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A lampshade grown from mycelium could light up future’s everydays
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A lampshade grown from mycelium could light up future’s everydays

Fungi have been an integral part of Earth’s biodiversity for hundreds of millions of years, and many scientific experiments have shown that our chitinous fellows are more advanced than us in certain ways. So why shouldn’t we learn from them? An Estonian company can bring the breakthrough. In
Estonian company launches next-generation autonomous shuttle

Estonian company launches next-generation autonomous shuttle

The autonomous vehicle, MiCa, developed by Estonian company Auve Tech, is equipped with seven laser-based remote sensors and ten cameras, and can be used in a wide range of weather conditions. Auve Tech has already signed an agreement with SoftBank subsidiary Boldly to develop a model of the vehicle for
Monstrous remnants of the Soviet regime: Tallinn’s Brutalist architecture | TOP5
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Monstrous remnants of the Soviet regime: Tallinn’s Brutalist architecture | TOP5

Contrary to popular belief, Brutalist architecture is not closely related to socialism: the style first appeared in England in the 1950s. Still, in socialist countries such as Estonia, it became inseparable from the political system of that time. Author: Zsófia Tóth Brutalism was popular in the fifties, sixties, and seventies,