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Jacksonville State impressive in spring

Jacksonville, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - The depth of the Jacksonville State football team stood out to second-year coach John Grass during spring practices.<p>"When you look around the field, you can't really tell the difference between the ones and twos," Grass said after the White team defeated the …

SXSW 2015: AeroMobil Says It Will Put Its Flying Car On The Market In 2017

And once that's done? A self-flying car<p><i>Updated 3/16/2015, 4:33 p.m. ET.</i><p>In October 2014, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled a prototype vehicle that exhilarated <i>Back To The Future</i> fans, as well as pretty much everyone else: the long fantasized flying car. Dubbed AeroMobil 3.0, the car/plane hybrid …

Spacious Home in Peru Inducing Gratitude and Admiration

Occupying a fabulous 7500 square meter lot just 46 kilometers from Lima, Peru, this property rests at the edge of an Eucalyptus forest, with desert …

Michael Maltzan’s Quest To Remake Housing For The Homeless

The architect’s newest building joins a cadre of ambitious residences Maltzan has built for the Skid Row Housing Trust.<p>The latest architectural spectacle to land on Los Angeles’ infamous Skid Row looks like a concrete spaceship. Boxy, modular apartments rest against the concrete roof of what was …

Urban Design

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

North Atlantic

Can A Bike Be Both Cheap And Beautiful?

The Epo hopes to bring bike manufacturing back to the Netherlands by using the same techniques car makers use to keep costs down.<p>You’d be hard pressed to find a more bike crazy country than the Netherlands. Not only are bicycle paths ubiquitous, but there’s more than one bicycle for every single …

Automotive Industry

Check Out 50 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Star Wars

J.J. Abrams’s <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is due out next Christmas, and so far, all accounts suggest it will be a return to the practical effects that made Episode IV, V, and VI feel so much more <i>tangible</i> than the CGI spectacles of the prequels.<p>And hopefully 30 years from now, whatever AI construct who …

Star Wars

Extension and Restructuration Of Castries’ Middle School / MDR Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The existing middle school was built in the seventies. It is located within a remarkable landscaped …

20 Chic Homes That Are Actually Made Of Mud

How can you rebrand a negative stigma around mud huts? Bring in the architects.<p>Used properly, mud can be a free and durable building material that will stand for generations, while offering a sort of natural air conditioning. And when reinforced with sand, clay, or cement, mud can rival the …

Rammed Earth

Fall Into A Trance Watching This Pendulum Wave Of Bowling Balls

Because a pendulum's oscillation frequency depends on its length, not its mass, you can use different colored bowling balls for a pretty effect.<p>Happy Monday! How about some simple physics to get your day started? We very much enjoyed this video, posted yesterday, of a giant outdoor DIY pendulum toy …

How to Make a Two-Board Backyard Lounger

One afternoon of work, one great chair.<p><b>Okay, we'll admit that although last month's CNC-milled chair</b> was awesome, the project was out of reach for many readers. So here's something you can build that doesn't require access to a $25,000 CNC machine. In fact, you'll need little more than a circular …

Arquitectonica Takes Over Miami Beach Convention Center From OMA

Following the controversial decision to scrap plans by OMA earlier this year, Miami Beach officials have selected Arquitectonica for the redesign of …

'Nothing is ever dry down here. Ever.'

Sixty feet below the sea, in the world's only underwater habitat, a group of scientists is trying to unlock the ocean’s secrets. But how do the crew of the Aquarius stay sane?<p>What Houston is to space stations, a turquoise two-storey home in Key Largo is to Aquarius, the world’s only underwater …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Six Hangar 1 Vodka Drinks from the Manhattan Cocktail Classic

by Jennifer Miller<p>Last weekend, the New York Public Library opened its doors for one of the city’s most egalitarian black tie events: the Manhattan Cocktail Classic opening gala. Thousands of guests entered the library’s mood-lit halls, sipping a selection of 100 different cocktails. Meanwhile, six …

Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

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NASA Designs the "Z-2" Space Suit with Your Help

NASA engineers are redesigning the space suit to look and perform like it never has before. The new <i>Z-2</i> suit is anticipating the fact that astronauts will encounter some unprecedented environments in deep space. But they haven't designed it all behind closed doors. Three different versions of the …

New Video (and Images) Reveal Original Intent Behind Apple Campus 2

<i>UPDATE: Did you know that Apple Campus 2 will be solely powered by renewable energy? Also, 80 percent of its 176-acre campus will be entirely</i> …