Disclaimer: I wrote this piece.
Out of these, the Tianjin Binhai Library is my favourite.
Eel Pie Island, near Twickenham, was carved as the river took a detour and forged a parallel path, slicing it from the mainland. Since the 17th Century, when according to a 1635 map there was a bowling alley on the island, it has been a haven for hedonists, music lovers and philanderers.
This place looks like the kind of environment I’d like to retire in.
A pretty good high-level explanation of the black-box problem found in e.g. neural networks.