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Art is Everywhere

This lovely Matisse-like image is actually an electron micrograph of the ebola virus.  Something awful can be surprisingly beautiful. File:Ebola virus virion.jpg – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Shapeways

Every few days, I come across something that makes me realise how priviledged I am to be living in the current era. (Can you imagine how Diderot would react to Wikipedia?) Shapeways was this week’s revelation. It gives average Joes like me access to 3D printers in a variety of material; acrylics, ceramics, glass, aluminum […]

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Each Grain of Sand a Tiny Work of Art | Earth Science | DISCOVER Magazine

http://discovermagazine.com/photos/01-each-grain-of-sand-a-tiny-work-of-art?dupe Magnified views of sand turns out to be the best Stumble I’ve seen all day. Many, many thanks, LewisGrimshaw for the speck-tacular contribution.

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Brian Dettmer: Book Autopsies

http://centripetalnotion.com/2007/09/13/13:26:26/ Holy, wholly, holey amazing! This is incredible art – witty and intricate and mind-blowing all-’round. It figures Herald‘s already found it, but everyone else on my Friends list is getting this sent to their Stumble button right now.

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Earth View

http://www.fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/uncgi/Earth?imgsize=1024&opt=-l&lat=0.000&ns=North&lon=20.0000&ew=West&alt=147354066&img=learth.evif A reminder of how exquisitely beautiful the Earth is. (And all the more reason to do what we can to protect and preserve it!)

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