M.C. Escher's Impossible Structures, Printed in 3D

M.C. Escher's two-dimensional renderings of impossible feats of architecture are endlessly fascinating to look at, precisely because they could not exist as three-dimensional objects. Or could they? Gershon Elber, a computer science professor at the Israel Institute of Technology, has manipulated Escher's optical… » 8/18/12 9:00am 8/18/12 9:00am

This LEGO Star Wars M.C. Escher diorama defines awesome

Here's an impressive Star Wars sculpture that gives that insanely detailed organ a run for its money. Check out Paul Vermeesch's take on M.C. Escher's "Relativity" made out of Star Wars LEGO bricks. This project includes the Emperor at the center of the scene (for thematic purposes), Luke's runaway hand, and a slot to… » 6/06/12 6:55pm 6/06/12 6:55pm