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The Glass Butterfly
Offbeat  (tags: glass butterfly, wings, design, animals, society, interesting, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 22 days ago - ba-bamail.com
A close look at the glass butterfly's wings will show you that through the veins running across its wings, you can see a perfect image. Most butterflies come with painted wings, using tiny scales to draw incredible designs we humans love to see.
Adios, Pacific Garbage Patch: This Teenager's Invention Could Clean It Up
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, ocean, plastic pollution, interesting, design, environment, off-beat, technology )

Valerie
- 43 days ago - takepart.com
It sounds like an awesome but silly science fair idea: a massive machine that could clean up the ocean's plastic trash. Dutch teenager Boyan Slat proposed just that two years ago at his high school. Though the concept went on to win recognition from gr...
11 Mesmerizing 3D Chalk Art Masterpieces That Will Melt Your Brains
Offbeat  (tags: arts, design, interesting, pictures, unusual, 3-D chalk art, sidewalk art )

Lynn
- 57 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
There are few joys quite like turning an everyday sidewalk into a gaping cave cascading with rainbow waterfalls. To achieve such an uncanny phenomenon, ... experiment with some seriously hallucinogenic substances, or ... three-dimensional chalk art.
Tall Tales.......
Offbeat  (tags: animals, design, environment, interesting, off-beat, pictures, unusual )

Frans
- 81 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
A nuthatch tells tall tales to a wolf...
10 Breathtaking Tree Canopies & Natural Tunnels That Look Like Scenes From a Fairy Tale
Offbeat  (tags: design, environment, interesting, photos, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 93 days ago - inhabitots.com
Mother Nature can do a pretty stellar job of decorating all on her own. Need proof? Just take a look at these magnificent tree canopies and natural tunnels -- formed by wise trees, hardy bushes, and vibrant flowers--all over the world.
Breathtaking Beach Art - Photos
Offbeat  (tags: artist, arts, culture, design, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, unusual )

Caree
- 111 days ago - photos.msn.com
Artist Andres Amador creates amazing pieces of art by raking the sand at beaches, mostly in San Francisco. He explains on his website: "In the beach mural exploration (aka: playa paintings, beach art) I use a rake to etch designs onto the beach during...
Exquisite Honeycomb Sculptures Explore the Relationship Between Humans and Bees
Offbeat  (tags: culture, bees, design, arts )

Shaheen
- 137 days ago - treehugger.com
Canadian artist Aganetha Dyck collaborates with bees to create sculptures that explore the relationship between humans & pollinators. With the use of special apiaries, Dyck gives object to bees for them to sculpt on. The work's final form is dependent on
Is the Ukraine's Floating Castle Real or Fake?
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, interesting, odd, technology, unusual )

Frans
- 163 days ago - industrytap.com
Constructing a building involves serious time and requires both money and man-power. If a building has a special and unique concept and design, then it also needs a great amount of calculation, experience and innovation. Floating Castle is one such ...
More People Than Ever Have Access To Clean Energy - The New Age of Energy Campaign By Jacob SandryOctober 21, 2013
Offbeat  (tags: environment, energy, business, culture, design, ethics, government, news, technology, wildlife, world, protection )

Ruth
- 172 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'In the U.S. a growing number of states have begun to adopt "shared renewables" laws that allow for community supported renewable energy projects or "solar gardens...."
Skinny Jeans Nearly Ruined America's Currency System
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, design, environment, interesting, unusual )

Kathy
- 175 days ago - ecouterre.com
Dollar bills pass through our hands all the time, but we rarely stop to think about where the money comes from. In the late 1800s, when a single currency system was established, the bills were sustainably produced from waste fabric from the fashion indust
Explosive "Time to Say Goodby"   video
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, business, government, humans, design, environment, society, technology, unusual, culture, world )

NoMailPle
- 180 days ago - youtube.com
Progress??? Couldn't believe I caught this with Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli singing.
11 Must-See Art Installations, Inspired By Solar Panels May 7, 2013 Frank Andorka
Offbeat  (tags: Germany, world, arts, business, environment, design, ethics, good news, technology, culture )

Ruth
- 192 days ago - solarpowerworldonline.com
1.'love this installation in front of the Zwickau University of Applied Sciences in Zwickau, Saxony (Germany). Photographer André Karwath took the photo back in 2005. The goal is to increase the visibility of solar installations..'SOLAR ART INSTALLATION!
What Happens When You Magnify Sand 250 Times? Magic.
Offbeat  (tags: design, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, sand, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 202 days ago - hurricanevanessa.com
Viewed at an astounding magnification of over 250 times, tiny grains of sand are surprisingly colorful and extremely unique. Each piece is either a fragment of crystals, spiral fragments of shells or crumbs of volcanic rock.
Real or Fake? Picture of 'Ghost' Stood Opposite Parliament on New Year's Eve
Offbeat  (tags: arts, culture, design, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, odd, performance, pictures, photos, society, unusual, world )

Frank
- 204 days ago - mirror.co.uk
"The shot shows a transparent figure dressed in modern clothing gazing out over the Thames near Westminster Bridge in London"- mirror.co.uk
50 Life Hacks to Simplify Your World
Offbeat  (tags: arts, americans, bizarre, culture, design, gadgets, pictures, society )

Kit
- 205 days ago - twistedsifter.com
These are so simple that it's surprising we do not already do most of these. The pictures explain themselves.
 

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