Heather Fallon

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Spain's "Exploding" House Inspired by the Big Bang

<i>Casa Faustino</i> is a unique home designed by Portuguese architect Didier Faustino that is meant to reference the energetic image of an explosion, specifically the Big Bang. Located in Spain, the unique residence offers multiple viewpoints. Large windows face out in all directions, allowing anyone …

Rock Climbing Building Blends in Naturally with Environment

Sensing the potential for a climbing community in Polur, Iran, New Wave Architecture designed this new rock climbing hall that mimics the surrounding, rocky landscape of Mazadaran. Equipped with a dynamic climbing hall, temporary accommodation zone, fitness gym and maintenance areas, the building's …

Google barge must be moved, state says

State regulators said Monday that Treasure Island development officials must find a new place for Google's mysterious high-tech barge or face penalties for not having the necessary permits.<p>The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission sent a letter Friday informing the Treasure …

San Francisco

Facebook's 10th birthday: from college dorm to 1.23 billion users

What does the future look like? According to Facebook, exactly 10 years after the social network was created, the future is called Paper. But it's not quite as nostalgic as it sounds. This is the future where we write, film and share our stories via our mobile phones. A sleek cut-down version of …

Telefonica partners with Line for Firefox OS push

Telefonica(s tef) has struck a deal with the makers of Line to exclusively offer the messaging app on Firefox OS handsets in Latin America and …

Facebook Unveils Paper, Its News Reader And Flipboard Rival

Facebook has taken the veil off its long-rumored news reader app, Paper, which launches Feb. 3 in the U.S. The first project from Facebook Creative Labs, Paper is a standalone iOS app to find and share news stories both on the app as well as Facebook.<p>Instead of following its usual mantras–which …

Paper, The Opening Sentence In Facebook’s 10-Year Plan

With a beautiful new app, the monolithic social network is starting to fracture itself into a series of gems.<p>Mobile design has always been something of a sore spot for Facebook. The social network has never quite figured out how to dominate our consciousness on smartphones beside apps like Twitter, …

Apps

With Paper, Facebook Stops Trying To Be Everything For Everyone

Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow Facebookers hope to Paper over the problems of its primary app with a new, content-sharing, stand-alone app. Will Paper perform like Facebook Messenger or like Poke?<p>This is no Paper tiger. Whether Facebook’s new stand-alone take on a news feed app flops or takes off, …

What An Entire Planet Made Out Of Lego Buildings Would Look Like

A new web app by Google allows you to place Lego structures of your own creation in the real world.<p>Google owes something of a debt to Lego. The storage assembly used to stash Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s search engine algorithms in 1996 were actually kept in a a home-made case made out of Lego …

Pleygo, A Netflix-Style Rental Service For LEGO Sets

<i>Damn dad, calm down -- it's just a minifig.</i><p>Pleygo is a LEGO rental service that works just like Netflix. You rent a set, and when you return it, they …