alex quang kotoite tran
New report: The age of gigabit connectivity is dawning. How will it change our lives and societies? Experts weigh in.
The Markthal Rotterdam
Designed by Dutch architects MVRDV, the covered food market and housing development in the Netherlands.The mural inside titled Cornucopia was created by artists Arno Coenen and Iris Roskam. It wraps around the interior ceiling and occupies over 36,000 square feet of space.
The Society of the Crossed Keys
When photographer Sandro Miller decided to do a project to honor the photographers who had inspired him and shaped his career, he called on his longtime friend and frequent collaborator John Malkovich to help him. The result is Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters, a brilliant series of 35 recreations of iconic portraits, all starring the actor as the subject.
SO every time I visit the Philippines, I hear my sister’s friend speak to gay men in a language that sounds like Tagalog, but I don’t understand anything she’s saying. It turns out that homosexuals and people who spend a lot of time with them have developed a sociolect (I just learned this word) of their own. And I finally found the Wikipedia article that talks about it. A very interesting read that shows a lot about Filipino culture (especially what kind of words have been translated, i.e. “G.I. Joe means A foreign lover, particularly American”).
A skylight the length of a football field will be the signature element of downtown L.A.’s New Wilshire Grand. But at what cost?
When it was proposed, there were concerns about how it would react during an earthquake. And would it be able to support the weight of a cleaning crew?