Amazon gauging consumer interest in Smart Cuckoo Clock

For many of us, cuckoo clocks are something quaint that we remember from our grandparents' homes. Nonetheless, Amazon is now looking at giving the device a 21st Century makeover, with its appropriately named Smart Cuckoo Clock.

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BIG’s stepped skyscraper creates green terraces in the sky

Rising to a height of 1,005 ft and defined by its spiraling green terraces, which twist around its glass form as it rises, The Spiral by BIG is now nearing completion. The ambitious building recently topped out and is slated to open in 2022.

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Micro house on wheels boasts skylight shower and glass roof loft bedroom

CoMak Tiny Homes in Pennsylvania has recently transformed an old mobile hunting cabin into a stunning micro house on wheels. The Mountain is a 150-sq-ft tiny house that boasts star-gazing attributes with a glass roof bedroom and bathroom.

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No-frills tiny house keeps things small and simple

We typically associate Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses with large towable homes, but its Rhode Island Red measures just 14 ft in length and features a simple interior layout that reflects its compact dimensions and its relatively low budget of $38,000.

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MIT tech gets the most bang for the buck out of laser-cut materials

When you're laser-cutting parts for a build project, you obviously want to be as efficient as possible. A new MIT-created program is designed to help, by optimizing the manner in which parts are cut from sheets of raw material.

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Richard Rogers art gallery floats over a forest in France

Work is now complete on Richard Rogers' final project for the firm he founded back in 1977, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. The Pritzker Prize-winning architect has gone out on a high with an art gallery that extends out of a hill in France.

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Landmark study finds link between playing video games and well-being

A first-of-its-kind study from Oxford University has investigated the relationship between well-being and time spent playing video games. The surprising findings revealed a small correlation between longer play-times and positive well-being.

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Polydrop camping trailer optimized for EV towing and off-grid living

In 2019, Polydrops reimagined the teardrop trailer as a sharp-angled mobile personal space. Now it's back with a more comfortable trailer specced out like a towable hotel room, complete with off-grid solar power system and all-weather HVAC.

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Inner ear implant helps restore balance to vertigo sufferers

If someone suffers from bilateral vestibular hypofunction, it means that their inner ear doesn't maintain their sense balance. As a result, they get dizzy easily. A new implant, however, appears to bypass the problem, significantly reducing vertigo.

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Massive battery will help power Foster + Partners luxury resort

Foster + Partners has designed a colorful island paradise for Saudi Arabia. Named Coral Bloom, it will offer beachside luxury and be powered by a mixture of wind and solar power, backed up by an absolutely gigantic battery.

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