miercuri, 11 martie 2009

CNN: City floating on the sea could be just 3 years away

CNN (March 10, 2009) - A floating city off the coast of San Francisco may sound like science fiction, but it could be reality in the not-too-distant future.
The Seasteading Institute already has drawn up plans for the construction of a homestead on the Pacific Ocean.
One project engineer described the prototype as similar to a cruise ship, but from a distance the cities might look like oil-drilling platforms. Full story:

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