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Watch a Detail-Oriented Man Carve the Eiffel Tower Into a Pencil Tip

We’ve seen plenty of tiny works of art hit the internet lately. But it’s truly rare to see how one of these impossibly small masterpieces is actually created. Architecture students in Mumbai offer us a glimpse at the mini sculpture skills of Vilas Lakkabathini in this video, though, and it’s transfixing. Read more… Continue Reading [...]

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There’s a Trippy Walk-In Kaleidoscope Hiding In This Shipping Container

Drugs are illegal and often pretty bad for you. But who needs LSD when the world has talented designers like Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki. Last year, the Japanese duo took on the challenge of creating a mind-bending environment inside of a shipping container—and did they ever succeed. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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One with the Birds

Designed by Chinese architecture collective, Penda, this temporary dwelling, constructed from bamboo and rope modules, is designed to allow visitors to sleep in the midst of nature without any impact to its surroundings. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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The Rotating Building Where the Offices of the Future Will Be Tested

High up in the hills of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory sit four square, blue buildings you’d be forgiven for finding nondescript. Inside, they’re decorated with drab gray carpet familiar to any cubicle worker. But it’s the buildings’ electronic guts that make them unique in the whole world. These labs—including one that rotates 270 degrees—are where [...]

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Smart Bricks

Everything is awesome! Kite Bricks envisions a new approach to building, using interlocking blocks that work like giant LEGO blocks. They bricks would have built-in channels for cables and pipes, and snap-on wall and flooring sections. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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The Abandoned Fish Mall

Bangkok’s New World shopping mall was abandoned back in 1999. Later, an unknown person started populating its flooded basement with koi and catfish. Jesse Rockwell captured these amazing photos of its unusual residents. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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The Middle of this Massive Indoor Maze Reveals How To Get Back Out Again

Getting lost in a museum is easy, and aimlessly wandering from wing to wing is a nice, relaxing, not-at-all-claustrophobic way to spend an afternoon. Alternatively you could venture into The BIG Maze at DC’s National Building Museum, an on-site installation filled with winding paths, dead-ends, and a cool reveal at the end of the road. [...]

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