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Exploding Flowers Captured in High-Speed Photographs

Exploding Flowers Captured in High-Speed Photographs

High speed photography of Martin Klimas often involves around a bang, or a crash. In this case, it’s the bang that made these photographs of exploding flowers possible. To achieve the effect, the flowers were first dipped in liquid nitrogen, where the cool temperature promptly froze them. After that came the effect of a sound gun that shattered the frozen flower. All the action was captured by a high speed camera just before the flower completely went bust.

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Food Made Cute Fun for Kids

Food Made Cute Fun for Kids

Like the vast majority of people to have ever existed on this planet, Kellie Strickland was stuck with the age old dilemma of how do you make kids eat food? The answer was in the form of these cute foodscapes that are fairly simple, yet look fun enough to encourage children to eat their meals.

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An Upside Down House That Fell From the Sky

An Upside Down House That Fell From the Sky

Fallen From the Sky is an installation by artist Jean-Francois Fourtou (previously) that shows off a full sized upside down house. Built in the region of Dar El Sadaka, Morocco in 2010, the house enjoys playing with sense and perception. The upside down part can be something that takes time getting used to, and is accompanied by other quirks like an entrance that is a window, and full detail with furniture, lights and accessories that can very well convince your mind that you are standing upside down.

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Disarm Mechanical Orchestra is Built From Decommissioned Weapons

Disarm Mechanical Orchestra is Built From Decommissioned Weapons

Disarm by Pedro Reyes is a mechanized orchestra made from decommissioned weapons. Reyes is not stranger in converting weapons to musical instruments, having completed a fair number of such projects in the past. In all, Disarm consists of eight musical instruments that were built in collaboration with artists, musicians and Cocolab media studio in Mexico City. Weapons for the orchestra were sourced from rifles, pistols, and shotguns seized from drug cartels by the Mexican army.

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