Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics
Feb16

Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics

Summer is over for Brazil’s ‘marvelous city’. In a series of eerie and depressing new photos released last week, the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro are seen filthy and deserted just 6 months after the end of the games, including the legendary Maracana Stadium. In a city that hoped desperately to be lifted out of poverty and debt by making back the money they spent, these are the ruins of a shattered dream. Rio 2016 was...

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After 17 Years Nokia Is Re-Launching The 3310, World’s Most Beloved Phone
Feb14

After 17 Years Nokia Is Re-Launching The 3310, World’s Most Beloved Phone

In the year 2000, Nokia has released the 3310, a phone that changed the whole mobile phone industry. And now, 17 years later, they are re-launching it! According to the leak by Evan Blass, it will cost €59 (around $62) and will be revealed among Nokia’s new smartphones during the Mobile World Congress on February 26th. It remains to be seen whether we’ll get the exact same phone or it’s going to feature some new functionality. The...

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Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun
Oct06

Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even moreso. The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s made from a synthetic material that can give out light for up to ten hours at a time once charged by the sun throughout the...

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Mercedes Created A Luxurious $1.7 Million Yacht That Only 10 People In The World Will Be Able To Buy
Sep28

Mercedes Created A Luxurious $1.7 Million Yacht That Only 10 People In The World Will Be Able To Buy

Mercedes-Benz is known for its luxurious cars, but the company is also behind one of the most anticipated yachts being shown off this year at the Monaco Yacht Show. On Wednesday, the German automaker debuted Edition 1 of its Arrow460-Granturismo yacht, a sleek-looking vessel that begins pricing at about $1.7 million. The company originally showed off its yacht concept in 2012, but later worked with the yacht building company Silver...

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Surrealist Topiary Cats by Richard Saunders
May30

Surrealist Topiary Cats by Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders once saw an ornamental shrub and was struck by how its shape resembled his beloved pet cat while asleep. Now the images he creates replacing real-life bushes with his pet’s feline form have reached millions of people around the globe. (H/T: BBC) The first image Richard Saunders created was inspired by topiary at Hall Barn in Beaconsfield Image copyright RICHARD SAUNDERS Imagine walking through a beautiful...

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Someone Put Glasses On Museum Floor And Visitors Thought It Was Art
May26

Someone Put Glasses On Museum Floor And Visitors Thought It Was Art

Some teens from San Francisco caused quite a spectacle (sorry) when they placed a pair of glasses on the floor of an art museum recently. Unsure what to make of it, bemused visitors did the only thing they could think of – they thought it was a piece of art and starting taking photographs of them. The pranksters – Twitter users@TJCruda and @k_vinnn – decided to pull the stunt after being left unimpressed by the art on offer at San...

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5 Of The Most Innovative Bridges Being Built Right Now
May11

5 Of The Most Innovative Bridges Being Built Right Now

These bridges all have something in common: bold and forward-thinking design! In a century that is seeing skyscrapers pushing vertical limits and 3-D printing transforming both design and engineering, it’s easy to look past the innovative bridges being built across the globe. Although their function—getting passengers from one point to another—may be mundane, the structures that are designed for that purpose are oftentimes anything...

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British ‘Disneyland’ Is Set To Open In 2021
Apr26

British ‘Disneyland’ Is Set To Open In 2021

Hollywood-on-Thames: Britain set to get a £2billion Disneyland-style theme park in 2021 with BBC, Paramount and Aardman Animations attractions The London Paramount resort in Kent, financed by Kuwait’s Al-Humaidi family, is set to attract 50,000 tourists daily It will be located near Ebbsfleet International station, on the Eurostar route between London and Paris Attractions will include a water park, theatres, live music venues,...

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This 309-Square-Foot Micro Apartment Has A Home Theater, Full Kitchen, And Even A Guest Bedroom
Apr19

This 309-Square-Foot Micro Apartment Has A Home Theater, Full Kitchen, And Even A Guest Bedroom

Hong Kong-based architects LAAB have just completed an incredible home that maximizes every inch of this 309 sq ft (28.7 sq m) flat in Hong Kong’s Central district. The clients had a long wish list that included: full kitchen, bathtub, home cinema, gym, storage—and cat-friendly features for their three furry roommates. After 40 iterations, LAAB came up with a solution that is both functional and elegant. More info: Website | Facebook...

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The World’s First Underwater Tennis Court Is Set To Be Built In Dubai
Mar13

The World’s First Underwater Tennis Court Is Set To Be Built In Dubai

Polish architect Krzysztof Kotala, from the ’8 + 8 Concept Studio’, has come up with a seriously ambitious project — an underwater tennis court. The tennis complex will be located offshore in the Persian Gulf, between the Burj al Arab and the Palm Jumeirah islands. The audience will have a choice of entertainments to experience there: watch a tennis match on one of the seven courts, or spy on the incredible marine life through...

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