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Retroreflector
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Spotted in the MAKE Flickr pool, from user lookseeseen, this lovely photograph of an optical corner reflector (Wikipedia), also called a corner cube. If you’re looking at it from the correct side, the reflection will always be centered on your eye or, in the case of photographs, on the lens of the camera.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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