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This Photo of a Potato Sold for $1 Million

The potato is a great tuber. It can be prepared in all sorts of ways, and without it, french fries wouldn't exist. But, is the potato so great that its likeness is worth a million bucks? Apparently so, because the <i>Independent</i> reports a European businessman has purchased this photo of a potato for 1 …

Antarctic research stations: exposed to the elements and now to the public

A primary coloured caterpillar on skis, a silvery pod on stilts and an electric blue starfish: they could be prototype vehicles for the next instalment of the Star Trek franchise, but these are all architectural responses to making shelter in the coldest, windiest and driest place on Earth.<p>Curated …

This Is What Happens When You Try to Photoshop Money

When you try to edit a high resolution photo of US currency in Photoshop, you’ll see the following dialog box: The Central Bank Counterfeit …

Creation from Catastrophe review – architectural vision from the ashes

<b>Royal Institute of British Architects, London</b><br>An ambitious snapshot of three centuries of floods, fires, earthquakes and tsunamis – and how architects have helped (or cashed in) after calamities<p>Two contorted heaps of metal stand on the horizon of a devastated Hiroshima, like a pair of fairground …

20th Century

'Prison-like' student housing wins Carbuncle Cup for worst building

Cramped rooms with low ceilings and one small window facing directly on to a brick wall. If you crane your neck, you can just about see the outside world. It could be a description of the cells in Pentonville Prison, but these are the conditions enjoyed just down the road from the Victorian jail in …

Articles about vancouver renovation transforms backyard giant living room on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.<p>In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>With co-living, the …

Living Rooms