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Heineken’s Lost Plan To Build Houses Out Of Beer Bottles

In the 1960s, Heineken proposed a novel idea: rectangular “World” beer bottles that could double as bricks for affordable housing. And it’s not nearly as crazy as it sounds.<p>Here’s a design anecdote that is sure to light up your next cocktail party. While Miller, Bud, Coors, and even Heineken are …

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Adult Swim Makes an Absurd Amount of Sense Talking About Piracy

What is a "dirty little (or big) secret" about an industry that you have worked in, that people outside the industry really ought to know?

NYU Builds Data-Sharing Network For Scientists–But Is It Legal?

By Taylor Beck10 minute Read<p>You pay for science. Your tax dollars fund the national agencies that finance research. Yet you can’t see most results of …

Gay marriage in the year 100 AD

Gay marriage sounds like an ultra-contemporary idea. But almost twenty years ago, a Catholic scholar at Yale shocked the world by publishing a book …