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While there’s evidence of volcanic activity in Mars’ ancient past, it was presumed to have been quiet for millions of years. But now, orbiters have spotted a large volcanic deposit that appears to be relatively fresh – only about 53,000 years old – which may lend weight to the idea that the Red Planet was recently, or still is, habitable for subsurface microbes.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, Sc
claiming that it’s all about area, not height, the video takes viewers through a world tour comparing the gross floor area of some of the tallest buildings. The post this video reveals the true scale of the world’s tallest buildings appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Division Mobile isn't Ubisoft's only plan to expand the franchise's reach. A standalone free-to-play spinoff, The Division Heartland, is also in the works for PC, consoles, and the cloud. ...
Nikon Australia, in partnership with Surfing Australia, has announced the winners of its 2021 Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year Awards. The industry-recognized awards provide a national platform to celebrate the work of local surf photographers and videographers.Now in its ninth year, the competition was judged by a panel of 13 “high-profile individuals within the surfing industry,R
One of the problems with our ongoing shift toward renewable energy relates to the way we store it, with today's metal-laden lithium batteries currently serving us well but carrying sustainability issues of their own. Scientists are investigating alternative, more eco-friendly chemistries, and a team at Texas A&M University has just put forward an interesting candidate, demonstrating a metal-free
all the walls serve as bookcases, while solid wooden planks dominate the interior. The post SLETH inserts copper-clad getaway cabin into danish forest appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry has designed new galleries and public spaces as part of a revamp of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Pennsylvania. Read more
In a shining example of the inexorable march of technology, IBM has unveiled new semiconductor chips with the smallest transistors ever made. The new 2-nanometer (nm) tech allows the company to cram a staggering 50 billion transistors onto a chip the size of a fingernail.Continue ReadingCategory: Computers, TechnologyTags: IBM, Processor, Chips, Chip, Nanometers, Transistor, Moore's Law, Com
designboom spoke with exhibition curators nina pohl and agnes gryczkowska about the world as a state of transformation, and the sixth great extinction… The post schinkel pavillon surveys surreal landscapes and futuristic scenarios that reflect on today’s eco-catastrophe appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
In this 2019 GDC talk, Blizzard Entertainment's Natasha Miller shares why Blizzard chose to prioritize social systems in Overwatch. ... 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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