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The Torturous History of the Treadmill
One of the world’s most common exercise machines has quite a draconian past.
Overview: A New Perspective of Earth
Benjamin Grant’s photographic tome shows the world from a thought-provoking angle.
Bridging the gaps between human & machine
The division between tech & biology seems more blurred now than ever before. How will this intensifying trend evolve?
The Ethical Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars
Researchers speculate on the murky decision-making aptitude of AI vehicles.
Photographer Jean-Claude Moschetti documents the magic of West Africa
Parallel Worlds is French photographer Jean-Claude Moschetti's artistic portal into another dimension.
Fighting coastal erosion with the TetraPOT
With ocean levels on the rise, how do we protect our seaside towns?
Plastic Bottle Village
Take a look at the life of Robert Bezeau, the "plastic bottle architect".
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Empower, Connect and Sustain: This year’s top Global Grad Show projects
Conceptually simple, technically complex, physical and virtual design.
A New Kind of Beauty
A look at the hunt for aesthetic perfection through Phillip Toledano’s candid lens.
Engineered seduction: How slot machines keep users fixated
Take a look at the deceptive graphic design & psychology behind gambling machines.
Decorative discouragement: The dirty tricks in architecture
Take a look at a few sly design choices that benefit some & prohibit others.
The chair that was designed by AI
It turns out that some of AI's best solutions are inspired by nature.
Three cities that tackle modern civic problems successfully
Take a look at how city planners have found ways to manage 21st-century urban obstacles in these three cities.
Mars colonisation: Three fundamental questions
Efforts are mounting to get us on the red planet - why, how and who?
Gaia telescopes chart largest map of the Universe ever
The observation mission of ESA has returned its first crop of cosmic images – and it’s huge.
Gene-editing of mosquitoes could annihilate lethal viruses
Scientists could put disease-spreading mosquitoes in their crosshairs, but would the outcome be positive?
The Linx helmet: Safer, earphone-less music for cyclists
The flagship product of Coros lets you listen to music without covering your ears.
The enigmatic EmDrive rises through scientific ranks
The 2000 brainchild of Roger Shawyer gains research momentum as a viable space engine.
Crowdsourced mapping to highlight crisis zones
MapSwipe is a smartphone application used to crowdsource information about previously undiscovered crisis zones.
EyeControl: The first screen-free device for ALS patients
Often patients with ALS are "locked in" and unable to speak or use their limbs. With EyeControl, "locked-in" patients can communicate using eye-scrolling tech.
Floating greenhouse is both sustainable and educational
Serbian design firm Salt & Water have conceptualised a floating community hub that teaches green living.
The Plasmorph: A living diary
Relying on memory alone can be daunting. Conceptual designer Ann-Kristin Abel envisions a living organism that provides customised information,
Panama’s waste is now a village of plastic bottles
Isla Colón in Bocas Del Toro, Panama will be home to an entire village constructed out of recycled plastic bottles.
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