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The tiniest sandcastle you will ever see

Wow! An artist and scientist create striking works of microscopic art etched onto single grains of sand.

By March 31, 2014


Amazing shot of pollen-covered honeybee eye wins Nikon competition

The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition lets us see the world up close. This year's winner turned his lens on the eye of a honeybee.

By October 17, 2015


Giant sandcastle Minas Tirith survives orcs, falls to rain

Artist spends years creating a massive, painstaking replica of Minas Tirith from "Lord of the Rings" out of sand.

By March 11, 2013


Artist creates amazing alien worlds using cream, other edibles

Photographer Navid Baraty tells Crave how he taps a scanner and common kitchen ingredients to make interstellar pictures that look like they were shot by a space telescope.

By March 7, 2015


These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014


Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

By September 11, 2014


Sculpting flowers smaller than a human hair

Through careful modification of simple chemicals in a beaker, Wim Noorduin is able to grow beautiful crystalline structures at the nano scale.

By June 11, 2014


Microscopic comic strip etched onto a human hair

What may be the world's smallest comic strip, "Juana Knits the Planet," can't be read without the aid of a microscope.

By May 6, 2014


Body Dryer lets you ditch the towel, Ep. 154

This week on Crave, we check out a 3D printer modified to draw tattoos -- and it looks terrifying. We check out the tiniest sandcastle ever printed onto a grain of sand. And we blow-dry our body with the prototype Body Dryer, which circulates air and lets you ditch the towel.

By April 4, 2014


Crave Ep. 154: Body Dryer lets you ditch the towel, Ep. 154

Futuristic body-drying gadget can dry a person in 30 seconds or less, like a Dyson Airblade for your whole body.

By April 4, 2014