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Ethereal Installation–100

Today a magical, ethereal, translucent orb gently sways in the center of the Eames Office! Sadly, this is the third balloon to be installed; both of its predecessors burst! The first weather balloon was featured in my September 13th post Just how big is our Earth?. May this wonder, touted as the most durable of [...]

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What!?! A chair too tiny for a dust mite?!?

Yes, really!  The Nano Chair–a mere 5 microns or 10-06 meters in height–is the smallest chair that I own.  Invisible to the naked eye, it continues to be invisible even when a microscope strong enough to reveal a dust mite (miniscule within the cavernous spaces of your computer’s keyboard) is trained upon it!  At only [...]

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