This is not a scene from Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, just a real-life tiny house by entrepreneur Kristie Wolfe in Washington state. Located on a 5.5 acre plot near Chelan, Washington, the 288-square-foot home boasts a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and living space, along with plenty of round windows as well as a stone fireplace. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If an architect decided to convert a large Apple Store into a luxurious home, it would probably look like this custom-built abode in Zakynthos, Greece. Spanning a total of 2.5-acres, this minimalist property is tranquility at its finest, with only low traffic roads, vegetation and the beautiful blue sea. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
At first, the Shaddai could be mistaken for a hypercar in pictures, but take another look, and you'll see it's an ultra luxurious superyacht, perfect for a Bond villain. What sets this apart from the $35-million example you see in the video (above), is its 1,130-square-foot sky cabin, which sits 125-foot above water, providing unparalleled views of the sea. "From there he can reach the feeling of a higher power, surrounded by the immensity of the sea and sky, reaching the clouds where everything reflects his place in the world: at the top. Furthermore, the infinity pool produces a visual effect of water with no boundary, merging with the sky," said its designer, Garbriele Teruzzi. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a first person Iron Man view.
We're very close to the grand opening of Shanghai Disneyland, and those fortunate enough to attend cast previews, like Matthew Finnemore, have been uploading footage for all to see. Unlike its predecessors, this version combines animatronics with the latest computer-animated hologram technology. You'll see Jack Sparrow, sharks, sunken ships, and lots more. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of exploding sodium bullets being shot at a watermelon.
Universal Orlando has completed the revamped Incredible Hulk Coaster track, and just revealed the new Hulk Smash-inspired train. A newly released video gives us a look at these extreme ride vehicles that are Hulk green, but more sharp-edged than the original version.
"We really wanted to go with an angular, aggressive and thrilling approach to it," said Gregory Hall, attraction designer. Continue reading for a video of the track and more information.
William Gadoury, a 15-year-old high school student from Quebec, has discovered an ancient lost Mayan city in Mexico's Yucatan jungle. Officially named K'aak Chi (Mouth of Fire) by the teen, he proposed that the Mayans built towns based on their constellations, lining up cities with stars, and during his research, one city was missing, which lead to its discovery. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Shanghai Disneyland is finally set to open on June 16th, after numerous delays and a $5.5-billion investment, but this past weekend, 30,000 guests were invited to a preview event. In addition a massive Enchanted Storybook Castle, guests will also get to experience a TRON-themed roller coaster, complete with Lightcycles. There may not be any loops, but the multi-colored LED effects, and its sheer speed, will be more than enough to get your heart pumping. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing aluminum foil being folded and crushed a near unlimited amount of times with a hydraulic press.
Cedar Point's newest attraction, the Valravn (a supernatural raven that eats dead bodies in Danish folklore), has opened after a year of anticipation. At 3,415 feet, it's currently the world's tallest, longest and fastest diver coaster. Up to twenty-four riders get a heart pounding birds-eye view of Lake Erie at the top, for about 4-seconds, before they plunge down a 90°, 214 foot dive. Since there's no floor, you can look down as the world zooms up to meet you, while traveling at 75 miles per hour. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the Crazy Russian Hacker making liquid nitrogen ice cream.
You could either get a large recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip, or a Timberleaf Camping Trailer. Weighing less than 1,200-pounds, this camper boasts an anodized aluminum exterior, clear anodizing up top, and a rear hatch that opens for easy access to a birch galley, complete with sink, cooler, as well as some handy counter tops. Inside, you'll find a queen-sized bed, a large stargazing skylight, and lots of storage space. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for bonus images of another tiny home that a student in China built on campus.
For those who are afraid of heights, you'll probably want to skip "Chicago Skyline", a transparent areial cable car attraction linking Navy Pier, the lakefront, and the riverwalk, with the downtown area. The cable cars are designed to carry up to 3,000 people per hour in each direction, offering 30-minute tours, 17-stories above the water from Wacker Drive and Lake Street on the west and to Navy Pier on the east. Expect to pay $20 USD per trip when it opens. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.