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Large Hadron Collider discovers new particle - the pentaquark

Physicists had theorised the existence of the pentaquark since the 1960s and now it has been discovered by the Large Hadron Collider<p>A new kind of particle, called the pentaquark, was discovered by scientists at the Large Hadron Collider yesterday.<p>Physicists had theorised the existence of the …

This Just Might Be the Rustic Fairytale Home of Our Dreams

This castle-cabin combo is simply breathtaking.<p>Sometimes our taste in real estate is a bit contradictory around here. We go gaga for grand, centuries-old English castles, and but totally swoon over super-cozy cabins, too. So this home, which we spotted on Curbed Ski, checks all the right boxes: …

A Rube Goldberg Machine Powered by Light and Magnifying Glasses | Colossal

<p>This slick commercial for Japanese high-speed optical internet service <i>au Hikari</i> has a pretty novel take on the Rube Goldberg Machine. Each sequence …

An Abandoned Bangkok Shopping Mall Hides a Fishy Secret | Colossal

<p>In most post-apocalyptic films when the camera pans down the abandoned streets of New York or Tokyo, long after people have disappeared and the …

Art Students Transform an Electrical Tower into a Stained Glass Lighthouse | Colossal

<p>Back in 2010, a trio of art students from Klasse Löbbert in Germany took it upon themselves to transform a boring electrical tower into a …

Beauty Beyond Nature: Stunning Artistic Glass Paperweights by Paul J. Stankard | Colossal

<p>Though it may seem implausible, these translucent orbs bursting with activity and life are made entirely from glass by New Jersey-based artist Paul …

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20 Things You Might Not Know About Giraffes

You know they're tall—the tallest mammals in the world, in fact—but here are 20 other fun facts about these leggy herbivores.<p><b>1.</b> Over short distances, …

Animals Drawn with Moiré Patterns | Colossal

<p>This beautiful series of animal illustrations by Milan-based designer Andrea Minini began as a design experiment to obtain complex shapes and depth …

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

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A 19th Century Lithographer Transforms the Alphabet into a Series of Sweeping Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Buried in the archives of the British Museum is this wonderful series of lithographs from illustrator Charles Joseph Hullmandel that transforms the …

This 16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways | Colossal

<p>Sure, the Amazon Kindle might have dynamic font adjustments, and it can hold thousands of books, but can it do this? Printed in the late 16th …

Surreal Murals by ‘Etam Cru’ Turn Drab Facades into Eye-Popping Imagery | Colossal

<p>Polish artists Sainer and Bezt, collectively known as Etam Cru, paint large scale murals of surreal and frequently humorous subjects in locations …

A Reflective Palace of Rainbows by Kimsooja | Colossal

<p>Created in 2006 by multidisciplinary artist Kimsooja, To Breathe – A Mirror Woman was an elaborate installation at the Palacio de Cristal, Parque …

Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn | Colossal

<p>Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn (previously here …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

Designer Creates 12 Surreal Shoes Representing 12 Exes

<b>“Jetsetter” Jessica</b> <i><br>12 Shoes for 12 Lovers</i> is a creative collection of sculptural footwear by New York-based Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz that is inspired by his past personal relationships. Each shoe boasts a unique design that reflects on a specific woman from his past. The twelve shoes …

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Coffee House London – Brand Design by Reynolds and Reyner

Coffee House London – Identity.<p>Design and branding agency Reynolds and Reyner was commissioned to develop the brand identity for Coffee House London. …

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