iPod Teardowns Dig Up Metal Screen Backplates

iFixit tore apart the 3G iPod nano and the iPod classic, and in addition to finding the usual array of LCDs and hard drives, they discovered that the screens are now backed by a metal plate. One can only assume this is to make the screens less prone to breaking, and considering how crack-happy earlier iPod models have… » 9/11/07 1:34pm 9/11/07 1:34pm

Building Demolished from the Ground Up Looks Better than New

A 15-story office block in the heart of London is being demolished backwards in order to build a skyscraper in its place. Demolishers are working up from the ground level upwards, dismantling each floor to reveal the concrete core of the P&O building. Find out why, and the new skyscraper replacing it, after the jump. » 8/03/07 8:29am 8/03/07 8:29am