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Hundreds of Interactive Butterflies Change Colors and Patterns by Smartphone

For the Amsterdam Light Festival, which goes on from now through January 2015, Italian design studio Aether & Hemera has created <i>On the Wings of Freedom</i>, a radiant cloud of hundreds of butterflies that hover above the ground. The dazzling installation can be found along the walking route of the …

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Artist Laser Cuts Portrait Photographs to Form Surreal Sculptures

Artist Justine Khamara physically dissects portrait photographs taken herself and reconstitutes them into sometimes-unrecognizable surreal sculptures. Once printed, the Melbourne-based artist slices, arranges, and tangles them into abstract structures. Completely digitally unaltered, the photos are …

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Amazing Pixel Art by Pixel, Huh

I am a fan of Pixel Art, I think it might be because of my addiction to video-games in the 80s and 90s or just because they are awesome. Octavi …

Viewbix Raises $3M To Wrap Video Ads Inside Interactive Players

Video ad startup Viewbix is announcing that it has raised $3 million in additional funding.<p>The company basically wraps videos in a custom player, so if you’re an advertiser, the player can include your branding, as well as the ability to collect contact information and more.<p>You can see sample …

What a View: World's Largest Telescope Gets Green Light for Construction

The world's largest telescope has gotten its official construction go-ahead, keeping the enormous instrument on track to start observing the heavens in 2024.<p>The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which will feature a light-collecting surface 128 feet (39 meters) wide, has been greenlit for …

'Nearly flawless': Orion passes 2-orbit test flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> With one 4½-hour flight Friday, the new spacecraft series that NASA hopes will take astronauts to Mars passed its first test above Earth.<p>NASA's Orion capsule -- part of America's bid to take crews beyond low-Earth orbit for the first time since the Apollo missions -- splashed down in the …

Tests show modern SSDs can handle a thousand years of use

Most heavy data users can't wait for the day when hard disks, with their fragile, spinny parts, are put out to pasture for good. But just how much better are SSDs? Despite any horror stories you may have heard, the answer is <i>a lot,</i> according to tests on recent models by <i>The Tech Repor</i><i>t</i>. It forced six …