Winter 2019 QoTD #31

The image shows a museum in Montreal dedicated to the environment. The dome is an Icosahedron. A complex system of shades was used to control its internal temperature. The sun-shading system was an attempt by the architect to reflect the same biological processes that the human body relies on to maintain its internal temperature.

What is it named? Who was the Architect?

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Winter 2019 QoTD #30

X , celebrated every year on Y is also known as Gwangbokjeol (“the day the light returned”) in South Korea and as Chogukhaebangui nal (“Liberation of the Fatherland Day”) in North Korea. It is the only Korean holiday that is currently celebrated on both sides of the Korean Divide.

This day, Y is very special for us, Indians too because of something that happened a long time ago.

Winter 2019 QoTD #27

Most commonly used to resolve disputes that cannot be resolved any other way, the world championship of this sport is hosted by the ________ _________ __________ society, which developed a set of standardized rules in 2002. Winners of the championship receive fairly large prizes (around 10000 US Dollars). Budweiser sponsored the first International ________ _________ __________ Federation championship, after the closing of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

What sport is this?

Winter 2019 QoTD #25

Raised on a small farm Elmtaryd, near Agunnaryd, this boy started a company at the age of 17. According to media reports, the company X is the world’s largest consumer of wood, and uses 1% of the Earth’s total wood supply. X, once used to have the tagline “Screw Yourself” to emphasize the ease of use of its products.

Which company?