Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...Read more »
To help students relieve stress and fatigue, the Cornell University installs real grass lawn in their school library
Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution’s Department of Design and Environmental Analysis.Read the rest of the article »
Sustainable Dance Club creates floor tiles that generates energy from dance movements
The Sustainable Dance Club (SDC) has created a smart dance floor that generates energy from dance movements. The smart floor features a series of interlocking floor tiles that is embedded with a small generator.Read the rest of the article »
The "Centipede Cinema" is a free standing cinema that offers a unique way of watching a movie
Pop-up cinemas are an in thing nowadays, however a Professor from a London University offers people an unconventional way of watching a movie. The “Centipede Cinema” is a mobile, pop-up cinema, conceived by Professor Colin Fournier from Bartlett School of Architecture.Read the rest of the article »
Bio-Urn contains a seed of a tree that germinates and grows when planted
There are different burial rites that people choose to follow once they deal with death. Gerard Moline, the creator of Bio-Urn, offers a organic alternative to the traditional practices.
Bio-Urn is different from the usual metal urns that are sold today. This unique urn is made of biodegradable materials like coconut shells, compacted peat and cellulose. A seed of a tree is placed inside of the urn, allowing the remains to grow into a tree, once planted.
It gives the dead the option to be one with nature, with its environment friendly, patented design. Their really is “life after death” with Bio-Urn.View Article Source »
The Bandra Ohm residential building in Mumbai, India showcases individual swimming pools on every balcony
Reknowned Architect, James Law has designed the Bandra Ohm residential building in India, an Upscale apartment building that showcases mini-infinity pools in each apartment unit.
Law makes use of a stunning concept called “Ohm”, a common ‘holy meditation’ symbol of Hinduism and also Buddhism. The 30-story Bandra Ohm tower includes individual swimming pools on every balcony, that looks like two cascading waterfalls, from afar. Each mini-infinity pools feature a glass enclosure that gives residents a priceless view of the city, while they swim.
The Bandra Ohm tower “aims to provide luxurious and comfortable living environment.”View Article Source »
The Gajumaru diner is set as a treehouse. It is built 20-feet above the ground.
If you’re looking to have a unique dining experience, you can travel to Japan and eat in a treehouse diner.
The Gajumaru diner can be found in the Island of Okinawa. It is built to look like a giant treehouse, propped on top of massive branches. It offers its customers, the best over-looking view of the Naha Harbour.
The diner can be accessed through a a spiral stairway and an elevator, found inside the tree trunk.
This unique restaurant is also known for its sumptious food. It sources organic and local ingredients from around the area. By sourcing locally grown food the restaurant is able to “reduce packaging and carbon waste associated with shipping.”View Article Source »
Popular photo app Instagram, will soon have an Android version
It was announced December last year, that Instagram will soon have its Android version, now a sign up page for Android users has been opened.
It is not clear if the sign up page is just a pre registration page or if its purpose is to just notify the people who have signed up, on when the app will be available.
It was not clarified when the Instagram for Android app will be released.View Article Source »
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