Category Archives: What/How

Magic and the Mind

Magic tricks sometimes work purely based on gimmicks, but more often than not they work by exploiting the way we perceive and think about the world.

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Slime Molds!

Slime Molds! Just in case you haven’t heard of these guys, let me tell you about a type of cellular slime mold that takes “working together” to the next level–Dictyostelium discoideum.

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A Tale of Three Worlds

Strange attractions, or why Newton’s universe made no sense. This is gonna get historical.

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Snail Attack! (Anamorphosis)

Anamorphosis – It doesn’ t have to do with Animorphs, sorry, but it’s maybe almost as cool. Anamorphosis is the process of drawing something that looks normal from a specific angle, but distorted from any other angle.

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Introductions; The Tetris Effect

My name is Sarah, I enjoy explaining things, and right now I’m seeing the world in Tetris-shaped blocks.

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