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Amanda Levete's firm AL_A is partnering with Canadian energy company General Fusion to design a pioneering power plant that will use nuclear fusion. Read more
Boeing's Loyal Wingman combat drone has taxied under its own power for the first time, carrying out several ground maneuvers at speeds of up to 14 knots (16 mph, 26 km/h) and stopping on command.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: Boeing, RAAF, UAS
one tree per inhabitant as a cure for the urban streetscape. The post B+B proposes planting 3 million trees to rejuvenate the city of rome appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A compelling new study is claiming to have uncovered the missing link explaining how gum disease is associated with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even Alzheimer’s. The research demonstrates how periodontitis can initiate a systemic immune response that spreads hyperactive inflammatory cells throughout the entire body.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Inflammatory, The Immune
advocating for an 'environmentally cautious' building, the design team proposes a timber structural system to reduce concrete by 60%. The post AFTER PARTY proposes a future office prototype to reduce the use of concrete appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Given that not everyone has the same tolerance for hot chilis, it would be good if there were a simple, portable means of objectively assessing exactly how hot they are. Well, scientists have developed just such a gadget – and it plugs into a smartphone.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Food technology, American Chemical Society
highlighting flexibility, the space of mind cabin can be adapted to a variety of different uses — from a spare bedroom to a gym to a home office. The post studio puisto designs space of mind, a modular lightweight cabin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Daniel Libeskind's New York firm is designing a mixed-used development for a town in New Jersey that hugs the Delaware River. Read more
Back in 1859, British photographer Thomas Sutton created a camera with a unique water-filled lens – it allowed for some interesting effects. Low-fi camera company Lomography has replicated that lens, and included it in a 35-mm panoramic film camera.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, TechnologyTags: Lomography, Film Cameras, Lens 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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