A Dukes of Hazzard car ramp as a model of urban development

Architect Tiago Barras has seen the future of public roadways, and said future resembles a moonshine-fueled car chase. As part of his whimsical High-Speed Car Ramp design, the designer suggests adding a jump ramp to Lisbon's Segunda Circular highway. » 1/10/12 11:40am 1/10/12 11:40am

The Great Subways Of The World Are Freaking Gorgeous

There's something blissfully futuristic about subways. Maybe it's that these people-movers evoke space stations or arcologies. Or perhaps being shoved ass-to-shoulder together with strangers during rush hour unleashes some long-dormant pack instinct. Regardless, these metros are shiny. » 4/03/10 8:00am 4/03/10 8:00am

What was in the Dharma Initiative Boxes in Lisbon?

To celebrate the premiere of Lost Season 4 in Europe, Portugese guerrilla marketing firm Torke collaborated with Fox to drop Dharma Initiatives boxes onto the streets of Lisbon. A couple of blogs mentioned this yesterday, but nobody has revealed what's in them. What could be in it? A polar bear? Walt? (Maybe Walt.)… » 4/02/08 2:35pm 4/02/08 2:35pm