Andrew Wimberly

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The New Ephemeral Architecture of Burning Man

For the past few years, I’ve been documenting the tiny houses of Black Rock City (BRC for short). BRC is the city where the participants of the …

"The Arrogance of Space": Mapping The Unfair Distribution of Public Space at Urban Intersections

Unequal distribution of public space when it comes to pedestrians, cyclists and people driving cars is an issue that urban mobility specialist Mikael …

These trippy pictures are actually painkillers from up close

Painkillers are, for better or worse, the world’s most-used drugs. If you’re one of the millions of people popping them every now and then, they might not look like anything special. But when you look closer, they’re actually small works of art.<p>Photographer Peter Juzak has been shooting various …

How to get by-right zoning right

By-right zoning is getting a lot of buzz these days as a needed tool to help solve the affordable housing crisis many communities are facing. For …

The Journy app promises to plan your dream trip for $15 a day

You surprised your significant other with a weekend trip right after the holidays.<p>Just the two of you in a beautiful boutique hotel, surrounded by …

Wandered.space helps you explore the cool spots all around you

Wandered.space is a service for those moments when you want to explore the area around you, but don’t know where to go.<p>It was created this weekend at TechCrunch’s Disrupt London hackathon by a team of three coworkers from Seattle-based Azuqua. One of them, Skyler Hartle, told me that they were …

Disrupt NY

Overpopulation: Where Do We Put the Next Billion Humans?

<b>Too Many People?</b><p>August 8 this year marked the Earth Overshoot Day, which essentially means that we have officially consumed far more than the Earth …

Ecology

Portland considers anti-McMansion measures

Portland, Oregon, is considering an anti-McMansion ordinance designed to discourage 1:1 demolitions of small single-family homes to build very large …

Through climate change denial, we're ceding global leadership to China

Remember when China was the climate-action outcast, the obstacle standing in the way of progress in the global fight against a warming planet? What a difference a few years — and an election — can make.<p>Over the past few weeks, world leaders, delegates to the climate change conference in Marrakech …

Trump and his team are shocked that people actually believed all those insane campaign promises

"This is the problem with the media. You guys took everything that Donald Trump said so literally," Lewandowski said, as quoted by the <i>Washington Post</i>. "The American people didn't. They understood it. They understood that sometimes — when you have a conversation with people, whether it's around the …

This Chrome extension shows you how biased your social feed is

Ever wonder if your Facebook feed is only telling you one side of the story? Well, research has shown that it can do just that.<p>Social media feeds can …

Social Media

The Dutch Crosswalk That Softly Glows From Within

An LED-covered crosswalk in Brummen makes itself known to drivers and pedestrians alike.<p>Want to make a crosswalk that’s incredibly clear to drivers without the use distracting, flashing lights? Walk on over to Eerbeek in the Netherlands, which claims to have rolled out the first crosswalk in the …

A catastrophic climate feedback loop long feared by scientists is happening

For years environmental scientists have warned of a catastrophic climate “feedback loop” that could pump a massive underground repository of carbon …

Stunning designs show how New York could have looked if architectural plans had been given the go-ahead

New York could have looked very different today if plans for abandoned skyscrapers, bridges, parks and transit schemes had gone ahead, a new book has …

Frank Lloyd Wright

The 1931 Histomap: The entire history of the world distilled into a single map/chart.

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A Master List of 1,150 Free Courses From Top Universities: 33,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

While you were eating turkey, we were busy rummaging around the internet and adding new courses to our big list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Old Apple computers make excellent plant pots

What should you do with old Apple hardware? Keep it and maintain it as the company intended, old software and all? Or maybe donate it to a museum, where fellow fans can gaze at its chunky keys and adorably low-res display longingly? Christophe Guinet, also known as 'Monsieur Plant,' has another …

Come swing on these holiday hammocks at the new Flatiron Sky-Line LED light installation

Hammocks and winter weather aren't two things that typically go hand-in-hand, but that didn't stop New Yorkers from getting their swing on this week …

Researchers identify antibody that kills 98% of HIV strains

Scientists may be getting closer to finding an effective way to prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that leads …

UNStudio and Heerim unveil lush, garden-filled development for Seoul

Dutch firm UNStudio and Korean firm Heerim just won a competition to design a lush masterplan for the Eunma Housing Development in Daechi-Dong, …

Design

Two-thirds of the world's internet users live under government censorship: report

Web freedom declined across the globe for the sixth consecutive year, according to a new report<p>Two-thirds of the world's internet users live under regimes of government censorship, according to a report released today. The report from Freedom House, a pro-democracy think tank, finds that internet …

Mass Transit Won Big on Election Day. But It Could Still Lose.

U.S. cities committed to paying for the rail and bus systems they want on Tuesday. But a Republican-led Congress might threaten that.<p>In a country marked by ever-deepening divides, there are only so many ways that Americans from different walks of life come together anymore. Public transportation is …

Chicago entices cyclists with plan for floating, solar-powered bike path

Spearheaded by design firm Second Shore, the aim is to protect cyclists from cars and better connect the city<p>City cyclists, picture the scene: no more road-hogging drivers, no more day-dreaming pedestrians, no more puddle-splashing vehicles. Just a clean, clear ride straight downtown – and with …

World Economic Forum

Formula E electric parade truck was a prototype, full fleet production starts in 2017

If you are a fan of the new electric racing series Formula E, you may have seen some of their race car delivery trucks, built by Charge in Britain. …

Canada's crashed immigration site caused by 'significant' traffic spike

As the results poured in on Election Day in America, so many people were evidently interested in learning about immigrating to Canada that the country’s immigration website crashed.<p>A spokesperson for the immigration department in Canada told FoxNews.com that the problem was caused by a …

The hydropower paradox: is this energy as clean as it seems?

New research finds that the world’s hydroelectric dams generate a surprising amount of greenhouse gas emissions<p>In July, UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon highlighted the role of hydropower in boosting the use of renewable energy globally, when he visited a nonprofit institute in China that helps emerging …

Hydroelectric Power