The goal was to cut out the extremely loud claps that occurred when Japan's bullet train emerged from tunnels. Engineers looked toward the kingfisher, which dives seamlessly into water. A nosecone designed after the bird's beak solved the issue.
A perfect example of good architecture not in a building:: Zaha Hadid Designs a Superyacht for shipbuilding company Blohm+Voss, reaching 128 meters in length, and a supporting structure resembling the organic ecosystem below. The form appears dynamic, resembling the flow of water. Paired with the clear, clean, and white coated aesthetics, this yacht fits right in with the water in which it glides across.
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An excellent example of applied biomimicry, Magnolia explores marrying the concept of “kangaroo care” with the common incubator in order to prevent a variety of infant disorders while promoting health and well-being post birth.
Though most attacks are not fatal, tiger sharks' strategy is to dwell along shallow reefs, harbors, and canals, where they have ample opportunity to encounter unsuspecting humans. The tiger shark falls second to the great white on attacks towards humans.
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