Tag Archives: The Atlantic

Weekly Ramblings – Awesome Oxygen Meme Texts Micro Papercastle

Time for some random Sunday ramblings. First up, we have the Papercastle, a mighty fine example of what imagination can achieve. “A paper craft art installation by Wataru Itou (伊藤航), a young student of a major art university in Tokyo. … Continue reading

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The Universe

The Universe has just gotten older. Ok, maybe that’s not true, but our estimate of the age of the Universe has increased to 13.82 billion years, up from 13.73 billion years. This new estimate is thanks to new results from … Continue reading

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Projector Snow

Projector Snow is a wonderful idea by Brian Maffitt, whereby he projected a film onto the falling snow during a blizzard, and recorded the results. The end product is something quite mesmerising. More pictures and details can be found over at … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – Geeky Venn Potatoes Nerd Time Lord Bond

Weeks go by quickly, don’t they? Time for another round of Weekly Ramblings! This one is rather nerdy… Do you know the difference between “nerd” and “geek”? How about “dweeb” and “dork”? Shown after the break below is a handy … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy has hit the eastern coast of the USA, and it is one beast of a superstorm. Over at The Atlantic, they have a collection of some amazing photographs of Hurricane Sandy, both at ground level and from space. … Continue reading

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Robot Here, Robot There, Robots Everywhere

Over at The Atlantic, they have a fantastic collection of various different types of robots, and the extreme environments we can send them to. “Advancements in robotics are continually taking place in the fields of space exploration, health care, public … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes

Lightning is fascinating, and beautiful to look at. Over at The Atlantic, they have a gallery of 24 images of lightning strikes, and they are amazing. “Worldwide, lightning strikes around 50 times every second (more than 4 million times every … Continue reading

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