In 1972, Paris approved a hulking 690-foot skyscraper that looked like it was designed by Darth Vader on the back of a napkin. It’s no wonder it’s taken the city 42 years to give tall buildings another shot.
Apple has neglected iTunes for a long time, and with Music, it’s hoping to snare the users that its former hit application has haemorrhaged over the years. As a marginally restless Spotify user, I was curious.
Kim Jong-un showed off the modern airport this week, which includes a rich cornucopia of duty-free goods, “espresso-based drinks,” and other luxuries. But the story behind the airport’s design is unmistakably tyrannical.
Autonomous cars and phantom internet planes are exciting and all, but Google X is also focusing on the more interesting human life. Now, it says it’s working on a wearable that could be used to help it.
There’s an apparent gap between a battery breakthrough and its adoption. I looked into three areas of buzz-y battery research to find out how close they are to — as that tired old adage goes — truly changing the world.