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A player-powered football field? Better believe it!

It seems apt for a hi-tech football (soccer) field to make its debut in the heart of Rio, Brazil. But this is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill, highfalutin affair. Rather the technology goes beyond the scope of opulence, to cater to the ambit of practicality. As as result, we have the world's very first 'human powered'…


History

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The mysterious case of the “3000-year old castle” beneath Lake Van

The romanticism associated with sunken cities and palaces hold true across numerous fables and folklore from around the world. Well, this time around, some researchers were greeted with the 'real stuff' in the form of an allegedly 3000-year old castle beneath Lake Van - the second largest lake in the Middle East, located just within…

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Architecture

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OPod: A tiny house solution composed of repurposed concrete tubes

We at HEXAPOLIS have covered our fair share of tiny house solutions, ranging from library-packed habitats to dwellings that move around via railway tracks. This time around, architect James Law has brought forth his spatial innovation in the form of the OPod, a cylindrical tiny house made of repurposed concrete tubes. Boating over 8 ft…

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Science and Tech

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Tech Catalysts: 3 Industries Exploding With Modern Innovations

When you think of the tech industry, your first thought might be of new inventions that have come out of big players like Google and their watch or perhaps innovations having to do with something more obscure. The truth of the matter is that technology isn't just one conglomerate of ideas put to use on…

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Geek-o-polis

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The Giant That Nike Is: Amazing Infographic Details Nike’s Evolution Over The Years

Today’s article is about Nike, a multinational corporation that specializes in the production of casual and athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. Founded in 1964 by track athlete Bill Bowerman and his coach Phil Knight, its evolution into one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers of sports equipment is the stuff that legends are made of.…

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