Singapore, like almost every other industrialized country, is home to railroads that once formed the bedrock of its modern economy. Nowadays? Not so much.
The United Arab Emirates has been overrun with a surge of costly and extravagant developments over the past decade including the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Now, a 125,000 square-meter park in Abu Dhabi will join them—but this isn't your average mega-development.
As the NYPD and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey iron out the final plans for the World Trade Center site, new details are emerging—including this week's news that the roof of the site's vehicle security checkpoint at the WTC will be occupied by a lovely elevated park.
It's a universal truth that Jurassic Park is a near-perfect movie, which is why its 20th anniversary re-release in 3D has elicited both elation and groans from fans. Yay, hurray, Jurassic Park in theaters! Uh oh, I hope the 3D conversion doesn't ruin the film!
Chalk another one up to Jeff Goldblum — researchers say that female pit vipers, like the copperhead snake pictured up top, have joined the growing ranks of animals known to be capable of reproducing asexually, i.e. without mating with a member of the opposite sex.
Today marks the 40th birthday of the largest, most visited amusement park in the world, Walt Disney World. Part of Walt Disney's dream for the theme park was a planned community where people could live with the technology of the future, today. Although that dream was never literally realized, the spirit of technology…
It was one of Hollywood's first modern CGI marvels, but it's taken quite a while for Universal to say the magic word on a Blu-ray release for the Jurassic Park (for now still a) Trilogy. No more—it's out this October 25th. Nature found a way. [Engadget]
You know that greeting center at your local park, with the lame green placards and the sad row of vending machines? Well the Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion at the 100 Acres Art & Nature Park is the beastmode version.
Paleontologist Jack Horner wants a pet dinosaur. (I'm right there with you, Jack.) And according to his TED talk, we're actually getting closer to making Jurassic Park a reality. Thanks to chickens.
A warehouse size exhibit by Japanese artist Ryoki Ikeda projects a dizzying stream of scientific data and abstract images on a gigantic, folded screen. Combined with pulsing electronic sounds, the show will literally melt your mind.
What you're looking at isn't a painting. It's not a Photoshop job or an artist's rendering. It's a photograph, taken by National Geographic's Frans Lanting, that captures the camel thorn trees of Namib-Naukluft Park at the most perfect moment imaginable.
I wanted to enjoy the outdoors more this year. It's now May and I never once ventured out. But no more excuses! The Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder app curates a list of parks and tells you exactly which activities you can do there.
This 130m skyscraper has been approved for building in London, but unlike "dead" conventional buildings, the Sky Garden includes plans for two three-story gardens to be built inside it. The idea is to "create a space for social interaction" and "foster micro communities," which sounds like a neat way of combining…
When it comes to Dubai and attracting wealthy tourists, the word "restraint" is seldom used. Perhaps that is why it is not surprising that the locals are building a $1 billion theme park that will feature over 100 animatronic dinosaurs of 40 different species. Dubbed "Restless Planet," the park will attempt to provide…
Ian Turner is a zookeeper at Longleat Safari Park. He is also rather forgetful. After taking some pictures of his meerkats for a new zoo brochure, he left his Canon EOS in their enclosure. Apparently the alpha male, Monty, secretly harbors a gadget obsession, and jumped at the chance to snap a few shots of his family…