• An ultra low-cost modular home

    15 days ago - By Fast Company

    It may look like a million bucks, but Ikea's experimental Space10 lab designed the house to cost less than $10,000.
    It looks like the sort of ridiculously pricey modernist retreat that design lovers dream of-a rich person's spartan playhouse that could be nestled in the woods or perched on a heath. In fact, the 527-square-foot model home, an austere black box with large windows, cost only $9,408 to build and was fabricated largely from a single material by a single machine. Developed within Ikea's experimental Space10 lab by Danish architecture students Johanne Holm-Jensen and Mia Behrens...
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  • ‘I Nearly Fell Over Looking at It.' Miners Stumble Upon $10 Million in Gold From a Single Blast

    15 days ago - By Fortune

    Miners in Western Australia have unearthed more than 9,000 ounces of gold from a single blast over the past few days. That's more than 560 pounds , or $10 million of gold if you want to just cash it in.
    The quartz rocks encrusted with gold were found in Beta Hunt, primarily a nickel mine, in the town of Kambalda, in an area of Australia known as the Goldfields.
    Miner Henry Dole is credited with hitting the mother lode. “I've been an airleg miner for 16 years. Never in my life have I ever seen anything like this,” he told ABC News. “I nearly fell over looking at it... we were picking it up...
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