35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains
Jul03

35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains

Advertisement Many of you have probably heard of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, and you’ve probably seen the famous Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, either in person or while watching the movie Ocean’s 11. While there’s no doubt that these are both spectacular sights to behold however, they only represent a small percentage of the incredible fountains that you can currently find around the world. From Stockholm to...

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This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside
Feb14

This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside

It’s said not to judge a book by its cover. The same goes for houses – especially this tiny one in Japan! Designed by Mizuishi Architects Atelier, the 594-square-foot house is based on a triangular site between a river and a road. It looks really small from the outside, yet it is surprisingly more spacious from the inside than you’d expect. The triangular house has two floors, with the bedroom on the first floor, the kitchen and...

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Company Recreates Doors Of Dementia Patients’ Houses To Help Them Find Rooms And Feel At Home
Nov13

Company Recreates Doors Of Dementia Patients’ Houses To Help Them Find Rooms And Feel At Home

Ever wanted to make a place feel more like home? Well, now you can with True Doors! Whether you’re a college student wanting to personalize your dorm room entrance, or you’re a grandchild wanting to help a loved one at a care home feel more at home, True Doors are made-to-measure stickers of doors created for people to personalize the entrance to their room or apartment. You can either choose from their extensive collection of door...

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Russian Artist Creates Fantasy Animal Sculptures From Velvet Clay (50+ Pics)
Oct27

Russian Artist Creates Fantasy Animal Sculptures From Velvet Clay (50+ Pics)

Demiurgus Dreams is a studio, founded by Evgeny Hontor, where amazing fantasy animal sculptures are born. Evgeny Hontor started sculpting in 2006 and founded his Etsy shop in 2012. Now Demiurgus Dreams has a large following of more than 34k admirers and it’s easy to understand why. The studio creates stunning, intricate animal sculptures from velvet clay. Artworks stand out with their unique, detailed style that was perfected...

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Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun
Oct06

Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even moreso. The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s made from a synthetic material that can give out light for up to ten hours at a time once charged by the sun throughout the...

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This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It
Oct05

This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It

Shah Cheragh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It translates to “King of the Light” and it’s easy to understand why. The jaw-dropping interior of this structure has millions of tiny mirror shards which bounce the light in every direction. The site has a rather mysterious past. According to one story, around 900 A.D. a traveller spotted something shining from a distance. He approached the area to investigate and found...

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Artist Turns Trash Into Animals To Remind Us About Pollution
Sep30

Artist Turns Trash Into Animals To Remind Us About Pollution

To spread his message about endless waste production, Portuguese street artist Bordalo II (Artur Bordalo) creates stunning animal sculptures. However, unlike most artists, Bordalo doesn’t buy his material – he scavenges it. He seeks to portray nature (animals) with the materials that threaten it. Bored Panda has already written about Bordalo here and here but it’s clear that the artist isn’t going to stop his...

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This Tidy Tiny Home Actually Has Room for You And a Guest
Sep27

This Tidy Tiny Home Actually Has Room for You And a Guest

Magically, there are two (two!) bedrooms. From the outside, this green home looks charming, sure, but it’s the inside that’s one-of-a-kind — literally. The artist homeowners (Jessica Lynch is a print maker and illustrator while her husband, Carson Lynch, owns a woodshop) curated their newly-built guest house on wheels with handmade items for the ultimate maker’s getaway. Located on their 5.5 acres of land on Guemes...

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Norway’s Proposed Underwater Tunnel Project Is The Answer Drivers Are Looking For
Sep23

Norway’s Proposed Underwater Tunnel Project Is The Answer Drivers Are Looking For

It’s still in its infancy, but the idea that Norway would reduce highway travel time – without ruining the nation’s beautiful fjords – is under serious consideration. The project proposes a solution to the country’s transportation problems, which include some 1190 fjords and countless mountains. Not every fjord has to be crossed to be sure, but the ones that do are in need of some serious creative thinking. Norway’s big idea is as...

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This Self-Build Concrete Block System Reduces Construction Time by 50%
Sep22

This Self-Build Concrete Block System Reduces Construction Time by 50%

An emerging sector of construction is developing new systems that manage to not only reduce construction times and costs, but also solve the housing problem in Mexico’s most disadvantaged areas. Originating from previously known construction techniques, national companies are venturing into international markets by proposing new models of construction that use fewer materials and have a greater structural strength and greater comfort....

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