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World's tallest indoor waterfall crowns amazing Moshe Safdie-designed airport building

Gizmag - Tue 19 Mar 19

Work is nearing completion on Singapore's Jewel Changi Airport project. Led by Safdie Architects, it looks like it'll be a much nicer place to spend time than a typical airport and will ...

Hong Kong to build $79 bn artificial island

Phys.org - Tue 19 Mar 19

Hong Kong plans to build one of the world's largest artificial islands with an eye-watering $79 billion price tag, city officials announced Tuesday.

Fermilab, partners break ground on particle accelerator to study ghostly particles, new forces

Phys.org - Mon 18 Mar 19

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory officially broke ground March 15 on a major new particle accelerator project that will power cutting-edge physics experiments for many decades to come.

Antarctica's Aging McMurdo Station is Getting a Major Overhaul

Discover Magazine - Fri 15 Mar 19

After more than 60 years, McMurdo Station, Antarctica’s main research center, is set to begin its first major infrastructure update. In February, the National Science Foundation got the green ...

Two distinct interstitial macrophage populations coexist across tissues in specific subtissular niches

Science Now - Thu 14 Mar 19

Macrophages are a heterogeneous cell population involved in tissue homeostasis, inflammation, and various pathologies. Although the major tissue-resident macrophage populations have been extensively ...

Cities of the future could be built by robots mimicking nature

TechXplore - Thu 14 Mar 19

Drones and robots could build and repair future cities, but only if they can work together – by copying the tactics of nature.

'Airport Mega-solar' Constructed on 25-degree Slopes

Tech-On - Tue 12 Mar 19

Shirahamacho, in northern Wakayama Prefecture, where forest accounts for about 80% of the entire area, is the transportation and tourist core of the Kii Peninsula, which is blessed with abundant ...

How Engineers Move Massive Structures Without Breaking Them

Discover Magazine - Mon 11 Mar 19

Relocating historic structures can be tricky business.

Turning buildings into energy producers

Phys.org - Mon 11 Mar 19

Photovoltaics can be used directly in building and renovation projects and serve as a construction material in their own right. Integrating solar panels into facades and roofs can transform ...

Japan inches towards building a successor to Large Hadron Collider

Newscientist - Fri 8 Mar 19

Japan is edging towards building a “Higgs factory” – a massive particle collider that would produce large numbers of Higgs bosons

Fermilab Breaks Ground on a New Particle Accelerator to Solve the Mysteries of Neutrinos

Gizmodo - Wed 20 Mar 19

Construction began last week on a new particle accelerator at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois. The new project will power Fermilab’s flagship neutrino-studying accelerator ...

Best antennas for TV cord-cutters, starting at just $10 - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 14 Mar 19

Looking to cut your TV bill all the way down to free? We tested seven antennas to find out which one works best.

K-cups and coffee capsules: Is your quick java fix killing the environment?

USA today - Wed 13 Mar 19

K-Cups, Nespresso Capsules, and other coffee pods are made from plastic and aluminum, and they're often hard to recycle.        

LG's SnowWhite is like a Keurig for ice cream

Engadget - Tue 12 Mar 19

SXSW 2019 isn't just about films, politicians, designers and social media founders. There are also gadgets here to check out. Enter LG's SnowWhite, a concept machine designed ...

Smart security gadgets could outsell professional systems 2 to 1 - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 12 Mar 19

16 percent of US households plan to buy a standalone smart security gadget like a video doorbell, compared to 8 percent who plan to buy a professionally monitored security system.

LG Made an Instant Ice Cream Machine That Uses Pods Like a Keurig

Geek.com - Tue 12 Mar 19

Sure, Keurig and Tassimo machines make it easy to enjoy a nice, hot beverage in the morning. But what about those rare occasions when you want to kickstart your day with a nice, […] The ...

LG Snow White Will Do For Ice Cream What Keurig Did For Coffee

Ubergizmo - Mon 11 Mar 19

Keurig is well known for its single serve pod-based coffee machines. Other companies like Nespresso have similar coffee machines on the market as well. It’s a formula that has ...

LG might sell a pod-based ice cream-making gadget in the future

The Verge - Mon 11 Mar 19

I wasn’t looking for pod-related gadgets, but, somehow, they found me. LG hosted a pop-up at SXSW this year where it showed off a few new prototypes, although it mostly demoed ...

Sleeper to Seattle: 39 hours on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Sun 10 Mar 19

What it's like to go from Southern California to Washington state, 1,377 miles, as slowly as possible.

‘Re-Imagining Paradise’ — Making Plans to Rebuild a Town Destroyed by Wildfire

KQED Science - Thu 7 Mar 19

Last fall’s Camp Fire — the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in modern California history — has brought renewed questions about whether towns in high-risk areas like ...

A first look at Hudson Yards, NYC’s new $25 billion neighborhood

Fastcompany Tech - Thu 14 Mar 19

Hudson Yards, a “city within a city” on the far west side of Manhattan, opens Friday. Hudson Yards, the world’s largest private real estate development, opens in New York ...

