Tony Montana is known for his luxurious tastes, and if the movie studios were to make a sequel, the Al House in Rio de Janeiro, would be the perfect setting. It was designed for a lone, but highly successful, entrepreneur by the Brazilian team at Studio Arthur Casas. His goal was to get away from the cramped quarters of his apartment, and into something more refreshing. Continue reading for more picture and information.
Gigantic rainbow-colored spiral staircases and slides are quite common in theme parks worldwide, but now you can actually live in a place with these things, and it's called "The Rainbow House". Situated in the fashionable Portobello Road area of West London, this home costs £15,000 per month to rent and includes four color-coordinated levels, a central spiral staircase and a master bedroom , complete with a bed that rotates 360 degrees. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Environmentalist Peter Bahouth from Atlanta, Georgia, has fond memories of treehouses from his childhood. So, he decided to recreate those memories by parrtnering with local builder Nick Hobbs to create a treehouse city. To accomplish this, he started off with a previously purchased plot of land next to his house, and with Hobbs, selected a trio of nearly equidistant trees to build around. The result is what you see above, all linked together by a suspension bridge. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
What you're seeing above is a frozen Cape Cleveland Lighthouse. The circular tower is 6.7-meters from base to lantern and is topped by an iron lantern room with a copper cupola, painted red. The lantern room is surrounded by a cantilevered iron balcony, supported on brackets, with simple iron railing. Bored Panda says, "Ancient mariners were often guided home by bonfires built on hilltops, which were later elevated and evolved into lighthouses." Continue reading for more.
The Jellyfish House in Marbella on the Mediterranean coast of Spain has an infinity pool unlike any you've probably seen. Wiel Arets Architects designed an infinity-edge pool that faces southwest with the Sierra Bianca mountain range in the distance and has a glass-bottom floor and a panoramic window at the interior-facing edge. This unusual design enables guests to look inside the house while swimming, and those using the kitchen to see who's in the pool. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny exam and homework answers gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of people in Perth, Australia freeing a man whose leg is trapped between a train and the platform.
Star Wars fans know Ewoks as a race of small, mammaloid bipeds that are hunter-gatherers resembling teddy-bears that inhabit the forest moon of Endor and live in various arboreal huts and other simple dwellings. Michael Garnier decided to create a whole Ewok-inspired treehouse resort in Oregon. He claims to have the tallest treehouse in the world, as his Treezebo stands 37 feet, or 6 stories, above the ground. Continue reading for more.
These are not theme parks, just the offices of some very famous companies. Which one is our favorite? Google Tokyo of course, which was designed by Klein Dytham Architecture. According to Office Snapshots, "the new offices were built out over 4 phases and feature a variety of styles. One thing that immediately stands out from the photos are the number of custom wall graphics and fabrics that can be seen." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how they load heavy machinery onto trucks in India.
If nothing but the best and most luxurious will do, even when it comes to treehouses, Germany-based design firm Baumraum has one just for you. It's situated atop a large oak tree that is elevated 11-meters off the ground, placed behind the owner's permanent residence. To access this treehouse, you'll need to find a small door on the roof of the garage, which leads to a steel spiral staircase. As you can see, the domed-shaped interior features several windows including a skylight that provides tons of natural light. Continue reading or more pictures and information.
You probably won't be able to order express delivery from FedEX or UPS, but viVood's small prefab home can be built out up to 345 square feet within one workday. Despite its size, you'll find a kitchen, dining room, bedroom, toilet, and a solar panel array for electricity. This home may not be pre-wired for cable or internet, but a Karma pay-as-you-go 4G WiFi hotspot should fix that. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an awesome kids room turned spaceship.
You've probably seen this zombie-proof fortress before, but here's yet another look at this home fit for The Walking Dead. It can be found on the outskirts of Warsaw, Poland, spanning 6100-square-feet of modern living space, it becomes a real frotress at the push of a button. If those concrete walls still don't make you feel secure enough, the entryway, outside gate and even bedrooms require a special keycard for access. Plus, there are high-resolution security cameras that show you what's going on outside. Throw in some solar panels with the smartphone-controlled industrial grade power generator that this home already has, and you'll be set for just bout any type of disaster. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Smart car in an unexpected race.