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50 Times Architects Really Outdid Themselves And People Celebrated Their Works Online

Architecture is meant to fulfill both practical and expressive requirements, and thus it serves both utilitarian and aesthetic purposes. When you look at a structure, you can distinguish these two ends but they cannot be separated, and the relative weight each of them carry can vary widely. Plus, every society has its own, unique relationship to the natural world and its architecture usually reflects that as well, allowing people from other places to learn about their environment, as well as history, ceremonies, artistic sensibility, and many aspects of daily life.

However, architecture is better seen, not described. So, let me introduce you to “the beautiful impossibilities that we want to live in“, a subreddit dedicated to high-quality images of some of the most impressive (concept) buildings out there. This online community already has over 617K members, and the pictures they share are absolutely gorgeous. Continue scrolling and take a look!

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This Online Group Is Collecting Photos Of The Best Rooms And They Have Something For Every Taste (93 Pics)

If you’re looking for inspiration on how to redecorate or are a sucker for good interior design, you’re going to love this subreddit. Hell, you’ll probably enjoy it even if you’re just bored and randomly scrolling through the Internet.

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The Top High-Tech Airports in the World

The future is here. When it comes to high-tech airports, solar panelled rooftops aren’t the half of it. There are baggage carousels that reduce carbon dioxide emissions, vertical gardens, robots doing your checking in for you, and animated lifts that do their best to make you calm and relaxed.

Even some terminal seats come with their own air diffusers – it might even start to feel like the airport is the biggest part of the holiday.

To add to this, there is also an enormous boom in iBeacon technology and Bluetooth being used in an ever futuristic way. In fact, they in some airports, passengers can opt into a system which takes their location and gives them the promotions in shops they are close to, as well as information about which gate to go to and changes in flight schedules.

Let’s take a look at some of the world’s most impressive airports.

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The Top High-Tech Airports in the World

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The future is here. When it comes to high-tech airports, solar panelled rooftops aren’t the half of it. There are baggage carousels that reduce carbon dioxide emissions, vertical gardens, robots doing your checking in for you, and animated lifts that do their best to make you calm and relaxed.

Even some terminal seats come with their own air diffusers – it might even start to feel like the airport is the biggest part of the holiday.

To add to this, there is also an enormous boom in iBeacon technology and Bluetooth being used in an ever futuristic way. In fact, they in some airports, passengers can opt into a system which takes their location and gives them the promotions in shops they are close to, as well as information about which gate to go to and changes in flight schedules.

Let’s take a look at some of the world’s most impressive airports.

Changi Airport, Singapore

Changi Airport, Singapore

Changi Airport in Singapore is getting ready to open their Terminal Four in 2017 which will have Biometric scanning, digital boarding via mobile, and self-service check-ins amongst other things. There is even talk of virtual caretakers, and Amazon-style stores with showroom products that you can scan to buy and have sent to your home. This is before mentioning a five-storey “vertical garden”, four cinemas and the world’s largest moving sculpture. Not the worst airport to visit.

San Francisco International Airport, USA

San Francisco International Airport, USA

San Francisco International Airport proudly advertises that it has a new, state of the art yoga centre within its walls to make sure all passengers are as relaxed as can be. This is certainly an unusual addition to an airport, but it has been a popular attraction.

Dubai International Airport, UAE

Dubai International Airport

Dubai airport has the biggest airport terminal in the world, and actually takes the crown for the second largest building in the world by floor space. It is a very popular airport with is yoga centres, mirrored spaces and beautiful nature spots with palm trees – it certainly gives a warm welcome to those visiting the country for the first time.

Incheon international Airport, South Korea

Incheon international Airport, South Korea

This airport has the title as one of the biggest airports on the planet. If you get bored there is even the Museum of Korean Culture to educate yourself. Additionally, it has an ice rink, a relaxing spa, a casino, indoor gardens and other various unique features to enjoy. To add to the features of this airport, there is soon to be a biometric immigration system that uses facial recognition, and machine-readable passports till take over from old fashioned boarding passes. The future is certainly upon us.

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30 Country Flags Reimagined As Anime Characters For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

By now, you’ve probably already heard that Tokyo will be hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics. To celebrate this upcoming event, a handful of Japanese artists decided to team up and reimagine some of the participating countries as badass warriors.

The artists took inspiration from each countries’ flags and history while giving all of them a unique twist. From Japan itself to South Africa, check out the countries reimagined as anime warriors in the gallery below!

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#1 Philippines

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#2 Mexico

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#3 UK

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#4 Vietnam

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#5 South Korea

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#6 Japan

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#7 China

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#8 South Africa

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#9 Sweden

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#10 Malaysia

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#11 Italy

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#12 Finland

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#13 Canada

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#14 Belgium

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#15 Spain

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#16 France

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#17 Switzerland

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#18 Germany

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#19 Argentina

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#20 Norway

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#21 Singapore

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#22 Thailand

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#23 Brazil

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#24 India

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#25 Indonesia

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#26 Netherlands

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#27 Venesuela

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#28 Denmark

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#29 Russia

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#30 USA

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Photos Of Sleeping Pups In A Puppy Daycare Center Are Taking Over The Internet (24 Pics)

Puppies are too adorable to be real. And they don’t even have to try to overload our hearts with cuteness. The Puppy Spring facility in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, is regularly posting pics of its adorable little critters napping, and they’re taking over the internet.

The daycare center takes care of doggos older than 12 weeks when their owners can’t give them all the attention they need. With many full-time workers too busy to look after their pets throughout the whole day, such facilities are getting more and more popular in the Asian country.

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