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The Startram Maglev Train Could Make Space Travel Cheaper & More Efficient

The Startram Maglev Train Could Make Space Travel Cheaper & More Efficient

Space travel is a costly and inefficient process. Not only does it take a large amount of fuel to send the lightest payload into orbit (the Space Shuttle used over one million pounds of solid propellant

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Aerospace Engineers Design Pacemaker That’s Powered by the Human Heart

Aerospace Engineers Design Pacemaker That’s Powered by the Human Heart

When Amin Karami and Daniel Inman, aerospace engineering researchers at the University of Michigan, began to work with materials which generate power from physical stress, they weren't looking for a

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Soft Fold Cabane is a Minimal Mobile Meditation Space

Soft Fold Cabane is a Minimal Mobile Meditation Space

Is your home that chaotic that you are finding it difficult to read, meditate or just relax? If that's the case, this minimalistic space might be what you need. Created by Marie Dessuant and Margaux

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LEGO Space Shuttle Boldly Goes Where No Toy Has Gone Before

LEGO Space Shuttle Boldly Goes Where No Toy Has Gone Before

What is it with LEGO these days? They seem to be constantly making the headlines. If the company isn't investing in wind farms, then the general public is using their products to make printers or sending

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Decaying 17th Century Italian Farmhouse Preserved as Sustainable Public Space in Milan

Decaying 17th Century Italian Farmhouse Preserved as Sustainable Public Space in Milan

The groups see the project as a way of creating opportunities for the community to come together, supporting social inclusion. And by the look of their photo gallery they are already enjoying the open

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Urban Island Prototype 01 Reimagines the Public Park as a Multi-Level Elevated Green Space

Urban Island Prototype 01 Reimagines the Public Park as a Multi-Level Elevated Green Space

Kristanto designed the Urban Island in response to the idea that park spaces are centered around objects as an attraction. Instead, Kristanto decided to use activities as the focus of the park, but rather

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Japanese Company Announces Plans to Build 22,000-Mile-High Space Elevator by 2050

Japanese Company Announces Plans to Build 22,000-Mile-High Space Elevator by 2050

Scientists have long considered the possibility of creating ultra-tall space elevators that stretch beyond the earth’s atmosphere to transport satellites and shuttles into outer space without the cost

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Yestermorrow Students Complete 227 Square Foot Mobile Home for Small Space Living

Yestermorrow Students Complete 227 Square Foot Mobile Home for Small Space Living

Students at the Yestermorrow Design/Build School recently proved that small space living can be comfortable, beautiful and green by constructing this tiny 227 square foot mobile house. 12 students

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Guilherme Torres Recycles Brazilian Artist’s Home Into A New Live Work Space

Guilherme Torres Recycles Brazilian Artist’s Home Into A New Live Work Space

Guilherme Torres was attracted to Victor Brecherat's old home because of its compact size (130 m²) and privileged location on one of the most charming streets in the Jardins neighborhood in São Paulo.

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Switzerland to Launch Self-Destructing “Janitor” Satellite to Clean Up Space Junk

Switzerland to Launch Self-Destructing “Janitor” Satellite to Clean Up Space Junk

In the last century earthlings have launched innumerable satellites into the atmosphere - most of which are still floating around messing with operational equipment circling the Earth. Fortunately,

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OFFECCT’s Adaptable Green Divider Will Infuse Life Into Any Office Space

OFFECCT’s Adaptable Green Divider Will Infuse Life Into Any Office Space

Transform a dull and drab office space by injecting some life back into it with this cool, new 'Green Divider' by Swedish designers Louise Hederström and OFFECCT. This living sectioning device looks

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Sprout Space is an Award-Winning Prefab Modular Classroom by Perkins + Will

Sprout Space is an Award-Winning Prefab Modular Classroom by Perkins + Will

Sprout Space is a prefabricated modular classroom designed by Allen Post, an architect in the Atlanta office of Perkins+Will, that offers a high-performance learning environment in a sustainably designed

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NASA Launches Call for Space Taxis to Fly to International Space Station

NASA Launches Call for Space Taxis to Fly to International Space Station

It takes a lot of energy to launch a spacecraft into orbit - the Space Shuttle, for example, used over one million pounds of solid propellant to power its rocket boosters. As you can imagine, over the

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Mineheart’s Eco-Friendly Wall Paper Will Transform Your Dull Space Into an Extravagant Room Full of Books

Mineheart’s Eco-Friendly Wall Paper Will Transform Your Dull Space Into an Extravagant Room Full of Books

Young & Battaglia's latest creation for Mineheart is a cool new collection featuring wallpaper designed to transform your dull walls into everything from book-lined shelves to a stone interior

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Polikatoikea Combines Small Space Living With Urban Design and an Ikea Philosophy

Polikatoikea Combines Small Space Living With Urban Design and an Ikea Philosophy

