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Why does strange architecture lend itself to ghost stories, and what do these stories unveil about our own prejudices?

What makes a house feel haunted?

Why does strange architecture lend itself to ghost stories, and what do these stories unveil about our own prejudices?

from Design and Architecture

Last week, teenage self-taught engineer Kai Kloepfer unveiled his creation: the world’s first working smart gun – a firearm that unlocks like an iPhone, detecting the owner via…

How the teenage “Mark Zuckerberg of guns” created the first smart firearm

Last week, teenage self-taught engineer Kai Kloepfer unveiled his creation: the world’s first working smart gun – a firearm that unlocks like an iPhone, detecting the owner via…

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Large-scale installation artist Patrick Shearn is the man behind Coachella’s massive roving astronaut and butterfly, Pershing Square’s fluttering silver sail, and now “Nimbus,” a…

Patrick Shearn’s “Nimbus” takes over Walt Disney Concert Hall

Large-scale installation artist Patrick Shearn is the man behind Coachella’s massive roving astronaut and butterfly, Pershing Square’s fluttering silver sail, and now “Nimbus,” a…

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