October 27, 2021

How construction robots will change the industry in 2020

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By Liam Stannard From BIG RENTZ The construction industry is one of the most labor-intensive industries in the world. Yet, due to a continuing labor shortage (and right now, social distancing), the industry has needed to adapt to a lack of people who can do this labor. Adapting has always been one of the industry’s strongest skills, […]

A perfect explanation of the ideal relationship between designers and engineers

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By Rain Noe From Core77 Acura VP Jon Ikeda, one of the rare executives that can do renderings, breaks it down Quick question: How many executives do you know that can do renderings? ArtCenter graduate Jon Ikeda is one of those rare designers that have risen through the ranks to become a high-level executive. As […]

‘Mission: Impossible Fallout’ actor Simon Pegg on why sci-fi technology isn’t really as far-fetched as we once thought

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BY NIKOLAY NIKOLOV From Mashable Simon Pegg is returning to the ‘Mission Impossible’ series as the technician-turned-field agent, Benji. It’s the latest immersion in a string of roles that have led Pegg down the digital wormhole of speculating about the future. From ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Star Wars’ (where Pegg plays the despicable junk monster Unkar […]

Texas house has a secret room

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This mundane Texas house has a secret room that makes it one in a million By Dennis Green From Business Insider You’d never know this was hiding on the inside by the look of the home’s exterior. A “Star Trek” super fan built the most authentic Trekkie paradise this side of the Alpha Quadrant in […]

Like something from ‘Star Trek” — what is that strange-looking vessel?

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ON THE WATERFRONT By David G. Sellars From Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles — Galeocerdo — which is the genus name of the tiger shark — came into the Port Angeles Boat Haven for a load of fuel on Friday afternoon. The unique-looking vessel conjures images of the Batmobile or something out of “Star Wars.” […]

Artist turns classic works of art into 8-bit masterpieces

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By Andrea Romano From Mashable Imagine if your favorite arcade games could hang in an art gallery. Artist Adam Lister combines the art world with the video game world by taking famous paintings and images from pop culture and painting them as 8-bit graphics. Lister begins with familiar pieces like Van Gogh’s Starry Night or […]