Denise Perse

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New, Massive Solar Power Plant Goes Online in Japan

Japan was once colloquially known as the Land of the Rising Sun, and it can't be only environmentalists hoping that a country with such a moniker …

Ships That Sail Through the Clouds: Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships | Colossal

<p>When he was just 16 years old Luigi Prina entered and won a national aircraft modeling competition. When he went to collect the prize money the …

Beautifully Serene Moments During an Early Sunday Morning

In the early hours of a day, when the sun is up but most people are not yet awake, the light is soft and the city streets are peaceful. Photographer Julien Coquentin found himself drawn to these moments and captured them in his series, aptly named <i>Early Sunday Morning</i>.<p>Not everyone loves dawn, …

Photography

Doll Houses Designed for Charity

UK property developers Cathedral Group asked twenty of the top contemporary designers and architects to design and build a dolls’ house straight out …

The Biggest Building In The Universe

Forget the mine’s-bigger-than-yours debate over the new World Trade Center. Humanity’s ultimate design will be building around the sun.<p>The amount of energy that the sun emits every second is nearly unfathomable. In just one second, the sun releases 4 decillion (or 4 million billion billion billion) …

Commuters Do 30 Squats for a Free Train Ticket in Moscow

In anticipation of the 2014 Winter Olympics set to be held in Sochi, Russia, the city of Moscow decided to install a train ticket dispensing machine that offers commuters a free ride for completing 30 full squats in a row. Situated right next to the usual ticket vending machines where travelers can …

Commuting

Articles about modern renovations 19th century homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to …

West Village

3D Light Sculptures Created with Two Spinning Monitors

<i>Full Turn</i> is a project by artist Benjamin Muzzin that takes two flat screen monitors placed back-to-back and spins them at high speeds, turning the projected images of light into three-dimensional animations. Created as a diploma project for a bachelor degree at ECAL, the result is a spectacular …

Sculpture

What Life Is Like In One Of The World’s Fastest Growing Cities

Through the photographs of Shaun Fynn, Shanghai’s architecture becomes a symbol for future modern cities.<p>All over Shanghai–and the rest of China–cranes erect high-rise apartment towers in record time. Shopping districts are quickly planned and just as quickly realized, while new transit stations …

Dell Loses Its First Senior Executive Since the Buyout

Now that computing company Dell has completed its $25 billion leveraged buyout, the first member of the company’s senior executive team is headed for …

IT

NYSE and Nasdaq Plan to Back Up One Another’s Data Streams

The committees that control consolidated data feeds for Nasdaq OMX Group and NYSE Euronext are close to an agreement on a plan to back up one …

Stock Markets

Pinterest Launches in the Nordics

Pinterest has added a new version that will be appealing to users in the Nordics. The interest-based social networking company announced that a localized version launched in the region and, thanks to the efforts of Pinners in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, it was translated within a few …

Stratfor hacker sentenced to 10 years, says he’s been made an example to all hacktivists

In 2011, Jeremy Hammond hacked into intelligence firm Stratfor, obtaining private e-mail, credit card numbers, passwords, and personal information in the name of political activism.<p>Today, he received 10 years in jail under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.<p>The CFAA has become a controversial piece …

The Flip Bowl Muscles On: Rookie Edition

Inside Flipboard / November 14, 2013<p>We’re entering the dog days of the NFL season. Injuries have befallen some of the game’s best talents. New …

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …