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Christmas gift ideas for outdoor enthusiasts

Winter comes not only with holiday festivity, but also brings excitement for outdoor adventure trips. During holiday season most of you must be busy spending money on parties, outdoor trips and buying gifts. However, people who love spending lot of time outdoors, exploring different places, are often in need of new gears. If you’ve got any outdoorsman/outdoorswoman in your world, then you may gift them some cool equipments, this Christmas. Here are few Christmas gift ideas that any ...

Palmerston Council’s $45K Cyclone-proof Christmas Tree

Palmerston council’s $45K Christmas tree can combat a cyclone

Australian Palmerston city council has unveiled its latest Christmas attraction in form of conical tree. This inverted cone-shaped Christmas tree is erected in Palmerston’s Goyder Square and the council has spent hefty amount of about $45,000 on this ornamental tree design. Wondering why the council shelled out such huge amount on a Christmas attraction? Well, this is no ordinary tree as it is designed to combat cyclones with intensity breeze of around 230km/h. The 10-metre high conical tree ...

California neighborhood united to sync electrifying Christmas light display

California neighborhood united to create electrifying Christmas light display

Recently we acquainted you to the world’s largest Christmas light display by a Canberra family, but this startling light display will certainly put all house light shows to shame. The highlighting attribute of the Christmas light show is that an entire neighborhood in Yucaipa, California has united to sync lightings of all the houses to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra song “Wizards in Winter.” According to a recent report, 16 neighbors spent months preparing the striking light display to ...

Stanford Engineers invent Hi-tech mirrors to radiate excessive heat from buildings into space

Hi-tech mirrors could cool buildings by radiating excessive heat into space

Global warming continues to be a serious issue that still threatens the world leaders. Slowly temperature of the earth is rising to potentially dangerous levels; however aftermaths of energy costs of new air conditioning investment will indeed increase global warming to greater extent. To relieve our planet from the problem, Stanford engineers have invented revolutionary coating material in form of the hi-tech mirrors that could help in cooling buildings, even on sunny days, by radiating heat ...

Scandic To Go Mobile Hotel Room

Scandic To Go mobile hotel room comes to you, wherever you are

Imagine you are on vacation in a beautiful place, but due to shabby location of your current hotel you cannot fully enjoy the whole trip. Really heart shattering, isn’t it? Well, you don’t have to face such annoying situation ever again if you’re planning to visit any place within Scandinavian region. This is because Nordic hotel chain Scandic has launched the world’s first mobile hotel- Scandic To Go that can be moved to any location, depending on desire of the hotel’s guest. It is ...

Oxx Coffeeboxxx

Indestructible Oxx Coffeeboxx brews hot cuppa joe at construction sites

It is pretty easy for us to brew piping hot coffee at any time of the day at home or office, all thanks to our handy coffee makers. But such privilege is not available for workers at construction sites and similar rugged workplaces. This is because conventional coffee brewers cannot bear harsh environmental conditions of such onerous workplaces. Not anymore, as Michigan-based startup Oxx has come up with the Coffeeboxx that is built to withstand exposure to the brutal elements such as dirt, ...

Canberra family sets world record for largest Christmas lights display

Canberra family sets world record for largest Christmas lights display

In Canberra a family is not going to decorate a traditional tree this Christmas, as they have designed a gigantic record-breaking display of LED lights. David and Janean Richards from Canberra earned a Guinness World Record title for decorating their home with the largest image made with 1,194,380 LED lights. The striking light display features 3D image of three Christmas gifts within 3,865-square meter, surrounded by dazzling lighting fixtures. This all began four years ago when Mr. Richards ...

DIY Barn Picnic Table

Elegant DIY picnic table made from reclaimed barn door

Making useful furniture from reclaimed materials is nothing new to the world. In fact, we’ve already seen unused materials such as wood, steel, cardboards, etc. being transformed into elegant and fully-functional objects. Likewise, we came across another beautiful DIY picnic table that is made out of recycled barn door. It was built by Jenna LaFevor, blogger from website Nooga, and her husband to celebrate their kid’s birthday party couple of years ago. They took an old door from their ...

Secret Restaurant at Gamble House by Bob Dornberger

Secret Restaurant at Gamble House urges diners to eat not shoot

Taking photographs of your meal before tasting it has become an annoying 21st century trend. Thankfully, artist Bob Dornberger thinks that food must be eaten rather than clicking its snaps. Dornberger has taken a stand against guests who unnecessarily shoot photos of the served meal by collaborating with the Secret Restaurant at Gamble House in Pasadena, California. The restaurant is installed with a conveyor belt, made of metal and scrap aluminum powered by an industrial motor, that will ...

Canberra builds a log cabin on trailers to live a simpler life

Canberra man builds log cabin on trailers to live a simpler life

In U.S. many people are joining the ‘tiny house movement,’ where they leave all luxury facilities of larger homes behind and move in tiny houses on wheels to live a simpler life. Likewise, a Canberra-based man Andrew Clapham also paired up with the movement by creating a minimalist wooden cabin on trailers. The cabin is located on backyard of his parent’s house in northern Canberra. A cabin on trailers solves two purposes- one is the flexibility to change location of your tiny abode and ...

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