Tag Archive for Curiosities

Smarter life with a smart bike

(© photo by Ridehelios.com)

Nowadays we can’t imagine our lifes without smart devices like a smart phone or tablet. Now there’s a great new smart invention for bike lovers that can change the way we use our bikes until now. Turning a ordinary bike into a smart one Bikes tend to have a reputation of being unsafe and unclear…

Stairway to heaven – The Haiku Stairs

(© Photo by Mark Payton)

Haiku Stairs, also known as the Haiku Ladder, Pali Ladder, and Stairway to Heaven, is a series of galvanized-steel ship ladders that allow access for hikers to the top of Puu Keahiakahoe. This is a mountain on the island of Oʻahu (Honolulu – Hawaii). At an altitude of more than 2800 feet, the top of…

Suitable and sturdy all terrain trailer

(© photo by Moby1 Expedition Trailers LLC)

Traveling through rough remote terrains and landscapes is very appealing for many adventurers. After an intense day it is time to set up your refuge for the night. But in unknown places you have to be aware of dangers during the night caused by unpredictable NiceArtLife Hi, my name is Jürgen and I´m the founder…

Harvesting omnipresent electromagnetism

(© photo by Dennis Siegel)

Dennis Siegel, a digital media student, has developed a small wireless device designed to harness the omnipresent electromagnetic fields. The device uses the fields to charge up AA batteries. The use of the ‘Electromagnetic Harvester‘ is straightforward – holding it up to any electrically charged object gives power to the battery. Whether it be static…

Heavenly domes in a white wonderland

(© photo by Whitepod.com)

One hour away from Geneva airport in Switzerland, ‘Whitepod’ offers a camp that consists of 15 heavenly dome shaped pods with luxury bedding, fully-fitted bathrooms and an impressive view on the Alps. Nestled above the picturesque village of Les Cerniers, the Whitepod site comprises of fifteen 40 sq.m. geodesic tents, with fantastic view of Lake…

Unique water producing Billboard for dry areas

(© photo by UTEC)

Lima is the second-largest city in the world to be situated in a desert, right behind sand-blasted Cairo. That means the Peruvian capital’s 7.6 million residents have a great and persistent thirst for clean water, which certainly isn’t being fed by the 1.1 inches of rain Lima received during an average year. But there is…

Recycled cardboard bicycle – The Alpha

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There are many creative minds that have used recycled materials in their designs or products. That’s a very interesting and valuable contribution to a sustainable and ecologic society. Previous we have met Buddhist monks in Thailand who built a temple by using recycled glass bottles, an organization that used plastic bottles in the roof of…

A 7 years walk through time

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Traveling around the world is a dream for many people including me. Meeting people in many countries and from many continents and being able to see different types of landscapes is a real entertaining activity. Many travel the world using planes or ships to cross large distances. But now the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Paul Salopek…

All you need on 9 square meters

(© Photo by Jan Nordén).

Sweden is mostly known for fabulous and attractive interior design and practical furniture that is offered by Swedish retailers as Lundia and Ikea. Great practical solutions for small houses and people who like well designed furniture for a small price. Recently a Swedish architect, Krister Wiberg, surprised the world designing the smallest house of Sweden in…

Sydney’s amazing food trucks

Zoran Mitrevski, co-owner of Veggie Patch Van. (photo by Jennifer Soo).

In Sydney – Australia there are some amazing food trucks moving around offering delicious organic and/or vegetarian food. Some of the trucks are very well decorated and vintage and very well looking. In this article some of the the most attractive and creative are being presented so you can visit them and try their delicious…