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designboom looks at how the public art fund has engaged new yorkers and visitors alike — from an endlessly spinning water vortex at the brooklyn bridge, to an upright swimming pool at rockefeller center. The post from waterfalls to whirlpools: 10 times public art transformed new york city appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
So far as feedstocks for the production of biofuels go, kelp is a highly promising one on many fronts, and a new technology promises to boost its credentials even further. Scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) have demonstrated how raising and lowering it in the ocean environment with a "kelp elevator" can significantly boost biomass yield, by maximizing its exposure to both s
At the beginning of 2020, Cornell Watson’s full-time job was in human resources. At the end of the year, he was shooting for the New York Times and Washington Post and creating fine-art projects for which he has received a $20,000 grant award.“The Kitchen Table Incident” inspired by John Wilson’s “The Incident” and Carrie Mae Weems“I got into photography about two and a half years ago
Canadian tiny house firm Minimaliste recently completed an updated take on its cold weather-ready family model, the Charme. Appropriately named the Charme V2, the tiny house sleeps an impressive eight people, at a pinch.Continue ReadingCategory: Tiny Houses, LifestyleTags: Tiny Footprint, Building and Construction, House, Home, Trailer
A new study is presenting the first published data from preliminary human trials investigating the effect of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to treat major depressive disorder (MDD). The incredibly positive results have been described as just a “taste of things to come” with larger a Phase 2 trial well underway.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Psychedelic Medicin
Adults will ask for help and advice more than 6,000 times in their life – going to friends for relationship advice, Dad when moving house and Mum for parenting tips. […] The post Adults ask for help over 6,000 times in their life appeared first on ShinyShiny.
'BAKEN' was designed to communicate a sign of life and it could even be interpreted as a subtle cry for help. The post artists erect a huge beacon in amsterdam’s port as a light in these uncertain times appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
When we talk about the speed of sound, we usually mean how fast it moves through air. But it can travel much faster through other media, and now scientists at the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London have identified the absolute top speed of sound.Continue ReadingCategory: Physics, ScienceTags: Sound, Physics, Materials, Queen Mary University of London, Cambridge University
In this GDC Summer talk Funomena's Robin Hunicke discusses the ways that game dev has changed in a new world of remote work driven by a global pandemic and marked by different kinds of global unrest. ...
First lady of the United States Melania Trump abandoned her architecture studies in favour of a modelling career before marrying Donald Trump, but she still has an interest in design. Here are four times she hit the headlines, including her recent redesign of the White House's Rose Garden. 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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