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BIG's LEGO House has its own "Block-Buster" Netflix Documentary

The LEGO House by Bjarke Ingels Group now has its own Netflix documentary. Taking viewers on a journey through the conception, design, construction, …

Lego

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

Quantum Physics

AGNI Energy Claims Nuclear Fusion Isn't As Far Away As You Think

On Feb. 22, 2016, Bill Gates said, an ‘energy miracle is coming and it is going to change the world.’<p>He was talking about nuclear energy.<p>Gates formed a nuclear engineering company a few years back, in Bellevue, Washington, to design and build a game-changing reactor that can burn old reactor fuel, …

Nuclear Energy

The Top Apps for Architects

We all know the common refrain recited by architecture's more experienced practitioners when it comes to technology: "Times were a lot harder for …

Apps

‘Hereditary’ Is So Good That I Never Want to See It Again

At its heart, 'Hereditary' really is a family drama. It just happens to tell the story of an extremely messed up family.<p>About 30 minutes into</i> …

Horror

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

Vatican City’s first-ever pavilion debuts at the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Vatican Chapels Pavilion of the Holy See opened to fanfare last week, marking Vatican City’s debut at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale. …

Architecture

Automation reshapes national political debate

Even before the technologies of the future come to fruition, they're igniting ethical, economic and political debates at the Capitol and around the …

Universal Basic Income

Researchers Have Invented an Awesome And Scary Nuclear Battery Pack

Is the world ready for it?<p>Batteries powered by radioactive materials have been around for more than a century, but what they promise in power they …

Clean Energy

Math Geeks Must Wait 100 Years for a Day Like This

Today’s date corresponds to the golden ratio, pleasing to mind and eye.<p>In certain circles, including some of the ones I travel in, there’s great excitement about today’s date. We won’t see its like again for another century.<p>What makes today so special? The date -- 1/6/18 1 -- lines up with the …

Mathematics

Footage shows Mamoudou Gassama, a Malian immigrant, climbing up to a fourth-floor balcony to bring the child to safety<p>A young man has been hailed a hero after he scaled the facade of a building to save a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor balcony.<p>Mamoudou Gassama took just seconds to …

France

Why the World Needs More Architecture Memes

We live in a society<p>A post shared by sssscavvvv (@sssscavvvv) on May 4, 2018 at 12:15pm PDT<p>In the modern age of sensationalism, consumerism, and …

Social Media

Best Sci Fi Movies on Netflix Right Now (June 2018)

It's hard to imagine it now, but there was a time when a service like Netflix Streaming was the stuff of science fiction. It's a repository of motion …

Science Fiction

Eruptions and Lava Flows on Kilauea: What’s Going on Beneath Hawai’i’s Volcano?

Saturday, May 19, 2018. A photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava flowing from fissures near Pahoa, Hawaii. Kilauea volcano began …

Geology

Which States Will Be Voting on Marijuana in 2018?

The face of the legal cannabis industry could change once again this fall.<p>This has certainly been a year for marijuana "firsts." Since the year …

Cannabis

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Are octopuses alien? New theory argues Earth was 'seeded' by interstellar genetic code

Octopuses are weird. This is not just because they look odd. It’s not because they’re disturbingly smart. It’s because they have a strange power.<p>The ability to edit their own bodies. This has biologists scratching their heads.<p>Evolution doesn’t work that way. It’s supposed to be spurred by genetic …

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

How to pay off your loans using the 'debt snowflake' method

If you’re one of millions of Americans struggling to pay off loans, the “debt snowflake” method can help you save big by saving small.<p>Student Loan Hero writer Kat Tretina says she used the method to pay off $35,000 in student loans four years early.<p>“The debt snowflake focuses on very, very small …

Personal Finance

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

Bare-knuckle feminism helps Revenge rise above the sleaze: EW review

Revenge (2018 movie)<p>We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>Exploitation movies have a long and increasingly not proud tradition of painting women as either victims or sex …

Hollywood Congrats Between Box Office Record Holders

When "Avengers: Infinity War" passed "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" for top domestic box-office opening, the Lucasfilm crew sent this image to …

Scientists just created a new "super wood" that's stronger than steel

Spider silk has long held the record for being the strongest biomaterial on Earth — but that just changed. Scientists at KTH Royal Institute of …

A 5-Part Video Series on "The Architecture of Artificial Intelligence"

The Architecture of Artificial Intelligence is a 5-part video series, produced for Archinect by Otis Harley, exploring how artificial intelligence …

Watch Incredible Time-Lapse Footage of Lava Consuming an Entire Car in Hawaii (VIDEO)

We’ve been sharing photos of the powerful beauty of lava flow from the erupting Kilauea volcano in Hawaii on our Instagram feed, but here’s some new …

How To Add People To Your Renders Like a Pro

It’s no mystery why we put people in our designs. People are the quickest way to an emotional connection. With the right visual cues, you can evoke …

New Development in Toronto Is "Choreographed City-Building"

"The Well" is set to be one of the most ambitious urban developments Toronto has seen. Estimated to host nearly 10,000 people living and working …

New Extension for Revit Exports Models Directly to Sketchfab for Online Sharing

Sketchfab, the powerful architectural visualization software and database, is more convenient than ever thanks to a new extension for Revit developed …