Category Archives: Architecture

The “leaning tower” of San Francisco The situation at San Francisco’s sinking skyscraper is so dire, residents are selling their condos at a loss of millions.   The well-heeled residents of San Francisco’s leaning, sinking skyscraper are scrambling to sell … Continue reading

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Can we afford to go to space?

Space is not a government program; it’s the rest of the Universe. Private space business is now a major factor, bent on finding investors interested in generating profits by making space more accessible to more people. Space business pays taxes … Continue reading

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NEW Revolutionary Architectural Designs by the UK for China’s Tallest Building Ever Just May Save the World in Process

While the architectures of yesteryear are often blamed for urban decay, today’s buildings could be responsible for its renewal. Jutting from the ground like two giant stalagmites, the latest design from UK architecture firm Chetwoods is going to blow the … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Private Dream Chaser Space Plane to Launch 1st Orbital Flight in 2017

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Urbee 2, the 3D-Printed Car

  In early 1903, physician and car enthusiast Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a $50 bet that he could not cross the United States by car. Just a few weeks later, on May 23, he and mechanic Sewall K. Crocker climbed … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Deep Space Industries plans on mining asteroids in space by the year 2015

Deep Space Industries, a newly established private company, has announced it plans to deploy a mining company into space by the year 2015 with the goal of extracting raw materials from nearby asteroids. The asteroids are believed to contain gases … Continue reading

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Squaring a Triangle; Extraordinary Building Plans for a Tower in Downtown Vancouver

This mixed-use residential tower will mark the entry point to downtown Vancouver. The tower reinvents the local typology of a slender tower coupled with a podium, while responding to a difficult site, preserving views and activating the pedestrian realm. The … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy’s X-47B Air Vehicle System in Focus

Back in November the U.S. Navy craned an X-47B, officially labeled an “unmanned combat air system,” aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) for the drone’s first carrier-based testing. And nothing says “brave new world” like the thought of … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: NEO 2012 DA14 passes by the Earth very closely

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Large Sinkhole Swallows 3 Story Building in South China

Sinkhole swallows buildings in Guangzhou A large sinkhole has appeared next to the construction site of an underground rail station in Guangzhou, Southern China. The hole appeared in the ground next to the boundary of the construction site on the … Continue reading

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