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Watervilla | By Plus 31 Architects

Amsterdam is crossed by hundreds of channels, making it a perfect city for anyone living in the water. This modern house situated in De Omval, was designed by Dutch +31 Architects. The 200-square-foot house boat divided into two floors, features modern lines and has 2 bedroom apartments. Part of the house is submerged in water, the top floor has a big gap, providing natural light even under the water.



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SWAMP COOLER | BY RUFFWEAR

When taking your fury friends on your backcountry adventures you can now help them beat the heat with this innovative cooling vest by Ruffwear. All you need to do is get the "Swamp Cooler" wet in cold water, wring it out, and fasten it on your dog. The cooling vest also reflects sunlight and ultraviolet rays for added sun protection. Other great products by Ruffwear: - Dog Packs - K-9 Float Coat...
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BALMUDA TOASTER

The beautifully designed Balmuda Toaster uses steam to make toast taste bakery fresh! Winner of the good design award, the Japanese toaster ensures your toast comes out not only perfectly browned on both sides, but also still soft and fluffy on the inside. The smart appliance strategically controls when the heating elements turn on and off, while producing a steady stream of steam. There is nothing like a slice of fresh-baked bread, and the Balmuda boasts ...
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ECOCAPSULE

Over the years we have showcased several houses, retreats, weekend cabins, and pods, places to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature. Our latest discovery was developed by Nice Architects, a self-sustaining portable house appropriately named Ecocapsule. The ecological pod, is equipped with a built-in wind turbine, roof-mounted solar panels, and a high-capacity battery, these off-grid capabilities allow you and a guest to enjoy the convenience of househol...
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