GeekBytes: A Dino-Eat-Dino-Eat-Dino World (And Other Things We Didn't Cover)
Happy Friday! If you're reading this, it means you survived another week. Sadly, things didn't end so well for three prehistoric animals. That's just one of the fun and funky goings-on in GeekBytes for March 9, 2011.
You ever have one of those days where you get eaten while you try to choke down your lunch? Me neither. But that's precisely what happened for these three prehistoric critters. One dinosaur was in the middle of eating a fish, when it became lunch for another dinosaur. Apparently, something went terribly wrong for all three, because this moment in time lives on as a fossil.
This one's for the designers and artists out there. These delicious-looking fruit tarts are made to resemble the color swatches for various hues of the Pantone Color Matching System. I have no idea if these tarts actually match the official Pantone color swatches, but they sure look good. Hit up Laughing Squid to check em out.
We've been on a bit of a space kick at GeekTech this week, so we thought this was fitting: This is how a neutron star sizes up next to New York City. It's kind of mind-boggling.
Last but not least...here's a rocket engine (but not an actual rocket launch) that uses a Milky Way bar as part of its fuel. Enjoy.
We'll see you next week.
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