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Strawbale Buildings. Quick histories of hull. Ossoil – Open Source Community Enabler. IOssoil was established 2010.

Ossoil – Open Source Community Enabler

Ever since the beginning we have been building communities, consulted several companies and alike. We don’t just tell what to do, we do it ourselves too! We contribute to several communities, organize events (in co-operation) and act as open source evangelists. Purpose Ossoil exists to provide fast, reliable assistance to companies on Open source related business. Vision By providing fast response, informed expertise, and consistently high quality solutions, Ossoil generates enough satisfied repeat customers to provide a stable retainer base. Mission We provide leading edge community management solutions and knowledge. Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr.

This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful.

Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr

Kelsey Gardens News: Powertool Challenge 2013. About Us – Salemtown Board Co. ABOUT SAlemtown board co.

About Us – Salemtown Board Co.

Salemtown Board Co. was started in 2012 with a tank of gas, some reclaimed oak and a vintage wood shop outside of Bucksnort, TN. This story began with a dream to change our city, even just a little bit, through making beautiful, high quality skateboards. All of our boards are made out of solid oak, and they’re cut, shaped, finished and painted 100% by hand. Recycled Docking Stations… Wood you believe it? We’re loving the latest design trend in docking stations for your gadgets….recycled wood., take a look at some of the upcycled products currently on the market.

Recycled Docking Stations… Wood you believe it?

Wood made docking stations from recycled materials are one of the innovative items available today. The docking stations made from reclaimed or recycled materials are all the rage these days. iTree iPhone & iPod dock are created out of a tree trunk. If our mention on the title confuses you, we would like to tell you about the iTree docking station by KMKG, which has been made out of the log of a tree trunk!

iTree iPhone & iPod dock are created out of a tree trunk

This docking station has the ports needed to charge your iPod or iPhone, as well as plays stored audio content at the same time. What makes this product rather abstract, is that it’s been created out of wood, which is hand selected by the customer and built according to the individual needs. Onswipe. 10 Fun And Funky iPhone Docks. If you're as tethered to your iPhone as we are, giving it a solid charge while not in use is important.

10 Fun And Funky iPhone Docks

But even the most functional products in the home should feature great design. Here, 10 alternatives to a traditional Apple docking station. Make A Cheap & Easy Solar USB Charger With An Altoids Tin. Photos by Joshua Zimmerman The craftster behind the very popular $3 solar-powered emergency radio is back with a new awesome project: a cheap solar battery charger with a USB plug.

Make A Cheap & Easy Solar USB Charger With An Altoids Tin

The 100 Most Interesting Websites. Websites are still growing more amazing every day.

The 100 Most Interesting Websites

When we made this list we consider 3 things: content, content and content. Throughout the year we save screenshots, bookmark and favorite the best web content we run across but can’t post on our site. Eco-city Inside a One Kilometer Crater in Siberia. Eco-city 2020 is a proposal for the rehabilitation of the Mirniy industrial zone in Eastern Siberia, Russia designed by the innovative architectural studio AB Elis Ltd.

Eco-city Inside a One Kilometer Crater in Siberia

The project would be located inside a giant man-made crater of more than one kilometer in diameter and 550 meters deep that used to be one of the world’s largest quarries. Exploring Abandoned NYC. Exploring Abandoned NYC Steve Duncan is a modern day archaeologist, an “urban historian” who employs a rare practice to catalog the history of New York City.

Exploring Abandoned NYC

Duncan and his videographer partner Andrew Wonder explore the abandoned past of New York below the city streets– from the subway tunnels of yesteryear to the peaks of the city’s bridges. Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking. 2382 516Share Synopsis Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. Amazing Graffiti Discovered in an Abandoned Nursing Home. Imagine Looking In Your Neighbor’s Yard And Seeing This. Wow!NegPoz. The 35 Most Hauntingly Beautiful Abandoned Ruins On The Planet.

9 Wows - Cool Pictures, Cool Pics, Nature Pictures, Nature Pics. Gizmodo UK. Illustrations Of Superheroes IRL. We always catch superheroes doing cool stuff like flying, running real fast, or beating up on bad guys. We don’t really get to see the normal, regular-people type stuff like teeth brushing, taco eating or bathroom pooping. Enter Artist Greg Guillemin. Little free library. For( ){ };, An ‘Aimless’ Video Game Projected Onto Three Paintings. This Is A Painting! 3D Fish Painted in Layers of Resin. Don’t be fooled, the image above is not real fish, but a carefully painted series of layers encased in clear resin! The work of Japanese painter Riusuke Fukahori, the pieces are incredibly hard to distinguish from actual living fish… so much so, we included some shots of him making the paintings below.

