A Fascinating Satellite View Of One Square Mile


The abstract aerial images are based on a land surveying system from the Jefferson era. Aerial photography offers no shortage of eye candy. Take, for instance, the accidental typography of buildings, which can only be seen from above. Or the Kodachrome colors of landscapes. The Jefferson Grid offers yet another beautiful perspective: what one square mile

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How London’s new Night Tube Map was made


The London Underground, or “the Tube” as it’s colloquially known, is the oldest metro system in the world. It began its life in January 1863 with a single underground line running between Paddington and Farringdon—about four miles—in central London. On its opening day it carried over 38,000 passengers via steam locomotives and wooden carriages illuminated

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Beautiful skyscraper concepts that could power themselves


It is important and useful to build things that are self-sufficient and sustainable in the modern age. Thus, architects and building designers are concentrating on coming up with such skyscrapers that are self-powered. Check out here some cool skyscraper design concepts that have self-sufficiency. Burj Al-Taqa It is a marvelous tower in Dubai that uses

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Empire State Building Pays Tribute To Endangered Animals


The iconic New York skyscraper came alive Saturday with images of some of the world’s most threatened creatures. For three hours, “insects, sea creatures, mammals, and birds crawled, swam, and flew over” the Empire State Building “as spectators ‘oohed’ and ‘awed,’” said The Verge. Snow leopards, tigers, lemurs, and manta rays were among the creatures

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Dronestagram – A new photographic language is born


With more than 30,000 users, Dronestagram is capitalizing on the growing popularity of aerial photography. Drones may be controversial when it comes to military action, but it would be hard to argue that they aren’t revolutionizing photography in a beautiful way. To this end, Dronestagram partnered with National Geographic, GoPro, Adobe and other notable companies to hold the

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