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Hotel Joule | Dallas

A beacon of energy in the heart of downtown Dallas, The Joule is a tour-de-force of Adam D. Tihanys award-winning design and style situated in a revitalized 1920’s Neo-Gothic building re-imagined for the contemporary traveler. The buildings façade has been restored and added to with a new 10-story tower which is topped by the cantilevered rooftop pool and bar area. The pool actually juts out over the edge off the building with just a heavy layer of glass separating water and the swimmers from the city below. Absolutely mindblowing...



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ACPAD

ACPAD is a revolutionary device that puts an electronic orchestra on your acoustic guitar!  The wireless MIDI controller is simply placed on the guitar’s surface, letting you play hundreds of instruments, samples, effects and loops, right where you want them: on your guitar. The thin polymer pad sticks to the guitar’s surface and contains eight touch pads with gold-plated contacts in order to offer accurate pressure sensitivity, 10 preset buttons, two looper ch...
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PARK BUTTE LOOKOUT

Fire lookouts were built to house workers full time after the Great Fire of 1910 that burned millions of acres of forest in Washington, Montana, and Idaho and were used to detect fires and were used as an early warning system in an age before radios, aircraft and GPS. Thanks to modern technology, they are now obsolete for their original use but are now usually kept up by park volunteers for people to visit and stay in. Take this restored fire lookout in Mount Baker ...
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WRENSILVA LOFT RECORD CONSOLE

The stunning Loft Record Console by Wrensilva aims to become an added value option on the rekindling vinyl niche. This interesting proposition offers some new tricks along with a greatly designed piece and excellent craftsmanship finish, designed and built in the USA. You get 300 watts per channel amplifier, a state-of-the art turntable that is set in motion by a fully decoupled belt and also features a Precision Gimbal Tonearm, an RCA cable input and a 3,55 mm jack...
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