Mike Szova

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The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Early 20th Century Paris In Amazing Color

Before the days of Photoshop, Instagram filters and instant home-editing software, there was little that could be done to adequately convey the …

New model of Apple’s proposed spaceship campus reveals new details about the building

New photos from the San Jose Mercury News today reveal additional details about Apple’s new campus, slated to be completed sometime in either 2015 or 2016. A scale model of the planned building was shown to The Mercury News by Apple’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer, located at an office on the 175-acre …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

Behold, the first new Star Wars character since the Disney takeover

The brand new <i>Star Wars</i> animatedseries <i>Star Wars Rebels</i> just released the very first, all new villain for the Empire. Take a gander at the …

Watch the original trailer that introduced Star Wars to the world

Imagine that it's 1976, you know nothing of the <i>Star Wars</i> universe, and this trailer graces the screen, giving you your very first look at that galaxy …

What the World Would Look Like If Countries Were As Big As Their Online Populations

Helloooooo China!<p>The Internet we each see every day is an infinitesimally tiny sliver of the whole—the parts we have curated for ourselves, the parts our network of friends and family sends to us, and the sites that we have made parts of our routines.<p>But beyond this micro-level editing, there are …

State-of-the art wine - with satellites and drones!

It was in the Chateau Fortia estate, at the foot of Chateauneuf-du-pape in southern France, that the concept of “Registered Designation of Origin” first appeared.<p>It is a weighty legacy for the descendants of Baron Le Roy, who must now maintain a certain quality, year after year, whatever the …

ISS to get new 3-D printer

It’s the size of a micro-wave oven.<p>And it’s hoped this new device could help reduce the costs of future space missions by allowing astronauts to manufacture spare parts in zero gravity.<p>The US space agency Nasa believes its new 3-D printer will greatly reduce the need for astronauts to load up with …

African inventor makes 3D printer from scrap

Kodjo Afate Gnikou has imagination, talent and ambition.<p>Using rails and belts from old scanners, the case of a discarded desktop computer and even bits of a diskette drive, he has created what is believed to be the first 3D printer made from e-waste.<p>It has taken him several months to put together …

Unearthed chariot and team of horses points at lavish rites of ancient Bulgarian peoples

Why would an ancient Thracian people, the Getae, bury – 2,500 years ago – a chariot complete with horses standing upright?<p>The discovery near the northern Bulgarian village of Svestari, has marveled the archeological team that made it.<p>It is the oldest such find in the region.<p>It is evidence of the …