What can you do with a single div?

If I told you to make something using only CSS and a single <div>, would you be able to create something incredible?

That's exactly what Lynn Fisher has been doing with A Single Div. Using only a single HTML element and some CSS, she's created some shockingly complex artwork ranging from Super Mario mushrooms to the iPhone's charging indicator. There's also a Bloody Mary, a breakfast plate, a crayon, a digital camera, and more.

It's great inspiration and a heck of an argument against superfluous markup. Check it out and let me know if you think you can create something similar using only a single <div>.

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