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Aug 19
The Great Age of Clouds : [Image: A "hurricane" at Saturn's south pole, via NASA; see also The Planetary Weather Report]. In Frédéric J....
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Aug 19
Minecraft : [Image: Der Bergbau, courtesy of the British Museum; view larger]....
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Aug 19
Emergency Exit : [Image: The SkySaver backpack in action via Kit Up!]. The SkySaver is a kind of emergency exit in a bag: a controlled-descent backpack loaded with hundreds of feet of fire-resistant cable....
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Aug 18
The Fall : [Image: David Maisel, from ToledoContemporánea]....
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Aug 18
Survey Says : [Image: Screen-grab from The New York Times]....
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Aug 17
Military Cave Logistics : [Image: "Humvees are stored inside the Frigaard Cave in central Norway....
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Aug 15
The Future T.B.D. : [Image: The TBD Catalog from the Near Future Laboratory]....
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Aug 13
Buy a Fort : [Image: Screengrab via the BBC]. A maritime fort constructed in the 1860s in the middle of the Thames Estuary is on the market for half a million pounds, or roughly $835,000....
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Aug 12
Right to Light : [Image: Random image of street lights]....
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Aug 12
Seismic Suburb : [Image: Screengrab from Stuff showing the test-suburb, a kind of seismic Operation Doorstep]....
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Aug 11
Cultivating the Map : [Image: "Cultivating the Map" by Danny Wills]....
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Aug 7
The Comet as Landscape Art : [Image: Photo courtesy ESA]....
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Aug 7
Silver Village : [Image: Wrapped cabin, courtesy Sierra National Forest]....
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Aug 6
Worshipping the Crash : [Image: Photo by BLDGBLOG]....
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Aug 6
The Spacecraft Cemetery : [Image: The International Space Station, courtesy NASA]....
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Jul 26
NATO's Underground Roman Super-Quarry : [Image: An entrance to the quarry in Kanne; photo by Nick Catford via Subterranean Britannica]....
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Jul 26
Landmarks of the Chinese Cryosphere : Nicola Twilley of Edible Geography (and also my wife) spent a large part of this past winter exploring the world of artificial refrigeration in China for The New York Times....
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Jul 25
The Most Indoors : [Image: Inside NYC's old post office, Instagram by BLDGBLOG]....
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Jul 25
Beneath the Forest, Buildings : [Image: Photo by Heiko Prumers, courtesy of LiveScience]. Architectural remains that pre-date the Amazon rainforest have been found beneath the trees in Bolivia and Brazil....
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Jul 25
Bunker Simulations : [Image: A replica of the Nazis' Atlantic Wall defenses in Scotland; photo via Stirling 2014]....
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Jul 24
The Museum At The Bottom Of The Sea : [Image: Photo by Martin Siegel/Society of Maritime Archaeology, via Der Spiegel]....
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Jul 23
Life on the Subsurface: An Interview with Penelope Boston : A landscape painting above Penny Boston's living room entryway depicts astronauts exploring Mars....
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