Montreal’s Expo 67 was the most successful World’s Fair in history, a vision of the future laced with monorails and space-age architecture. Its stunning centerpiece was the Biosphere, a 250-foot tall geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller, which remained on the site after the fair left town. For the 50th…
By 2025, the biggest cities in the world will not only be bigger, but exceptionally denser. According to a new study, Hong Kong will be the densest megacity on the planet, almost twice as crowded as the runner up. And here in the U.S.—and this might be a real shocker—Los Angeles may be more dense than New York City.
I will be going to Montreal as soon as the weather gets a bit better. I wish I could visit some these fascinating tunnels photographed by Andrew Emond, which are part of a 3,000-mile maze under the city.
Andrew Emond, a Montreal-based photographer, amateur geographer, and DIY gonzo spelunker of the city's sewers and lost rivers, has just re-launched his excellent website, Under Montreal. The revamped site now comes complete with a fascinating, interactive map of the city's subterranean streams, documenting Montreal's…
Troy Baker's Joker voice is one of the best things about Batman: Arkham Origins. But it’s also a disturbingly reverent impersonation of Mark Hamill's take on the Clown Prince of Crime. Therein lies the conundrum of the latest video game featuring the Dark Knight.
A timelapse of a city skyline can be stunning in its own right, but every now and then, something crazy will happen out of the blue. It's just that kind of event that photographer Evan Kitaljevich was able to capture while filming his first ever timelapse of Montreal. Ktaljevich just happened to have his camera…
Thirty years after his big screen debut in the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones is back on the scene and ready to inspire a new generation of budding archeologists.
There's something blissfully futuristic about subways. Maybe it's that these people-movers evoke space stations or arcologies. Or perhaps being shoved ass-to-shoulder together with strangers during rush hour unleashes some long-dormant pack instinct. Regardless, these metros are shiny.
This new LED installation in Montreal reacts to the movements of passerby in a really cool way. It features 35,000 LEDs and is permanently installed on Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest. Check it out from 7-11pm every night. [Urban Prankster]
Spring segueing into summer means degree shows, when students show off their, frankly, outtahere-lunatic creations. So, without further ado, let's go to the Centre de Design at the University of Quebec in Montreal, where we have an innovative wall-hung dishwasher, or dishwasheur, as it's probably called.