From radiolaria to each unique snowflake, pattern is the language of nature. Human-made artifacts expressing these natural occurrences can be riveting, like this collection of embroidered spheres made by an 88-year-old Japanese grandmother, who started crafting these in her sixties.     Flickr user NanaAkua took a visual record of almost 500 of these […]

Japanese granny’s embroidered spheres show nature’s pattern language

A few days ago, a couple enjoying a walk in the Arizona desert stumbled upon a pile of weird looking purple spheres which looked like nothing they had ever seen before. Their discovering these mysterious gooey spheres is now making headlines, primarily because nobody seems able to figure out what […]

Weird-Looking Purple Spheres Found in the Arizona Desert

The Atomium is an iconic building in Brussels originally constructed for Expo ’58, the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn with interiors by architects André and Jean Polak, [1] it stands 102 m (335 ft) tall. Its nine 18 m (59 ft) diameter stainless steel clad […]

The Atomium in Brussels –

The Grooved Spheres aka the Klerksdorp spheres were found over the last few decades, by miners in South Africa. These spheres measure approximately 3 to 4 centimeters in maximum diameter, 2.5 centimeters in thickness and said to be made of metal ! Some are etched with three parallel grooves running around the […]

The Klerksdorp spheres