Monthly Archives: May 2014

How England’s Yeast Vault Saved a Brewery After a Disastrous Flood

How England's Yeast Vault Saved a Brewery After a Disastrous Flood

A commercial brewery is really a factory. Raw ingredients like grain and water go in one end, flow through pipes and tanks, and beer comes out the other side. But you could gut and replace all those pipes and tanks, switch from one grain supplier to another, swap out the walls and the controllers, and the same beer would still flow from the taps, metaphorically speaking.

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Make a DIY 3D “Hologram” Like the One That Brought Tupac Back to Life

Make a DIY 3D "Hologram" Like the One That Brought Tupac Back to Life

Holograms are super cool , but they’re hard to make at home. Pepper’s Ghost, on the other hand, is a relatively simple 19th century optical trick that looks like a 3D hologram and brought a very dead Tupac Shakur back to the stage . And Joey Shanks is here to show us how to rig up a system to bring Pepper’s (or Tupac’s) ghost to your home.

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1923 Comic Predicts a Time When Humans Dine on Electric Vibrations

1923 Comic Predicts a Time When Humans Dine on Electric Vibrations

With the rise of household electricity in the early 1920s, people were making all kinds of predictions about the way that it would affect our lives. But it looks like one comic artist from 1923 thought that one day even humans might need volts to stay alive.

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What Are Fractals, And Why Should I Care?

What Are Fractals, And Why Should I Care?

Fractal geometry is a field of math born in the 1970s and mainly developed by Benoit Mandelbrot. If you’ve already heard of fractals, you’ve probably seen the picture above. It’s called the Mandelbrot Set and is an example of a fractal shape.

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A Sand Art Case Gives Your iPhone a Radical 80s Makeover

A Sand Art Case Gives Your iPhone a Radical 80s Makeover

The 80s might be long gone, but your fond memories of Reebok Pumps, Cabbage Patch Kids, and those water-filled sand art pictures will forever live on—at least that last one. Because someone has gone and made an iPhone case backed with hypnotic sand art that’s constantly changing as you move your phone.

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