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Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians created a blue pigment which they used in their depictions of gods and royalty. Derived from calcium copper silicate, the substance is now known as Egyptian blue – and it could be used to both save power and generate electricity... Continue Reading Ancient Egyptian pigment may find use on power-saving roofs Category: Science Tags:
the discovery, which uses a technology known as LIDAR, maps what the metropoles built between 1000 BC to 1500 AD would have looked like. The post laser carrying airplanes have revealed ancient mayan cities covered in jungle appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
An international team of researchers has revealed that an ancient retrovirus, found in between five and ten percent of the world's population, is significantly associated with addictive behavior. The study uncovered a connection between the retrovirus and a specific gene that could make individuals more prone to a variety of addictive behaviors... Continue Reading An ancient virus may be r
Ancient civilizations could have benefited, and at times suffered from belonging to an interconnected global economy, according to evidence presented in a newly-published study. The international team behind the research hope that the work could help present-day society learn from the mistakes of early globalism. .. Continue Reading Ancient civilizations may have been more connected than
Also known as the thumb piano, the mbira is an African musical instrument that has been around in one form or another for at least 3,000 years. Now, however, scientists have developed a new version that – when combined with a smartphone – can detect toxic substances and possibly even counterfeit medication... Continue Reading Modern version of ancient musical instrument detects poisons C
Shenkar College graduate Amalia Shem Tov has produced a series of ancient-looking cooking utensils, to help people rediscover their primal culinary roots. Read more
designer gianmaria della ratta aims to give new life to what has characterized the human being more than anything else, looking in the virtual world for new possibilities for ancient tools. The post mutatio, a series of 3D-printed tableware referring to the evolution of ancient tools appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the sculptural objects combine ancient forms with industrial plumping materials like syphons, chromed tubes, copper pipe collars and PVC vessels. The post arthur hoffner’s fountain series combines ancient forms with PVC pipes and kitchen sponges appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the designer proposes three devices, which are designed to draw us closer to the roots of humanity. The post stone utensils by amalia shem tov bring ancient cooking tools to the contemporary kitchen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Australian studio Biasol paired worn concrete walls with pink marble and rich red accents for the interiors of this Italian restaurant in Melbourne, which takes visual cues from Ancient Rome. Read more 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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