Drawings of Early Microscopes Show Artistry in the Pursuit of Science

Ah, where would science be if not for the contributions of the humble microscope? Did you know that the development of the world's first microscope began in 11th century Iraq, when scientist and polymath Ibn al-Haytham recorded all sorts of data about lenses, binocular vision, mirrors and observable properties of… » 8/23/08 5:45pm 8/23/08 5:45pm

Speaker Design Challenge Entries are Breathtaking

I never thought that speakers could give me the same feeling that I get when I see a beautifully designed car, but some of the entries in C4DCafe's speaker rendering challenge have done just that (and some of them are just plain weird). The only problem is that putting one of these designs in my home would make all my… » 2/27/08 7:00pm 2/27/08 7:00pm