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A UK entrepreneur takes flight by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs

A YouTube collection of grainy video clips highlights the progress Gravity founder Richard Browning has made toward his outlandish dream over the past year. Each seems more terrifying than the last, with multiple jet engines attached to his limbs in various configurations, as he hovers a few feet …

Bruce 22E: It's Electric!

Meet the Bruce 22E. She's a fully-electric build from the Canadian Electric Boat Company. And she can reportedly hit 41 knots.<p>"We are the only …

13 Amazing Floating Homes Around the World

Come summer, you can’t help but think: Wouldn’t it be amazing to live right ON the water? Well, if you lived in one of these homes, you could! We’ve …

Muskoka

Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station

The famed architect designed this Minnesota gas station of the future with a lookout tower.<p>In 1927, at the height of his career, Frank Lloyd Wright …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

Migaloo Submersible Yacht

Normally if your yacht goes underwater, it's a disaster. With the Migaloo Submersible Yacht, it happens all the time. This incredible watercraft …

'Mummified' Body Of German Adventurer Still At Desk, Found On 'Ghost Yacht' After Years Sailing The World

<i>Warning: graphic image</i><p>The mummified body of a German adventurer has been discovered on board his yacht, seven years after the vessel was last …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

Stone-Cold Remarkable

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

National Parks

So You Want Sustainable Housing? Try Shipping Containers

Meet the startup converting used shipping containers into off-the-shelf, off-the-grid dwellings.<p>The idea of off-the-grid living has a romantic, back-to-nature feel to it—but the reality is significantly more complicated if you want anything more than the most basic amenities. Dutch startup …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Happiness

Archiblox prefab home uses "a fraction" of the energy it generates

Prefab houses can be quick and affordable to build. Now, a prefab house from Australian architects Archiblox promises the additional benefit of …

Prefab Homes

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

Gorgeous Norwegian Eco-Friendly House Produces More Than 3 Times The Energy It Needs

It was designed to be 100% zero emission, and incorporates a ridiculous number of clever tricks and gadgets to truly make it a friend to the environment, according to The Daily Mail.<p>Norway's Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings and renowned international architecture firm Snøhetta teamed up …

Swimming Pools

A Couple’s Incredible 550,000-Mile Odyssey Through 177 Countries Over 26 Years. In a Single Car. | Colossal

<p>In moments of peak stress, boredom, or desperation for change, we’ve probably all shared the same dream: why not just drop everything and travel. …

The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

Core77 Design Awards 2014: The Best Service Designs of the Year

It doesn't take designing an entire ecosystem to make an impact in the world of service design—singling out individual issues can be more manageable …

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

Five Ultimate Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. …

These Spas Will Make You Wanna...

...book a couple's massage! Although not all of us can afford to run off to Europe and splurge on an all-day couple's spa treatment, these heavenly hotels will sure get you in the mood. Hotel search trivago has put together a collection of 10 stunning properties that house even more impressive …

Swimming Pools

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …