If you were the next Forest Gump and wanted to walk Earth in a straight line without hitting the water, here’s your guide. The path starts east in China and ends in Liberia. Lace up those walking shoes, we’ve got a project for you. An intrepid cartographer has, with the help of Google Earth, tracked down the […]
Loving the whale-inspired design of the Airbus BelugaXL, due to launch in 2019. According to the plane’s official photographer on Twitter, the aircraft is currently on its 17th test flight. You can read more about the plane’s “whale-inspired eyes and enthusiastic grin” here.
The dawn of ubiquitous advertising found itself on a Paris landmark before World War II. Between 1925 and 1934, the Eiffel Tower served as a huge illuminated advertisement for Citroën. Darran Anderson
“The map is not the territory.” Alfred Korzybski
You can’t coax a train out of a tunnel. You have to be patient and wait it out behind the yellow line. Perhaps the only thing we don’t have to wait for is the next alert or push message. Writes author Michael Harris on how mobile connectivity intercepts our sense of time: Our sense of […]
There are two hands at the Cau Vang (Golden Bridge) on the top of Da Nang’s Ba Na Hills in Vietnam, one to pick up the people, the other to hold the bridge together. Suspended nearly a mile high above sea level, the 500-foot long bridge was designed by TA Landscape Architecture in Ho Chi […]
Talk about a dream place to swim. Siete Tazas, or The Seven Teacups, is located 125 miles from Santiago, Chile. These natural rock pools stack on top of each other to create a sequence of beautiful waterfalls before emptying out into River Claro. Add this to your travel list along with the stunning rainbow waterfall […]
Vividly-coloured and shaped like stars, ships and castles, several churches in Kerala appear to defy one of the basic tenets of architecture as set by the influential American architect Louis Sullivan – “form follows function”. Read Why are some Kerala churches shaped like stars, ships and castles?
The robotic system, called the Eco Cycle, stores bikes 36 feet underground. It can store 204 bikes at a time. To use it, you need to attach a chip to the front wheel of your bike that links to your Eco Cycle parking account. When you pull up to the Eco Cycle, it will recognize […]