James Edward Thomas

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fluid diamond-shaped complex carved into landscape by HHD_FUN

mar 25, 2015<p><b>fluid diamond shaped complex carved into landscape by HHD_FUN</b><br>image © duocai photography<p><b>using architecture, the environment and human</b> …

The road to obscurity

<b>The decline of the standalone satnav is an object lesson in realising that the next big thing may not be big for very long, writes Ross Davies.</b><p>The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has taken the standalone satnav out of its basket of goods used to gauge UK inflation. People aren't buying enough …

Human Geography

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever.<p>Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern …

Hotels

Digital archaeology: How Double Fine, Disney, LucasFilm and Sony resurrected Grim Fandango | Polygon

Walt Disney Studios

Grim Fandango Remastered review: from the boneyard

As much as you love <i>Grim Fandango</i>, I promise that <i>Grim Fandango Remastered</i> loves it more.<p>Double Fine (lead by <i>Grim Fandango</i> creator Tim Schafer) has taken every scrap of the beloved classic and transported it to modern platforms with the feather-light touch of a National Archives curator touching up …

Borderlands

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This Will Give You True Perspective About the World

A hot lap in Audi’s self-driving car

<b>I can’t seem to escape autonomous cars at the moment.</b><p>Google’s proposal for a slightly comical self-driving pod certainly grabbed plenty of headlines. …

Driverless Cars

Science shows why real space battles would be more Asteroids than Star Wars

You're probably aware that most sci-fi space battles aren't realistic. The original <i>Star Wars</i>' Death Star scene was based on a World War II movie, for example. But have you wondered what it would really be like to duke it out in the void? PBS is more than happy to explain in its latest <i>It's Okay To</i> …

Mapping What You Cannot See, Cannot Know, Cannot Visit

When I was a boy I had a globe. I could take it in my hands, rest it on my lap, give it a spin and look down on Africa, Europe, North America and Asia spinning by.<p>In 1961 (I was 13), cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin left the planet and got high enough to look down on the real Earth spinning beneath him. He …

New Jaguar XE is here! Full details - Auto Express

Leonard Susskind on The World As Hologram

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Artist Mark Andrew Webber's vast graphic map of Berlin

<b>When artist Mark Andrew Webber spent months walking the streets of Berlin, he wasn't sightseeing - he was sign seeing.</b><p>The artist from Reading has made a name for himself creating intricate city maps made up entirely of names of streets and areas, using the typeface he spotted while exploring …

Typography

Improbable Thruster Seems to Work by Violating Known Laws of Physics — NOVA Next

Every action creates an equal and opposite reaction. It’s perhaps the best known law of physics, and Guido Fetta thinks he’s found a way around …

Physics

MOONSCAPE (Documentary) Part 1 - "Contact Light"

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Colorful Liquid Splashes Captured at 1/3500th of a Second Look Like Floating Sculptures | Colossal

<p>Cassandra Warner and Jeremy Floto of Floto+Warner Studio recently produced this beautiful series of photos titled Clourant that seemingly turns …

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Glastonbury 2014 from the air - Telegraph

Festivals

Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

The 20 Best Architectural Pranks Ever

The prank has been used as a device throughout architectural history to undermine the seriousness of functionalism and orthodox rigidity that plagues the profession. Robert Venturi called himself the "Dennis the Menace of Architecture," while Stanley Tigerman — creator of the iconic <i>Titanic</i> collage …

Le Corbusier

A Spaceship For The Sea

This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean.<p>Scientists know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than they do about our own seafloor. Which helps explain the grand vision of the French architect Jacques Rougerie, who’s designed an ocean-going laboratory that …

Jules Verne