10 Genius Inventions Ahead of Their Time Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most famous household names in painting, in the world, but many people forget his long list of pioneering, future-defining inventions. Born in 1452, in Florence, Italy, Da Vinci not only left a lasting legacy in Art with his infamous Mona Lisa, but he also paved the way for science and invention today.

Studio NAB wants to boost urban biodiversity with an insect hotel at a bus stop

Waiting for the bus is usually a drag, but what if the experience could instead become an opportunity to be closer to nature? French design practice Studio NAB has reinterpreted the humble bus stop as a hub for biodiversity that offers a “hotel” for birds and insects of all varieties. Built from recycled materials and topped with a vegetated green roof, the proposed Hotel Bus Stop aims to promote the population of native pollinating insects and reconnect people to nature.