The Most Astounding Fact About the Universe [Video]

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Renowned Astrophysicist, Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s answer to an interview question with TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” Best viewed in full-screen. The full interview with TIME magazine is also available on YouTube. Inspiration is all around us. Sometimes it’s very easy to forget that.… Read more

Dropping Science: The Aurora Borealis [Video]

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  I’m absolutely fascinated by science and the inner workings of our natural world. This short video explains how the phenomena of the Aurora Borealis works. If you are ever stuck for inspiration, sometimes you just need to look at the amazing world that surrounds us. (via Brain Pickings)… Read more

3D Portraits Made From Screws

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These 3D portraits by California-based artist, Andrew Myers are simply fascinating. They have been painstakingly created from thousands of screws. “Most people are drawn to the portraits because they have something different about them (from a distance especially). Seeing them in person is a whole different feel than seeing the photograph. They have a sense of depth that the photo can’t capture.” – Andrew Myers Hat tip to @David Airey / Original Source: My Modern Met… Read more

Lovely Stationery

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The guys behind Lovely Package have a new addition to the family, Lovely Stationery. Sure to be an excellent source of inspiration. Hat tip to Blair Thomson via Twitter.… Read more

Reelizer Film Posters

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Reelizer is a website dedicated to the fine art of film posters. Curated by Roger Erik Tinch. Well worth a look. Source: Daring Fireball… Read more

Artist Constructs a City of Staples [Video]

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This stunning work by artist Peter Root was constructed in 40 hours using over 100,000 staples. Some would say that Peter has way too much free time on his hands. I say he’s a genius. Hat tip to Blair Thompson via Twitter.… Read more


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Just a heads up on an excellent new site – Designspiration. Designspiration provides a diverse selection of high quality, user-submitted images as a means of sharing inspiration. The super-slick interface was developed by talented Seattle-based designer, Shelby White.… Read more

10 Inspirational Japanese Digital Illustrators and Artists

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The depth of artistic talent in Japan is simply amazing. From early 2005, I was fortunate enough to spend three years living and working in Tokyo. During that time I encountered many great designers and artists by whom I was both inspired and humbled. In this post, I have hand-selected ten Japanese digital illustrators and artists whose work is awe-inspiring. Some of them are well-renowned, while some are lesser-known. They are all extremely gifted. Most of the sites are in… Read more