Posts Tagged "awesome"

Zoom In… Enhance…

This project references the trope in a lot of crime/tech TV shows, where someone is able to use a computer to “zoom in and enhance” an image. It’s an old gimmick, and laughed at a lot because… well, you can’t just zoom in on a fuzzy image and have it magically get clearer.

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Pastry Chef Claire Saffitz Creates Gourmet Skittles

It’s incredible to watch Saffitz’s dedication to this process – and how many (failed) attempts it takes, with countless variations and tests and “hey, taste this” requests. While I don’t see myself wanting to make a gourmet candy anytime soon, it’s a pleasure to watch really talented people do their thing.

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Someone Sent Me a Fidget Spinner!

It slowly dawned on me that someone sent this to me as a gift, though I have no idea who the sender might possibly be. Thank you, whoever you are, for this lovely little surprise on a random Thursday evening.

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The Goonies Coloring Adventure Book

I meant to do a more in-depth post, adding in screenshots from the movie alongside each illustration. But that was an ambitious idea, and I am a lazy man. So I’m mostly just going to post up the photos of the thing, without much commentary.

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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen

“The beests have evolved dramatically over the years. They first learned to walk, and now have many mechanisms to keep them safe in storms and away from the rising tide. In time each beest outlives its evolutionary role and becomes part of Theo’s fossil record.”

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