Daily Contaminations


Electronic bugs are invading your home! Don’t worry -you aren’t being monitored and you don’t have to call an exterminator. These bugs are from a series called “Daily Contaminations” from sculptor/photographer Luca di Filippo.

These itty-bitty bugs with their motherboard bodies and wiry legs are di Filippo’s statement on “the invisible electronic traces we leave in our daily activities.” Like the unseen insects that invade the darkest nooks and crannies of our houses and apartments, these traces surround us even while we remain oblivious to their presence. Of course, we’re occasionally reminded of their existence, but most of us prefer not to think about them. Out of sight, out of mind.

Read more about the bugs and see the other photos at Tech Graffiti. Link

Spain Scientists Attempt to Debunk “Parallel Realities”

This infinite repetition idea can be found in early philosophy, ancient mythology, and today’s sci-fi literature. But can it be derived from physical theories about the universe, and does it have a place in science?

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-01-dont-infinite-scientists.html#jCp