WebUrbanist Archives: Page 6
Origami Kayak: Packs Flat, Folds Up to Form its Own Case
Portaging in the wild is one thing, but try walking your canoe or kayak down the street and you may smack some unsuspecting pedestrian in the head.
World's Most Powerful Man-Made Tornado in a Museum
The Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany hosts quite a spectacle when it demonstrates the awe-inspiring power of its tornado fire safety system.
Swinging Times: 13 Stylish & Fun Indoor Swings
Why should kids have all the fun? These 13 indoor swing designs range from traditional to modern, to bring swings from the backyard into any interior.
Lunar Power: Solar Spheres Energized by Both Sun & Moon
This sphere is so powerful in its ability to turn light into heat that it can not only harvest the rays of the sun, but even draw on energy reflected from the moon.
Seconds to Years: 3 Scales of Time-Lapse Photography
With the rise of digital technologies, photographers are finding increasingly fascinating ways to capture minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and even entire years.
Intoxication, Captured: Frantic Head-Spinning Oil Paintings
A disorienting sense of intoxication amidst the frantic, vivid life of the city is captured in these kinetic oil paintings by Alexandra Pacula.
Submerged Cities: 7 Underwater Wonders of the World
From the remains of Cleopatra's castle to the lost graves of towns inhabited a mere fifty years ago, these submerged wonders hide ruins under seas and rivers.
Perfect Pitch: Impossibly Starry City Skies in Blackest Night
There is simply no way to see the starry skies above the typical urban metropolis - but one photographer has found a way to simulate the stunning potential effect.
Dialed In: 15 Cool & Quirky Radio Design Concepts
DO touch that dial! These 12 cool & quirky radio design concepts provide a glimpse of this classic medium's future while giving a nod to its historic past.
Cranking Out Memories: Analog Playback for Digital Videos
Being able to store old videos in digital formats has helped preserve some of the world's most important footage, but it comes at a cost.