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a small intervention with a big social message. The post world’s tiniest office is built into a hole in the wall in são paulo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed what they say is the most durable metal alloy ever created. Made up of a combination of platinum and gold, the new material is apparently 100 times more wear-resistant than high-strength steel, which makes it the first metal alloy to join the same class as diamond. Even better, through use it naturally produces its own lubricant, in
Ptahmes was the mayor of Egypt's capital city of Memphis during the 13th century BC, and when his body was entombed, a mysterious substance was put in with it. According to a new study, that substance has turned out to be what is the oldest solid cheese ever discovered... Continue Reading White stuff from tomb is world's oldest cheese Category: Science Tags: American Chemical
the studio repurposes daily-use ceramic waste from chaozhou, china, in an effort to reveal the disintegration of culture in the ancient city. The post bentu experiments with furniture made of everyday ceramic waste from the world’s largest factory appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The origins of NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission can be traced back to a paper published 60 years ago by astrophysicist Eugene Parker, describing high speed matter emanating from the center of our solar system. Today the spacecraft carrying his name lifted off and is now en route to the Sun, where it will enter its orbit in an attempt to delve into these solar winds and their closely guard
Now in its 14th year, Through Your Lens is an underwater photography competition focusing on the marvels of undersea worlds. The incredible Grand Prize-winning shot this year was awarded to a stunning upside down composition of a whale calf made to appear as if it is floating above the surface of the water... Continue Reading The world's finest underwater photography in the Through Your Le
British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented control over the combustion cycle. On top of power and emissions improvements, it also opens up some weird and wonderful capabilities we've never seen before, such as giving 4-stroke engines brief 2-stroke power boosts. .. Continue Reading Wor
the photographs not only document each library's architectural detailing and priceless contents, but also their unique atmospheric qualities. The post massimo listri documents the ‘world’s most beautiful libraries’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Epson has launched its new FastFoto FF-680W High-Speed Photo and Document Scanning System, a model it claims is the fastest personal photo scanner currently available. At max speed, the FastFoto FF-680W can scan a photo every second at 300dpi (up to 36 photos per batch).The FF-680W, which builds upon the existing FF-640 model, supports a variety of media types, including Polaroids, postcards, and
a video by great big story shows how the 28-foot tall robot can be controlled by a user from inside -- and even shoot tennis balls. The post watch how the world’s largest robot was built, single handedly, by a man in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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