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Texas Quail Rigs

Texas Quail Rigs is a new book that explores the tradition and culture of quail hunting in Texas and the eccentric vehicles built for the sport. Each one of the 120 plus vehicles featured is different, and reflects the personality of its owner and builder. The book is beautifully illustrated with photographs by author A.Lockey and is a tribute to the unique rigs and their owners, but also to the vanishing tradition and culture of quail hunting. Check out some of the crazy vehicles after the jump

Learn more at texasquailrigs.com, or purchase now from Amazon





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KEEMALA RESORT PHUKET | Image

KEEMALA RESORT PHUKET

Keemala, is a magical new resort tucked away in the woodlands of Phuket, Thailand. It looks like one of those mythical villages you’d find described in the pages of a J. R. R. Tolkien or J. K. Rowling novel. At the mind-blowing resort, guests can stay in treehouses, bird’s nests and suspended tents,  each boast outdoor bathtubs and rainfall showers, a private pool and wide open spaces that encourage guests to rebalance, rejuvenate and relax among the trees, str...
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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees is a tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers, and about the joy of making things in wood. The fascinating read tells the story of how one individual (Rob Penn) cut down a single ash tree to see how many things could be crafted from it. In the book, Rob talks about the therapeutic value of working with wood, the joy of making things in wood, of its touch and smell, its many uses, and the resonant, calming effect of running our han...
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AMPHIBIOUS 1000 | FLOATING RESORT QATAR | Image

AMPHIBIOUS 1000 | FLOATING RESORT QATAR

Amphibious 1000 is a 500 million dollar project by Giancarlo Zema Design Group (GZDG) for the construction of a semi-submerged island in the protected area off the coast of Qatar. At the futuristic resort, you can stay at one of 80 "Jelly-Fish" floating suites. These suites are able to accommodate up to six people comfortably, it has 5 floors connected by a spiral staircase. On the lower level, 3 meters below sea level, you can enjoy a submersed panoramic room, over...
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