Wander deep into the New York State woods in the dead of winter, and you may stumble upon the Hemmelig Rom - Norwegian for secret room. It may look menacing at first, but step inside, and you'll be greeted with a cozy wood-burning stove, floor-to-ceiling window, and more books than you'll be able to read in a winter. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Le Passage de Gois is a periodically flooded passage leading to the island of Noirmoutier in France. It's situated between Ile de Noirmoutier and Beauvoir-sur-Mer, and flooded twice a day by the high tide. Despite the flooding, there is a foot race, the Foulees du Gois, held every year across it, starting at the onset of the high tide. Even more surprsing, the Passage du Gois was used by Tour de France bicycle race during Stage 2 in 1999. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an insane homemade water-cooled 72,000-Lumen flashlight.
This may look like a movie set at first, but it's actually Johnny Depp's $12.78-million USD penthouse in Downtown Los Angeles. Nestled in the top floors of the Eastern Columbia Building, this luxurious home spans five condo units that are connected together with doorways the actor added later on to create a seamless living space. However, his real estate agent Kevin Dees of Partners Trust, says that the buyer(s) may patch up the doorways to create separate units again if they desire. Continue reading for more pictures.
The 108M is essentially a six-level superyacht with an elevated dining area / viewing platform, a full-sized helipad, 66-foot infinity pool, a tranquility garden, a massive grand hall for concerts, and more. What stands out is a shallow pool at the back that seamlessly transitions into the sea, creating a faux private beach. Everything is powered by over 3,000-square-feet of high-efficiency solar panels, which are used to charge lithium-ion batteries. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a $21,000 airplane seat.
In case of zombie apocalypse (or nuclear war), you'd probably want to stay in some place remote, and these Skapet Mountain Lodges in Norway by KOKO Architects, are perfect. They are all equipped with solar panels, wood burning stoves, and gas heating to ensure a cozy stay no matter the season. On the inside, there are plenty of windows for natural light, a large living room, and an upstairs sleeping area. 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 a massive 1:2 scale remote-controlled jet disintegrating in mid-air.
The Colomban Cri-Cri may not sound like anything special, but it is currently the world's smallest twin-engined manned aircraft, designed in the early 1970s by French aeronautical engineer Michel Colomban. It features a cantilever low-wing, a single-seat enclosed cockpit under a bubble canopy, fixed tricycle landing gear and twin engines mounted on pylons to the nose of the aircraft in tractor configuration. Click here for more images of the CriCri. Continue reading for another flight test video.
This Scalable Solar Camping Lantern is fully collapsible and can also charge up your mobile devices, all for $4.49 with coupon code: 23N645TP, today only, originally $8.49. This collapsible lantern can either be charged via the sun or draw power from 3 AAA batteries. Simply plug your mobile devices into the integrated USB port, and you'll be ready to charge. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: 23N645TP during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another video review and more information.
Rich McCormack, a freelance photographer from Jersey City, thought he snapped a normal photo of the beams of light at the World Trade Center tribute site, but at the very top, a silhouette of what appears to be an angel, appeared. "Oh my goodness. Richard - incredible. So many signs and wonders. You must be a very special human being to have captured this. We have to believe there is more than the horrors that manifest on this planet. Thank you Jesus," said Cristina Fontanelli. Click here for the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how Lava Lamps are made.
Situated in the swampy marshes of Parna Delta, Argentina, "The Eye" is basically a circular island surrounded by a thin channel of water with a diameter of 130 yards. It was discovered about 6-months ago by Argentine film director & producer Sergio Neuspillerm, who was scouting filming locations for paranormal occurrences, like alien bases. "We want to return with a complete scientific expedition having scuba gear, geologists, biologists, ufologists, specialized drones and more, and take samples of the water, soil, plants an all other objects we may find. We want to understand The Eye's relation with supernatural stories told by the locals," said Neuspillerm. Continue reading for more bizarre islands you probably never knew about.
Coleman's Lay-Z Spa fits in just about any backyard, or is the ultimate camping gadget should you have the power source. Its outer walls are made leatheroid and TriTech 3 ply reinforced material - a polyester mesh core encased in two layers of PVC - while an aluminum coating keeps the water extra warm, up to a toasty 104° F. Everything is controlled via a soft touch control panel on the side, ensuring that the 70 pound can be easily moved around. Get one here now. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.