Imgur user Jamey Dogg decided to build a real floating bed, but without using any specialized tools or materials. "The subframe is 2x4's sitting on top of 2x8's. The 2x4's are cantilevered 15 inches over the 2x8's on the front and 2 sides. Cost of 2x4' and 2x8 was $140," said the builder(s). As you can see in the "after" image above, it was definitely worth the effort. Continue reading to see the build process from start to finish.
Located on 123 Private Drive in Tifton, Georgia, "The Facility" could possibly be the ultimate underground bunker should a zombie apocalypse-like event occur. Featuring 12-bedrooms, 12-bathrooms, the first floor is "similar to a luxury hotel", complete with kitchen area, and lots more. The entire structure is comprised of four luxury apartments, five staff bedrooms, a 15-seat home theater, conference rooms, a first-aid room, and even a commercial-grade kitchen. On another note, the structure was also designed to withstand a 20-kiloton nuclear blast. Continue reading for 13 more pictures and information.
Always wanted your own Hobbit Home? Then look no further than the Magic Green Home, a tiny 400-square-foot abode that is not only eco-friendly, but energy-efficient, while having all the amenities of a conventional house. These prefabricated structures boast vaulted panels, which are then covered with soil, to create flexible green-roofed living spaces with a Tolkienesque charm. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Nintendo is just getting into the mobile arena, so if the company does eventually release their own smartphone, it won't be out of the blue. The "Wii M" boasts a 4.5" Retina display with Gorilla Glass protection, and in at 9mm thick, while increasing in size from 126 mm in length to 196 mm once the slide-out gaming pad is activated. Other features include: 64GB of storage, an 8-megapixel camera at the back, front-facing 5-megapixel camera, all running on Android with Wii-UI. Continue reading for more pictures.
Artist and comic book fan Eddie Liu from Shanghai, China shows us what superheroes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, along with The Flash, will probably look like when / if they retire. According to Bored Panda, "they've lost some of their youthful sheen but retain all of their heroic majesty. One thing's for sure, they all seem to have kept their facial aesthetics, and can at least fit inside their suits, or so we think. Continue reading to see all four portraits in larger sizes.
Having a milk carton design with letters probably isn't the most efficient way of packaging the liquid, but it definitely sells itself, and possibly at a premium. These days, just offering a larger size, or a coupon on the back of the box, isn't enough to catch the eye of most consumers, so many of them have turned to unusual ways of packaging things. Continue reading for more designs that think outside the box.
Mike Warren, a woodworking guru, has perfected the art of making glow tables by filling their naturally formed voids in with photoluminescent powder mixed with clear casting resin. The powder charges up in sunlight before putting on a cool blue glow when night falls. The key is in the cypress wood, as he chooses pieces that have been naturally damaged with a fungal growth inside causing sections to rot, which are then removed to form pockets for the glow powder. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a tank that is perfect for holding your beer.
Christoph Kaiser, a talented architect, took on a 1950s-era grain silo for his latest project, converting it into a luxurious modern home fit for a magazine. The home is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and the corrugated-steel silo was tall enough to build a two-story dwelling within its cylindrical walls, complete with modern decor. It all began when Kaiser purchased a dismantled 1955 grain silo online from a Kansas farmer, and after arriving, modifications were made during the reassembly process - including custom doors / windows, 10-inches of spray insulation, and a fresh paint job. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Salavat Fidai, a skilled artist from Russia, specializes in carving magnificent sculptures onto graphite pencil tips. This wasn't his full-time job a few years back, as he quit a cushy executive job to become a freelance artist. These masterpieces have become incredibly popular with the online crowd, has gained a large following on Instagram. When he's not carving sculptures, Fidai also paints and dabbles in photography. Continue reading for two more videos and pictures.
Satoshi Tomizu is a skilled glass artist from Japan that puts the universe in tiny eyeball-sized glass marbles for his "Space Glass" series. He adds air bubbles, opals, flakes of gold as well as other decorative pieces to transform simple glass into a scene that's out of this world. As you can probably guess by just looking at the pieces, his work has won several international awards. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.