Maybe the Belgians known something we don't. The country has just decided to give everyone iodine pills for the event of nuclear catastrophe.
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The famed De Halve Maan brewery in Bruges, Belgium has been cranking out tasty drafts for more than five centuries — all from the same historic building. But with its fleet of beer trucks now tying up traffic getting to a new processing plant 3km away, the brewery is taking the only logical course of action: It's installing an underground beer pipe.
Post-industrial cities have long struggled to find new uses for the (often gargantuan) factory infrastructure that once made their towns boom. Usually, that means a park or a museum. But a few cities — like Genk, Belgium — have tried a more experimental approach, turning these decrepit sites into unusual creative spaces.
At first glance it looks like some hotel in Belgium has sacrificed floor space for a massive four-sided novelty alarm clock to attract tourists. But in reality, what you're seeing is actually the top of a clock tower with a hotel built around it.
The city of Antwerp in Belgium is currently in the process of converting an old ferry boat into its newest tourist attraction — an almost 120m long swimming pool that will double as a skating rink in the cold winter months. It's an idea that's so simply genius we think every city should build one.
Serious drama, that's what. In the best stunt I've ever seen for, well, just about anything, a Belgian TV channel staged this awesome prank, which literally left bystanders agape in astonishment. Push to add drama indeed.
Not again. Last night, during a Smith Westerns set at Pukkelpop 2011 in Belgium, a stage collapsed during a massive storm, killing five people and injuring a 100. The video above shows the stage as it's coming down down.
Remember that $US3M iPhone 3GS heist in Belgium last month? Burglars nabbed 3,000-4,000 handsets. Now, according to blogs uncovered by Cult of Mac, they're being offloaded in Russia (where the 3GS isn't available) in batches of 100-cash only.
As robots become more involved in delicate tasks such as autopsies or surgeries, we need their touch to be as precise and sensitive as possible. To have that, we'll need to give them a skin-like surface full of optical sensors.