Solar-powered home puts an eco-friendly twist on the farmhouse vernacular

Inhabitat - Thu 14 Mar 19

When architect Paul O’Reilly of the Australian architectural practice archterra was asked by his mother to design a modern farmhouse, he delivered a handsome dwelling that not only takes inspiration ...

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Emerging, Thanks To NZEB Goals

CleanTechnica - Thu 14 Mar 19

Incorporating solar generation in commercial building materials may finally become a mainstream practice, with both solar windows and solar panels used to create net-zero buildings. Evolving ...

Quirky youth hostel in Taiwan is made from reclaimed materials

Inhabitat - Thu 14 Mar 19

Young wanderers traveling to the city of Hualian in Eastern Taiwan can now book a stay in a fun, quirky youth hostel made almost entirely out of recycled materials. To create the Wow Hostel, ...

Quantum snakes, a physics-themed building and the Web at 30

Physicsworld Blog - Thu 14 Mar 19

Physics World journalists discuss the week’s highlights The post Quantum snakes, a physics-themed building and the Web at 30 appeared first on Physics World.

This Brazilian beach house is made from locally-sourced natural materials

Inhabitat - Wed 13 Mar 19

The architects at MNMA Studio have created a natural beachy oasis made of eco-friendly elements in the region of Pontal do Cupe, Pernambuco of northeastern Brazil. Head architects Andre Pepato ...

Green-roofed NY home taps into passive solar with contemporary style

Inhabitat - Wed 13 Mar 19

New York-based design firm Slade Architecture has reconciled a client’s need for privacy with their desire for connection with the landscape in the Link Farm House, a contemporary home that ...

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Scaife Hall Master Plan and Medical Education Building, Pittsburgh, PA

Laboratory Equipment - Wed 13 Mar 19

NewsA new front entry, new student lounge and café, and renovated admissions office form the first phase of Payette’s Master Plan for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Scaife ...

OMA unveils designs for zigzagging residential towers in Brooklyn

Inhabitat - Wed 13 Mar 19

OMA’s New York office has unveiled striking designs for the Greenpoint Landing mixed-use towers—two dramatically stepped buildings that appear to be two jagged halves of a whole. Designed ...

An urban wetland springs to life among Bogotas high rises

Inhabitat - Tue 12 Mar 19

An open plaza in Bogota’s northeastern business district has been radically transformed from a place of pure pavement to a vibrant urban wetland. Colombian architecture firm Obraestudio completed ...

These sustainable tiny cabins offer a serene escape in nature just 2 hours from NYC

Inhabitat - Tue 12 Mar 19

For anyone looking to find some serenity surrounded by incredible nature, Gather Greene is waiting for you. Located just two hours outside of NYC in beautiful Hudson Valley, Gather Greene is ...

Singapores new-build, first net-zero energy building opens its doors

Inhabitat - Tue 12 Mar 19

Opened earlier this year, the newly completed NUS School of Design & Environment 4 (SDE4) is distinguished as Singapore’s first new-build, net-zero energy building school. Developed by ...

‘Out-of-the-box’ thinking is better by design

Physicsworld Blog - Tue 12 Mar 19

Architects and building designers must work closely with the scientific end-user to create optimized laboratory environments for the latest scanning-probe-microscopy systems The post ‘Out-of-the-box’ ...

Croatia Has Become An Associate Member Of CERN

Science 2.0 - Tue 12 Mar 19

Croatian scientists have been engaged in scientific work at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) for close to 40 years. Croatian scientists worked on the SPS heavy-ion programme ...

European Parliament to vote on timber legality agreement with Vietnam

Mongabay.com - Mon 11 Mar 19

Members of the European Parliament will vote Tuesday on a resolution to consent to the EU’s Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with Vietnam, aimed at improving the legality of wood and ...

Is cargotecture the future of construction? What you need to know for your next project

Inhabitat - Mon 11 Mar 19

As the construction industry continues to evolve and adapt to innovations like green buildings, the push for more sustainable materials and the efforts to reduce waste, there is one trend that ...

Rugged Wilderness House optimizes bush views and passive solar principles

Inhabitat - Thu 7 Mar 19

Drawing inspiration from the midcentury Case Study houses, Osmington-based Archterra Architects designed the Wilderness House, a contemporary elevated home with treetop canopy views. Located ...

A ceramic facade blends this dome home into the Spanish coastline

Inhabitat - Thu 7 Mar 19

Cloud 9 architect Enric Ruiz-Geli has recently unveiled a beautiful home design in the gorgeous Spanish region of Costa Brava. Located on a rustic lot of land overlooking the sea, the dome home ...

UK industry to help answer fundamental questions about universe

SpaceDaily - Thu 21 Mar 19

London, UK (SPX) Mar 19, 2019 A major new physics facility near Chicago is expected to have UK technology at its heart, and lead to significant spin-off opportunities for UK companies. The ...