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Architect Plans To Build A 30-Story Wooden Skyscraper

By Tue, Mar 20, 2012 8:46AM UTC

First a wooden Starbucks, now a wooden skyscraper. Vancouver-based architect Michael Green is planning to swap cement and steel for timber, to build a 30-story wooden skyscraper in Vancounver, Canada. ‘Tallwood’ would be made of large panels of ‘laminated strand lumber’—a composite made by gluing together strands of wood. “We

Artist Creates Textiles Out Of Glitch Images

By Tue, Mar 20, 2012 8:31AM UTC

New York-based artist Phillip Stearns has made a series of blankets inspired from images taken with a broken digital camera, usually known as glitch images. Called ‘Glitch Textiles’ and made with 100% cotton, Stearns uses glitch images that he shot himself. According to Stearns, his 6-design collection is layered with

Infographic: Beer And Its History

By Tue, Mar 20, 2012 7:01AM UTC

Without beer, where would we be now? Online Bachelor Degree Programs created an infographic on the history of beer and how it ‘saved’ the world. In ‘Beer Saved the World’, the infographic looks at the benefits of the brew from way back in the 1600 BC. According to the infographic,

With ‘Trigger Happy’, Turn Your iOS Device Or Android Into A Camera Remote

By Tue, Mar 20, 2012 6:31AM UTC

A photography and engineering trio from Utah made up Luke Duffield, Brett Gotula and Kevin Harrington, has developed a product that can turn any iOS device or Android smartphone into a camera remote, which they dubbed ‘Trigger Happy’. The product consists of an app and a one-meter-long cable that connects

Japanese Dance Crew Performs Tron-Inspired Routine Wearing LED Outfits

By Tue, Mar 20, 2012 5:31AM UTC

[Click here to view the video in this article] A Japanese dance group who call themselves Wrecking Crew Orchestra have come up with a Tron-inpired routine wearing high-tech LED outfits. With their perfectly synchronized moves and electrominescent light suits designed by iLuminate, these 8 dancers have taken the web by