One Billion People Will Live in Insufferable Heat Within 50 Years

Human cost of climate crisis will hit harder and sooner than previously believed, research reveals

An Indian farmer walks across the bed of a pond that has dried out during a water crisis. Photograph: Sanjay Kanojia/AFP via Getty Images

theguardian.com: One billion people will live in insufferable heat within 50 years – study

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Australia’s Tallest Skyscraper Will Have a Green Twist

Australia’s Tallest Skyscraper Will Have a Green Twist With its impressive height and ambitious twisting, greenery-covered design, you could be forgiven for assuming Southbank by Beulah was destined to remain on the drawing board. The supertall skyscraper has now received planning permission, however, and is due to begin construction in Melbourne next year. Southbank […]

gcoportal.com: Australia’s Tallest Skyscraper Will Have a Green Twist – GCO Portal

Southbank by Beulah will be located on a waterfront site in Melbourne that’s currently occupied by a BMW dealership
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City of London’s Scalpel Skyscraper Cuts a Fine Figure

The Scalpel (center)

Rising to a sharp gleaming point in the City of London,  the aptly-named Scalpel is another high-profile skyscraper by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF). The office building is a striking addition to the capital’s skyline and rises to a height of 190 m (623 ft).” – Adam Williams May 6, 2020 new

gcoportal.com: City of London’s Scalpel skyscraper Cuts a Fine Figure – GCO Portal

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‘No Space, Just a Place’ held at the Daelim Museum in Seoul | Gucci Stories

No Space, Just a Place. Eterotopia

Daelim Museum Seoul, South Korea
OLIVIA ERLANGER, IDA, IDA, IDA!, 2020. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)
MARTINE SYMS, NOTES ON GESTURE, 2015. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)
LEE KANG SEUNG, COVERS (QUEERARCH), 2019/2020. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)
CÉCILE B. EVANS, WHAT THE HEART WANTS, 2016. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)

gucci.com: Curator by Myriam Ben Salah gives an exclusive insight into the new exhibition ‘No Space, Just a Place’ held at the Daelim Museum in Seoul. – Gucci Stories

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‘Trump Death Clock’ In Times Square Is Grim Reminder Of Preventable Virus Deaths | HuffPost

“A digital billboard in New York City’s Times Square targeting President Donald Trump’s early inaction on coronavirus reached a grave milestone on Wednesday, as it ticked over to an estimated 50,000 preventable deaths.” – Josephine Harvey huffpost.com

Trump Death Clock in Times Square NYC

huffpost.com: ‘Trump Death Clock’ In Times Square Is Grim Reminder Of Preventable Virus Deaths | HuffPost

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In the ’60s, Models Floated Through Paris in Bubbles

The bubble series is widely credited with kicking off a trend of high concept, artistic fashion shoots.
The series starts over the water and shores of the river Seine in Paris, eventually floating into city streets.

There’s something about floating translucent bubbles that’s always seemed futuristic, from the ’60s right up to the present day. Photographer Melvin Sokolsky was on the, er, ball, then, when he shot his now iconic Bubble series for the Harpers Bazaar 1963 Spring Collection.” – Doug Bierend wired.com

wired.com: In the ’60s, Models Floated Through Paris in Bubbles

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Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2020/21 Men’s Fashion Show

Dolce & Gabbana Men’s Fall Winter 2020/21

Return to ancient crafts and watch the Dolce&Gabbana Men’s Fall Winter 2020/21 Fashion Show”.

– Dolce & Gabbana on YouTube
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NASA Looks Back at 50 Years of Earth Day

NASA GODDARD EARTH DAY 2020

It’s been five decades since Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders photographed Earth peaking over the Moon’s horizon. The iconic image, dubbed Earthrise, inspired a new appreciation of the fragility of our place in the universe. Two years later, Earth Day was born to honor our home planet. As the world prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, NASA reflects on how the continued growth of its fleet of Earth-observing satellites has sharpened our view of the planet’s climate, atmosphere, land, polar regions and oceans.

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Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Scientific Visualization Studio

 

50 Years of Earth Day 1970 -2020

Earth Day 2020 @ earthday.org

Philly’s Most Iconic Buildings | Mapped

“From the Philadelphia Museum of Art to Independence Hall, these buildings are the heart and soul of this city.”

Philadelphia City Hall – the largest city building in the United States
30th Street Station in Philadelphia
1 Liberty Place in Center City Philadelphia

“That’s why we’d argue that Philly has some of the most iconic buildings in the U.S., from Independence Hall (It was the birthplace of America, after all) to the always dazzling Philadelphia Museum of Art.” via philly.curbed.com: Philly’s most iconic buildings, mapped