Marine Plastic Creatures
Australia-based photographer Kim Preston draws the attention on plastic pollution of marine ecosystems. With a series of brilliant pictures, titled Plastic Pacific, she explores the devastating impact of plastics accumulation in the oceans by transforming everyday household objects into sea creatures.
Bugs Paintings: Mixing Art and Science
Have you ever thought of using bugs as living moving brushes? Los Angeles painter Stephen R. Kutcher did! He employs different insects, such as flies, cockroaches and beetles, to create “wild” paintings, by dipping the bugs’ legs in the paint and releasing them on canvas to scratch out their masterpieces.
50 Years Ago Asimov Predicted WiFi, Smartphones and Today’s World Features
In 1964 sci-fi author Isaac Asimov predicted what the world wood look like 50 years later: in 2014. He imagined the future in a fairly prescient way. Here some of his – pretty impressive – previsions.
When Is Biomimicry Not Really Biomimicry?
Recently the internet has become fascinated with a fruit fly found in the United Arab Emirates whose wings appear to have an ornate pattern deliberately resembling an ant-like insect. With some experts confirming that the pattern indeed represents an ant, the image has been explained in a different light by Morgan D. Jackson, an entomology student at the University of Guelph in Canada.
Hate Babies? Why Not Give Birth to an Endangered Species?
Solving the world's population crisis by replacing human infants with aquatic creatures.