psychic pollution

malformalady:

Valley of the Crystals, Mt Roraima, Canaima National Park, Bolivar, Venezuela. The ‘Valley of the Crystals’ is just one of several areas littered with millions of quartz crystals eroded from veins cutting the quartzite bedrock.
Photo credit: Brad Wilson

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malformalady:

Valley of the Crystals, Mt Roraima, Canaima National Park, Bolivar, Venezuela. The ‘Valley of the Crystals’ is just one of several areas littered with millions of quartz crystals eroded from veins cutting the quartzite bedrock.

Photo credit: Brad Wilson

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Phillip Stearns

—Core Memory Dump

yearoftheglitch:

A single core memory dump performed on my laptop, with 4GB of physical memory, produced a 6GB file.  To make visualizing the raw binary easier for my computer, I split the file into 273 25MB chunks.  Each 25MB chunk rendered at 6 bits per pixel (2 bits per RGB color channel) and 336px width yields an image 33,670px long.  While going through them one-by-one, searching for interesting visual patterns, I decided to give myself a soundtrack to listen to by rendering the chunks as 8bit PCM audio.

More than Human: Animal Portraits by Tim Flach
Ieva, boredpanda.com
A renowned London-based pho­tog­ra­ph­er Tim Flach presents his work of seven years in an ani­mal por­trait book called “More than Human“. By tak­ing strik­ing close-up shots of var­i­ous ani­mals, Tim attempts to demon­strate how close can…

More than Human: Animal Portraits by Tim Flach
Ieva, boredpanda.com

A renowned London-based pho­tog­ra­ph­er Tim Flach presents his work of seven years in an ani­mal por­trait book called “More than Human“. By tak­ing strik­ing close-up shots of var­i­ous ani­mals, Tim attempts to demon­strate how close can…

Nineteen species of fern named after Lady Gaga
By Philippa Warr, wired.co.uk
ScienceAn entire genus of ferns has been named after pop star Lady Gaga.The genus com­pris­es nine­teen sep­a­rate species of fern which can be found in Cen­tral and South Amer­i­ca, Mex­i­co, Ari­zona and Texas and which carry with­in their…

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Nineteen species of fern named after Lady Gaga
By Philippa Warr, wired.co.uk

Science

An entire genus of ferns has been named after pop star Lady Gaga.

The genus com­pris­es nine­teen sep­a­rate species of fern which can be found in Cen­tral and South Amer­i­ca, Mex­i­co, Ari­zona and Texas and which carry with­in their…

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3D Origami by Jun Mitani
Caroline Williamson, design-milk.com
Jun Mitani might be a pro­fes­sor of com­put­er sci­ence at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Tsuku­ba but I’m pret­ty sure he has a Ph.D. in paper fold­ing. He works his magic with the help of algo­rithms and com­put­er soft­ware that he’s devel­oped to cre­a…

3D Origami by Jun Mitani
Caroline Williamson, design-milk.com

Jun Mitani might be a pro­fes­sor of com­put­er sci­ence at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Tsuku­ba but I’m pret­ty sure he has a Ph.D. in paper fold­ing. He works his magic with the help of algo­rithms and com­put­er soft­ware that he’s devel­oped to cre­a…