camouflage

fuzz

Deaf Moths Use “Acoustic Camouflage” to Evade Echolocation

According to new research, the fuzz you see on the chest of moths is specifically designed to muffle sound and protect them from bats.
Caroline Haskins
11.6.18
Soft Robotics

This Shape-Shifting Material Mimics Octopus Skin

I'm waiting for my octopus suit.
Jacob Dubé
10.12.17
body painting

Women of Color Examine Assimilation Through Body Painting

Ashleigh Alexandria paints her models to blend in and stand out in urban spaces.
Francesca Capossela
6.29.17
nature

This Camouflaging Spider Will Make You Forever Suspicious of Dead Leaves

Researchers suspect the spiders might use the resemblance to hide from prey or predators.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.17.16
Hacking

These Glasses Fool Facial Recognition Into Thinking You’re Someone Else

Hack the system with a simple but effective form of camouflage.
Madison Margolin
11.2.16
Music

Gorgeous Body Paintings Depict the Harmony of Chinese and East Asian Porcelain

Australian body painter and photographer Emma Hack explores the European tradition of 'chinoiserie.'
DJ Pangburn
8.17.16
camouflage

Astrophysics Explains How Cephalopods Can See Color In Black and White

How do squids and octopus change colors if they can't even see them?
Sarah Emerson
7.6.16
Art

Meet the Body Painting Artist Blending Humans into Nature

Nude bodies get painted into jungle and desert landscapes to show the power of being one with the Earth.
Anna Marks
7.1.16
Border Lines

The One-Stop Smuggling Town

Welcome to Altar, Sonora, Mexico, the Wal-Mart of human trafficking.
Brian Anderson and Camilo Salas
4.14.16
Design

Stunning CGI Imagines Humans with Patterned Skin

Kouhei Nakama's 'DIFFUSION' features the type of camouflage that hypnotizes you into thinking it's safe.
TCP Staff
11.16.15
Opinion and Analysis

Invisibility Cloaking Still Isn't Much to Look At

Unless you're the size of a few human cells, you're too big to hide under science's current version of an invisibility cloak. That may change, but not for many years.
Ryan Faith
9.23.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Canadian Woman Defacing Campaign Signs Was Arrested by a Conservative Candidate Dressed in Camouflage

Ryan Leef, a former MMA fighter and prison guard, was allegedly hiding in the trees off a highway.
Manisha Krishnan
9.3.15
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