Wikipedia is looking to charge big tech for use of its service

The Wikipedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikpedia, has announced the debut of its new commercial product: Wikimedia Enterprise. It will launch later this year and offer “paid developer tools and services that make it easier for companies and organizations to consume and re-use Wikimedia data,” according to the Wikimedia Enterprise landing page. The service is … Continue reading Wikipedia is looking to charge big tech for use of its service

Construction on the city of Nüwa on Mars can begin by 2054 and finish by 2100

Plans for the first sustainable city of Mars has officially been revealed. The idea rendered by architect firm ABIBOO has unveiled a design for over five Martian cities, including the space capital city of Nüwa. Nüwa will act as a functioning city and host a plethora of offices, homes and green spaces. The capital is … Continue reading Construction on the city of Nüwa on Mars can begin by 2054 and finish by 2100

Calligraphy-covered Museum of the Future nears completion in Dubai

Photos reveal the Museum of the Future in Dubai, which was designed by architecture studio Killa Design and engineered by Buro Happold, with its exterior largely complete. Created for the Dubai Future Foundation, the Museum of the Future will contain exhibitions on innovative design and was designed to have a dynamic form that represents the … Continue reading Calligraphy-covered Museum of the Future nears completion in Dubai

Nike denies involvement with Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’ containing human blood

Lil Nas X, the "Old Town Road" artist, is collaborating with the streetwear company MSCHF on a pair of "Satan Shoes," only 666 pairs of which will be on sale Monday. The controversial kicks — apparently modified Nike Air Max 97s — are decorated with a pentagram pendant and a reference to Luke 10:18, a … Continue reading Nike denies involvement with Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’ containing human blood

Penises are shrinking and genitals becoming malformed because of environmental pollution

Penises are shrinking and genitals becoming malformed because of pollution, an environmental scientist has warned in a new book detailing the challenges facing human reproduction. Dr Shanna Swan writes that humanity is facing an "existential crisis" in fertility rates as a result of phthalates, a chemical used when manufacturing plastics that impacts the hormone-producing endocrine … Continue reading Penises are shrinking and genitals becoming malformed because of environmental pollution

Kanamara Matsuri is Japans Annual Penis Festival : What we Know

Essentially, a dick festival. The Kanamara Matsuri is held each first Sunday of April at the Kanayama shrine in Kawasaki. After the lighting of the sacred flame at the shrine, a huge pink phallus-shaped mikoshi altar is carried around the city during a procession. The penis is the central theme of the whole thing (natch) … Continue reading Kanamara Matsuri is Japans Annual Penis Festival : What we Know

This are the 10 Most Expensive NFT Artworks, From Beeple’s $69 Million Opus to an 18-Year-Old’s $500,000 Vampire Queen

FEWOCiOUS, The EverLasting Beautiful by FEWOCiOUS. Courtesy of the artist FEWOCiOUS, a semi-anonymous 18-year-old artist from Las Vegas named Victor, is in his last year of high school. When someone first suggested he try NFTs, “I was like, what’s the catch? And they’re like, ‘no, we just want you guys to actually get noticed and compensated … Continue reading This are the 10 Most Expensive NFT Artworks, From Beeple’s $69 Million Opus to an 18-Year-Old’s $500,000 Vampire Queen

LIL NAS X and MSCHF Release a “Satan” Nike Air Max 97s containing human blood

MSCHF, the Brooklyn-based agency also responsible for the “Holy Water” Nike Air Max 97s, has teamed up with Lil Nas X on a (relatively sizable for MSCH standards) run of “Satan” Air Max 97s. Designed as the antithesis to the aforementioned “Holy Water” shoes, the “Satan” AM97 contains real human blood. The shoes go a … Continue reading LIL NAS X and MSCHF Release a “Satan” Nike Air Max 97s containing human blood

This Sub-Saharan Africa Architectural Guide covers the history and significant buildings of 49 countries in Africa.

Dom Publishers' ambitious Sub-Saharan Africa Architectural Guide covers the history and significant buildings of 49 countries in Africa. Its editors explain the aim of the multi-volume publication in the first of a seven-part collaboration focused on the architecture of the continent. Edited by Philipp Meuser and Adil Dalbai, with contributions from nearly 350 authors, the … Continue reading This Sub-Saharan Africa Architectural Guide covers the history and significant buildings of 49 countries in Africa.

Jack Dorsey’s first tweet may sells for $2.5 million on NFT market

Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images The tweet, which said "just setting up my twttr," was first published on March 21, 2006 and was auctioned off by Mr Dorsey for charity. The Malaysia-based buyer Sina Estavi compared the purchase to buying a Mona Lisa painting. The tweet was bought using the ether cryptocurrency, a rival to … Continue reading Jack Dorsey’s first tweet may sells for $2.5 million on NFT market