A 21st Century 'Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth'
The strange story of a decades-long quest to recreate Earth in miniature and why it’s integral to our future as a species on and off the planet.
You'll Sleep When You're Dead
The Uberwomen Who Beat Sleep
Tired of sleeping, a pair of women ended up starting the Uberman movement.
Inflatable Architecture That Doesn't Blow
What does the future of architecture look like? For four young designers living in Providence, it’s time to blow everything up.
Electronic Music Sounds Better Inside an LED-Filled Geodesic Dome
Using both avant-gardist and smart architecture—and experimental sound—artists in Montreal create a disruptive, generative A/V environment.
Weed Pizza and AK-47s: My Summer Vacation in Cambodia
I came to Cambodia to live out the dream I had entertained since my days as a young boy watching endless action movies and filling my youthful hours with GI Joes and Nerf guns: I was going to shoot an AK-47.
In Appreciation of Geodesic Domes
A new data centre uses a geodesic dome design for maximum energy efficiency.
A Last-Ditch, Defiant Effort to Save Buckyballs
Zen Magnets vows to fight "until triumph, or until a glorious death of insolvency on the legal battlefield."
The Buckminster Fuller-inspired magnets can't be sold, and shouldn't be owned, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Take A Glittering Tour Through Amsterdam's Light Festival
The city on the water gets illuminated for the holidays.
Discovery: The Largest Molecules in Space Look Like Soccer Balls: Video
The Spitzer Space Telescope has located some elusive carbon molecules floating in space. Called "Buckyballs," due to their resemblance to architect Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes, these three-dimensional, molecules are composed of 60 carbon atoms...