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The Sciences

Fold them bones

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitMay 7, 2011 4:11 PM


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I love clever art, especially when that art has a deeper meaning... literally and figuratively. Check out Japanese artist Takayuki Hori's X-ray animal origami:


Pictures of the animal bones are printed on transparent paper, so when assembled you get a complete skeleton. They're beautiful and a bit eerie... and the message the artist is conveying is about pollution in Japan that is threatening and killing wildlife there.

Tip o' the lead apron to Geekologie.

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