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Very nice pattern! Via: Stefanie Jasper

Very nice pattern! Via: Stefanie Jasper

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Got Tea?

Got Tea?

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Shadow Casting

Incredible examples of shadow casting by Drzach & Suchy. The 3D version is called a “shadow cloud”.

The idea is really simple, and is based on a simple observation that “the shadow cast by an object depends not only on the object itself, but also on the light; therefore the same object under changing lighting conditions can totally change its appearance”. You can read all about how its done here and here.

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Mini Strandbeest: A Kinetic Sculpture Kit by Theo Jansen

Theo Jansen is famous for his amazing kinetic sculptures. Now he is selling a kit which you can build and enjoy on a windy beach vacation. I built mine in an afternoon and it was an instant sensation on the beach.

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Shipwright: Create your own spaceship; This is how mine looks like.
Dolf Veenvliet, the creator of “Entoforms" created a Blender plugin called Shipwright. This plugin allows you to evolve your own spaceships by entering any text string of your choice. Shipwright uses Shipyard which is an awesome collection of spaceship parts by Greyoxide. For a step-by-step tutorial on how to setup and use Shipwright checkout this post from Ponoko’s blog.

Shipwright: Create your own spaceship; This is how mine looks like.

Dolf Veenvliet, the creator of “Entoforms" created a Blender plugin called Shipwright. This plugin allows you to evolve your own spaceships by entering any text string of your choice. Shipwright uses Shipyard which is an awesome collection of spaceship parts by Greyoxide. For a step-by-step tutorial on how to setup and use Shipwright checkout this post from Ponoko’s blog.

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The intelligent investor is a realist who buys from pessimists and sells to optimists.
Benjamin Graham (Author of The Intelligent Investor)

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"Sunflower"

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The illiterate of the 21st Century are not those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Alvin Toffler (American writer and futurist)

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"Mathematician’s dice on wood"

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"Mathematician’s dice on beach"