Nestled in Dovrefjell National Park, this rectangular structure is not a spaceship waiting to be launched into the great unknown, but rather a perfect viewing area to take in the mountains, and Northern Lights at dusk. A floating fireplace keeps guests warm, while floor-to-ceiling windows, along with comfortable curved wooden seating, ensure an unobstructed viewing area. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the final Star Wars: Rogue One trailer.
We all know that Tony Stark definitely has the wealth to own properties worldwide, and that includes in Ibiza, the tiny island off the east coast of Spain. Italy-based architectural firm Metroarea has unveiled a multi-story villa that would be perfect for the superhero. Located atop a hill, the living space boasts a grand vista with sweeping terraces, sprawling pool included, a master suite, six guest rooms, dining areas, a large kitchen, gym, and spa. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.
The "Black Hole Lamp" by Curve ID may not be the most practical, but it's a conversation piece nonetheless. When turned on, the light is spread across a fabric disk, but as you pull the handle backwards, a tunnel is created, swallowing it like a black hole devours stars. "The fully illuminated disc represents a living star...as the disc is stretched backwards, the light dims just like the process of a dying star until it no longer emits light and is devoured by a black hole. We wanted to achieve an aesthetically pleasing piece that was also functional and interactive, where the user plays a key role in the experience of the product - we want the user to be part of the design and make them feel like they have the power to transform light," said the team. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information. Click here for a few bonus creative and geeky home ideas.
The Intext 77" PureSpa Inflatable Hot Tub is great during colder weather, and it's being offered for only $299.99 shipped, today only, originally $399. The easy-to-use control panel on this garden hot tub activates the 120 high-powered bubble jets surrounding the interior of the spa for a refreshing massage. The built-in hard water treatment system makes water gentler on skin for a soothing experience. The heating system adjusts to fit your personal temperature preference allowing a stress-free spa experience. The Fiber-Tech Construction and the puncture-resistant three-ply laminated material provide the ultimate comfort, support and durability. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing how quick it is to setup, and more information.
If you've ever visited a movie set, you probably already know that most of the buildings you see are just facades, or just the face of a building or home, with the inside being empty. OOF! architecture has designed a wedge home that appears to be just that, but when you step inside, you'll realize it's a multi-level modern living space. Featuring a full kitchen, bedroom, and even lawn green carpets that look just like grass. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a mysterious foam blob that invaded a Santa Clara street in California.
Living on a houseboat doesn't have to be without style, and Jet Capsule's UFO 2.0 shows why. This futuristic floating living space is composed of a central shell divided into three different levels: the main living area with a full kitchen, storage and bathroom; the sub-level that offers a sea-view bedroom and large bathroom, along with a 50-square-meter terrace as an upper deck/floor to control the vehicle. It can also be used for floating hotels, with each capsule being used for a different functions, such as a restaurant, gym, and more. Continue reading to see more interesting images from around the web. Click here for bonus images of the UFO 2.0 capsule house.
Most pools are located outside the house, but Villa Clessidra in the Netherlands, by LAAV Architects, has one one the second floor. In addition to the swimming area, this 3-story glass, steel and concrete living space boasts expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, a library reading area, and a glass ceiling. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Tonya Tooners from Portland, Oregon took 13,000 coins, or three $50 bags worth, to create a stunning patterned floor in her house. After organizing them by color, she used ten bottles of Elmer's glue, wood filler, and grout to keep things in place, while an epoxy layer gave it a shiny finish. The project took Tonya a few months to complete, and had to be delayed several times due to mishaps by one of her dogs on the pennies. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
At first glance, this appears to be just a patch of grass, but step inside, and you'll see that it's an abandoned World War II shelter turned home. Located in a rural part of the Netherlands, the Bunker House spans just nine square meters, but features all custom wooden furnishings that can be folded up, slid away, or pushed up and down for space. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Samsung's SmartThings Hub connects all of the different smart devices around your home so you can remotely control your home's security, energy usage, lighting, and more, all for $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Designed to be the heart of your smart home, the Samsung SmartThings Hub connects wirelessly to hundreds of compatible smart devices, so you can monitor, manage, and secure your home from anywhere. Simply pair other Samsung SmartThings devices with the Hub and enjoy full control and customization of all your devices via the free Samsung SmartThings app. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.