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Can Luxury Aquariums Double as Natural Swimming Pools?

Swimming Pond

Image source: Inspirationalgreen.com

How would you like to swim with the fishes? No, I don’t mean in the “killed by the mafia” sense of the phrase — I mean literally swim alongside fish. Some squeamish folk may not be keen on the idea, but others adore the idea of a natural, beautiful aquascape that is both an art piece and a swimming pool. But is such a thing even possible? Continue reading

Google's Mystery Barges Revealed to be Silver-Sailed Showrooms

Possible Google Barge

Image from telegraph.co.uk

Google has been raising eyebrows with the construction of three massive barges that are currently moored in San Francisco, Portland, and Maine. The Internet behemoth has been fairly tight-lipped about the barges, leaving news sources to speculate over their purpose. Are they floating data centers? Trendy party boats? Continue reading

Amazing Aquatic Architecture: How to Build a Waterfall in the Middle of the Desert

Desert Cascades

Image source: Inhabitat.com

Earlier this week, we took a look at Ap Verheggen’s incredibly unorthodox plan to build ice sculptures in the middle of the Sahara Desert (it isn’t nearly as crazy as it sounds). Well, Verheggen is at it again! Continue reading

This UN Official Wants to Build Ice Sculptures in the Sahara!

SunGlacier

Image source: Inhabitat.com

Spend a few days wandering around the desert with no water, sunscreen, or internet access, and you’re bound to start going a little bit crazy. Mirages will play tricks on your eyes and you’ll see impossible sights glimmering on the horizon, like a gigantic leaf made out of ice. Continue reading

South Korea's Impressive Ocean Gate Design

Ocean Gate

Image source: Ning.com

I’ve always adored the seashore. It’s a meeting place of two worlds, where the unfathomable ocean endlessly throws waves at the sandy shoreline. I know I’m not the only one — mankind is generally fascinated by the coast. Think of any major city on Earth and odds are good that it’s located along the shore of the ocean, a large river, or a lake. Continue reading