Adrian Bissett

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The Shameful History of the KKK You Probably Never Knew

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

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The problem with the skyscraper wind effect

<b>The City of London is promising that high-rise buildings will be monitored to ensure they don't make conditions unbearably windy in surrounding streets. But why do skyscrapers have this effect and what can be done to alleviate it?</b><p>Anyone who has ever walked near a very tall building in the middle of …

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Sublime Mountainscapes of Scotland, Romania and Jordan

When Bristol-based photographer Charles Emerson was a boy, he made the trek to his grandparents’ house near Glencoe, Scotland, where he could see the …

This Crazy Sky Pool Is Either Incredible or Terrifying

It's made entirely of glass and suspended 10 stories in the air.<p>Warning: If you're afraid of heights, you might want to look away. A South London apartment complex is building the first-ever Sky Pool, made of eight-inch-thick glass and suspended 10-stories above ground. At 90-feet-long it will …

The Japanese Art of Recognizing Beauty in Broken Things

How did you feel the last time a coffee mug slipped from your hands and shattered on your kitchen floor? Probably some combination of surprise and annoyance. If it was an heirloom or a sentimental piece, you may have even felt supremely guilty as you swept up the shards.<p>In Japan, instead of tossing …

I’ve Spent A Lifetime Building a Mighty Network. Here Are My Secrets.

Rule One: Take pleasure in it. It’s not just a safety net, it’s YOUR net.<p>I’ve long been told that I “know everyone.” In other words, I have a great …

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