Evolution Door (by Klemens Torggler) beautiful… : Fresser.

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but also, never mind the door. The sound of the footsteps on that particular wood, with those particular acoustics, with that particular stress to the floor underneath it … I knew immediately it was Germany, Berlin most likely.

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Listen to Strange Sounds Recorded in a Hole 5 Miles Deep

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For more than 20 years, the world’s deepest hole could be found on Russia’s Kola peninsula, boring 40,000 feet down into the Earth’s crust.

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E-whiskers: highly sensitive tactile sensors for robotics and other applications

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Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have created tactile sensors from composite films of carbon nanotubes and silver nanoparticles similar to the highly sensitive whiskers of cats and rats.

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Stools made of sand and urine by Peter Trimble

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Edinburgh College of Art student Peter Trimble has built a portable machine for manufacturing furniture from sand, urine and bacteria (+ slideshow).

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