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An inert grenade inside a stuffed penguin?! The TSA's Instagram is terrifying and awesome:
These 13 purr-fect gifts for felines are the cat's pajamas (cat's pajamas sold separately)
(1/3) Magnified Plankton Looks Just Like Outer Space // Sitting in Marine Biology 101 during her first year at the University of South Carolina, Julia Bennett was peering through a microscope at a slide of squirming diatom plankton when wonder struck. “They look like something constructed for a scie
(2/3) So began Bennett’s fascination with capturing the least charismatic—but most critical—of ocean creatures under a magnification 40-100 times their normal size. “If you change the angle of the light in the microscope, that does amazing things,” she said. “The live samples naturally have these in
(3/3) For her series Into the Umbra, Bennett collected samples while studying abroad in Brisbane, Australia. She captured specimens with a lens specifically designed for microscopes, sometimes illuminating slides with LED lights from above. She was delighted to find that when photographed through a
WIRED binge-watching guide to "The Office" (UK Version)
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What if our money were designed to celebrate science instead of presidents?
Artist Erin O’Keefe explores multiple dimensions in a two-dimensional plane in her series The Flatness. She builds small, tabletop dioramas out of an 8×11 printed picture, printed out Photoshop gradients, and painted plywood. O’Keefe shoots the still life in such a way that the included photograph
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For his master’s thesis, American designer Travis Purrington gave US currency a top-to-bottom, front-to-back overhaul reimagined to celebrate science instead of presidents. The $50 note has a labyrinthine drawing of a circuit board; flip it over, and there’s an astronaut’s helmet, reflecting a view
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The baffling and beautiful wormhole between branches of math
Behind the scenes with WIRED editor in chief @sdadich and Christopher Nolan. Nolan is the special guest editor of our December issue, out now. (📷 @danwintersphoto)
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