stuff we drool about

Glass Bottom Pool | Holiday Inn Shanghai

Surely inspired by Hotel Joule in Dallas, The Holiday Inn in Shanghai China have recently revealed their breathtaking cantilever swimming pool located high on the hotelīs 24th floor. Guests can enjoy a swimming "over the air" experience at the very "deep end" of the pool, with nothing but a glass bottom underneath! If you have a fear of heights, you will probably want to stay in the shallow end...



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ROLLING HUTS

Rolling Huts is the ultimate camping experience, the perfect stop for hikers, mountain bikers and cross-country skiers. Designed by Olson Kundig Architects, the Huts are low-tech and low-impact in their design. Located in Washingtons Methow Valley, they feature giant wheels that lift the structures providing an unobstructed view into nature and the prospect of the surrounding mountains....
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UK PAVILLION AT WORLD EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI | BY THOMAS HEATHERWICK | Image

UK PAVILLION AT WORLD EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI | BY THOMAS HEATHERWICK

Developed by one of the UK’s leading creative talents, Thomas Heatherwick, the centrepiece of the UK pavilion is a six storey high object formed from some 60,000 slender transparent rods, which extend from the structure and quiver in the breeze. During the day, each of the 7.5m long rods act like fibre-optic filaments, drawing on daylight to illuminate the interior, thereby creating a contemplative awe-inspiring space. At night, light sources at the interior end of ...
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PORTABLE BEER | BY PATS BACKCOUNTRY BEVERAGES

This has to be the best thing to ever happen to backpacking, an awesome little addition to your gear list, packable beer! When on distant adventures packing light is essential, and transporting beer is inconvenient, heavy and cumbersome, Patīs Backcountry Beverages have developed a beer concentrate that can fit into a pocket, simply place it in the easy-to-use carbonation system and add water to deliver a complex, yet well-balanced, craft brew. Youīll hav...
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