Adding a hairy coat to a building to capture wind power

Looking for an alternative to turbines for capturing wind energy, Belatchew Arkitekter has proposed adding a hairy addition to Stockholm's Söder Torn. It would serve as more than an architectural toupee, capturing energy through the movement of all those tiny straws. » 5/18/13 9:30am 5/18/13 9:30am

Help us identify this mysterious, Cthulu-esque organism, spotted in…

io9 reader Richard Turner was on a walk in southeast Stockholm when he and his friend made a startling discovery on the side of the road — a small mass of what appeared to be organic matter, roughly the size of a tennis ball and crawling with tentacle-like projections. » 8/13/12 12:49pm 8/13/12 12:49pm