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An Army Of Plush Penguins Move In Motion To Make A Mirror

You won’t be able to shave or pluck your eyebrows in front of it, but artist Daniel Rozin successfully turned a small army of 450 plush penguin toys into a fully functional mirror capable of forming a crude, low-resolution reflection of whoever’s standing nearby.


What Would Happen If You Put A Mirror In A Scanner?

Let’s find out, shall we? I took this fairly large round mirror and scanned it using my Canon flatbed. The result was… let’s say, not very mirror-like at all. In fact, the glass area was almost black.


This Mirror House Vanishes Into The Forest

Most of us are content getting back to nature with a good ol’ fashioned hiking or camping trip every now and again. But if you’re serious about making a life off the grid, and you don’t want your pesky habitation to obscure your view of the scenery, then this mirror house, designed by the Polish Architecture firm Reform, might be just the thing for you.


Mirrors Are Going Extinct

I’m willing to bet that in the near future, we will live in a world without mirrors. Yes, it sounds absurd. But hear me out.


Giz Explains: Why Objects In The Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

The passenger-side mirror of every modern car bears the same warning: “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.” Ever wondered why? It’s no design fault; it’s actually a safety feature.


A French Inventor Proposed A Giant Mirror To Burn A Message On Mars

When we want to leave our mark on Mars today, we simply send over a few rovers to roll around in its red soil. But 150 years ago, scientists had very different plans for contacting the planet, including one French inventor who wanted to use the refracted light of the sun to sear a welcoming message into the Martian desert.


Panasonic's AR Make-Up Mirror Turned Me Into A Pussycat Doll

Stuff the tech reporting — after trying out Panasonic’s augmented reality makeup mirror, I reckon I’ve got a glittering career awaiting me as the first male member of the Pussycat Dolls.


Giz Explains: How The Enormous Mirrors On The World's Largest Telescope Are Made

The Giant Magellan Telescope is easily the most ambitious terrestrial astronomy program humanity’s ever devised. It has — quite literally — been built from the ground up by leveraging a brilliant, unique off-axis design and bleeding-edge fabrication techniques. And nowhere is that more apparent than in the telescope’s enormous mirror system.


This Reflective Facade Turns The Horizon Into A Gigantic Kaleidoscope

On the rocky shore of La Grande Motte, a seaside resort in the south of France, a reflective facade is turning the horizon-line into a kaleidoscopic head-trip. Breath Box is an installation composed of hundreds of mirrored panels that move in time with the wind. A word of advice: Don’t stare directly into this super shiny wall.


Keep An Eye On Rooftop Cargo With This Bonnet-Mounted Rear-View Mirror

Driving with anything strapped to the roof of your car — be it bikes, a kayak or even a mattress — makes for a stressful road trip. The RoofScope promises to bring you a little more peace of mind with rooftop cargo, providing a constant view of how everything on top of your car is doing without having to leave the driver’s seat.


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