From rubber to bamboo to aluminum, a lot goes into making the swords from our favorite fantasy world.
Unlike most controllers, where the face buttons are given roughly equal placement, the Gamecube's A button is planted squarely in the middle, a giant green star that the other, smaller buttons seem to orbit around.
How much can an alley add to U.S. city? Showplace projects like in Miami's Design District and Washington, D.C.'s waterfront development, the Wharf, are working to prove their potential.
Texture is a class thing. The more money you have, the more texture you get. The reverse is true of lighting and sound: the more money you have, the less of both of those you get. Walmart's textureless surfaces are intended to look as cheap as possible — but is there a way to fix that?
So yeah, it’s a feature phone, but an extremely hot one.
A manufacturing technique from MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab that is poised to disrupt everything from furniture to housing finally has market-viable products to showcase. And they are stunning.
Competitors at this year's World Human Powered Speed Challenge are going to have to contend with this — a bullet-shaped bike designed by an artificially intelligent software program.
Video games aren't replacing traditional ways of playing with the toy, but they're providing new twists on Lego's ethos: the ability for children to be creative in their play.
A typical single-family home in the US takes an average of six and a half months to build, according to the Census Bureau’s latest survey. Now an Austin-based startup called Icon can erect a house nearly 200 times faster — in a day.
Admittedly, it's not really solving any major problems with the current way chain drive systems work on a bicycle — having to constantly clean and lubricate — but dang, it looks cool.
A three-month-long experiment offers a glimpse at how homeless shelters could be redesigned to feel more like home — and help families be healthy and happy.
"The idea with this ship is to prove a potential energy system of the future."
Travel posters aren't really a thing anymore, but we wouldn't mind seeing them make a comeback.
We’ve been promised solar-powered semi-autonomous lawnmowers for decades.
In the 1950s, thousands of Americans wrote to President Eisenhower with their own ideas for new flag designs.
Vividly-colored and shaped like stars, ships and castles, several churches in Kerala appear to defy one of the basic tenets of architecture — "form follows function."
Author Alan Mallach challenges cities to reimagine vacant properties into pocket parks, urban farms and other green space as a permanent commitment to sustainable infrastructure.
The two competitors finally called off their seven-year legal battle this week.
3M's face masks may have originally been conceived as bra cups.
We should study workplace design the way we study drugs. Doing so will help us prescribe better treatments for organizations to work smarter.
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