun to look at for the kids and a real example of how to disguise your hand as an elephant, eagle or tiger. Click the main post for the full set of pictures.

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