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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

“I try to make poetry. Not minimalism. Not purism. Just poetry.”<p>NeoCon 2018 showcased some of the boldest brands in commercial design.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Discover the iconic …

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3D Printing Can Now Re-create an Entire Classic Car

The emergence of 3D printing allowed those who could afford such a machine the power to craft custom replacement parts for car. Now that printers are growing cheaper and more sophisticated—and can handle materials such as metal—the possibilities are limitless.<p><b>Maybe you watched</b> one of those <i>Star Trek</i> …

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Astounding Origami by Nguyen Hung Cuong | Colossal

<p>Paper artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường lives and works in Hanoi and folds many of his original, distinctly expressive origami works using a Vietnamese …

Google, Facebook and Yahoo deny co-operating with surveillance programme

Internet giants Google, Facebook and Yahoo have hit back at claims they knowingly co-operated with US authorities over a secret surveillance …

Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. http://t.co/CEAJjZJm1r

Guardian front page, Monday 10 June: Whistleblower: I can't allow the US government to destroy basic liberties http://bit.ly/19dxVLV

Eastern Screech Owl, Georgia

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This abuse of the Patriot Act must end

We've gotten used to what "Big Government" looks like – Washington's unchecked deficit spending, the Obama administration's policing of the press and …

Edward Snowden's choice of Hong Kong as haven is a high-stakes gamble

Edward Snowden's choice of Hong Kong as a haven from where to leak intelligence documents and to unmask himself as a whistleblower rests on …

To the internet giants, you're not a customer. You're just another user Yahoo, Microsoft, Google et al don't really offer 'free' email and it's naive to expect any form of customer service from them, argues John Naughton. http://bit.ly/13q6xVZ Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Supercontinent: how the world is moving together

This year is the 50th anniversary of one of 20th-century science's most important discoveries – the revelation that the land below us is on the move; …

Google Glass porn app gets banned hours after launch | Trusted Reviews

<b>Google has banned the first pornography app developed and launched for its Google Glass augmented reality headset.</b><p>The first adult content app for …

How did the global poverty rate halve in 20 years?

POVERTY is easy to spot but hard to define. America sets its poverty line at $11,490 of income per year for a one-person household, or just over $30 …

The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane aiming to cross the US from the West Coast to the East Coast, has begun the third leg of its journey http://bbc.in/14bNr7f The plane took off from Dallas Fort Worth this morning and is due to arrive at Lambert-St Louis International Airport at about 01:00 local time on Tuesday (06:00 GMT). The Trans-US trip is billed as the first cross-continental, solar-powered flight.

BBC Autos Joins the Flipboard Garage

Inside Flipboard / May 31, 2013<p>News junkies rely upon the BBC to deliver authoritative journalism told from a uniquely British perspective. Gearheads …

Terraria heading to mobile devices this summer

Side-scrolling 2D sandbox adventure Terraria is heading to mobile platforms this summer, publisher 505 Games has announced.<p>According to a statement …