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South Africa’s Soundproof Stadium For the World Cup [WorldCup]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, africa, age, ANT, Ants, AR, architecture, bd, Bp, Cape town stadium, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, competition, competitions, Cup, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Engine, Engineer, Engineering, Et, F1, Fan, Fans, ff, fiberglass, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Mod, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Pee, People, Pet, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Republished, Roof, RSS, Rv, serve, soc, Soccer, Sound, Soundproof, south-africa, Sport, sports, Stadium, Stadium design, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Top, TV, Up, V, world, World Cup, WorldCup, X1

When the World Cup kicks off in South Africa , 69,070 soccer fans inside Cape Town Stadium will scream at the top of their lungs. But thanks to some clever engineering, the people living nearby will hear hardly a peep.

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Just an Excuse to Drool [Architecture]

by on May.29, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, archive, archives, ares, Art, ash, Ati, Bp, car, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, Et, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Hp, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iq, Ir, Isp, ITA, Italian, La, Labels, Les, Lg, live, magazine, Magazines, mid, Mod, Ms, Nes, Ny, om, One, order, Padd, PC, PI, Pixel, plan, Play, Pr, Q, quant, radiator, Rc, RSS, Runtal splash, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Us, V, Via, view, Wall, white, Who, X1

That white thing on the wall is the Splash radiator, by Italian company Runtal. But who cares. I just want to go live there and enjoy the view.

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Surreal Door-In-a-Door Is Perfect For Your Hobbit-Pet [Furniture]

by on May.28, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, architecture, ash, Bp, bus, business, cat, clear, color, construction, D3, dash, de, design, Display, Door in a door, Doors, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, furniture, g1, Ge, German, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, Jjoo, Jjoo doors, kids, La, Labels, materials, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Padd, People, Pet, Pets, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Rf, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, TV, Up, Us, V, Wind, windows, X1

A German design firm, Jjoo, has created a set of doors-within-a-door, which caters to hobbit-sized people, kids—even pets. More

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World’s Tallest Married Couple Also Own iPads [Ipad]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 50D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apple Store, AR, arc, architecture, Arri, Art, ash, Ati, Bp, cat, city, clear, color, dash, de, Display, Ds, Dubai, E, Ea, EC, eco, England, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Intern, international, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipad launch, Ipads, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Les, london, mid, Mod, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Records, RNA, RSS, Rv, sale, scrap, serve, store, Style, Tag, Tallest couple, Tallest couple ipads, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, Uk, unit, Up, V, Wedding, world, Worlds tallest couple, X1

And lo, the iPad went on sale internationally—but not before the record-holding world’s tallest married couple made an appearance at the London Apple store, dressed in full wedding attire. Publicity stunt? Your guess is as good as mine.

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The Water Tower That Came from Outer Space [Architecture]

by on May.28, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 738, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Alien, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Art, Ati, Ban, Band, Bp, bus, business, Cam, cat, clear, color, communication, communications, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, eco, Et, F1, ff, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gq, Graph, Graphs, Hd, History, Home Automation, Hyllie Water Tower, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Isp, Kim Høltermand, La, Labels, Love, lte, Make, mid, Mod, Nes, Net, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, photo, Photographs, photography, PI, Pixel, plan, Plane, Planets, Play, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Space, Style, sweden, Tag, tech, Telecommunications, TI, time, Tower, TV, Us, V, Via, Water, X1

I love the eerie feeling of Kim Høltermand ‘s architecture photographs. She makes everything look like long time abandoned structures from alien planets. This is the 62-meter-high Hyllie Water Tower , in Malmö, Sweden. [ Høltermand via Behance ] More

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Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 480M Just Turned Your Notebook’s Graphics Card Into a Sad Little Chip [Graphics Cards]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Ball, bd, book, Books, Bp, C5, car, cards, cat, cc, Chip, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, EC, Et, Eu, fermi, ff, first, Frc, Gaming, Ge, Geforce, geforce gtx 480, geforce gtx 480m, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gpu, GPUs, Graph, graphic, graphics, Graphics Cards, GraphicsCards, gtx 480, Gtx480, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, hug, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Laptops, mid, mobile, Mod, Ms, Nerd, Nes, Note, Notebook, Notebooks, Nvidia, nvidia geforce gtx 480m, Of, om, One, order, Os, P3, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sad, serve, Style, Tag, tech, Test, TI, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, Wai, wait, Waiting, War, world, X1

Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 480M is the steroidal notebook graphics card you’ve been waiting for (if you’re a huge nerd): The world’s fastest notebook GPU according to Nvidia, it’s the first mobile chip using Nvidia’s ridiculous Fermi architecture . More

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Italian ‘Castle In The Sky’ Concept Looks Beautiful [Architecture]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Art, Atelier ramdam architect, Ati, Av, Bp, Bt, C6, castle, Castle in the sky, cat, Cities, clear, color, Concept, Concepts, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gq, Hd, Home Automation, hydrology, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, ITA, Italian, italy, kin, La, Labels, mid, Mit, Mod, nex, next, Obvious, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, tie, TV, unit, Us, V, Water infiltration, X1

While there are obvious doubts as to whether this ” castle in the sky ” will ever leave its concept phase, you’ve got to admit the idea is breath-taking. Soaring high above, it’s the next-gen hydrology system for cities. More

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Five Amazing Solar Stadiums To Be (Hopefully) Built In Qatar For 2022 FIFA World Cup [Architecture]

by on May.21, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Av, Bp, building, buildings, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, competition, competitions, Concepts, Cup, Dc, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Easter, Et, Fb, ff, Fifa, Fifa World Cup, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Mod, Ms, nin, Of, om, One, order, organ, Organizers, Os, Padd, Pet, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Q, Qatar, Qatar world cup, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sea, serve, soc, Soccer, Solar, Solar buildings, Solar stadiums, Sport, Stadium, Stadiums, stern, Style, Sun, Tag, tar, Tat, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Up, V, world, World Cup, world cup 2022, WorldCup, X1

The Middle-Eastern state of Qatar is so keen to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup , they’re building five solar stadiums to woo organizers. Each stadium looks stunning, but the fact they take advantage of the country’s sunshine is even better. More

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A Window Office Inside a Nintendo DS [Image Cache]

by on May.20, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, architecture, Art, Bp, building, cat, clear, color, construction, D3, de, design, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, house, Id, if I were president, Im, Image cache, Imagecache, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, joseph ford, La, Labels, Mod, nin, nintendo, Nintendo DS, Of, Office, om, One, order, Padd, photography, PI, Pixel, Play, Playstation, Playstation 3, Pot, Pr, pre, ps, PS3, Q, quant, Rc, Real, RSS, Rv, serve, Spot, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Top, TV, Ui, Us, V, Via, Whimsy, Wind, X1

That’s all I want, really. Just a cozy little spot somewhere underneath the D-pad. Or if all that construction turns you off, maybe you’d prefer a penthouse condo atop a PS3 highrise: More

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The House With the Garden Walls [Architecture]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Av, Bp, building, cat, Cf, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, house, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Maximum garden house, Mod, move, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Roof, RSS, Rv, serve, street, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, UMG, Us, V, Wall, why, X1

The Maximum Garden House doesn’t have a lot of garden. In fact, it doesn’t have any garden at all because the building takes over the entire property plot.

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