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Jewel Changi Airport by Safdie Architects is Completed

The new central connector between the existing airport terminals at Singapore Changi Airport is set to open on April 17, 2019. The 10-story Jewel Changi by Safdie Architects is a mixed-use development with the world’s tallest indoor waterfall as its … Continue reading

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Dutch Artists Transform a Utrecht Apartment Building into a Tri-Level Trompe L’Oeil Bookcase

Dutch street artists Jan Is De Man and Deef Feed recently painted a literary trompe l’oeil mural on an apartment building in Utrecht, Netherlands. The pair turned the side of the three-story building into a multi-level bookshelf packed with a selection of … Continue reading

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London university calls for £100m slavery reparation BBC News

By Sean Coughlan BBC News education and family correspondent 25 October 2018   Universities in the UK which benefited in previous centuries from the slave trade should contribute to a £100m fund to support ethnic minority students, says a university … Continue reading

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Why Electronics Just Shouldn’t Work

Every wire, memory chip, and radio link is constantly fending off data corruption with error detecting and correcting codes. With the help of these codes, electronics can keep up the illusion of perfection… most of the time. Hosted by: Stefan … Continue reading

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Dine Inside a Pair of Grasshopper-Shaped Locomotives at a South Korean Cafe

Grasshopper’s Dream is an insect-shaped cafe that sits along the popular Auraji rail bike route near Jeongseon, South Korea. The converted and stacked green train cars are placed near by the Gujeol-ri train station, and are each outfitted with protruding … Continue reading

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With No Entrance or Exit, a Train Station Designed Solely as a Lookout Spot

the new Seiryū-Miharashi Station, which opened on March 19, 2019 | images courtesy Nishikagawa Railway   The Nishikigawa Railway in Iwakuni (Yamaguchi Prefecture) is a local train that runs along the Nishiki River for roughly 33 km, or about 20 … Continue reading

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Why Amazon pilots have to lie about where they land

By Tim Whewell and Jéssica Cruz BBC World Service, Brazil Three months ago, eight people disappeared on a flight deep in the Amazon. Small planes are often the only way to get around – but because most landing strips are … Continue reading

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Who was Seiichi Miyake? Google Doodle 三宅精一

Google Doodle Videos Published on 17 Mar 2019 Google honors the Japanese inventor Seiichi Miyake. He helped a blind friend, and today Millions of them. In 1965, Miyake spent his money to invent tactile blocks (org. Tenji blocks). The dotted … Continue reading

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Advanced Tech Reveals Shocking News About an Ancient Mayan City

In 2017, groundbreaking remote sensor technology revealed a stunning truth about the Mayan city of Tikal.

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Kim Stanley Robinson on New York 2140

In NEW YORK 2140, the global sea level has risen by 50 feet. Listen to Kim Stanley Robinson talk about what that would mean for New York City, from dirigibles to diamond sheeting.

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