This looks like a normal garden at first glance, but upon closer inspection, you'll see an entrance to Perdu, a luxurious underground mansion. This circular three-bedroom home located on Bowdon in Manchester may be underground, but there's plenty of natural light, thanks to a dome-shaped passage in the center that allows sunlight to enter the home. To keep things eco-friendly, it features a rainwater harvesting system, a heat exchange system, and hot water warmed via solar tubes. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
It looks like a typical camper truck on the outside, but step inside the Ford F-550 based EarthRoamer XV-LTS? You'll be surprised at just how luxurious it really is. It's essentially a compact, energy-efficient, solar-powered luxury apartment on wheels, powered by a twin-turbo diesel engine. Inside, you'll find a kitchenette set, complete with flameless diesel stove, a loft bed, lots of cabinets, a cassette toilet and lots more. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
This looks like a normal shipping container at first, but at the push of a button, everything begins to unfold, and it becomes a 2-story home. This principle is used by the military for their mobile headquarters, and how they replace old tents by deploying them from even smaller containers in a matter of minutes. It's only a matter of time before people are able to purchase one of these and move in on the same day, as they're not only cheap, but quite durable as well. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Jaw Crusher, a machine that can turn granite into dust.
Korean design studio Tale have created beautiful ceramic Moon Glasses that show the cyclical lunar faces depending on how you poured your desired beverage - it's even more noticeable with a white-colored drink, like traditional rice wine. Each glass has a bulge that forms a gentle slope, which shifts the liquid into the different phases, and they come in each set of two come in small and large sizes. Continue reading for more pictures.
FordEx Group's UltraFire 7W 300LM Pocket LED Torch is bright enough to ensure that you'll never be stuck in the dark in emergencies, and you can get one for just $3.20 shipped, today only, originally $9.99. It has a maximum 300-Lumens output brightness, and the adjustable focus only requires users to twist the head of the flashlight. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on test video and more information.
You could either go online to check the weather, or simply look at Tempescope. This "Ambient Weather Display" is basically a small box that reproduces various weather conditions, like rain, clouds, storms with LED lightning, and sunshine. It can also show you the forecast in local areas, or the conditions in another part of the world, literally allowing you to "share the sky" with loved ones, even if they're far away. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a person who makes up to $1000 per week just waiting in line for people.
The Kleindienst Group have created three-level luxury villas, called "Floating Seahorses". Not just any floating villa, these $1.8-million, 1,700-square-feet masterpieces have a master bedroom and bathroom located on the submerged level, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows for panoramic views of the marine life as well as the coral reefs. The second floor features a sun deck, living room, kitchen, and dining room, while the third floor boasts a glass-bottomed Jacuzzi, along with a minibar. Continue reading for more fascinating photos you probably haven't seen before.
There are normal treehouses, and then this Lord of the Rings-inspired "Hobbit Treehouse", located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This isn't just for show, but rather an actual rental property owned by Gordon Mack. It's perched 16-feet above ground, complete with rounded doors, windows, and an interior space that will drive LOTR fans crazy. No detail was spared, as you'll find Elvish-language signs, a mask worn by Sauron, Hobbit-feet slippers, and even a gauntlet with the gold ring. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The "Leaf" is touted as the "world's first plug n' play cannabis growing system", and it promises to making growing quality cannabis a breeze at home. Looking just like a small fridge, this device delivers real-time metrics - including pH level, plant height, water level, and air temperature - to your phone via the Leaf mobile app during the entire growing process. One problem, it'll set you back $1,500. Continue reading to see what the "Leaf" looks like in a home, and for a preview of the app.
Always wanted an Apple Store-inspired house that looks like a spaceship? Then check out "The Edge", $6.5-million mansion, designed by Charles Wright and his team of Architects, located on Flagstaff Hill overlooking Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas, Australia. There's an infinity pool, indoor + outdoor bedrooms, and plenty of counter space. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of one of the first iPhone 6S durability / bend tests to hit the internet.