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Five things to do today: 12 November

Tower of Babel - Eden Project - Illustrator 88 - light-emitting textiles - shadow memorial

DISCOVER why we are so drawn to the 'daunting, dazzling – and doomed' Tower of Babel. Babylon: Myth and Reality, British Museum, London WC1, from tomorrow until 15 March.

SEE lighting designer
Bruce Munro's Field of Light installation at the Eden Project, Cornwall.

WANDER down memory lane with this 20-year-old promotional video for Illustrator 88.

MARVEL at 'lightex' – the light emitting textile. Optical fibres and electro-luminescent diodes provide 'flexible or rigid illuminated surfaces, very thin, requiring low-power consumption and providing a long lifespan'.

SEE the Kentucky war memorial built with sunshine and shadow – the tip of a sundial's column touches each fallen soldier's name on the anniversary of the day he died.

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