Artist transforms photos of rusty fire hydrants into pictures of alien …

Redditor gumballbrain (Trapexoid on Tumblr) was messing around with a photo of the top of a fire hydrant one day when he noticed that the flaking paint and rust resembled a planet covered in water and solid land. Since then, he's made a hobby of taking photos of fire hydrants and finding the planets hiding on their… » 2/23/13 2:00pm 2/23/13 2:00pm

Beautiful Minimalist Science Graphics, c. 1960

For the weekend: vintage science art from the backs of books in LIFE Magazine's Science Library, published throughout the 1960s by Time Inc. See also: this set of minimalist science posters by graphic designer Kazumasa Nagai, also featured in the magazine's 60s Science Library. » 2/08/13 9:40am 2/08/13 9:40am