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Secret Rooms Installed in Deserted Sewers & Maintenance Shafts

A series of abandoned subterranean spaces in Milan have been transformed into tiny living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms and kitchens, complete with furniture ...

Time Travel in China: Photos Reveal A Century of Dramatic Growth

Few nations have experienced quite the explosive rate of growth over the last century as China, and a new photo series shows us just how dramatic those changes ...

World’s Tallest Wood-Framed Skyscraper Proposed for London

An angular affair of wood and glass, this proposed skyscraper is designed to reach nearly 1,000 feet in the air and, if it goes forward, will be the first ...

Rainbow Nests: What Wasps Build with Colored Construction Paper

Worker wasps build with the materials available in their environment, including different hues and shades of paper, which can lead to radical rainbow homes ...

World’s Tallest Tower: Dubai Superstructure by Santiago Calatrava

Edging out the record-holding Burj Khalifa by just a hair, the world’s tallest tower is set to rise into the Dubai skies by 2020 as the crown jewel of a new ...

Bird Biomimicry in Action: 12 Avian-Inspired Jets, Drones & Cars

The very same evolution-driven characteristics that enable birds to glide effortlessly through the air can be applied to everything from drones to bullet ...

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Expanding the ISS: Inflatable Space Hotel Room Sent into Orbit

A new space hotel room will be the first addition to the International Space Station in years, part of a test to see whether inflatable rooms can serve as more ...

Machine 3D-Paints ‘New’ Rembrandt After Studying the Master

As part of The Next Rembrandt, a multi-year collaborative project, a team of engineers trained a computer not only to understand the works of this famous ...

Impossible Photography: 15 Reality-Bending Images Defy Logic

A floor is a ceiling, a lake is made of shattered glass, carpets of grass cascade over the edge of the world and buildings sprout wheels and wander away in the ...

Mid-Century Modern America: 10 Classic Houses for the Ages

Icons of midcentury modern design by the likes of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen and Marcel Breuer still stand across America, ...

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