Tag Archives: house

Shingled Skateboard Reminds You of Home

Ahh, it’s nice to be reminded of home. Unfortunately this skateboard reminds me of my roof, rather than my cozy couch. How awesome would it be to build a roof using only skateboard? Designer Devin Barette created several artsy skateboards, including the Shingled Skateboard, for an art show and auction to raise money for charity. Link [via]

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“Key Hidden Here” Doormat: Everybody Already Knows

You know that super awesome hiding place you chose for your extra house key? Everybody knows it’s there, seriously. What’s the point of hiding an extra house key under your doormat anymore? As far as your home security is concerned, you might as well advertise your transparency, maybe get a few brownie points for honesty and an oddly self-inflicted sense ...

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Review: Tonium Pacemaker

I’ve been DJing since I was 15. Never professionally, only at parties, the occasional event or for my own pleasure. My first set of decks were made up of old Numark belt-driven turntables. After I got a little better, I bought Technics 1200s with Ortofon cartridges and a nice Rane mixer. That lasted me until I went digital and started ...

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How To Build An Igloo

Kevin Kelly has a great find over on his site Cool Tools. It’s an $11 book from author Norbert E. Yankielun that teaches the art of the igloo and other snow shelters. After reading the 208 page novel, all you’ll need to do is wait for the next Nor’Easter and you’re ready to build a house that isn’t affected by ...

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Oh Noes! My House Is Walking Away

A mobile home is hardly a house. It’s a truck with a bed inside. On the other hand, the N55 WALKING HOUSE is the premier modular dwelling system. In addition to its ability to slowly troll surrounding landscapes, it collects energy by using solar cells and small windmills. There is even a system for collecting rain water and another for ...

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New Gateway Desktops For Gamer And Media Nuts

While Gateway has never been known for their power house rigs, gamers and media enthusiasts will surely be interested in its latest line of desktops, the Gateway FX6710-01 and LX6200-01. For the gamer, the FX6710-01 packs an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 CPU, ATI HD 4850 graphics, 6GB of RAM, 750GB HDD, DVD burner, memory card reader and Vista Premium ...

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DIY: A Water Bottle Chandelier

When you’re in the market for a new chandelier to decorate your home, style is everything. Sometimes style is outweighed by design, which is the case with this water bottle chandelier designed by Michelle Brand. We’ve seen chandeliers made of all sorts of recycled junk. Ballpoint pens, CD cases and even milk crates can be used to make impressive-looking household ...

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Dome Housing: The Shire Is Real

We all have that hairy-toed hobbit inside of us whose always wanted to live in the Shire. The home manufacturer Japan Dome House Co., Ltd. is all about Middle Earth and they want to make those halfling fantasies come true. These igloo-shaped structures are built from snap-together wall sections made of 100% Styrofoam. No termites, no rust, no toxic fumes ...

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