Take care, Christmas. Until next year.
In the future, the great Pixel Wolves Of The Sky will look down below on the mutated fish. The wolves will be hungry but also weirded out.
Including surreal pictures of food, a rarely seen "singing" dog, and more
A lot of them! And that's just if you know how to stack them for optimal use.
Artist Sinead Foley remakes kitchen goods, modeling them on the microscopic.
Give the pixel five years, researchers say, and it'll be dead--cast aside for a vector format.
A map of when artist Marcin Ignac used his computer, when he didn't, and what he was seeing
Part painting, part sculpture, Quakescape taps realtime seismological data to create a color-coded visualization of the earth's movements beneath Christchurch, New Zealand.
Plus: a chandelier made from thousands of acrylic gummy bears, a homemade "wormhole," and more
A very up-close look at the insect
If only correlation were causation! Still, there's some fun info here.
Artist Gustav Metzger hooked his brain up to a robotic sculpting machine that carved based on his thoughts. Then he tried desperately to think about nothing.
Would you paint a baby's room Blue Oyster Cult?
The PopSci staff will be out of the office the rest of this week so we can spend some time with our families. (We'll miss you, too.) In the meantime, enjoy our favorite posts from this week.
Potential to make better solar cells? Check. Improved televisions down the road? Check. Pretty? Check.