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You know you’re a science geek when you set your table with virus doilies

By Laura Splan.

Extinction typography #beautiful

Check out this album cover for the Finnish band Burning Hearts. Note how the creatures (all extinct) spell out the name of the album, “Extinctions”.

By Emil Bertell and Kea Bertell, via NotCot.org.

Conceptual space colony art from the 1970s: Kinda want to live there.

Address: Toroidal Colonies (in the vicinity of Earth’s orbit)

“NASA commissioned much conceptual work focused on moving people to space, both for habitation and travel. The artwork featured here come from three summer studies by NASA Ames, conducted in California during the 70s. They feature beautifully fantastic landscapes inside massive structures… a vision of a utopian life inside an artificial atmosphere.”

From NASA Ames Research Center, via Visual News (text by Benjamin Starr)

This is how a lawn chair might throw itself out.

By Bert Löeschner, via My Modern Met.

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