The Future of Air Bus
The Sky Whale which is a concept of airplane from Spanish designer has got “self-healing wings,” “virtual reality windows,” room for up to 755 passengers and may just offer a glimpse into the future of air travel. Yet, the innovations do not stop there: if it crashes the passenger section of the aircraft would separate from the wings, to unfortunately limit the number of deaths.
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In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
—Mark Twain (via wordpainting)
There are books that one reads over and over again, books that become part of the furniture of one’s mind and alter one’s whole attitude to life, books that one dips into but never reads through, books that one reads at a single sitting and forgets a week later:
—George Orwell; A Collection of Essays (via wordpainting)
I did what most writers do at their beginnings: emulated my elders, imitated my peers, thus turning away from any possibility of discovering truths beneath my skin and behind my eye.
—Ray Bradbury (via wordpainting)
The irritating question they ask us — us being writers — is: “Where do you get your ideas?” And the answer is: Confluence. Things come together. The right ingredients and suddenly: Abracadabra!
—Neil Gaiman; Smoke and Mirrors (via wordpainting)