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We’ve heard of talking to plants to help them grow, but not turning them into tiny humans. Using a plastic mold, Chinese farms have started to grow pears that resemble babies and are distributing them in supermarkets. Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from: http://mashable.com

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Real-time face tracking and projection mapping. Check it out here: http://vimeo.com/103425574 OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING. from something wonderful on Vimeo.

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Sand-made packaging re-establishes the ritual of discovering a gift and the concept of sustainable packaging. As an answer to the increase of waste in modern society, we have developed a material using one of earth’s most abundant natural resources, sand, to create packaging for precious gifts. Read the rest of the article here! * Text and […]

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London-based creative duo Bompas & Parr have conceived the world’s first glow in the dark Cornetto to celebrate the UK premiere of The End of the World. Audiences at the Vue Cinema, in London’s Leicester Square were surprised when they opened what they expected to be a Mint Cornetto, only to find a delicious alien-like […]

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Biofuel was to be the saviour for our petrol-powered needs and while development is ongoing, it has yet to take over the world, with LPG and electric vehicles proving more popular alternatives. That hasn’t stopped US food company Hormel, best known as the makers of spam, from converting a diesel motorcycle into one that can […]

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Beyond developing current missions, NASA’s job is to invest in technologies that might seem like sci-fi — but could hold the keys to the next generation of space missions. After all, a century ago, the idea of a lunar landing probably seemed almost like pure sensational fiction. And this week, NASA picked the five seemingly […]

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Evolutionary biologists argue that we humans climbed to the pinnacle of our mammalian tree as a result of a penchant for sun and sex. And that our human prowess was guided, if not driven by our adaptation to life on this sun-drenched planet (a remarkably high proportion of our genome is associated with UV receptors). […]