The German developed Lernstift Pen is a "magic" pen which is inserted in learning sophisticated electronics that recognizes all writing movements and detection of an error with a short buzz or vibrate, even as they are made. The integrated electronics detects spelling errors even as they arise and are appropriate feedback. In other words, the learning pen makes writing-learning faster than ever.
This solar powered hot air balloon, which is the latest work by Argentinian artist Tomàs Saraceno, is described as "59 Steps To Be On Air By Sun Power." The artist fabricated the structure of the air balloon with garbage bags, transparent tape, rope, bicycle wheels and other flotsam jetsam materials.
'X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out,' an exhibit that opened at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington in February 2012, captures these aquatic wonders in X-rays. The prints offer a glimpse into the intricate inner workings of the fish and, for scientists, allow a detailed study of their anatomy and evolutionary development without dissection." More: a Flickr set of 40 fish x-rays from the exhibit. From the top down: Viper Moray Eel; Wedge-Tail Triggerfish; Long-Spine Porcupine Fish;