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Gold-Plated Atari 2600

Ah, the iconic Atari 2600! It was the first mass-produced home video game console. Back in 2009, Urchin Associates, an Australian art collective, covered an Atari 2600 console with gold. Link -via Technabob | Photo: Urchin Associates

New Knowledge about Sea Urchin Teeth Could Lead to Knives that Never Need Sharpening

Researchers led by physicist Pupa Gilbert of the University of Wisconsin at Madison examined how sea urchins are able to maintain razor-sharp teeth throughout their lives without any apparent means of sharpening them. Their findings could lead to the development of knives that never need to be sharpened: “The sea urchin tooth is complicated in its [...]