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Subterranean beach huts might be the way forward.
In the video above, Colin Furze takes viewers on a tour of the beach hut he built. He points out the clock and the decorative piece of driftwood placed artfully on the the wall. He then lifts the lid on a trap door and slips down into the secret underground compartment that he’s turned into a toy room.
Humans evolve. So do the games they play. But they’ve always played them, even back in an age when, the evidence suggests, our ancestors actually worshipped with boardgames.
That’s just one of the startling insights to be found in It’s All A Game, a splendid new book by British journalist Tristan Donovan. A quick and breezy read, it doesn’t just tell the fascinating stories of the (often struggling) individuals who created our favorite games.
China’s first domestically designed large solar-powered unmanned plane reached above 20,000 meters in altitude on its test flight in the country’s northwest regions recently.
The drone was developed by the China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA), it’s developers kept the exact size of the drone as a secret, but it is believed to be about 14 meters long with a 45 meter wingspan according to earlier prototypes.