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What is this? A pint of dragon fire ice cream? An alien planet model? Speckled clay? Amazingly, it's the cross section of a golf ball. Photographer, James Friedman, captured the innards of different golf balls and unexpectedly revealed a core that look more like they're from outer space than anything in this world.

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Looking like something out of the Matrix or some sci-fi horror movie, this stunning photo captures something rather impressive. But what the hell is it? A robotic surgeon, perhaps? Maybe the next generation of badass 3D printers? Or could it be a massive robotic eye?

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This bright, bobbly surface looks like something from another planet — but it's actually a photograph of something that's quite common on Earth. Can you work out what it is?

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These objects seems to vary from shapeless blob to chaotic scribble — but they are in fact short-lived structures that have been captured in fine 3D detail for the first time. Can you work out what they are?

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This ragged cloud of colour looks messy and unstructured — but in fact it's a rare and unusual view of one of the most fundamental things in science. Can you work out what it is?

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The grain gives away that it's obviously made of wood, but what is this tshirt-shaped slab of lumber supposed to be? The latest in eco-friendly fashion? An alternative to undershirts that's easy to clean with a sanding block? Not even close.

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Garth Britzman's "Pop Culture" is an environmentally green art project, comprised of 1,500 recycled plastic beverage bottles. Each bottle is filled with coloured water and hands from a string of varied length.

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The British artist David Marsh has devised a clever way to combine his two favourite things — Adobe design software Pantone colour swatches and album cover art — with a nod to Pointillism. Each finished piece uses 1369 Pantone swatches to recreate a pixelated version of some of the most famous album artwork of the past half-century.