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Italian and India Supplier of Marble, Granite, Quartzite and Quartz Slabs.Large selection. Installer and fabricator of countertops, Fireplaces, Floor covering, Wall cladding and Custom Furniture. We o...
If You Think This Is a Photo Of A Grandmother And Her Grandson, Look Twice
No, it’s not what it seems. Grandma is not breathing, and the child in her arms is not a being of flesh and blood. These are hyper-realistic sculptures, recreated with meticulous detail to the point w...
This Artist Spent 10 Years Carving A Giant Cave – Alone With His Dog
For the last 10 years, American artist Ra Paulette has been walking alone into New Mexico's desert to work. He spends his time carving a sandstone cave that he found, turning it into a wonderful subte...
New 'thirsty' concrete absorbs water - YouTube
Tarmac has created Topmix Permeable, a porous concrete that allows rain water to flow though it. Up to 880 gallons of water can trickle through Topmix, which...
New Glass Manufacturing Technique Could Enable Design Of Hybrid Glasses And Revolutionise Gas Storage
The work revolves around a family of compounds called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which are cage-like structures consisting of metal ions, linked by organic bonds. Their porous properties have le...
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This Is Why The Government Just Crushed A Ton Of Ivory In Times Square
Victor Gordon’s illegal trade in elephant ivory was delivered a final, crushing blow Friday. U.S. officials who confiscated hundreds of carved ivory artworks from Gordon’s strange exotic store in down...
Researchers Discover Secret Recipe Of Roman Concrete That Allowed It To Endure For Over 2,000 Years
Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt somethi...
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Secrets of Ancient Roman concrete revealed
Thousands of years later, breakwaters in Ancient Roman harbors are still intact. Modern formulas don't come close. A mineral analysis reveals the recipe for the sturdier, less CO2-intensive concrete.
Terracotta
In a chance discovery, an entire army of terracotta warriors is found. The first emperor of China had them created and buried with him, to protect him in the...
Hardstone carving
Since antiquity, gemstones have been engraved using the same methods. Follow the process from start to finish in this short video from the Getty Museum. Love...
Hardstone carving
Hardstone carving is a general term in art history and archaeology for the artistic carving of predominantly semi-precious stones (but also of gemstones), such as jade, rock crystal (clear quartz), ag...
Hardstone carving - Wikipedia
Marble
Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Geologists use the term "marble" to refer to metamorphosed limestone; howeve...
Marble - Wikipedia
Terracotta
Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cotta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous. Its uses...
Terracotta - Wikipedia
Weathering steel
Weathering steel, best-known under the trademark COR-TEN steel and sometimes written without the hyphen as "Corten steel", is a group of steel alloys which were developed to eliminate the need for pai...
Weathering steel - Wikipedia
Porphyry copper
Porphyry copper deposits are copper orebodies that are formed from hydrothermal fluids that originate from a voluminous magma chamber several kilometers below the deposit itself. Predating or associat...
Porphyry copper - Wikipedia
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Alkali–silica reaction
The alkali–silica reaction (ASR) is a reaction which occurs over time in concrete between the highly alkaline cement paste and reactive non-crystalline (amorphous) silica, which is found in many commo...
If You Think This Is a Photo Of A Grandmother And Her Grandson, Look Twice
No, it’s not what it seems. Grandma is not breathing, and the child in her arms is not a being of flesh and blood. These are hyper-realistic sculptures, recreated with meticulous detail to the point w...
Crack spacing of reinforced concrete
Concrete is a brittle material and can only withstand small amount of tensile strain due to stress before cracking. When a reinforced concrete member is put in tension, after cracking, the member elon...
Crack spacing of reinforced concrete - Wikipedia
Silicone rubber
Silicone rubber is an elastomer (rubber-like material) composed of silicone—itself a polymer—containing silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Silicone rubbers are widely used...
Silicone rubber - Wikipedia
This Artist Spent 10 Years Carving A Giant Cave – Alone With His Dog
For the last 10 years, American artist Ra Paulette has been walking alone into New Mexico's desert to work. He spends his time carving a sandstone cave that he found, turning it into a wonderful subte...