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Map made of candy corn to show corn production

With candy corn as her medium, Jill Hubley mapped corn production in the United States, based on data from the USDA. With just three hues of yellow, orange, and white and three heights to match, Hubley was able to clearly show the geographical patterns. For reference, here is the USDA corn map: Finally, I have a use for my kids’ leftover Halloween candy. Tags: candy, corn, Jill Hubley, physical

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AI-generated candy hearts

Continuing her annual tradition, Janelle Shane trained various AI models to generate two-word-all-caps love messages for those chalky Valentine’s Day candy hearts. So deep. So profound. See also Shane’s experiment with generating hearts for somewhat creepy results, as AI often likes to do. Tags: candy, heart, Janelle Shane, neural network

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