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An army of robots planned, designed, and built this 3-story house from the ground up

This 3D printed construction is on an entirely new level of automation.<p>The DFAB House in Zurich is designed and built entirely by an army of robots …

Hands-on with the 01: the ‘dimensioning instrument’ that can measure any object

A pen-like device linked to a smartphone app, this gadget claims to be more accurate than a ruler – but will it go the distance?<p>Billed as “the world’s first dimensioning tool”, the InstruMMent 01 looks like a pen, writes like a pen and doubles up as a handheld measuring device. Late last year, its …

Here’s how you use mobile phones to learn programming when you don’t have a desktop

It’s not easy for computer science students at most universities in Africa to practice and develop their programming skills. They have the ability to program, but access to desktop or laptop computers might be a problem. I experienced this first-hand while teaching programming at a Kenyan …

Mobile

10 Must-have project management apps for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share113<p>+16<p>Shares 142<p>Trying to manage a project without project management software can turn into a Godzilla-like apocalypse quickly. …

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

MIT’s self-folding origami technology could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables

Think “inflatables”—balloons, airbags, or pool rafts probably come to mind. The list might get a bit longer.<p>Researchers at MIT’s Tangible Media Group have developed a self-folding, origami-like technology called aeroMorph. The new type of inflatable could open the door to all sorts of …

Robotics

How to Create a Booking Form with jQuery UI

Scheduling is an important part of the online ecosystem. Not only does it play a huge role in almost every web and mobile application we use, …

Scientists have created a solar-powered fabric that would let you charge your phone with your jacket

When it’s sunny out, there’s energy all around us. But right now, portable solar panels generally can’t store the energy they produce. It either has to flow into a device directly, or requires a separate, heavy battery to store it, making solar power still a work in progress for everyday consumer …

Clean Energy

Innovative Water-Gen machine harvests up to 825 gallons of clean water from thin air in a day

You might remember from grade school science class that water vapor is all around us, taking part in a continuous cycle that fills the clouds, lakes, …

How Jellyfish, Nanobots and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

We spoke to the world's leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.<p>Dr Chris Faulkes is standing in his laboratory, tenderly caressing what looks like a penis. It's not his penis, nor mine, and it's definitely not that of the only …

Urban Algae Canopy Produces a Forest’s Worth of Oxygen Daily

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]Generating as much oxygen per day as 400,000 square feet of natural woodland, the Urban Algae …

Heel Appeal

With footwear like this, it’s obvious that you want to make a grand entrance. Not just visually, because with heels like these, I doubt you could …

First Carbon-Positive Prefab House Produces More Energy Than It Consumes

Characterized by Australian modular building expert ArchiBlox as the world’s first carbon-positive prefab living unit, the <b>Archi+Carbon Positive House</b> …

Architecture

Luna Washing Ball Cleans Your Clothes from Laundry Basket

<b>Luna Washing Ball</b> transforms your laundry basket into a washing machine, well, that’s the dream, more space and less effort to fabric care. It’s a …

Wired Magazine's Cofounder Shares 3 Books That Can Change Your Life

In an episode of writer and speaker Tim Ferriss' podcast, he talks about the three that he recommends the most.<p>We've taken these selections from the third and final part of the full interview. All three parts are available on iTunes.<p>Scroll down for Kelly's choices, and check out his writing at his …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

Paint It White: Soak Up the Sins of the City with Titanium Dioxide Rooftops

For big problems, I'm a big fan of big solutions. After all, the sheer scale of systemic issues all but demands concerted efforts when it comes to …

A Google X Co-Founder’s Ingenious Technique To Rapid Prototype Socially Responsible Products

Instead of slowly tweaking their design over months and months of testing, the team at Soma used Tom Chi’s Home Team / Away Team technique to refine designs of their new water filter as quickly as possible.<p>Two years ago, I cofounded a company called Soma. We create and sell a sustainable glass …

Google Glass

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Good news for mountain gorillas: the number of the critically endangered apes residing in the Virunga Massif is...<p>We tend to view plastic waste as …

Giant Hovering Roundabout for Cyclists in the Netherlands

<i>Hovenring</i> is an incredible suspended roundabout conceptualized and designed by IPV Delft specifically for cyclists to safely make their way across congested traffic by traveling overhead. Located between Eindhoven and Veldhoven in the Netherlands, above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection, the …

Beautiful Houses: Castlecrag Residence

This week we will show you the beautiful Castlecrag Residence in Castlecrag, Australia, a project by CplusC Architectural Workshop. This house is …

Architecture

Recycling Robot Of The Future “Erases” Concrete Buildings

A conceptual robot makes it possible to intelligently deconstruct a building, without any of the fuss or mess.<p>There’s too much concrete in the world to accurately quantify it, though estimates put <i>annual</i> production of the stuff at about 6 billion cubic yards. It’s an alarming situation, to be sure, …

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Frozen Mid-Cut: Log Sculpture Shows How Trees Get Sliced

Ever wonder how boards turn from trees into building materials? While not a secret, the process is also not entirely obvious – and rarely this clear …

Avant-garde

Garden Ponds Design Ideas & Inspiration

Are you contemplating a water feature for your modern yard? You’re in luck! Today we’ve rounded up the 12 best images we could find to help with your …

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