Fukahori creates the paintings layer by layer, painting each colorful 2D image and then coating it with a layer of clear resin, repeating the process until he creates a 3D image of a fish. Burnscapes: Paintings by Suze Woolf. Burnscapes: Paintings by Suze Woolf Paintings of carbonized wood structures due to forest fires. As the climate warms, forest fires are becoming more frequent and catastrophic in the western United States. Miniature Sculptures Make Their Way Back to the Beach. Artist Anna Gillespie creates thought-provoking sculptures of the human form and its delicate relationship with nature. We saw this first with Taste the Rain, her ongoing series of surreal sculptures created from the material of fallen trees, and then again with pieces like Woodsman, Abundance, and Homage.

We just got sent these photos of several pieces created by Gillespie back in 2011. Where Children Sleep Around the World. Where Children Sleep presents English-born photographer James Mollison’s photographs of children’s bedrooms around the world – from the U.S.A., Mexico, Brazil, England, Italy, Israel and the West Bank, Kenya, Senegal, Lesotho, Nepal, China and India – alongside portraits of the children themselves. The Graffiti Cubist: an Interview with Hunto. Spent my day off putting together cardboard robot arms. A day well spent. Photographer Blends Modern Day Locations With Major Historical Events. If you liked the WWII Photos Superimposed on to Modern Street Scenes, we have some more! As part of the 2004 History Channel ad campaign, titled ‘Know Where You Stand’, photographer Seth Taras blends together past and present into incredible time-travel pictures.

Every Third Thursday. Cool Material - Stuff Guys Want. 19-Year-Old Develops Cleanup Array To Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From Oceans. How to Build Self-Discipline. Discipline is freedom. These People May Have Lost a Limb, but Not Their Sense of Style.

Drama and Art joint project: Identity

Underworld - Rez [PV] Cells. Cells. Pinterest / Home. Pinterest. Sheddish. Suburban Nomad: Hybrid Igloo, Yurt, Tent + Tipi Home Idea. $1000 Egg House on Wheels for a Working Urban Architect. One Community Homepage: Open Source Non-profit Blueprint for a Sustainable Civilization and Self-Replicating Eco-Teacher/Demonstration Communities, Villages, and Citites. Building the Low Cost Getaway Cabin. Small Cabin - Plan, Build and Enjoy your Small Cabin. Architecture Student Bought a School Bus and Turned It Into Cozy Mobile Home. As a graduate architecture student, Hank was tired of seeing architecture projects that never left the drawing board. RelaxshacksDOTcom. Upload Subscription preferences.

5 Micro Guest House Design Ideas. 22 Most Beautiful Houses Made from Shipping Containers. Gorgeous Floating Buildings Around the World. Survivalism. Websites. Micro Houses. Tiny Houses on Wheels. La Casa Vergara. Minim house complete. Colin's Coastal Cabin. Unboxed: Surprisingly Spacious Flat-Pack House on Wheels. MEKA reinvents shipping container housing. Tiny Modern Leaf House in the Yukon. Amazing Tiny House on Wheels: Truck Converted Into Gorgeous Solar Powered Off Grid Home. Historic Shepherds Huts - on the move. Acorn House. Tall Man’s Tiny House. A 31 Year Old Was Sick Of Expensive Rent And High Costs. What He Did Took Guts… But Look Inside. The Cricket Trailer. Cai (tm) House. Tiny House From Reclaimed Wood. Spacious Cabin on Wheels with Large Windows. This Dream Home Only Cost Them $22,000. Just Wait Til You Go Inside...Wow!

Gnomadik micro cottage. 13 Spectacular Retro Campers, RVs, Motorhomes, & Crazy Conversions. Couple Builds Own Tiny House on Wheels in 4 Months for $22,744.06- "hOMe" FULL TOUR. Amazing, Off-Grid, Modern Tiny House Tour - Living Big In A Tiny House. The Emerald Cut (Part 2) Hank bought a bus: architecture student turns bus into a house. The Music City Tiny House. Another Couple Living in a Debt-free Tiny House: Meet Shaye & Tom. Amazingly Functional 136 Sq. Ft. Molecule Tiny Home on Wheels. I Like Tiny Houses But I'm Not Tiny, What Do I Do? Sweet Pea Tiny House Plans: Big Enough to Start a Family? Sol Haus Design's 140 Sq. Ft. Tiny House: Would you live here? Amazing DIY Off-Grid Modern Tiny House. Tiny House Swoon - Part 2.