This flood-proof parking garage could automatically pop-up when it rains

During extreme storms, it’s common for city infrastructure — from roads to subways to parking garages — to flood.  Architects from Danish organisation Third Nature wish to build garages that can cope with future storms. They designed a garage that could automatically pierce up and down as its water fountainhead fills with and empties floodwater. Check out the unpractical structure, …

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A tiny British startup got 26 million views for its first VR knowledge — now it has done a full diversion for the HTC Vive

Virtual reality is still a niche hobby, but a tiny British startup is one of the first-movers in building games for the rising medium. Curiscope is a 10-person, Brighton-based startup which lifted $1 million (£748,000) in seed appropriation from LocalGlobe in October. It has just expelled its second VR experience, “Operation Apex”, for the HTC Vive. The diversion was constructed …

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What it’s like to eat at the chosen mark busy by Wall Street billionaires where you have to hack up $50,000 to walk in the door

Courtesy of CORE: Club The grill at CORE: Club isn’t easy to get into, but its positively a place you wish to be — quite around lunch time. For starters, you’ll need to hack up a $50,000 arising price and approximately $17,000 in annual impost to join the chosen club’s ranks, which include NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, billionaire conform entrepreneur J. Christopher …

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It’s official: Apple is shopping Shazam (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Reuters Apple has bought Shazam, one of the early hit iPhone apps. The Shazam app allows users to brand the music that’s personification nearby, such as a strain in a grill or cafe. It also had protracted reality record and an advertising business. No cost was enclosed in the announcement, but a source tells Business Insider …

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This oppulance cabin-like dorm is the future of college living

Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architects Cutting down forests is the last thing many people consider of when they hear about “going green.”  But at the University of Arkansas, a wooden dorm building is showing that it’s possible.  Called the Stadium Drive Residence Halls, the 202,027-square-foot building is the first large-scale mass joist building of its kind in the …

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The Netherlands is safeguarding its seashore with an $81 million ‘sand motor’

The “sand engine” off the Zuid-Holland seashore nearby Kijkduin, the Netherlands. Rijkswaterstaat/Jurriaan Brobbel The Dutch supervision has built a “sand motor” — hundreds of millions of cubic feet of dredged silt that will strengthen the Netherlands’ southern seashore from sea turn arise and erosion.  Over the next 20 years, waves will pull the sand into protecting barriers along the coast. …

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The marketplace for bitcoin futures is heating up

Carl Court / Getty Images Cboe Global Markets’ bitcoin futures marketplace is heating up after it launched Sunday evening. Ed Tilly, CEO of the sell group, told Business Insider volumes and the series of participants in the market are picking up. The marketplace for bitcoin futures is heating up.  With much fanfare, Cboe Global Markets’ bitcoin futures contracts started trade …

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These are the $800 knives that luminary chefs like Massimo Bottura swear by

Chelsea Miller started making tradition knives in 2011 and has grown her client list to embody some of the top chefs in the world. Business Insider visited her Brooklyn studio to learn how she does it. Following is a twin of video. Chelsea Miller: I’m Chelsea Miller and we make knives. Some of the world’s best chefs use her knives. …

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New Zealand’s ‘good character’ manners could cost Matt Lauer the $9 million lakefront plantation he bought there

A photo of Wanaka, New Zealand, where Matt Lauer’s $9.2 million skill is located, Feb 18, 2017. Photo by Neil Kerr/Getty Images New Zealand is seeking serve information about the sexual-misconduct allegations done against Matt Lauer to decide either he is still fit to own skill in the country. The country requires foreigners who squeeze land to be “of good …

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Here are all the nominees for the 2018 Golden Globes

“The Shape of Water.” Fox Searchlight Nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday morning at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Kristen Bell, Sharon Stone, Alfre Woodard, and Garrett Hedlund announced the nominations in a live stream. Guillermo del Toro’s singular adore story “The Shape of Water” led everybody with 7 nominations. Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” and …

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Celebrity cook Mario Batali is stepping back from his grill sovereignty after allegations of groping and inapt passionate conduct

Mario Batali. Getty Images / Mark Von Holden The food and dining website Eater says Mario Batali is “stepping away” from his grill sovereignty after mixed women accused the luminary cook of inapt behavior. Eater published a bombshell report on Monday, with women recounting instances of groping, inapt comments, and passionate nuisance while operative for the chef. Batali did not …

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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ leads the Golden Globes race with 7 nominations — here’s because you should see it

“The Shape of Water.” Fox Searchlight “The Shape of Water” by Guillermo del Toro led all Golden Globe nominees with seven. That could foreshadow a major Oscars run. We saw it at the Toronto International Film Festival and found it to be a moving beast adore story. The latest film by idealist executive Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water,” is …

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A organisation of former Gawker employees launched a Kickstarter to buy back Gawker.com and relaunch the publication

Save Gawker.com Kickstarter as of 9:13 A.M. Kickstarter Former Gawker employees have launched a Kickstarter to buy Gawker.com. Gawker.com ceased announcement in 2016 and was not enclosed in the sale to Univision. Gawker founder Nick Denton is not involved.  A organisation of former Gawker employees launched a Kickstarter on Monday to buy back the domain name and repository of the …

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YouTube’s new music streaming service has some obstacles to overcome (GOOG, GOOGL)

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn some-more and subscribe, greatfully click here. YouTube plans to launch a new music streaming subscription service, internally dubbed “Remix,” in Mar 2018, Bloomberg reports. The service, YouTube’s latest incursion in the music streaming space, will embody on-demand streaming capabilities, identical to Spotify’s, and offer video …

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