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Aug 27
Through the Cracks Between Stars : [Image: Trevor Paglen, "PAN (Unknown; USA-207)," from The Other Night Sky]....
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Aug 26
Weather is the Future of Urban Design : [Image: From a newscast about Istanbul's recent tornadoes]. It's hard to resist a story where urban design is blamed for creating tornadoes....
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Aug 21
Powers of Quarantine : [Image: Liberian security forces "enforce a quarantine of the West Point slum, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the outbreak and unnerving residents." Photo by Abbas Dulleh/AP, via Al Jaz...
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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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