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HotTug Jacuzzi Boat

What could be more relaxing than sitting in a hot tub on a chilly night? How about sitting in a hot tub while cruising down a lake? Meet the HotTug. This is essentially a 2,000-liter hot tub that's been transformed into a boat that can seat 6-8 people comfortably. The wooden stove located on-board stays warm regardless of how cold the water may be. After filling the tub, simply step away for a few hours and wait for it to reach the desired temperature. Once you're finished, you can use the included pump to empty it out. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Funny Designer Client Message

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Any designers who freelances online (and offline) have probably come across their fair share of annoying clients. Whether it be asking for hundreds of revisions on a $5 project, or just being downright rude when requesting things, these requests will drive anyone crazy. For example, people who try opening Photoshop files in Power Point and then emailing the designer rather than Googling it first. Continue reading for more.

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CUBIC Jellyfish Aquarium

The CUBIC Aquarium is ordinary tank, as the 80-liter tank was designed specially for jellyfish, and built from high quality, scratch resistant materials with an integrated color changing LED system to illuminate the room after hours. Choose between 20 automatic changing modes and 640 thousand colors up to 35 meters away on the touch sensitive radio remote control. An Italian made pump ensures this that it's whisper quiet under operation. Get it here now. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Stainless Steel Bass Guitar

This is not a futuristic weapon, just Stash's stainless steel bass guitar. Not just for looks, there are quite a few benefits that a full metal instrument offers, such as durability, but also the fact that stainless steel won't be impacted by temperature changes the same way a wooden bass would be. One caveat: prices start at $3,000. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Der Ziesel Electric Tank Wheelchair

Der Ziesel is an electric tank wheelchair hybrid that can tackle just about any terrain. There are two permanent magnet synchronous motors pumping 21 horsepower and 30 lb-ft of torque to the tracks, enabling the 460-pound machine to hit speeds of up to 22 miles-per-hour. When the integrated battery pack is fully charged, you can get 4-5 hours of drive time, controlling everything with the joystick located on the armrest of the vehicle. Unfortunately, you'll have to shell out $30,000, plus $1,500 for the required battery charger charger. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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The Cliff House

Have millions of dollars and always wanted to live on the edge? The Cliff House lets you do just that, literally. Designed by architecture collective Modscape, this home was created for an Australian couple as spot to stay during vacation near the South-West coast of Victoria, Australia. Once completed, it will be a five story structure with the main entry point being a carport on the top floor. All levels will be connected by an elevator as well as a staircase. Rest assured, there will be plenty of floor-to-ceiling windows for dramatic ocean views. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Skull Amrchair

This geometric skull appears to be some type of Photoshopped image, but it's actually a real armchair by French design firm HARROW, fit for He-Man's Skeletor. Constructed from resin, with a steel internal frame and black gloss finish, it sports a black velvet cover that fits in with your home's dark theme. Its cotton top that would be perfect after a hard day at work, or for Castle Grayskull on Eternia. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Flower Shell

They look like normal shotgun shells, but The Flower Shell, developed by a small Scandinavian creative lab called Per Cromwell, is actually a 12-gauge shotgun shell that shoots flower seeds into the ground when fired. That's right, you can shoot 12 types of seeds, including sunflower, lavender, carnation, meadow flowers and more. Then, just grab a fire hose to water the lawn, a tool to prune the bushes and you'll be set for spring. Continue reading for three videos and more information.

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Streets of Monaco Superyacht

Take the city-state of Monaco, put it on a giant yacht, and you have a $1-billion vessel fit for a king, literally. Created by Yacht Island Design, this 500-foot superyacht was modeled after the city-state where billionaires go to play, and includes scaled down versions of Monaco's most famous buildings, including the Monte Carlo Casino. If you don't gamble, there's also a Grand Prix go-kart course inside. Other luxuries include: multiple swimming pools, a library, cafes, spa, a basketball/tennis court that doubles as a helipad, parking spaces for smaller yachts, and even a personal submarine. It can comfortably accommodate 16 guests (includes 3800-square-foot VIP suites) and a staff of 70 to tend to their every need. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Food Cut Into Cubes

Photo credit: Lenart and Sander

Amsterdam-based design studio Lernert & Sander decided to photograph of 98 different types of raw foods - unprocessed fruits, vegetables, and protein - into identical 2.5 centimeter cubes. If you haven't guessed them already, the perfectly-arranged grid includes fruits like kiwifruit, watermelon, as well as lettuce alongside salmon and tuna. All of their original colors and characteristics were left untouched, making them easily identifiable despite being cropped to a much smaller size. Continue reading for more pictures.

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