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Waterfall Swing

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The music genre you didn’t know you didn’t need

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How petrol pumps know when to turn themselves off

[…] Gas or petrol pump nozzles turn off automatically when your tank is full. The way it works is really clever and uses the venturi effect. You can buy my books here: https://stevemould.com/books You can support me on Patreon and … Continue reading

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Japanese Shoppers Are Striking ‘C’ Off Brands’ Logos For A Heartfelt Cause – DesignTAXI.com

By Mikelle Leow, 12 Sep 2022 C isn’t just for cookie. You’d think that for a nation that loves its cats and cosplay, ‘C’ would be one of its favorite letters of the English alphabet. On the contrary, the character … Continue reading

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As long as people think that animals don’t feel, animals will have to feel that people don’t think | Gabriele Corno 

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Better Shelter on BBC World Service: People Fixing the World | BetterShelter

Getting refugees out of tents: can we provide better shelters than tents for displaced people? On a day of record-setting heat in Sweden, Better Shelter was visited by the production team at the BBC World Service – People Fixing the … Continue reading

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How To Make Shelter Relax In The summer Ep1

How To Make Shelter Relax In The summer Ep1

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Industrial Fire Hoses and Bricks Are Upcycled into a Minimal Outdoor Furniture Set | Colossal

AUGUST 25, 2022. GRACE EBERT All images © Local Works Studio Loretta Bosence and Ben Bosence are behind the East Sussex-based Local Works Studio, which recently completed a furniture collection focused on revitalizing what’s been discarded or cast aside. Designed for … Continue reading

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Cannon-Thurston maps: naturally occurring space-filling curves

Saul Schleimer and I attempt to explain what a Cannon-Thurston map is. Thanks to my brother Will Segerman for making the carvings, and to Daniel Piker for making the figure-eight knot animations. I made the animation of the (super crinkly) … Continue reading

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Meet The World’s Most Curious Human

Ex-Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold is a chef, astrophysicist, paleontologist and inventor who is trying to out-engineer the climate crisis. In this episode of Hello World, we visit his lab to see how. […]

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