WebUrbanist Archives: Page 2
Wearable Tech: Mask Gives Users Superhuman Senses
A set of futuristic-looking masks that fit over the mouth and ears or the eyes enhance audio and visual perception, giving the wearers superhuman senses.
Future Present: 7 Soon-to-Be Wonders of Technology
Chatting with holograms, controlling computers with our minds and harvesting energy from power lines are among the innovations predicted for the next five years.
Sideways Street Art: Muralist Makes Figures Walk on Walls
These layered creations are surprisingly realistic, even in black and white, thanks in part to their scale and reinforced by their shadows and context.
Hidden Depths: Architectural Illusion Unfolds Underground
Facade or fantasm, this series of images presents an alluring picture of the history that lies beneath aged and famous buildings.
Test Your Geography Skills with Google Maps Game
Guess what city - or even what continent - the geography game GeoGuessr has dropped you into using nothing more than images from Google Maps.
Fit for a Villain: 12 Surprisingly Homey Underground Lairs
Ranging from renovated missile silos to stunning modern homes built into hillsides, these 12 underground lairs are ideal for villainous activities.
Fighting the Future: 3D-Printed Gun Fired, Blocked by US
Within days of a successful test firing of the Liberator, this working 3D-printed weapon has attracted the attention of the United States government.
Can't Be Shaved: 12 Abandoned Barber Shops
This abandoned barber shop triple-quartet collectively echoes with the metallic chattering of honed clippers tempered by hazy undertones of warm conversation.
Amphibious Architecture: Foundations Float Above Floods
Floods spell disaster, but what if houses could ride out the storms, rising with the tides, then settling back down to the ground when the water is gone?
GIF-fiti: Trippy Animated Street Art Photos by INSA
This graffiti isn't made to be seen in person - artist INSA paints and repaints each mural to create animated GIFs that can only be viewed on computers.