Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to Open October 28, 2010 | ArchDaily

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to Open October 28, 201019May 2010By Sebastian J — Filed under: Leisure , Abu Dhabi, Ferrai, UAE Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s first Ferrari theme park and largest attraction of its kind, has announced that it will open its doors to the public on October 28, 2010, three weeks ahead of the second Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

via Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to Open October 28, 2010 | ArchDaily.

Princeton Kicks Flakey Apple iPads Off Network

The iPad is causing iP conflicts on Princeton University’s network.ZoomMonday Princeton University said that it had to temporarily ban many Apple iPad tablets because the devices were disrupting the local network. Unlike Israel, which banned the iPad entirely and said it would confiscate the device if brought across its borders, Princeton has not banned the use of all iPads on campus, but rather is working with Apple to resolve the overall networking issue relating to most iPad devices on campus.

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D.C. seeks federal funds to extend streetcar line

District transportation officials said Tuesday night that they have applied for federal funding to extend a streetcar line, now under construction on H Street and Benning Road NE, across the Anacostia River.

via D.C. seeks federal funds to extend streetcar line.

Allens Rivulet House / Room11 | ArchDaily

Impressive and bold design!

The house has a duality of character and experience defined by the way it responds to context and use. On approach its angular and severe form is a toughened abstract container, bracing itself against the robust Tasmanian landscape and weather conditions. Passing through the “hollowed out” portals, the warm and sheltering underbelly is exposed and acts as a protective envelope.

via Allens Rivulet House / Room11 | ArchDaily.

To Go, Please: 12 Coolest Food Carts and Mobile Eateries | Design + Ideas on WU

What could possibly be more enjoyable than hanging up your apron for an evening in favor of indulging in restaurant-prepared fare? The correct answer is: “When the food comes to you!” Offering instant culinary gratification and diverse dining themes to suit every palate, mobile food carts and eateries have taken the world by storm, offering patrons the opportunity to gamely gobble up tantalizing morsels of gastronomic goodness that fulfill their every dining desire. If you keep a watchful eye on city streets, evidence of their prolific food-pimping nature materializes at every turn but those who desire a virtual tour should sit tight because the following list of unique traveling eateries will undoubtedly whet your appetite!

via To Go, Please: 12 Coolest Food Carts and Mobile Eateries | Design + Ideas on WU.

Apple Unveils New MacBook Pro, Now with Intel Core i5 and i7 Processors

After today’s anticipated downtime, the Apple Store came back online with refreshed 15.4” and 17” MacBooks Pros, now powered by Intel’s Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs. The 13” Pro is still hanging on to Core 2 Duo.

It’s an all-around refresh of the MacBook Pro roster; all of them now start with 4GB of RAM; on bigger models you can choose between the i5 and the i7 processors, namely the Core i5 2.4GHz, Core i5 2.53GHz and Core i7 2.66GHz models. The smaller models come with NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics, while the 15 and the 17-inchers bear NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics with 256 or 512 MB of video RAM.

via Apple Unveils New MacBook Pro, Now with Intel Core i5 and i7 Processors.

Crib Sheet: First iPad Reviews | Dan’s FC Blog | Fast Company

Major publications like The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Chicago Sun-Times all got Apple iPad review units–but so did odder pubs like BoingBoing.com and PCMag. I read through them all so you don’t have to–and here’s what I learned that I didn’t know before.

Crib Sheet: First iPad Reviews | Dan’s FC Blog | Fast Company.