Jun 112012
 
Chinese Dragon Symbol

The symbol in the following picture is associated with Chinese culture. The inspiration for the creation of that symbol was the human body. The right dragon represents the right side of the body, the left dragon represents the left side of the body, and the sphere represents the center of the body. The connection between […]

Jun 102012
 
A House

A regular everyday house that people live in is based on the human body. A rectangular kind of house with a peaked roof like this one. There are two main parts to the house. The rectangular walls of the house, and the pyramidal shape of the roof. The human body can similarly be separated into […]

Jun 102012
 
Thermometers

The invention of liquid thermometers was inspired by the human body. The picture below shows an example liquid thermometer. There is a reservoir of liquid at the bottom of the thermometer. That liquid will raise and lower to different heights within the tube above the reservoir,   depending on the temperature. The most obvious inspiration […]