Jeff Potter

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China's Blossoming Skyscraper Inspired by a Rosebud

Chinese architectural firm UA studio 7 has designed a 1,000-foot-tall contemporary skyscraper known as <i>New City Flower</i> at the intersection of Fushun and Shenyang in China in an effort to reinvigorate the local area. Inspired by the shape of a rosebud, the tower features six “petals” that rise from …

Skyscrapers

Mavericks surf contest draws thousands to experience thrills

The thrill of riding Mavericks is known to only a few: the very best in big-wave surfing. But the excitement, the danger, the natural beauty - these are things that call out to just about everyone.<p>Thousands descended upon the San Mateo County coast on Friday to be part of the Mavericks …

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Here's Our Favorite Apple iWatch Concept Design So Far

Everyone's hearts go aflutter at iWatch rumors, the supposed wearable wrist computer that Apple could launch as early as this year.<p>A designer named Todd Hamilton took a stab not only at what the still-speculative watch might look like, but how it might actually work to make calls. Check it out.

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WeChat, A Messaging App With 300 Million Users, Could Keep Facebook And Twitter From Expanding Into China

The New York Times David Barboza writes that the app created by Internet company Tencent has made it impossible for Facebook and Twitter to expand in Asia.<p>Barboza interviewed Forrester Research technology analyst Wang Xiaofeng who explained the core problem:<p>"Weixin has all the functionality of …

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