Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration

By Janine Benyus It seems so obvious now: Innovators are turning to nature for inspiration in building, chemistry, agriculture, energy, health, transportation, computing–even the design of organizations and cities. Biomimicry is taught from kindergarten to university and practiced in all scales of enterprise. But it wasn’t always this way. When Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature first came out, none […]

The return of Memphis: how the 80s design staple found a new audience

The Memphis Group’s design style is unmistakable. The output of the short-lived, divisive design collective, which debuted at the Milan furniture fair in 1981 and closed shop six years later, embodied the garish appeal of the decade that style forgot. Their furniture was colorful, kitschy and exaggerated. They stacked slanted rows of cheap plastic laminates and […]

LONG ISLAND WILDLIFE CENTER THANKS SOCIAL MEDIA FOR STOLEN FALCON’S RETURN

EMBED </>MORE NEWS VIDEOS N.J. Burkett has the latest details. By N.J. Burkett Monday, December 26, 2016 06:32PM LOCUST VALLEY, Long Island (WABC) — A hawk that thinks he’s human – that’s the only way to describe ‘Buster,’ a falcon abandoned in New York City, rescued and lovingly rehabilitated by the volunteers for wildlife in Locust […]

Pentagon asks China to ‘immediately’ return intercepted US naval drone

A file photo of US Navy survey ship USNS Bowditch which was on a routine operation 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines. Photo: AFP/ US Navy Washington: The Pentagon demanded that China return a US Navy underwater drone captured in international waters in the South China Sea, a confrontation likely to […]

Batman: Return to Arkham Delayed Indefinitely

HIGHLIGHTS This is to “deliver a polished Batman Arkham game experience”. Batman: Arkham Knight Game of the Year Edition may release in its place. No new release date for Batman: Return to Arkham has been announced. Earlier we reported that last year’s Batman: Arkham Knight would get a game of the year edition. While the […]