Filipe Magalhaes and Ana Luisa Soares collaborated on Polikatoikea for the Origami Competition to design a new urban infill housing strategy for Porto, Portugal. Their plan is a modular concept that

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Tomas Alonso’s A Side Table Saves Space by Collapsing in a Snap

Tomas Alonso’s A Side Table Saves Space by Collapsing in a Snap

Designed for small spaces and easy portability, designer Tomas Alonso's A Side Tables can be folded flat in just seconds. Made from powder coated steel, ash and laminated plywood, these collapsible round

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Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Two Toronto teens have taken the LEGO man to new heights by launching the iconic yellow figure into space using a homemade weather balloon. High school students Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad lifted the

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Apostrophy’s Billboard House is an Urban Dwelling That Doubles as Advertising Space

Apostrophy’s Billboard House is an Urban Dwelling That Doubles as Advertising Space

The Billboard House has a trailer base that sits in between the sides of a trivision billboard. The facade is kinetic and illuminated with LED lights such that more than one brand can be advertised with

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14 Ton Failed Russian Space Probe Is Now Littered Somewhere in Earth’s Oceans

14 Ton Failed Russian Space Probe Is Now Littered Somewhere in Earth’s Oceans

News that an unmanned failed Russian space probe -- the Phobos-Grunt, or Phobos-Ground in English -- was about to smack into Earth shot like wildfire through the airwaves last week as the truth emerged

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In.It.Studios’ Prefab Garden House is a Modern Small Space Tucked Away In The Forest

In.It.Studios’ Prefab Garden House is a Modern Small Space Tucked Away In The Forest

The 400 sq ft Slough Garden House features timber construction and timber window and door frames that were all sourced from FSC or PEFC certified sources. Foam insulation boards with secondary

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6 Terrific Terrariums to Brighten Up Your Living Space

6 Terrific Terrariums to Brighten Up Your Living Space

Paula Hayes' Terrarium Sculptures Brooklyn based artist and landscape designer Paula Hayes’ terrariums are an impressive combination of greenery and sculpture. Her high end work can be found in the

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Amsterdam Science Park’s Faculty of Science Building is a Bright & Interactive Space

Amsterdam Science Park’s Faculty of Science Building is a Bright & Interactive Space

Building C is part of a larger project for the Faculty of Science and included the construction of buildings A, B and D, which mainly provide space for laboratories. The entire project was the result of a

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LED Virtual Sky Promises to Make Office Spaces More Pleasant

LED Virtual Sky Promises to Make Office Spaces More Pleasant

Stacking people into windowless offices may be a cheap way to run a business, but it certainly takes a bite out of productivity. As most of us can testify, we would prefer the

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Little Play Spaces: Amazing Recycled Cardboard Castles and French Cafes for Kids

Little Play Spaces: Amazing Recycled Cardboard Castles and French Cafes for Kids

Mom-turned-designer Kate Fagelman of Little Play Spaces has created a series of kid-sized recycled cardboard playhouses that are so cool we wish she made them for us 'big-kids' The French Cafe has a chalk

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Green Stream Linear Park: Vibrant New Public Space in São Paulo Could Help Alleviate Flash Flooding

Green Stream Linear Park: Vibrant New Public Space in São Paulo Could Help Alleviate Flash Flooding

New rain patterns are the cause of the disastrous flash floods of recent years and previous infrastructure is unable to contain the waters. While many neighborhoods have experienced problems, the area

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Singapore’s Space Hub Asia Unifies a Historic Villa and a Shophouse With a Modern Glass Block

Singapore’s Space Hub Asia Unifies a Historic Villa and a Shophouse With a Modern Glass Block

Situated in Singapore’s Arts District, Space Asia Hub cost a cool $50 million, and it promises to offer an unforgettable retail experience. The center seeks to engage visitors with both architecture and

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J Mayer H’s Space-Age Quartier M to Transform an Unused Area of Dussledorf

J Mayer H’s Space-Age Quartier M to Transform an Unused Area of Dussledorf

Architecture firm J Mayer H just won an award for their Quartier M adaptive reuse project, which will transform an old post office in Dusseldorf, Germany into a busy urban center. The new space-age

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Oscar Vinals’ XLDron Zero Gravity Rocket Plane Concept Launches Tourists Into Space

Oscar Vinals’ XLDron Zero Gravity Rocket Plane Concept Launches Tourists Into Space

Just as Virgin Galactic started taking reservations for the first mass tourist trips into space, designer Oscar Vinals has envisioned a way to make space tourism possible for the day tripper, with the

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Chicago’s Poetry Foundation is a Striking Daylit Space Worthy of an Ode

Chicago’s Poetry Foundation is a Striking Daylit Space Worthy of an Ode

Located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, the new home for the Poetry Foundation is a building in dialogue with a garden. The courtyard garden acts as another room inside the space and serves as

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