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An Architect’s Indoor-Outdoor Dreamscape in Mallorca, Spain

In 1972, Danish architect Jørn Utzon (best known as the architect of the extravagant Sydney Opera House in Australia) decided to build his family a …

Biotech's Brave New World: Push One To Create Life; Push Two To Create Alien Life

It’s been a good month for miracles. And by miracles I mean our oldest miracle, that first miracle, the creation of life itself.<p>During these first weeks in May, two separate teams working at two separate institutions announced that when it comes to creating life from scratch, well, there are a …

Foodini Machine Promises to 3-D Print Dinner

Spending hours in the kitchen may be a thing of the past once the fabulous Foodini goes on sale.<p>The sleek silver machine uses 3-D printing technology …

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Google's Shiny New $82 Million Airport Terminal In Silicon Valley

A few years ago I taxied past a hangar at San Carlos airport. The door was open to the immaculate interior and I could see an array of jets and aerobatic light aircraft. My instructor said it was Larry Ellison’s private plane collection. Not for nothing is the airport known to IATA as SQL, after …

Floor tiles made of coloured snail poo by Lieske Schreuder

Dutch designer Lieske Schreuder fed coloured paper to snails and then collected their vibrant-hued poo to make floor tiles (+ slideshow).<p>Having …

Neris Font by Eimantas Paskonis. (free font)

<b>Neris Font by Eimantas Paskonis. (free fon</b>t)<p>A display sans for one paragraph (or shorter) length text: quotes, openings, titles, etc. Sure, you could use it for body copy and get away with it, but that’s not where the typeface shines. The bigger - the better. The font has many, many languages and features. More than you’ll ever need, stuff like small caps punctuation or Bulgarian/Serbian alternates (see the included PDF). Neris is the name of my city’s river. While it doesn’t really translate …

Eagleton Weekend Home

Design brief The client approached us with the intention of building a weekend home on a plot located in a well- known 18-hole golf course …

Google launches 'Constitute,' a new tool for designing governments

The process of drafting a constitution is usually long, intricate and politically fraught — but with 160 different active constitutions to draw from, it's also uniquely amenable to data analysis. With that in mind, Google has partnered with the Comparative Constitutions Project to launch a new site …

Artist Designs Intricate 3D-Printed Shells for Hermit Crabs

We can all identify with the hermit crab: He just wants to find a nice, cozy home where he can hide away from the world at a moment's notice.<p>Thanks …

Adobe's Project Mighty and Project Napoleon to Launch in 2014

At its MAX event in May this year, Adobe revealed that it was experimenting with hardware in the form of ‘Project Mighty’ – an Internet-connected stylus, and ‘Project Napoleon’, an accompanying digital ruler. Now the firm has announced that these two devices have graduated from experiments to …

Time passes more slowly for flies, study finds

Flies avoid being swatted in just the same way Keanu Reeves dodges flying bullets in the movie The Matrix – by watching time pass slowly.<p>To the insect, that rolled-up newspaper moving at lightning speed might as well be inching through thick treacle.<p>Like Reeves standing back and side-stepping …

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Rectangular-Shaped Contemporary House Exuding Transparence in Brazil

DOMO Arquitetos completed this year, the <b>Linhares Dias House</b>, in populous city of Brasilia. Overlooking the Paranoa Lake, this neat contemporary home …

Zeus 3D copier and printer does it all in one

We're already used to 2D copiers and printers. Slip a piece of paper in, push a button, and a copy comes out. Now, that same sort of capability is coming to the 3D world with the AIO Robotics Zeus all-in-one 3D scanner, copier, and printer on Kickstarter.<p>The process is fairly simple. You place an …

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Internet of things: Should you worry if your jeans go smart?

<b>What if those new jeans you've just bought start tweeting about your location as you cross London Bridge?</b><p>It sounds far-fetched, but it's possible - if one of your garments is equipped with a tiny radio-frequency identification device (RFID), your location could be revealed without you knowing about …

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Welcome!<p>Flutter is a programmable processor core for electronics projects, designed for hobbysits, students, and engineers.<p>Flutter features a fast …

Target Ticket, Target’s Video Download & Rental Service, Nears Launch

Target’s answer to Walmart’s Vudu, Netflix, and iTunes, is preparing to launch. Employees at the Minneapolis-headquartered retailer were told this week that Target Ticket, as the service is called, will soon be offered to consumers, allowing them to rent and purchase digital copies of movies and …

Directors Gothic by Neil Summerour

Handcrafted by Lettering Inc as part of its core library of typefaces in the 1930s, Directors Gothic was dramatically expanded throughout the lifetime of the company and remains a timeless classic. Inspired by the Art Deco movement popular at the time of its creation, Directors Gothic was designed with an eye toward expanded utility for use in advertising headline and smart corporate materials.<p>Directors Gothic was painstakingly developed from the original font glass masters from the 1930s and …

1232 Sunset Plaza by Belzberg Architects

This home designed by Belzberg Architects, located near West Hollywood, California, has recently been listed for sale.<p>Description<p>Only on a rare …

Adobe's Brings New Features to Edge Reflow & Edge Code

Adobe has just announced the first noteworthy update to its Creative Cloud offering since its debut of the CC series. Headlining this release is Edge Reflow, which now lets users create entire sites — instead of just single page responsive designs.<p>In addition, Edge Code, Adobe’s early-beta text …

The Build-a-Website Bundle | Cult of Mac Deals

6 Courses And Over 17 Hours of Actionable Video Instruction!<p>With this amazing video bundle provided to us by Train Simple (<b>Adobe Authorized Training</b>) you'll be able to breathe, speak, and code with one of the Web's most powerful development languages. This bundle is designed to get you up and …

How To Conduct Your Own Google Ventures Design Sprint

To mentor 150 startups in its portfolio, Google Ventures developed a five-day design process. Here, the method’s mastermind, Jake Knapp, details how your company can run its own sprint to solve a big problem.<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is part of a seven-part series originally published on Google</i> …

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Micro-house / Studio Liu Lubin

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Micro-house is based on the minimum space people need for basic indoor movement, such as sitting, …