Reference point for Wooden Skyscraper building material. Note: The online article via Curbed.com lacks the technical detail and sourcing of the print piece Popular Science. (This material is actually 15% less expensive than comparable strength steel and concrete as well as being better than carbon neutral. i.e. actually cleans smog from atmosphere.) #FollowUp
Festival of Britain Exhibition of Industrial Power
The Exhibition of Industrial Power in Glasgow was organised by the Scottish Committee of the Festival Council to showcase British inventiveness and its global impact. The chief architect of the exhibition was Basil Spence, who recruited leading designers to interpret the themes of power, engineering and the atom-driven future. Mount's design combines the red, white and blue colour-scheme seen throughout the Festival with a dramatic motif of lightning.
A huge tornado funnel cloud touches down in Orchard, Iowa, 10 June 2008 at 9:04pm. The Globe Gazette and Mitchell County Press News reported that Lori Mehmen of Orchard, took the photo from outside her front door. Mehmen said the funnel cloud came near the ground and then went back up into the clouds. Besides tree and crop damage, no human injuries were reported. (AP Photo/Lori Mehmen)