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Helicones

Amazing swivelly sculpture thing, made by John Edmark. Spin it one way and it makes a nice neat shell/leaf-like shape, spin it the other and it falls into the Fibonnaci configuration that plants use to maximise sunlight hitting their leaves. He also does lots of other Fibonnaci-based sculptures: He has quite a lot of other […]

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Evolving Packaging

Catching up… So July happened… somebody said something nice about me on the internets, and I sold about a months worth of stock in 6 hours, then again in the next 6 hours, and again, and again. Ran out of everything, my Amazon account got locked and I’ve basically spent about a month trying to […]

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Spiral Turbines

Fantastic Spiral Turbines from the 1930s (special thanks to Paul Dunlop for the heads-up) From Marvelous soft-steam-punk ambiance in the photos. These one are from Germany. Speaking of history repeating (or not) though, these things are still being made. (from has lots of flow-analysis diagrams) You can get them off alibaba Or for small hydro-power […]

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Lego Golden Mean Calipers

I’ve got this theory, that everything work making, will sooner or later be made out of lego. Certainly every artifact that’s ever appeared in a sci-fi movie eventually gets made out of lego… and now golden mean calipers have too. (via bricknerd) Originally made by Amida Na… with other photos on flickr . Brilliant :)

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Apple Logo

As discovered by Szabolcs Bakos from DBN Which is quite a neat analysis – using fibonacci ratioed circles rather than the lines that I alway tend to use. I think I might have mentioned an apple logo before – the cloud? Yea – here. Where I was more interested in accuracy/confirmation-bias etc. My theories about […]

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