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Watch This Weird, Gelatinous Material Heal Itself

A Jell-O-ey new solution to a major problem in materials science<p>This is a neat trick. After slicing a tube of gelatinous material in half with a razor, researchers stick the two pieces back together again. After they've sat together for two hours at room temperature, the pieces are impossible to …

Watch This Untrippable Robot Strut Its Stuff

Boston Dynamics' latest 'bot doesn't fall down easily.<p>Boston Dynamics, makers of some of the coolest, most terrifying robots around, have already showed off prototypes of their humanoid Atlas robot, but we haven't quite seen it in action like this.<p>Look at them hit it with that wrecking ball thing! …

DARPA unveils 6-foot-tall humanoid robot Atlas for researchers to program and pilot

It's not quite <i>Terminator</i>, but it's not that far off either: Check out Atlas, a new, 6-foot, 2-inch-tall humanoid robot designed for a contest being held by US Defense Department. The 290-pounds machine is being called "one of the most advanced humanoid robots ever built," in no small part due to …

The World's Largest Building Is Open For Business

It could fit 20 Sydney Opera Houses inside it and has its own artificial sun.<p>The New Century Global Center, a behemoth Chinese officials are calling the world's largest standalone building, has finally opened in Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan province. The colossal structure has 5.5 …

Throwable Camera-Balls Continue on Trajectory for Consumer Market

The throwable panoramic ball camera first turned up on our radar just under two years ago, when Jonas Pfeil's eye-catching SIGGRAPH 2011 presentation …

Fresh Air Modules

Need fresh air at home or when on the go? No problems, Ohita is an air cleaner with a modular kinetic sculpture structure that serves you fresh air …

CST-01 Watch : Flexible Ultra Thin Watch with E-Ink Displays

You don’t need complicated design to be loved by many, <b>CST-01 watch</b> has proven it by raising more than a million dollar when the company only asked …

The Future Of Flight: Swarms Will Dominate The Sky

Coordinated swarms of drones could pollinate crops, monitor traffic, and more.<p>Last year, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Grasp (General Robotics, Automation, Sensing & Perception) Lab gathered a dozen or so quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), programmed them to work in concert, …

Can a human being live longer than 120 years?

A human cell can divide roughly 50 times before it dies out. It's called the Hayflick limit, and it's become a real headache for the anti-aging science. As long as the limit holds, it suggests a maximum human lifespan of 120 years — but a new crop of research suggests the limit may not be as hard …

What The X-47B Reveals About The Future Of Autonomous Flight

Five things you need to know about the X-47B, the U.S. military's first unmanned, autonomous combat jet.<p>When the Navy's X-47B drone screamed skyward off the aircraft carrier <i>USS George H.W. Bush</i> in May, those of us standing on the flight deck knew we were witnessing history: a robot flying …

UK astronomers plan to join search for alien intelligence

British astronomers have drawn up plans to scour the heavens for signs of alien life using a network of telescopes that can detect broadcasts from …

Renault Zero

It’s the Batmobile of EVs! A hyper-stylistic step forward for the Renault brand, this electric vehicle promises to usher in the future with class, …

Vessel Bathtub Features Hammock Style Bathtub from Splinter Works

<b>Vessel Bathtub</b> features hammock style tub that blends the 2 iconic symbol of relaxation, yes, a hammock and a bathtub. The attractive shape makes …

Eco Factor Zero Emission Concept Car Powered By Electric Motors Liviu Tudoran's 'Element' concept car is a futuristic and practical eco-friendly car. The car has a very simple design, but it contains an ultra-modern transparent body that adds spunk. The 'Element' concept car is powered by electric motors, which makes for an emission-free ride. The interior of the car has ample space, which offers a pleasant and comfortable ride. Even cooler, the car can be controlled through a touchscreen LED display placed on the dashboard.

Retro-futuristic Lowrider

Steam-O is a modern cruiser that takes inspiration from the iconic steam locomotives of the past, applying the signature aerodynamic shape to its …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Thatching is making a comeback.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, …

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BIG architects reveals the telus sky tower for calgary the towering LEED platinum certified building will be like a miniature city in itself, housing residences, retail shops, offices and even an art gallery within its reflective skin. see more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/big-reveals-telus-sky-tower-for-calgary-canada/

Robot Rodeo, Y’all!

This is what happens when police, military folks, and scientists get together to play with very expensive robots.<p>It's 10 a.m. on a Wednesday, and I'm watching a robot poke a forest camouflage backpack with a stick. Here on the southern edge of Albuquerque, N.M., in an oven-hot tract of desert, a …

Bathing Sphere: Suspended Orb Tub Not for Shy People

Designed for exhibitionists, or at least people with high-up or few-windowed condos, this bold bathtub design is sure to stand out wherever you put …

Streamlining The Traffic Signal

Kayseri is a culturally rich city, located in the heart of Turkey. Commissioned by the municipality, Art Lebedev Studio has developed this modular …

Declare Your Independence with a Spec Project: Scott Henderson's Yacht Concept for Chris Craft

<i>Designer Scott Henderson recently developed the concept for the SCORPION, a 32' Launch Vessel concept, as a Speculative Pitch to one of his favorite</i> …

Holy Smoke!

C-Thru is a helmet that is designed to help firefighter walk through dense smoke during smoke diving search and rescue missions. Time constrains of …

The Fast, Fuel-Efficient Adastra: Officially the World's Most Bad-Ass Superyacht

If there's one thing we all hate, it's losing a yacht race. Owning a yacht and taking the time to think up a really clever name for it, only to …

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Stunning SongJiang Hotel Project Takes Advantage of Abandoned Water-Filled Quarry

<b>SongJiang Hotel concept</b> is pretty stunning project, it’s been won by Atkins as part of an international design competition to design a 5-star resort …

stella: the world's first electricity producing solar powered family car equipped with photo-voltaics, the 'energy positive' vehicle provides room for four people, fully accessible trunk space, and has a range of 600 kilometers. http://www.designboom.com/technology/worlds-first-electricity-producing-solar-powered-family-car/?preview=true