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It looks as if the Schiaparelli Mars landing ended not with a whimper, but a bang. According to ESA, images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) indicate the unmanned spacecraft exploded on impact with the Martian surface after falling from as high as 13,000 ft (4,000 m). Part of the Exomars 2016 mission, contact was lost with the demonstrator module on October 19 when it attempted a
A design for "the most Instagrammable billboard in the world" by a Los Angeles team has beaten schemes by Zaha Hadid Architects and Gensler in a competition to create an advertising structure for Sunset Boulevard. Read more
As work begins on Britain's next generation of nuclear ballistic missile submarines, the first in her class has been given an historic name. According to Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, the Queen today gave the royal assent for the largest-ever Royal Navy submarine to be christened HMS Dreadnought – the ninth such vessel in over 450 years. The date of the naming was chosen to mark Trafalgar
the short film documents the presence of the installation within the park by turning the city and all of its surroundings into a symphony.The post marika wolff poetically captures martin creed’s understanding installation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Here's a nice bit of news to cap off your week: Game dev Adriel Wallick proposed to longtime partner (and fellow dev) Rami Ismail today while they were playing Destiny together. He said yes. ...
 Image: Chipworks-TechInsightAnalyst firm Chipworks-TechInsight has published its iPhone 7 reverse engineering report, which includes some interesting cost and technology information for more engineering-minded photographers. The analysts estimate the total bill of materials for the iPhone 7 with 128GB of built-in memory to be $275. $26, or approximately 9.5%, of that total su
There are already countless devices on the market that track sports performance, from watches and wristbands, to high-tech clothing and gadgets you mount on your gear. There are also a number of devices that can attract help should you need rescue, even if you're unconscious. The all-new Phipal does both, using the same sensor set to track your performance and identify emergencies. The multi-
at the heart of the kodak ektra is a 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor with f2.0 aperture, and an industry leading 13-megapixel front-facing camera.The post kodak ektra smartphone is designed for photographers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
If you have an old film camera or point and shoot lying around collecting dust, why not put it to some practical use? This quick video will show you how to use the camera’s flash to light product shots and portraits on the cheap.This is another simple little DIY tip from the Russian Koldunov Brothers. Like their DIY polarizing filter we shared a couple of weeks ago, it’s not going to
There is no doubt that intelligent driving will yield dramatic fuel consumption improvements and the results of this week's MPG Marathon emphasise that. The 2016 winner was a 1.6 liter diesel Mazda 2 1.6d Sport Nav which delivered 88.87 mpg (6.9% better than manufacturer's claims) and a 5.0-litre V8 Ford Mustang finished the course with 36.6 mpg, a 75 percent improvement over the car's offici 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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