Chequered band of mirrors creates a psychedelic experience in a Budapest forest

December 9, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Chequered band of mirrors creates a psychedelic experience in a Budapest forest Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , art installation , budapest , camouflage , danube river , Hajógyári , Mirage Pavilion , mirror art installation , mirrors , music festival , Studio Nomad , Sziget

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The Biomimicry Manual: What Can the Octopus Teach Us About Touch Screens, Wallpaper, and Invisibility Cloaks?

May 2, 2014 by  
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Cephalopods are the undisputed masters of camouflage. While their relatives, the clams , stayed brainless and safe on the seabeds-of-old, the ancient nautilus (think squid-in-a-shell) made a daring foray into the world of mobile hunting. Today’s cunning stalkers instantly morph into seaweed and rocks, shifting color, pattern, texture, or thermal profile. They become transparent, bioluminescent, or iridescent. How do they do it? Will they teach us? Let’s take a closer look at this remarkable feat of engineering in today’s issue of The Biomimicry Manual . Read the rest of The Biomimicry Manual: What Can the Octopus Teach Us About Touch Screens, Wallpaper, and Invisibility Cloaks? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ben-10 , bioluminescence , biomimicry manual , camouflage , cephalopod , cephalopods , cuttlefish , e-ink touchscreen , invisibility cloak , iridescent color , kindle , light-sensitive wallpaper , mantis shrimp , mimic , mimic octopus , octopi , Octopus , octopuses , pyjama squid , Roger Hanlon , Scripps Institute of Oceanography , smart clothing , smart materials , smart textiles , squid , squids , synthetic squid-skin , touch-screen , touchscreen , wallpaper

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Deadly Hide and Seek: 17 Examples of Nature’s Best Camouflage

December 23, 2010 by  
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[ By Marc in Animals & Habitats , Nature & Ecosystems . ] Like something seen out of the corner of your eye, or a trick of the shadows, it can be startling when something doesn’t appear as you thought it did

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