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A place of mostly science, art, writing and occasionally Chewbacca, all lovingly archived by Dave Ng. For recent highlights just scroll down, but also note the handy tag system (for finding that piece of media for your next science talk) just below. Enjoy!

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“Science is awesome, that is all”.

On coding love with html

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By Akihiro Mizuuchi, via Spoon & Tamago

Underwater biodiversity done in stunning paper craft. The word you’re looking for is “wow.”

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By Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (link), via Colossal.

This mathematically gorgeous calendar is a wonder to look at.

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By J.P. King, and available for sale here (although currently sold out).

Origami crease patterns: more beautiful than you would expect.

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By Robert J. Lang. He also has a wide range of amazing origami books – available here.

AVES: the deck of cards for the bird lover.

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By Karina Eibatova, and LUX cards. Via Colossal.

The geometry of pasta forms as explained by mathematical formulae.

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By George L. Legendre, via Fresh Photons.

When a dinosaur is left hanging.

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By Mr. Lovenstein

This is what it looks like when you attempt to showcase many many bioluminescent organisms in a single graphic.

It looks stunning!

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By Eleanor Lutz.

Clouds and their shadows (epic when viewed from space) #gorgeous

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By Alexander Gerst, via Colossal

Self Portraits drawn showing the progression of Alzheimer’s: The art of science at its harrowing best.

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By William Utermohlen, via New York Times.

This music video and song are some kind of wonderful. “Moving On” by James. #song4mixtape

Just came out on iTunes in North America too…

By James.

“Friggin’ awesome video” on the TCA cycle. h/t @DrKimlicka

By Wilson Lam, via Lynn Kimlicka.

Holy crap! Stunning paper birds!

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By Diana Beltran Herrera, via Colossal

Love these space themed illustrations by Scott Campbell

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By Scott Campbell.

Paper craft microbial art. #beautiful

Whoa…

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By Rogan Brown, via Colossal.

A brief (scientific) history of weapons. (Also brilliant)

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By Zach Weinersmith, from Medium.

Stunning steam punk mammals. Wow, definitely worth a look.

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By John Lopez, via My Modern Met

Ocean landscapes artistically depicted with glass sheets.

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By Ben Young, via Colossal

These embroidered leaves are beautiful.

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By Hillary Fayle, via Colossal

Brilliant BRILLIANT Doonesbury on climate change.

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By Garry Trudeau, via Washington Post

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