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Jun
2019

Rusted cabin serves as attractive workspace and shelter

The Site Shack was transported to a location in rural Canada for a while to demonstrate ...

Powers Construction designed and built the Site Shack to serve as a cosy alternative to the shipping containers and trailers often used as workspaces by project managers on building sites. The attractive cabin is also envisioned as a compact off-grid dwelling.

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Category: Tiny Houses

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18
Jun
2019

Global warming: Can these striking charts convince nay-sayers?

The warming stripes for the entire globe (from 1850-2018) show one of the clearest trends of ...

We live in increasingly polarized times. Times where your point of view defines more than your stance on a particular topic – it defines who you are. Perhaps that's why people are so unlikely to change their minds on any given issue, even when there's overwhelming scientific evidence to the contrary. Take immunization, flat-Earthism and, yes, global warming.

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Category: Environment

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Jun
2019

Mojipic puts a voice-controlled, emoji-based animated display in your car window

With 1,500 animated images to choose from, running out of ways to express yourself to your ...

Do you like the idea of car decals celebrating your mood, team affiliation, politics or sense of humor but can't bring yourself to permanently stick anything on the rear of your pristine chariot? Perhaps you feel that in-traffic hand gestures can't quite capture what you'd like to say to the tailgater hanging mere inches off your bumper? If these, or any other form of self-expresssion-while-driving, sound like your kind of thing, then the Mojipic voice-controlled emoji car display might just be right up your alley.

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Category: Automotive

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Jun
2019

Architects squeeze 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms into 135 sq m apartment

Italian architectural studio Plus Ultra has recently transformed a modest 135 sq m (1,453 sq ft) ...

Italian architectural studio Plus Ultra has recently transformed a modest 135 sq m (1,453 sq ft) apartment into a four bedroom, three bathroom family home. Located in Milan, the DMC Apartment boasts a light-filled, flowing interior that capitalizes on every inch of the home. To achieve this feat, the architects came up with an interior floorplan that eliminated many of the home's hard angles. By transforming the corners of the rooms into curved walls, the architects were able to maximize the floorspace and squeeze all the desired attributes into the home.

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Category: Architecture

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