Time capsule hunters looking for the elusive Astrodome time capsule in Houston think they’ve finally figured out where it is. Unfortunately, the location means they won’t be able to retrieve it until after the Astrodome is destroyed.
There are no hospitals in space. The closest E.R. is back on Earth, and astronauts can't exactly jump in a cab to get there. So what happens if the sun burps out a massive blast of radiation while an astronaut is space-amblin' by?
Twenty years ago, Capsule Hotel Shinjuku 510 was a place where Tokyo's businessmen could get a quick night's sleep after a long day at the office. Today it's an apartment building for those left unemployed by the devastating recession.
The unique Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo is a futuristic-looking architectural marvel. But without local support for maintenance and preservation, it may not survive long enough for the future to see it.