While many countries push for renewable energy, Australia may remain a rare exception to the green trend.
London has the Gherkin, New York has the Empire State and Dubai has the Burj Khalifa. Now the Sahara is the place to watch for the next skyline icon. French architecture firm OXO plans to build Sand City Tower, a futuristic city complete with offices, museums and even a meteorological observatory overlooking the African desert.
New analysis of the Ice Age’s saber-toothed cat shows it was probably an even more terrifying creature than originally thought. X-ray imagining has shown that the beast’s upper canine teeth actually grew twice as fast as those seen on modern African lions — oh, and they also grew to be about seven inches long, each.