The Astounding Design Of Eixample, Barcelona Constructed in the early 20th century, Eixample is a district of the Spanish city of Barcelona known for the urban planning that divided the district into octagonal blocks. Influenced by a range of schools of architecture, Eixample Barcelona was designed in a grid pattern with long streets, wide avenues, and rounded street corners. Despite being in the center of a thriving European metropolis, the district provides improved living conditions for inhabitants including extensive sun light, improved ventilation, and more open green space for public use. And of course, the result from the grid-like structure is astounding from above: Drinking Games Cult television shows always end up with a certain level of melancholy because their fans feel they were canceled long before their time. It is this fan devotion that keeps these shows alive in reruns and on the various home video platforms. However, once in a while, a show gets resurrected on a different network (like Cougar Town), as a major motion picture (like Serenity), or even on a totally different delivery platform (like Arrested Development moving to Netflix). Arrested Development is one of those cult television shows that the fans refused to forget. It may never have been as popular as the similarly quirky but far more mainstream Seinfeld, but for the fans, it has worked its way into the fans’ lives as much as any show has. Take a drink to celebrate the series, and if watch enough episodes at once, you’ll end up as intoxicated as Lucille Bluth.
Entrepreneur Startup Advice I usually tell people that everything I learned about being an entrepreneur I learned by F’ing up at my first company. I think the sign of a good entrepreneur is the ability to spot your mistakes, correct quickly and not repeat the mistakes. I made plenty of mistakes. Below are some of the lessons I learned along the way. If there’s a link on a title below I’ve written the post, if not I plan to. The summary of each posting will be here but the full article requires you to follow the links.
How to cut glass I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY! You will be able to learn how to cut glass. I want to warn you. GlitterOdyssey: Plus Size Rain Coat. Where art thou?! Hello my dearies! So today I shared a Plus Size Spring/Summer Fashion Haul on my YouTube channel: I show an awesome nautical Eshakti skirt, gorgeous London Times Fashion dresses, TEGGINGS from Re/Dress NYC, and lots from Asos.
Finds: Awesome Cake Designs Posted by C on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 · [via thisisnthappiness.com] I’m not really that big fan of cakes. The other day, I found these really amusing cake designs that make me want to taste one! Would you want to try that hot chocolate cupcake up there? Pink Panty Droppers Recipe at Epicurious.com - StumbleUpon This makes a great fizzy pink lemonade. It's definitely one of my must have summer staples. If it's hot, you're low on cash, and want to have a lot of fun, this is the answer! It makes just shy of 5 gallons, so it can serve a TON of people. Each drink packs a heavy whallop to your head, so you really don't need much per person. Hot Tub Boat combines cruising and soaking The Hot Tub Boat allows its passengers to soak while they cruise Image Gallery (57 images) Can’t decide between lounging in the hot tub or going boating? Well, why not do both? People in and around The Netherlands can already do so, in a HotTug.
Scissors confiscated by the TSA turned into spiders If spiders aren’t your cup of tea, this is one of those articles that could either help you overcome your fear or send you running for the hills. The metal spider pictured above was created by mechanical artist Christopher Locke who formed them out of scissors that were confiscated at airports by the TSA . I don’t know about you, but when I see a pair of barber shears, I am not thinking about creating a creepy-yet-awesome sculpture out of them. Locke on the other hand transforms the discarded metal into some startling mechanical imagery.