Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Saturday, July 19, 2014
Architects of Uhlik Architekti designed this structure for a client who wanted a retreat neat Prague. It is only 200 square feet and some of the materials were found on the property. Local craftsmen were involved in the construction. It is described as a simple space where the owner can enjoy a quiet escape from city living.
Read more and see images of the building here.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
This 24 foot diameter yurt is fully furnished and has an outhouse. It is located in a gated community in Marblemount, Washington. The community shares a flush toilet and a picnic area. The location provides opportunities for hiking, climbing, rafting and fishing. Listed at $24,500.
View the listing with additional photos on Zillow.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Parjanya Varun Yagam is a special prayer for rain. These Hindu priests are sitting in tubs of water in front of a fire performing the ceremony. India's monsoon rainfall was 43% below the June average, the weakest first month of the season in five years.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
British Airways has conducted some testing with a blanket that monitors neuron activity in the brain. A headband transmits information to the blanket and when a person is stressed it glows red. A calm and relaxed person's blanket will glow blue.
These tests were conducted in the first class cabin. I would guess that the if they ran the same tests in economy they would get very different results.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Norman E. Timbs was a mechanical engineer who worked mostly in the design of Indy 500 cars. He spent two years and $10,000 to build this car. $8000 of that budget was needed to fabricate the aluminum body. Additional images and information is available here.