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Dead duck

A woman brought a very limp duck into a veterinary surgeon. As she laid her pet on the table, the vet pulled out his stethoscope and listened to the bird’s chest. After a moment or two, the vet shook his…

McLaren Elva 804hp

Via Slashdot: The Wall Street Journal reports on a new technology being developed by McLaren Technology Centre for its “Elva,” a multi-million dollar, 804-horsepower two-seat roadster. It doesn’t have a windshield…

Portable architecture

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/mobile-architecture-tiny-houses Moveable houses, portable saunas, and wearable tents are the subjects—among some 250—of the new book Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move, by Rebecca Roke. It’s both a paean to traveling light and an eye-catching look at all the ways a dwelling can…