Archive for the Architecture Category

Childrens Cries Help Save Lives, Viddy And Saving Birds That Fly Into Glass.

Posted in Architecture, Birds, Business, Cellphones, Children, Crime, Heroes, Science, Software, Technology, United States on 08/08/2012 by 1812

The cries of warning from Amanat and Abhay Singh helped save some lives during the recent shooting at Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Just 16 months after its launch, Viddy has 38 million users and is being called the Twitter for videos.

Scientists estimate that 100 million to a billion birds die each year by flying into glass, and research is being done to find out what exactly the birds aren’t seeing.

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“Pocket Hercules,” Standing Tall In New York And Pelicans In Peru.

Posted in Animals, Architecture, Around The World, Competitions, Exercise, Health, United States on 30/04/2012 by 1812

Known as “Pocket Hercules,” Manohar Aich was the first Indian to become Mr. Universe.

Claiming the title of New York’s tallest skyscraper today was One World Trade Center.

Over 538 Pelicans and other birds were found dead on a beach on Peru’s northern coast.

The Tokyo Skytree, Application Dreaming And RIP John Steiner.

Posted in Applications, Architecture, Around The World, Business, RIP, Technology, United States on 17/04/2012 by 1812

Built with technology meant to withstand earthquakes, standing 634-meters (2,080-feet) high, the Tokyo Skytree is the world’s second-tallest structure.

Sigmund is an iPhone app designed to help people program their dreams.

Oregon Rustic Style’s last master John Steiner died last Friday at the age of 99.

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Baby Boomers Divorcing And Robots Making Music.

Posted in Architecture, Music, Social Issues, Technology, United States on 03/03/2012 by 1812

Lyle Lovett performed a sold-out concert last night in Dallas, kicking off a weekend-long celebration for the opening of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

According to the research paper, “The Gray Divorce Revolution,” the divorce rate among peoples ages 50 or older has doubled over the past two decades.

Flying robots developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania perform the ‘James Bond’ theme.

Houston’s Tunnel System, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Affectiva And A Quote For The Day.

Posted in Architecture, Around The World, Art, Business, Quotes, Technology, United States on 03/02/2012 by 1812

The Downtown Houston Tunnel System is lined with restaurants, coffee bars, boutiques, pharmacies and other services.

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival taking place from Feb 4 – 12 this year, is named for the statue of King Edward VIII on a black horse — kalaghoda — in South Mumbai.

The technology created by Affectiva allows computers to recognize real facial expressions in the real world.

“The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.” – Gustave Flaubert

The Music Box, Pedestrain Route Production And Lincoln’s Telegrams And Code Books.

Posted in Architecture, Government, Leaders, Music, Social Issues, Technology, United States on 25/01/2012 by 1812

If you travel to the Bywater section of the 9th ward in New Orleans, you will experience new sounds in  The Music Box.

Pedestrian Route Production” is Microsoft’s patent that some are calling racist, because the GPS feature helps people avoid unsafe neighborhoods.

In a private sale this past Saturday, the Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens acquired a collection of telegrams and code books from Abraham Lincoln and Union generals.

Sydney Opera House

Posted in Architecture, Around The World on 22/05/2011 by 1812

The Sydney Opera House is 22 stories high and 67,000 square feet with 1,056,006 tiles.

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