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the mountain will be made of soil excavated from the construction site of the railway tunnel connecting turin to lyon. The post designer proposes artificial ‘sponge mountain’ in turin that absorbs CO2 emissions appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
New visualisations have been released of the 90-metre-high tower Herzog & de Meuron is proposing in Stockholm, to replace a 1930s gasholder. Read more
I’m not too humble to proclaim that clear communication is my strong suit. Each day, I make a concerted effort... Continue Reading The post Get What You Want Faster with These 3 Relationship-Building Tips appeared first on Copyblogger.
Most camera makers have added Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to their models over the last few years, allowing for wireless image transfer and smartphone-based remote operation. A new digital rangefinder from France's Pixii SAS cements that joining of technologies even more by doing away with the rear panel and gives the job of image display and storage to a paired smartphone... Continue Reading Pixi
databall_ is created to help children who grow up in the digital world understand the true value of personal information. The post playful pinball machine by felix mollinga visualizes the flow of personal data appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Kenji Tanaka, VP and Senior General Manager of Sony's Business Unit 1, Digital Imaging Group, pictured at the Photokina trade show in Cologne, Germany last month.At last month's Photokina trade show in Cologne, Germany we made time to speak to senior executives from several major manufacturers, including Sony. In a broad-ranging conversation, Kenji Tanaka talked to us about competition in the ful
In the hunt for extraterrestrial life, it makes sense to look for places that have similar conditions to Earth. But the majority of stars in our Milky Way aren't Sun-like – they're the smaller and cooler red dwarfs. To determine how well these stars might be able to support life, A NASA program is using Hubble to monitor their flare activity, and the first results don't paint a positive pi
the elegant lines of the legendary motorbike are precisely repeated in the new water vehicle. The post pierpaolo lazzarini fuses the vespa 50 special with a modern jet ski appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A mossy fungus could be used to make nutritional food products after an apocalypse, or on Mars, according to research by designer Julia Schwarz. Read more
Not all wastewater is created equal – it may not be drinkable, but some of what goes down the drain is perfectly fine for watering the garden or flushing toilets. Water used for hand-washing is relatively easy to treat for reuse, and now engineers at ETH Zurich have built and tested a standalone hand-washing station for use in public places and developing countries that can do just that... 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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