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This Moving 3D Scan Of Life In Paris Is Truly Stunning

Video: Whoa. It’s like being able to have the vision to see the hidden skeleton of the city of light. Antoine Delach’s Ghost Cell is a “stereoscopic plunge into the guts of an organic Paris seen as a cell through a virtual microscope”. I just love how the look of daily life in Paris is seen in a completely new way. And how it’s so cool to see how everything and everybody is connected.

Behold The Dizzying Pedestrian Bridge Copenhagen Is Building Above Its Harbour

Cities can learn a lot from Copenhagen’s multimodal ways. But how about this inspiring piece of infrastructure from the Danish city: Instead of simply adding a frilly statue to mark its harbour’s entrance, this bridge incorporates housing and provides a stunning vista for tourists and residents alike.

Why Is The UK's Intelligence Agency Advertising Jobs With Graffiti? 

On the streets of UK cities, there’s an unexpected form of graffiti appearing. It’s not tags of spray paint, but instead job ads, scrawled onto footpaths, prompting people to apply for a job at the nation’s intelligence headquarters, GCHQ.

How Taco Bell Took Mexican Food To America

The tiny adobe structure behind a chain-link fence on a busy Southern California street doesn’t look like much today. But the first Taco Bell played a big role in the fast-food revolution, and more importantly, it helped to introduce the idea of Mexican food to US diners.

The Secret History Of Silicon Valley And The Toxic Remnants Of The First Computers 

Today, Silicon Valley is a dreamy officescape, a place where ideas and networks are currency. But in the 1960s and ’70s, Silicon Valley proper manufactured hardware — and this industrial boom created one of the most polluted places in America.

London's Next-Gen Commuter Trains Will Feature 4G, Wi-Fi And AC As Standard

Transport for London has released renders of what the London’s new Crossrail trains will look like, providing a glimpse of what a British commute of the future might looks like.

This Building's Swooping Curves Were Fabricated By A Robot

An architecture firm called Studio RAP has built what it claims is the”first robotically fabricated building in the Netherlands,” using automated milling techniques to craft a unique, swooping structure.

The Reservoir That Made The World Pay Attention To California's Drought

Do you remember where you were when you first realised the severity of the drought in the Western US? I would guess that you weren’t staring at a cloudless sky or a dry faucet. You were probably looking at a photo of Folsom Lake.

Volvo Is Designing The Autonomous Car That Could Eliminate All Traffic Deaths

As usual, traffic was apocalyptic on the freeway. So I cued up the Master of None episode I didn’t finish the night before, pulled out the Greek yogurt I hadn’t had time to eat for breakfast, reclined my seat way back, and relaxed. I may have even dozed off as my vehicle steered its way towards Santa Monica.

The Caves That Held A Secret Hungarian Aircraft Factory During World War II

In 1944 and 1945, the Allies were attacking the last supporter of Nazi Germany. Tens of thousands of tonnes of bombs were dropped on Hungarian ground targets, mostly by the Consolidated B-24 Liberator and Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bombers of the 15th Air Force. By the end of the World War II, the rain of incendiary and demolition bombs had wiped out all important industrial targets that fed the weakening war machine of the Third Reich — except one. The factory hiding under the 10th district of Budapest did not stop manufacturing fighter aircraft even during the most devastating air raids.

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