Monthly Archive:: November 2011

The Hovering Picture Frame

This is the picture frame that displays two levitating photographs. Magnets inside the acrylic photograph case and the three-sided frame create a magnetic field that suspends the photographs in midair. The dual-sided acrylic case holds two 5″ x 3 1/2″ photographs and rotates 360º while hovering to display either picture. A gentle push of the picture case will cause it to spin in midair, creating a nearly perpetual, two-photograph slideshow.

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Facebook Shrinks Six Degrees of Separation to Four

A new study says that, thanks to Facebook, six degrees of separation is now only four. Kevin Bacon, you and 41 others like this.

A theory stemming from an experiment by social psychologist Stanley Milgram in the 1960s claims every living person is connected to any other through only six friends. According to a recent study, Facebook reduces the six degrees of separation to only four, meaning the world’s largest social network makes the world even smaller (figuratively).

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