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The Brick Double-Domino Effect Explained

In 2016, bricklayers in Teralba, NSW Australia filmed their domino-style technique for capping a concrete brick wall. The video went viral thanks to the surprising second part of the chain reaction: After the bricks f...

Seashell inspiration: Growing cement bricks with bacteria

Imagine an 8-year-old girl studying a seashell on the sand in Gulf Shores, Alabama in 1985. It's her first trip to the beach and it's a moment that will set the course of her career: “The 8-year-old version of mys...

How to Build an Igloo (1949) – National Film Board of Canada

Drawing from a lifetime of snow experience, two Inuit men in Canada’s Far North find a site full of hard-packed snow for their igloo, or iglu in Inuit. To insulate and protect against wind and cold, a quick, overnight...

Fish and frogs that live out of water

Watch this BBC clip of fish and frogs living out of water, featuring the lung fish, a burrowing desert frog, and the thorny devil lizard.

Beautiful masonry – A demonstration of brick laying

Behold a brick layer with some serious skills. Has masonry every looked so smooth or peaceful as this?  Watch more construction videos and a few videos with bricks. via Neatorama.

Flight Assembled Architecture

Let's travel to an art gallery warehouse, not far from Paris, to see, as roboticist Raffaello D'Andrea put it, "the very first installation to be built by flying machines." …four helicopteri...

James May’s Toy Stories: How to build a huge LEGO house

Above, a clip from Episode 5 of James May’s Toy Stories, and it's a great one (if not a bit spoiler-ish). Watch as they tour a LEGO-built house. The really interesting part of the episode is how they figure out ...