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Sound on Mars | NASA Perseverance Rover

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Why giant turbines are pushing the limits of possibility

By Chris Baraniuk Technology of Business reporter Huge wind turbines are pushing the limits of what ports and installation vessels can handle. Next year, Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will put up a gargantuan prototype – a 15-megawatt (MW) wind … Continue reading

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Circular Vaults Embedded within a Prague Embankment Contain Shops, Cafes, and Public Spaces | Colossal

OCTOBER 18, 2021. GRACE EBERT All images courtesy of Brainkworks New cafes, galleries, and studios are popping up along the Vltava River in Prague, although they’re not immediately visible from atop the embankment. Tucked inside former storage units embedded within the … Continue reading

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Discover the Joys of Japanese Illustrator Unpis | Spoon & Tamago

Unpis is the nom de plume of a Japanese illustrator hailing from Fukushima prefecture. The artist’s minimalist yet surreal illustrations, which deftly combine clean lines with a subtle sense of humor, have earned her fans from all around the world. … Continue reading

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Folkestone Triennial | Claire Kent

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How a self-taught autistic artist mines creativity from life’s endless variations | Aeon Videos

The animated story of the autistic, self-taught artist Gregory Blackstock who mines creativity from life’s endless variations   The Seattle-based artist Gregory Blackstock’s career in ‘world famous artistry’, as he puts it, was a most welcome development, even as it … Continue reading

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Gabrielle, “Marchioness of Gossip” | messynessychic

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Step Inside a Secret Library Apartment | Atlas Obscura

This is one of the New York Public Library’s last secret apartments. When these libraries were built, about a century ago, they needed people to take care of them. Andrew Carnegie had given New York $5.2 million, worth well over … Continue reading

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Why so many new buildings are covered in rectangles

[…] If you’ve seen new construction around your city, you’ve probably seen these distinctive rectangular panels. Sometimes plain, sometimes multi-colored, they’re absolutely everywhere. The video above explains how they conceal an entire system that helps protect buildings. Over the 20th … Continue reading

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Enjoy a Socially Distanced Dinner Inside Chochin Lanterns at Hoshinoya Tokyo | Spoon & Tamago

OCTOBER 13, 2021 / JOHNNY Last week, the rejoicement and excitement in Tokyo was palpable as major restrictions were lifted, allowing restaurants and bars to reopen. But just because the State of Emergency was over, doesn’t mean we’re out of … Continue reading

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