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Is it ok for vegetarians to eat fish? Turns out this dietary dilemma may date back further than we thought – to around 75 million years ago, in fact. Paleontologists studying the droppings of what was thought to be a strictly herbivorous dinosaur have found evidence that they enjoyed the odd cheat day, something they believe may have provided a nutritional boost to help reproductive activitie
the project includes a cut flower garden on the exterior of the museum and a large installation of flowers in the interior of the museum.The post azuma makoto composes + decomposes flower landscapes at exhibition in rio appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A backpack with an integrated foldable rain poncho, a scarf with hidden pockets and a bubble wrap-inspired bag are some of the ten imaginative designs created by students at art and design university ECAL using a new waterproof material. Read more
Melbourne-based architectural firms The Sociable Weaver and Clare Cousin Architects have joined forces to create what is claimed to be Australia's first 10-star carbon-positive home. The stunning 10 Star Home was built with a zero-waste philosophy and was designed to positively exceed its carbon footprint over the lifespan of the home, anticipating savings of 203 kg (507 lb) of carbon emissio
Storage solution company Synology has introduced its first six-bay NAS device: the DS3018xs. The new model holds six drives of its own, but if that's still not enough storage for your epic photo library, it can combine with the company’s DX1215 expansion units to control up to thirty.The company has used the Pentium D1208 dual-core 2.2GHz processor that can boost to 2.6GHz, and provides a PCle sl
Some of this week's longform article/video highlights include pieces on Nex Machina's intense gameplay, Shadow Of War's Nemesis system, & the latest Dishonored game's choices. ...
Star-shaped concrete structures called tetrapods are often used to protect coastlines from eroding away under the constant barrage of waves. Now a project from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) has outlined plans for turbines that would sit alongside tetrapods, helping to not only dissipate wave energy, but harvest it...Continue Reading Japanese turbines catch the waves t
an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation announces it has set a world record for driving the longest distance ever traveled by an electric vehicle on a single charge at the navistar proving grounds in new carlisle, indiana. proterra’s 40-foot ‘catalyst E2 max’ electric bus traveled 1,101.2 miles (1,772.2 km) this month with just 660 kWh […]The post proterra catalyst E
This family house in Japan's Shiga prefecture was designed by local studio Hearth Architects around an indoor garden, which is planted with a tree that extends towards a skylight. Read more
Global Aerospace Corporation (GAC) is set to reveal its concept to land an unmanned spacecraft on the dwarf planet. The "Pluto Hop, Skip and Jump" mission concept that will be presented at the 2017 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium in Denver on Monday would not only land on Pluto, but autonomously hop hundreds of kilometers from one spot to another as it explores the frozen s is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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