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200,000 apply to first ever recruitment for Mars settlement

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On Monday non-profit organisation Mars One closed their first call for volunteer astronauts wanting to travel to the red planet. More than 200 000 from 140 countries applied for a one-way ticket to join a human settlement on mars. Continue reading

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Baitogogo by Henrique Oliveira

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photograph by André Morin

A twisted entanglement of tree branches appears to grow organically from the beams of Paris’ Palais de Tokyo museum in this installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira. Designed by Henrique Oliveira to look like an impossibly tangled Gordian Knot, the Baitogogo sculpture is installed within an exhibition space at Palais de Tokyo as a mass of tree-like plywood branches. Continue reading

Vision Reality Architecture Posters

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We really enjoy the ‘Vision Reality’ Architecture series by Exergian. The posters created for Bank Austria’s “Vision Reality” endowment are inspired by minimalist architectural master pieces from around the world. Continue reading

Deluxe Coffee Works: The Original…and the New!

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‘Waterfootprint’ is the new ‘it’ word and since it takes up to 140 litres of water to produce a single cup of coffee…you really should make it a good one!

Carl Wessel and Judd Francis, founders of Deluxe Coffee Works, started out roasting their beans at home. From there it was an important step to the now landmark in Church street just a block up from Greenmarket Square. The most popular brew is a flat white which according to our friends at Wikipedia originates from Australia and is prepared by pouring microfoam (steamed milk from the bottom of a pitcher) over a single or double shot of espresso. It is typically served in a 150-160ml ceramic cup and apparently is not at all the same as a cappuccino which uses dry foam… Continue reading