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Amazing artwork made of crystalized old books by Alexis Arnold (11 pictures)

Installation artist and sculptor Alexis Arnold has transformed some of her old books and magazines into gorgeous geological masterpieces. By saturating boiling hot water with borax detergent powder and immersing the books into the solution, crystals grow and harden to preserve the books in whatever shape she chooses. The sparkling mineral crystals upon the colorful pages of magazines look like geological gems from another planet.



Vermicomposting: How worms can reduce our waste

Nearly one third of our food ends up in the trash can. There is hope, however, in the form of worms, which naturally convert organic waste into fertilizer. Matthew Ross details the steps we can all take to vermicompost at home — and why it makes good business sense to do so.



Manatees – endangered gentle giants (16 pictures)

Massive yet gentle, manatees are endangered marine mammals. Sometimes called “sea cows,” they were once thought to be a bit dimwitted, but now are known to have a similar intelligence to dolphins. We fell in love with them while we were in Florida, so here’s look at these endearing, endangered gentle giants. 


Levitation - an optical illusion

Levitation – an Optical Illusion in 3D

A collaboration between Russian light / 3D projection masters, Sila Sveta and dancer / choreographer Anna Abalikhina – “Levitation” – is a performance art showcase of optical illusion and dance. All of the 3D...