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An Exquisite Collection of Paper Pop-Ups Designed by Peter Dahmen | Colossal

From commercial packaging to artistic creations fused with geometry, paper designer Peter Dahmen is a true master of the pop-up. This new video titled Most Satisfying Video of Pop-Up Cards is a portfolio of sorts spanning the last several years … Continue reading

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An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create an Artificial Coral Reef Near the British Virgin Islands | Colossal

This past April a massive 80-foot steel kraken was purposefully sunk into the Caribbean Sea on top of a decorated WW2 ship. The former Navy fuel barge and its monstrous passenger were placed underwater in order to jumpstart a new … Continue reading

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Sky-High Paper Wigs Topped With Modern Luxuries by Asya Kozina | Colossal

Paper artist Asya Kozina was inspired by the decadent wigs found in Baroque and Rococo still lifes, tall masses of hair adorned with objects that represent the ideals of luxury and beauty in the 17th and 18th centuries. Her series … Continue reading

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Can the world’s megacities survive the digital age?

Research shows that technology disrupts economies of scale, turning megacities’ huge populations from strength to liability. To survive, megacities, like companies, must adapt. Source: Can the world’s megacities survive the digital age?

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An Optical Illusion Tile System Designed by Casa Ceramica | Colossal

British tile company Casa Ceramica have designed a novel optical illusion flooring system that uses real tiles to create a vertigo-inducing warped floor. The skewed checkerboard floor functions as the entryway to their showroom in Manchester, lending an Alice in … Continue reading

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Amazon farmers discovered the secret of domesticating wild rice 4,000 years ago – ScienceBlog.com

Amazonian farmers discovered how to manipulate wild rice so the plants could provide more food 4,000 years ago, long before Europeans colonised America, archaeologists have … Read more Source: Amazon farmers discovered the secret of domesticating wild rice 4,000 years … Continue reading

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Dekotora: Photographer highlights ‘decorated truck’ culture in Japan | Creative Boom

Source: Dekotora: Photographer highlights ‘decorated truck’ culture in Japan | Creative Boom

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Twenty-One Colorful Cubes Compose Denmark’s Newly Opened Lego House | Colossal

After four years of construction, Denmark’s colorful LEGO House has finally been unveiled to the public in the company’s native land of Billund. The building, designed by the Copenhagen and New York-based design firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), is composed of … Continue reading

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‘I’m dumbfounded!’ … Neave Brown on bagging a RIBA award for the building that killed his career | Art and design | The Guardian

It was late, over-budget and ended his career. But 40 years on, Neave Brown has just won British architecture’s top award for the Alexandra Road estate and similar masterpieces of social housing Source: ‘I’m dumbfounded!’ … Neave Brown on bagging … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin unveils reusable water-powered Mars lander

A reusable, water-powered Mars lander that will allow humans to explore the Red Planet from an orbiting ‘base camp’ as early as the 2030s was unveiled Friday by US defence giant Lockheed Martin. Source: Lockheed Martin unveils reusable water-powered Mars … Continue reading

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