Future of Aviation According to NASA

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In late 2010, NASA awarded contracts to three teams — Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, The Boeing Company — to study advanced concept designs for aircraft that could take to the skies in the year 2025. Now, the team gave NASA a sneak peek of the particular design they plan to pursue.
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This Giant Slinky is A Green ‘Ark’ House

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The rising sea waters caused by global warming have inspired a Russian architect to design a hotel that could be built on water as well as land. The eco-friendly “Ark” could be constructed in just a few months anywhere in the world, the designer says.
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Beijing Egg House

The interior of Dai Haifei's egg house in Beijing, China (Source: Beijing Times)

Unable to afford Beijing’s sky-high rental prices, Dai Haifei, a 24-year-old graduate in architecture in Beijing, has found an ingenious solution to live rent-free and taken the trend of living in tiny spaces to a whole new level by building a mobile egg-shaped house that is powered by the sun.
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15-Story Chinese Hotel Built in SIX Days

China Hotel Built in Six Days

God created the world in 6 days and rested on the 7th. Within the same period, super efficient construction crew built the 15-story Ark Hotel in Changsha, China!
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Sand Hourglass Traffic Light

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You ever find yourself stuck at a traffic light that’ll just never turn green? Doesn’t it feel like forever? If traffic lights used this this concept LED Sand Glass, you’ll know exactly how much time is left.
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The Levytator: A Curvy, Twisty, Bendy, Swooping, Free-Forming Escalator

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Meet the Levytator, the world’s first escalator that can go around corners. Thanks to its curved, interlocking steps, the Levytator can snake across hillsides, departure lounges and shopping malls in any shape the architect likes.

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Denmark’s ‘The Wave’ Looks Like Camel’s Humps, Roller Coaster

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Danish Henning Larsen architects has received the LEAF award for residential building of the year 2010 for their project ‘The Wave in Vejle’
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Build Anything with LEGO

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With those plastic bricks, anyone can build anything. That’s the premise of below’s video, made by Temujin Doran.
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Solar-Powered Crystalline Twin Towers Unveiled for Abu Dhabi

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The giant bubble-wrap design that’s surrounding these towers is actually a solar-powered crystalline honeycomb screen that helps reduce cooling needs. These twin towers will be the new Abu Dhabi Investment Council shiny new headquarters.
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House Made of Boeing 747 Plane

House Made of Boeing 747 Plane

Francie Rehwald builds her “green” dream home in Malibu, California made of an old, recycled Boeing 747 plane. The jumbo jet is first cut into various pieces and transported into the construction site to serve as different sections of the house. The house costs US$ 2 million to build!
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