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Villa Saebin by Greg Wright Architects

Greg Wright Architects have designed a villa located in Tamboerskloof, a neighbourhood of<br>Cape Town, South Africa.<p>Project description<p>The property on …

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Secret Path Revealed for Chinese Billions Overseas

For years, wealthy Chinese have been transferring billions worth of their money overseas, snapping up pricey real estate in markets including New …

Cудья Сергей Хусаинов: Слава Богу, что с Германией играли не мы

<b>Михаил Боярский, актер, болельщик:</b><p>Судя по всему, вчерашний матч мне приснился. Это нереальный счет! Я не верю в то, что я видел. Это был не футбол, …

Boomslang walkway by Mark Thomas and Henry Fagan extends over a forest canopy

Cape Town architect Mark Thomas and engineer Henry Fagan have completed a sinuous wooden walkway that meanders through the treetops of a botanical …

Brain stimulation: The military’s mind-zapping project

Shocking the brain with mild electrical current was once a controversial treatment for the mentally ill. Now evidence is emerging that it could quicken learning and improve attention, and as Emma Young discovers, the US military is very interested in its potential.<p>An unusual trial is underway at …

The Brain

Drones Join Robots in High-Tech Future for Risky Mines

Mines without miners?<p>Not quite. Still, a technology boom in robots, drones, driverless trucks and pilotless trains is beginning to reshape one of the …

Timber companies can’t see the consequences for the trees

British Columbia is in the midst of an unprecedented and unsustainable salvage operation in its interior forests because of the attack of the mountain pine beetle.<p>And yet, when two of the province's biggest forestry companies were caught going into those woods and cutting truckloads of healthy …

Scientists engineer mouse muscles that can survive cobra venom

Researchers have constructed the strongest engineered muscle to date, and successfully implanted it into mice<p>That humans can engineer muscle tissue in petri dishes is extraordinary, but it isn't enough to heal serious bodily injuries. To do that, you also need tissue that has the ability to grow …

Methane-producing microbes blamed for biggest ever mass extinction

Climate-changing microbes may have caused the biggest mass extinction in history 252m years ago, scientists believe.<p>Volcanic eruptions had previously been blamed for the sudden loss of 90% of all species on Earth at the end of the Permian era. But new research suggests volcanoes only played a bit …

Maths stand-up comedy shows 4D cube crash

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Green Fracking? 5 Technologies for Cleaner Shale Energy

As U.S. oil and gas production from fracking grows, new technologies aim to curb water and chemical use and emissions. Can hydraulic fracturing go green?<p><b>It may seem strange to hear the words "fracking" and "environmentally friendly" in the same sentence.</b><p><b>After all, hydraulic fracturing, or fracking,</b> …

The best way to find cheap parking downtown

One of our most popular features last year was Andrea Loewen’s PARKING THE CAR in her Vancouver On The Cheap series where she brings you the best …

Oregon LNG project accepts delay in the regulatory process but remains on track

Oregon LNG, one of two LNG export ventures in the Northwest of the US along with Jordan Cove LNG, has proposed a multi-billion plant and associated …

Novatek: Russia to Be Major LNG Producer

<b>Russia could be producing as much LNG as world’s top LNG producer Qatar within 10 years as its state and private companies speed up projects, Reuters</b> …

Israel: Leviathan Field Recognized as Discovery

<b>Delek Group’s gas subsidiaries said that the Petroleum Commissioner of the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water of Israel, has</b> …

Harry Thaler adds mobile furniture and boxy beds to artists' apartment

Wooden boxes on wheels fold open to reveal beds inside this minimal apartment in Bolzano, Italy, by Harry Thaler Studio (+ slideshow).<p>Italian …

Universal joint ... Wikipedia -- "A universal joint, universa…

<b>Universal joint</b> ... <i>Wikipedia</i> -- "A universal joint, universal coupling, U-joint, Cardan joint, Hardy-Spicer joint, or Hooke's joint is a joint or coupling in a rigid rod that allows the rod to 'bend' in any direction, and is commonly used in shafts that transmit rotary motion. It consists of a pair of hinges located close together, oriented at 90° to each other, connected by a cross shaft.<p>The main concept of the universal joint is based on the design of gimbals, which have been in use since …

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Sculptural Embraces by Johnson Tsang

Hong Kong-based artist Johnson Tsang (featured previously) is a sculptor specializing in ceramics, stainless steel sculpture and public artworks. …

Money Trail – Money Trail

Uncategorized<p>Canadian Oil Sands and Pipeline Projects<p>No Comments<p>Canada’s oil sands are a major source of energy for the country and possibly, for the …

B.C.’s multibillion-dollar path to an energy powerhouse

Rejean Tetrault is happy to be warming up in "the doghouse."<p>It's minus 25 C, but the operations manager for Shell Canada Ltd. is shielded inside a steel shed on a barren stretch of northeastern British Columbia. Other Shell employees and contractors, wearing ski masks under their hard hats, take …