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These two red dots are actually identical. Here’s how
It’s all thanks to the Ebbinghaus illusion.
10 huge machines that changed science
When it comes to science, brawn can be brilliant.
Why your brain thinks these identical lines are different lengths
The Müller–Lyer illusion toys with how your brain remembers the world around you.
Horizontal stripes make you look thinner, not wider
A brain scientist's guide to fashion.
At this amusement park, drive the heavy machinery you loved as a kid
Like your sandbox days, but bigger. Much, much bigger.
Rigging up: How to pack for a month drilling oil
Or for a month stuck anywhere, really.
This excavator is one of the largest land vehicles on Earth
A mining monster, by the numbers.
What it’s like to design catapults for the Mother of Dragons
Game of throwns.
How to become a Lego master builder
The guy Lego pays to play