Trust Grampa
Written by David Eaves   
Tuesday, 11 August 2009 10:32

How do you like them, Apple?

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Japan's Adapted Airport Terminal
Written by David Eaves   
Monday, 10 August 2009 16:27

You'd be forgiven for thinking the ladies in the photo below were employees behind the check-in desk of an airport, but they aren't. They're actually staff working behind the information desk at Airport Walk in Nagoya, a shopping mall which was opened in October 2008 in a disused terminal at Nagoya Airport in Japan.

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10 Enchanting Tree Tunnels
Written by David Eaves   
Thursday, 06 August 2009 11:46

Unless you're dendrophobic - in which case it would possibly be the worst sight on Earth seeing as Ents luckily don't exist - there's something eerily romantic and comforting about streets and paths lined with trees, especially when their branches grow to the point where they arch over the road itself and meet in the middle to form a natural tunnel. Of course there a thousands of these green passageways around the planet so this is obviously a small selection, but I thought I'd share a few examples of one of nature's many visual treats.

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The Mickey Mouse Shaped Forest
Written by David Eaves   
Wednesday, 22 July 2009 10:31

I was just reading the Direct Villas blog and I found this awesome picture of Mickey's Forest:

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Princess Leah F-104 Starfighter
Written by David Eaves   
Saturday, 18 July 2009 14:36

Here is a really awesome Princess Leah F-104 Starfighter plane design created by a guy called John Eaves (what a fantastic surname):

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Hotels Don't Come Much Stranger
Written by David Eaves   
Tuesday, 14 July 2009 12:19

I've seen my fair share of insane buildings over the years but I reckon I just stumbled across one of the strangest yet in the form of a Chinese hotel. What's also interesting is that, to my knowledge, very few English speaking websites have seen or mentioned what has got to be one of the most bizarre pieces of hotel architecture on Earth.

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San Francisco's Multicoloured Salt Ponds
Written by David Eaves   
Thursday, 09 July 2009 20:10

Should you ever fly over San Francisco Bay, be sure to peer out of the window in order to catch a glimpse of one of the world's most incredibly coloured landscapes. It's hard to believe that the cause of such a vibrant display is plain old salt.

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Classic Google Design
Written by David Eaves   
Thursday, 09 July 2009 18:10

 Just stumbled across this really old fashioned looking Google design:

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The Gyroscopic, Self-Levelling Pool Table
Written by David Eaves   
Thursday, 09 July 2009 14:52

Before today it never occurred to me that pool tables would even exist on cruise ships and like most people I just assumed that a level table would be impossible to find on an enormous boat out at sea. What I hadn't entertained was the idea that someone would bother to design a pool table which uses a gyroscope to right itself no matter how choppy the water underneath.

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Blood Is The New Black
Written by David Eaves   
Wednesday, 08 July 2009 13:47

Via Gerard over at Presurfer comes what is surely the most disturbing coffee set ever manufactured. So disturbing in fact that I felt compelled to have a quick look for other blood stained consumer goods. Here they are.

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Lyon's Unique Underground Car Park
Written by David Eaves   
Wednesday, 08 July 2009 11:25

Situated outside the Théâtre des Célestins in Lyon, in a newly renovated square by the name of Place des Célestins, is an inverted periscope which offers a unique view of what is usually a very mundane facility.

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Creative Bicycle Storage
Written by David Eaves   
Wednesday, 08 July 2009 09:40

The Dutch really know how to promote and encourage the use of green transport; specifically the humble bicycle. Apart from having to use some physical energy, one of the most common arguments against hopping on a bike rather than jumping in a car is that very few cities provide ample, secure parking for such a vehicle, let alone such a facility which is also well designed.

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Top 5 Awesomely Bizarre Modern Homes
Written by David Eaves   
Friday, 03 July 2009 21:12

I love looking at really cool properties, here are a few of the most awesomely bizarre designs that I have seen around the web recently including a cube home, one in a forest, a see-through home, one made from containers and bamboo and another that is situated almost on a river.

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