Written by CNN Staff This story is part of "Smart Creativity," a series exploring the intersection between high-concept design and advanced technology.Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has long explored sustainability issues through eye-catching installations that fuse science, art and design.
EU leaders and UK Prime Minister Theresa May had warm words for each other ahead of an informal EU leaders' summit in Salzburg, Austria. But the remarks by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, exposed the deep chasm that remains between the two sides on certain key sticking points such as the Irish border.In a brief statement in Salzburg on Wednesday, Tusk
Written by CNN Staff This story is part of "Smart Creativity," a series exploring the intersection between high-concept design and advanced technology. In mid-August, just after sunset, the skies over Amsterdam were lit by a swarm of 300 glowing drones moving through the night in a tightly choreographed spectacle. The eye-catching display, titled "Franchise Freedom,"
Written by Ana Rosado, CNN Breathing underwater, without the help of voluminous equipment, seems as unrealistic as flying overseas must have before the first non-stop transatlantic flight. Designer Jun Kamei's interest in the designs found in nature has led him to create Amphibio, a 3D-printed accessory that works as a gill and may one day provide humans with an
The 53-year-old plans to begin a new life in Israel with his partner, Mandy Blumenthal, by year's end. Both were born and raised in England. Both are very ready to leave."I just want to get out of here. It's a massive thing to do but I've actually had enough," Lewis said. "People might dislike me in Israel because of my political views, might think I'm
Turkish lira plummets again, hits record low Turkey's currency dropped again Monday as the country wrestled with a crisis that has rattled markets around the world. The Turkish lira plunged as much as 11% against the dollar, hitting a record low, before recovering some of its losses in volatile trading. The lira had already plummeted more than 20% last week as a
(CNN) — Spurred by concerns about climate change, governments and companies worldwide are making plans for a post-oil era. But, while there have been efforts to limit carbon emissions in the aviation industry by using biofuels, no solution is in sight to replace kerosene-burning commercial aircraft. And yet, as with the car industry, electrical propulsion looks to be
(CNN) — From blended wing airliners powered by nuclear fusion to a new generation of spacecraft designed to carry tourists to the moon, it's hard not to be mesmerized by Oscar Viñals' boldly ambitious aircraft designs. The Barcelona-based designer's futuristic concepts resemble something from a science fiction film. But the designer isn't affiliated
Announcing details of the itinerary on Friday, the UK government disclosed that Trump will attend a black-tie dinner hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May at Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of the UK's celebrated wartime leader. He will hold talks with May at her country retreat, and spend a night at the residence of the US ambassador in London. But in a break from
Not only did the German team crash out of the World Cup on Wednesday, she's also facing a make-or-break week in her political career. By Sunday, she needs to wrangle a solution on European migration that will put a lid on the simmering political crisis that threatens her coalition government back home. What's going on? Merkel has two problems, both of which