A Special Font to Help Dyslexics? More Like Snake Oil.

The marketers for a typeface called "Dyslexie" claim the font can make reading "easy and enjoyable for people with dyslexia." The reasoning behind the font's design is intriguing. But before you get too excited — the scientific evidence supporting Dyslexie's usefulness is far from conclusive. » 1/13/15 11:35am 1/13/15 11:35am

A proposal to wrap the world's tallest building in a reflective fabric

As if the Burj Khalifa wasn't spectacular enough, a Dubai-based think tank has proposed a radical installation that would encase the entire building in a super-lightweight, reflective and semi-transparent material suspended off its central spire. » 2/12/14 7:20am 2/12/14 7:20am