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Robo Fish: Kitschy Novelty or a Taste of the Future?

Posted by on Friday, April 19th, 2013

Robo Fish

Image source: Twirlit.com

Technology is getting crazy. The military is building laser guns, we can carry around the Internet in our pockets, and 3D printers allow you to create virtually anything in just a few minutes. You might think that aquariums would be somewhat removed from the technology explosion because the natural world and technology generally don’t mix very well, but you’d be dead wrong. Continue reading…

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Let Your Inner Child Bounce Across the Trampoline Bridge

Posted by on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Trampoline Bridge

Image source: Zundelcristea.com

Why walk when you can dance? Why talk when you can sing? Why stand when you can bounce? That’s the philosophy behind the Trampoline Bridge. It’s pretty much exactly as the name suggests: a bridge that invites pedestrians to hop, flip, and bounce to the other side of the river. I highly recommend finishing off your piping-hot coffee before walking across this bridge. Continue reading…

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The Top 5 Most Famous Bridges on Earth

Posted by on Friday, September 7th, 2012

Golden Gate Bridge

Image source: Thegoldengatebridge.blogspot.com/

I wrote about Taiwan’s Rainbow Bridge yesterday, and while it is certainly a beautiful structure, it isn’t very well known. So today, I figured I’d take a look at the top five most famous bridges on Earth. Continue reading…

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Walk Across the Rainbow on Taiwan’s LED Art Bridge

Posted by on Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Rainbow Bridge

Image source: Thecreatorsproject.com

According to Norse mythology, Bifröst is a burning rainbow bridge that connects Asgard (the realm of the gods) with Midgard (the realm of man). Have you ever wondered what Bifröst would look like? Probably not — I’m guessing this is the first time you’ve ever heard of it. Well, now that you are considering this question for possibly the first time ever, I think that I can give you a pretty good answer. Bifröst would probably resemble the Xiying Rainbow Bridge. Continue reading…