Even a building as famous and photographed as Angkor Wat has its secrets. With the help of an image enhancement algorithm, a sharp-eyed rock-art researcher has revealed that unassuming smears of pigment are actually faded drawings. It could be graffiti—or it could be the remnants of a concerted 16th century…
The temple was held aloft by an ancient spell carved into a pair of open-air plazas. An acolyte was always stationed on each square, walking the symbols along the floor as if tracing a mandala. If either paused in her perambulations, the temple would start to sink. Fantasy architecture by Jiwon Kim.
And you thought breaking down your Amazon boxes for recycling was creative—Japanese gamer and amateur modeler Upuaza Touryou just trashed the competition, turning his stack of old flimsy cardboard into an insanely elaborate Buddhist temple.
Andrew—from The Brothers Brick—says that this Lego Kinkaku-ji Buddhist temple leaves him speechless. I have to admit that I just couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the whole building popping up from a closed box. Magic.
And so, the the great WiMax rollout continues. On September 1st, 10 new midsized markets across Idaho, Washington and Texas will get WiMax Clear service. Is your crappy town ready for FOUR GEE!?! Let's see: