Posts Tagged 'Teddy bear'

Genetic Clues to Van Gogh’s Teddy Bear Sunflower Florets Uncovered

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Three sunflower arrangements (top) and their floret types (bottom). Wild sunflowers have typical outer ray and disc florets (left), double-flowered sunflowers have mostly ray-like mutant florets (middle), and tubular sunflowers grow only disc-like florets (right).

The famous Dutch impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh was obsessed with sunflowers, until he died in 1890. His iconic paintings of sunflowers fetch millions of dollars at auction. Scientists have been trying to solve the genetic origin of the mutant teddy bear sunflowers that are depicted in van Gogh’s canvases.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Fujitsu Robot Teddy Bear Is Ready to Creep Everyone Out

Straight out of Steven Spielberg’s AI, Fujitsu has just unveiled its newest robot: a social robot teddy bear. What can it do? Probably a whole lot and guess what, it speaks Japanese!

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Cylon Teddy Bear: You Will Be Assimilated!

Teddy bears are supposed to be all cute and fuzzy, but what happens when an intrepid DIY-enthusiast decides to make one look like a Cylon?

cylon robot teddy bear toy diy

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Teddy Bear Skulls By Stephanie Metz

Stephanie Metz has crafted some strangely morbid or cute felt wood sculptures based on teddy bear skulls and fetuses. Soylent Green is people? (via strtanatomy)


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