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Futuristic Vertical Ship Stays Upright While Exploring Marine Life

Posted by on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

SeaOrbiter

Image source: Inhabitat.com

French architect Jacques Rougerie wants to explore the world’s oceans, and he needs your money to do it. How much, you ask? Just a mere €325,000 ($436,000). Continue reading…

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

Posted by on Monday, November 11th, 2013

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…

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

Posted by on Friday, November 8th, 2013

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…

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

Posted by on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

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…

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The 5 Weirdest Boats Ever Made

Posted by on Monday, November 4th, 2013

Hot Dog Boat

Image source: Marineinsight.com

A boat is a boat, right? Well, not exactly. You’d be amazed by how weird they can get! This list takes a look at 5 of the weirdest boat ideas ever imagined. Continue reading…

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South Korea’s Impressive Ocean Gate Design

Posted by on Friday, November 1st, 2013

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…

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Candy Land Made Real! Canada Could Build Giant Habitable Snow Cones

Posted by on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Winnipeg Snow Cone Huts

Image source: Blogspot.com

To quote House Stark from the hit TV and book series by George R. R. Martin, “Winter is coming.” Many of the leaves have already changed color and fallen away. The air is growing colder. People are pulling their warmer winter clothes out of storage. And you know what else that means? Continue reading…

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Spain Combines Old and New with the Gorgeous Lanjarón Water Museum

Posted by on Monday, October 28th, 2013

Water Museum in Spain

Image source: Yatzer.com

What types of things would you put into a museum? Historical artifacts, obviously. Art is another easy choice. Some museums like to display items used by famous people, like the testing equipment used by the Wright brothers. But what about water? Would you ever think to build a museum devoted entirely to H2O? Continue reading…

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Admire the Humble Beauty of Nature with the Famous Spiral Jetty

Posted by on Friday, October 25th, 2013

Spiral Jetty

Image source: Usra.edu

When you think of aquatic architecture, it’s easy to immediately imagine over-the-top designs with state-of-the-art technology and hefty price tags. After all, aquatic architects love to go all out with their grandiose ideas of floating homes and luxury water purifiers. But don’t let the million-dollar floating skyscrapers fool you — beautiful aquascapes can cost as little as $0.

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This Taiwanese City Center is a Massive Natural Waterfall!

Posted by on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Water Damper Towers

Image source: Kamjz.com

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. Normally that phrase only applies to bodies of saltwater such as the ocean, but would you believe that it also applies to fresh water? Continue reading…