Think of Greenmoxie's Tiny House as a 345-square-foot, off-the-grid living space that can be towed just about anywhere, complete with modern amenities, such as a roof water recovery apparatus, solar panel system, and composting toilet. Inside, you'll find plenty of reclaimed modern windows, hardwood oak flooring, old barn wood ceilings, a second story loft area, and plenty of storage space. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of "Borrowed Time", a short Western animated film from two Pixar animators.
Pizzacraft's PC0601 Pizzeria Pronto turns your oven into a 600° F pizza oven, without requiring any other tools. Simply place it on a stovetop burner, turn the heat to high with the door shut, place your pizza on the stone using a pizza peel, allow it to cook for 3-minutes, rotate the pie, warm it for another 3-minutes, and you're ready to enjoy. Get one here now. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information. Click here for a few bonus creative and geeky pizza ideas.
Capable of withstanding temperatures between -50°F and 150°F, the Tiny Ski Lodge is a 240-square-foot living space that is much more than a wooden trailer. It's based on a 30-foot-long triple axle trailer and comes complete with a bathroom (composting toilet included), full sink / shower, a kitchenette, hobby room, as well as plenty of additional storage space. Climb upstairs, and you'll be greeted with a sleeping loft on one end and a lounge area that leads out to a small balcony on the other. Of course, it features a standard RV-style electrical hookup and structural insulated panels to ensure that everything stays toasty during the colder winter months. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the battle of "World War Nerf".
This may look like a zombie-proof concrete fortress at first, but it's actually the Ubatuba House. Perched atop the Brazilian coastline, it's a luxurious, yet boxy 10m x 10m x 6m, living space that features an open veranda space at the bottom floor, the kitchen and living areas above that, while the bedrooms are nestled on the third level. Guests can enjoy panoramic ocean views on the rooftop, and the open design ensure plenty of natural light. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of mind-bending street art that can only be viewed from certain angles.
The BioLite Wood Burning Campstove uses fire to charge your mobile devices, and it's being offered for only $129.95 shipped, today only. By converting heat from the fire into usable electricity, the stove will recharge your phones, lights and other gadgets while you cook dinner. Unlike solar, this is a truly an on-demand source. Quick to light, fast to boil and easy to use. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review test and more information.
SaluSpa's Palm Springs AirJet Inflatable Hot Tub is perfect for the colder winter months, and it's being offered for only $349.50 shipped, today only, originally $499.99. It requires no tools or professional installation, and with its soothing 104° F water temperature and massage jets, the Palm Springs Hot Tub is perfect for soaking sore muscles or unwinding after a hard day at work. Product page. Continue reading for a set-up video and more information.
In J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, its residents stay in subterranean dwellings made for comfort, and now, you can do the same at Underhill, a luxury home being offered for a hefty $1-million. This four-bedroom living space on nearly 1-acre of property is located amid the green rolling hills of Holme, England, and features a "family recreation area" with swimming pool, along with suites for the owners as well as their two children. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If Apple's Jonathon Ive was contracted to design a home, it might look something like this one, envisioned by Paz Gersh Architects in Ramat HaSharon, Tel Aviv. Unlike similar homes, there are no steps leading down from the living area to the pool, making for a seamless transition from inside to outside. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Duffy London's Christopher Duffy unveils his latest creation, the "Abyss Horizon" table, a design inspired by the depths of the sea. Its circular design seems like an illusion at first, but as you get closer, you'll see it's made from layers of stacked wood and glass. "I was looking into sheets of thick glass at my glass manufacturer's factory, and noticed how the material darkened as they added more layers - the same way the sea does as it deepens. I wanted to use this effect to replicate a real piece of the Earth's sea bed," said Duffy. Continue reading for more pictures.
There's the Shock Bomb, and then the Pavlok Shock Clock wearable. Whether it be waking up in the morning, or trying to break a bad habit, this device will help you accomplish the task with force, or in other words, it vibrates first at a set time, beeps, and then shocks your wrist. It pairs to your phone via Bluetooth 4.0, and its vibration, beep, and electric stimulus can be triggered by Pavlok apps, the Chrome Extension, IFTTT, and other sensors/smart devices. Pavlok doesn't need to know your habit, users need to know their habit, and by administering the electric stimulus while doing an action - even if manually administered - the human brain creates a permanent Pavlovian association. Continue reading for two more hands-on videos and additional information.