Bead Art

Friday, August 2nd, 02013

Moving from bits to atoms every once and awhile has its advantages. We spent several hours over the course of a few weeks putting together a massive bead art project. From code to pattern generation to ironing them together, we learnt a lot about the issues, tolerances and resilience of these tiny plastic beads.

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Lethal T-Shirt!

Thursday, July 18th, 02013

Inspiration can come from just about anywhere. I saw an interesting t-shirt which lead to an interesting experiment in crowd sourcing to get a new design. As with every good idea, it endeds-up on a t-shirt.

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Blank Business Cards

Tuesday, June 12th, 02012

For everyone who forgets to bring their business cards with them to events. I have a solution.

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Protected Cultural Property

Saturday, January 29th, 02011

On May 14, 1954 the Hague Convention set out to prevent the destruction of culturally important artifacts. In the aftermath of the second world war where many of Europe’s cultural and social works of art and history were destroyed, something needed to be done to prevent this from happening again.

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Miracle Fruit Berries

Saturday, June 12th, 02010

The Miracle Fruit Berry (Synsepalum dulcificum) is a real fruit, not some chemical concoction. After dissolving the Miracle Fruit in your mouth, sour food tastes sweet. This was something to strange to believe, so as an experiment, we ordered and tested them on various sour food products.

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Sections: Experiments

Several times in my life people have told me certain things were impossible. When pressed for proof, they were unable to cite any sources other than urban legend or “That’s what someone else told me”. So of these claims lead me to conduct some of these experiments, sometimes validating them, other times disproving.

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