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  • April 7, 2014
    This is a brief video of Tetris being played on the 29-story Cira Centre building in Philadelphia. The game was orchestrated by Drexel University game-design professor Frank Lee and game designer Henk Rogers and played using hundreds of LEDs embedded in the building's windows.... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    The South Korean government has approved the plans to build an invisible tower outside of Seoul near the Incheon International Airport (GREAT PLACE FOR AN INVISIBLE TOWER). The building was designed by GDS Architects of Pasadena, California, and works by using cameras to capt... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2013
    A new skyscraper in London nicknamed the Walkie Talkie has melted a car parked nearby because the curved and mirrored exterior of the building focuses the sun's energy on a nearby street in the afternoon. What architect would be foolish enough to design such a building? Oh ri... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2013
    58-year old Wen Hsu has lived in the same apartment building in Jilin city, China, for the last 35-years. Recently, all of Wen's neighbors were bought out of the building by a construction company wanting to build a mall in its location. Except Wen says they weren't offering ... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2012
    This is the 'Hobbit House', an outbuilding designed by architect Peter Archer for a lifelong J.R.R. Tolkien fan as a place to store the collection of Middle Earth memorabilia he's accumulated over the past 30 years. Wow, having the money to build your own little themed museum ... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2012
    In 'terrifying if you have to work in it after it's constructed' news, China is planning on building the world's tallest building in only three months. The 220-story skyscraper, named Sky City, is being built by the same company (Broad Sustaining Building) that built this 30-s... / Continue →
  • April 20, 2012
    Want a condo with a glass-walled pool balcony? Me neither. I just want one with my own washer and dryer. You'd never guess how many people in my building don't clean the lint-trap after a load of laundry. Unless you guessed all of them -- it's like a pube rainbow in there. ... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2012
    I remember this circulating the internet like six months ago but I'm gonna be honest when I tell you that I drank a lot and forgot about it. Thankfully, the internet is cyclical (and I'm clean now. Okay, clean-er. Fine, DIRTIER THAN EVER) and it's come back around again. Th... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2012
    This is a timelapse of a 30-story, state of the art hotel being built in China in a meager 15-days. Wow. I don't know about you, but I wouldn't stay there. Get it? I don't have the money for a hotel! I'll sleep in the rental. Constructed in Dongting Lake in Hunan province... / Continue →
  • November 23, 2011
    Note: Picture is of Volkswagen's 20-story robotic parking garage. A $650-million, 57-story highrise designed by Porsche is going up in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida and will feature a robotic car elevator that takes condo owners directly to their door while still in the vehicle.... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Note: Full-res cross-section HERE, a bunch more shots of the interior (including plenty of terrifying glass-bottomed walkways) after the jump. This is Mexican architecture firm BNKR Arquitectura's concept for a 65-story subterranean "earthscaper" right in the middle of Mexico ... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2011
    According to scientists, an intense tae-bo workout routine caused the upper floors of a 39-story high-rise in Seoul, South Korea to start shaking as if there was an earthquake. Holy shit! *regrets giving away Billy Blanks workout DVD's* ...17 middle-aged people were working ... / Continue →
  • June 8, 2011
    NEEDS MORE RETINA DISPLAY. Steve Jobs, best known for starting Jobs.com or whatever, has unveiled a new corporate headquarters for his company in Cupertino, CA that looks suspiciously like the One Ring. What? I can ready Elvish! It reads, "I faked my own death." I KNEW IT!... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2011
    A mile? That's not even scraping the sky anymore -- that's an open-palm grope! Because building a tower taller your neighbor's is making a comeback in proving your superiority (God, whatever happened to a good ol' fashioned pissing contest?!), Saudi Arabia plans on building... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    As you may or may not be aware of (extra points for those of you who didn't), Tom Cruise recently filmed a scene for Mission Impossible 4: Like, 4 Real, There's No Way Anybody Could Possibly Complete This One that involved him jumping off the world's tallest building, the Burj ... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2010
    This is the Namba (NOT NAMBLA) Parks Building in Osaka, Japan. As you can see unless hummingbirds pecked both your retinas out, it looks like a giant (first generation) Playstation 3. Coincidence? Or conspiracy? I don't care, just as long as it can play Red Dead Redemption ... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2010
    Funny, I could've sworn there was a porn site here... 404 Error [epicwinftw] Thanks to Jackie, who didn't so much send a tip as me poach one off her Facebook wall.... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2009
    This is a short video of a guy doing a bunch of tricks with a tape measure. Admittedly, he's pretty good and with a little more practice he could probably be as good as me one day. When hell is a solid sheet of ice! And speaking of ice sheets: what an Eskimo has after trying... / Continue →
  • December 29, 2009
    This is a LEGO stop motion ad I've seen on television at least forty times in the past week. Maybe you have too. But if you haven't, here you go -- consider it a late Christmas present. One that sucks but you can't return. What can I say, I'm a giver. Youtube... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2009
    You like what I did there in the title? Wrong way -- get it? That's a common road sign you see when you're driving the wrong way because you're a f***ing idiot! Dodge minivan that entered a closed construction zone in Manhattan was accidentally hit and flipped over by the wr... / Continue →