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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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Idyllic Pastel Drawing of Two Sleeping Women Looks Like a Painting | My Modern Met

By Margherita Cole on October 17, 2021 Not all paintings are made with paint pigment and a brush. Some are made with oil pastels. Egyptian artist Magdy Ghabn employs this malleable medium in his newest work depicting two women sleeping in … Continue reading

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Gator garbage can capture: Florida man uses trash can to capture alligator

Gator Garbage Can Capture: Florida man uses trash can to capture alligator […]

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Wild Elk Is Finally Freed From Tire Stuck Around Its Neck for 2+ Years | My Modern Met

By Emma Taggart on October 14, 2021 This is an incredible story with a happy ending. There are countless instances in which sea creatures get tangled in plastic waste; sadly, land animals also face the danger of man-made objects in … Continue reading

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12,000 Sheets of Wrinkled Rice Paper Drape Around a Monumental Installation by Zhu Jinshi | Colossal

OCTOBER 15, 2021. GRACE EBERT “Boat” (2015), Xuan (rice) paper, bamboo, cotton threads, 18 x 7 meters. All images courtesy of the artist and Pearl Lam Galleries   More than 12,000 sheets of delicate Xuan paper form the ruffled exterior of … Continue reading

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Modern Architecture | Edge of Humanity Magazine

Atomium. Brussels, Belgium Photographer Daria Huxley is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay. From the series ‘Geometria’. […] Museo Soumaya. Mexico City, Mexico Main elements – geometric lines, domes, spiral staircases and courtyards, form a single … 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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Tree huggers of Pench National Park, India

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Can desalination solve the global water crisis?

We have the desalination technology to transform seawater into freshwater. So why are we not using it to solve the global water crisis? We’re destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Our … Continue reading

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