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Spectacular Space Birthday Cake

“I wanted to make a galaxy/space cake that was space-y on the outside, but also space-y on the inside” Naushee, aka Pedagiggle, created a multi-layered spectacular space birthday cake for her 4-year-old son, Ilyas. This amazing cake in the outside features hand-painted … Continue reading

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Dear World… Yours, Cambridge

At the occasion of a fundraising campaign organized by the University of Cambridge in King’s College Chapel on 17th October 2015, Artichoke invited the artist Miguel Chevalier to create a series of immersive projections to accompany the speeches of renowned … Continue reading

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8 Years

8 Earth years are roughly equal to 13 Venus years, meaning the two planets approximately trace out this pattern with 5-fold symmetry as they orbit the Sun. In The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown makes a big deal of the … Continue reading

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Planetary Glass Set

If you’re drinking water out of these glasses, chances are some of those water molecules are older than the solar system depicted on the glasses. A study whose results were published September 2014 in Nature found that 30-50% of the … Continue reading

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M27: The Dumbbell Nebula

The first hint of what will become of our Sun was discovered inadvertently in 1764. At that time, Charles Messier was compiling a list of diffuse objects not to be confused with comets. The 27th object onMessier’s list, now known … Continue reading

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This is Sparta!!!

“No really, it is. This photo shows an enchanting pink Sun adorning a speck of green on its upper rim near (you guessed it) Sparta, Greece. The green rim is a result of atmospheric dispersion which can produce separate images … Continue reading

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Komorebigasa, Carry shade with you wherever you go

Fumito Kogure and Shinya Kaneko, a designer duo that respectively come from backgrounds in fashion and architecture, have managed to create this lovely product: Komorebigasa (3990 yen). Applying, to your ugly plastic umbrella, the concept of Komorebi: a characteristically Japanese … Continue reading

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