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The world’s largest pyramid is hidden under a mountain in Mexico

That title goes to the Great Pyramid of Cholula— an ancient Aztec temple in Puebla, Mexico with a base four times larger than Giza's, and nearly twice the volume.<p>Why is the world's biggest pyramid so often overlooked? It could be because that gigantic structure is actually hidden beneath layers of …

Archaeology

iPhone malware that steals your data proves no platform is truly secure

If you haven't done so already, go and update your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to iOS 9.3.5 right now. To update, go to <b>Settings > General > Software</b> …

Duany: The Promise of Suburbia Has Been Betrayed

<i>The transect / PlaceMakers</i><p>"The promise of suburbia -- to live in nature amid the easy flow of cars -- has been betrayed. Sprawl is not sustainable; its growth chokes on itself," argued architect and urban planner Andrés Duany at the Congress for New Urbanism in Detroit.<p>Duany calls for using New …

Ecology

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

Drawing

13 ways to fix your iPhone or Mac with common household items

But the Apple store can be expensive for repairs, and minor problems can often be solved at home with stuff you already have lying around.<p>Over the past eight years, Apple users have found all sorts of clever hacks to fix your iPhone without going out and buying pricey parts or accessories.<p>Some …

DIY

Blind ‘fingering’ dates are London’s latest craze

“Who wouldn’t want to get their genitals stroked regularly, pleasurably, and with no strings attached?!” writes one orgasmic meditation practitioner, with palpable enthusiasm. “(These classes) feel good, with side effects of better communication, more body awareness, less mental chatter, and the …

Charisma

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

Paranormal

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …

How to Bring China's Ghost Towns Back to Life

<i>In this article, originally published in Metropolis Magazine's Point of View blog as "The Real Problem with China's Ghost Towns" , author Peter</i> …

Urban Design

These streets are made for walking: how Oklahoma City overturned car culture

Most cities don’t prioritise pedestrians, despite the health benefits. But one US city has shown what can happen when you kick the car habit<p>Zurich is one of the best. London is pretty good but could be better. Johannesburg is terrible. Bogota has taken it seriously. Oklahoma has made significant …

Urban Design

Inside Lavasa, India's first entirely private city built from scratch

Still half-built a decade after construction started, is Lavasa – India’s controversial $30bn mega-project – the brave new world for smart cities, or an expensive flop?<p>The All American Diner plays 1950s rock’n’roll through a tinny speaker, the retro booths are traditional red and the burgers are …

Urbanism

We created Islamic extremism: Those blaming Islam for ISIS would have supported Osama bin Laden in the ’80s

Jingoists conveniently forget the West’s Cold War strategy was to arm the Islamic extremists that became al-Qaida<p>History takes no prisoners. It shows, with absolute lucidity, that the Islamic extremism ravaging the world today was borne out of the Western foreign policy of yesteryear.<p>Gore Vidal …

Political Science

How to Install Windows 10 on Your Mac Using Boot Camp Assistant

Following the launch of Windows 10, Apple updated Boot Camp to support the latest Windows operating system on select Mac computers from 2012 and newer. If you've always wanted to try Windows on your Mac and think that now is the time to finally take the plunge, we can help you get through the …

Operating Systems

How To: Capture Videos and Create Screenshots From the New Apple TV

Are you the proud owner of a new Apple TV, and want to share some of the great features with your friends or, showoff your gaming prowess playing …

Smart TV

Sanders Sends Seismic Shockwave Through The Election Process

<i>Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks in LA at the Avalon fundraising event the day after the debates 10/14/15</i><p>Tuesday night's first televised Democratic debate is being heralded as a victory by both the Clinton and Sanders' camp, and for good reason. Hillary Clinton was able to shine as a candidate of …

Middle-class

Where is the world's most stressful city?

Research has shown that city-living has been linked to depression and anxiety – but what is it, exactly, that makes urban life so stressful? And what can be done to make the world’s cities more habitable?<p>“Sitting constantly in dilapidated cars wrecks their spines, and the ceaseless shouting that …

Urbanization

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

Quantum Mechanics

Auto industry, meet the 'Apple effect'

An age-old phenomenon of the tech industry is bleeding over to cars<p>For many years, there was a running gag at each January’s CES that Apple had "won the show," despite the fact that it doesn’t even show up at CES in any official capacity at all. The original iPhone was announced smack in the middle …

Bentley Bentayga

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Entrepreneurial Architects Who Developed Innovative Products and Services

<i>Architects love innovation; they are usually on the lookout for the latest innovation in materials and products which they can incorporate into their</i> …

Innovation

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Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow …

As cities fall out of love with cars, Toyota redefines its role as 'mobility provider'

Automotive giant Toyota identifies ‘the last mile’ – the short journey from station to home or office – as its key urban target, as it starts work developing a range of vehicles aimed specifically at car-sharing in cities<p>In an era of rapid urbanisation, single-person households and a generational …

Urban Design

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