Mary Witbooi

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Extraordinary Red Hill rammed-earth residence's funky funnel shape helps direct light

Nestled among the vines of the Red Hill region in Australia, this funnel-shaped home was designed to carefully manage sunlight and form a large …

Design

Forget steel and concrete, earthquake 'curtains' could make buildings quake-proof

How do you protect buildings in a country bedevilled by earthquakes? Instead of using steel or concrete, a Japanese textile firm turned to …

10 of the least-visited US national parks

With US national parks such as Yosemite and Yellowstone facing overcrowding, we take a look at 10 beautiful but little-known parks where you’re more likely to see a bear, moose or ‘champion tree’ than another human. Tell us about your experiences in less-trodden parks by clicking the Witness button …

You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here’s How

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Turmeric is quickly becoming an “it” superfood. You’ve probably seen the ingredient all over Pinterest …

There May Be a Major Design Defect With the iPhone 6

An increasing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices are suffering from a gray, flickering bar at the top of their display and an unresponsive …

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

The First Ever Copies of The 'World’s Most Mysterious Book' Are About to Be Released

No living person has cracked the code.<p>A Spanish publishing house has finally been given permission to make exact copies of the <i>Voynich Manuscript</i> - a …

Thousands of tourists flock to opening of world's tallest and longest glass bridge

After several "safety tests" that involved smashing the bridge with sledgehammers and driving an SUV over it, the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon bridge in …