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Ice Aquarium In Japan

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The unique ice aquarium in Japan packs about 450 specimens of marine life frozen in large columns of ice bathed in blue light.
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Puma’s Mopion Cargo Bike

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Industrial design firm KiBiSi, Danish bicycle manufacturer Biomega and Puma has collaborated to produce the Mopion cargo bike, a cargo bike accommodating the urban lifestyle.

      “mixes city bike features and cargo bike features, making it a sturdy companion. It comes with a super-size innovative front carrier for heavy duty transport of your groceries or other needs. Developed for city dwellers, Mopion features a light aluminum frame, making it a one-of-a-kind lightweight cargo bike weighing only 22 kilos. The geometry holds the body in a slightly inclined, but still heads-up position for navigational ease and exceptional balancing.”  From the designer site

Kuroshio Sea Aquarium Tank

Kuroshio Sea is the second largest aquarium tank in the world. It holds 7,500-cubic meters (1,981,290 gallons) of water and features the world’s second largest acrylic glass panel, measuring 8.2 meters by 22.5 meters with a thickness of 60 centimeters. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept amongst many other fish species in the main tank.  -Via

The World’s First Flying Hotel – Hotelicopter

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The Hotelicopter is the world’s first flying hotel. It was designed with the sophisticated, affluent traveler in mind. “You’ve just taken off your belt, your shoes, your jacket, and put your laptop in a separate bin.  You’re feeling a little bit – shall we say – undignified. All you want to do is melt into your hotel the moment you step onto the concourse.” The Hotelicopter features 18 luxuriously-appointed rooms for adrenaline junkies seeking a truly unique and memorable travel experience. Each soundproofed room is equipped with a queen-sized bed, fine linens, a mini-bar, coffee machine, wireless internet access, and all the luxurious appointments you’d expect from a flying five star hotel.
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Bangalore Express Indian Restaurant in London

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The bangalore express indian restaurant in london. Interesting! “Indian Restaurant in Waterloo Road, London. The client required a re-invention of the traditional curry house to match their vision for fast, healthy, Indian food. Linear grooved walls with abstract painted blocks lead the eye through the inter-connecting spaces. Tube steel furniture gives a purposefully harder edge, while the double height booths provide 24 extra covers for the same floor space.”   [via..]
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Ice Hotel in Kemi, northern Finland

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This amazing ice hotel is located in Kemi, northern Finland. In the Snow Hotel there are rooms for singles, couples as well as bigger groups. There are 18 rooms for doubles / singles and two group-rooms with five beds as well as a Honeymoon Suite. The whole Snow Hotel and the rooms inside are made of snow. The fresh, about  -5 degrees Celsius breathing-air, will guarantee you sweet dreams inside a well-equipped sleeping-bag on a good bed. You will have a memorable sleeping-experience in the Snow Hotel! Sleeping in the Snow Hotel includes also breakfast served inside the warm CastleLounge and after breakfast you will have the chance to go and take a shower and go to the sauna in a nearby Hotel.
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A hospital themed restaurant in Riga, Latvia

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Named “Hospitalis”, it is a hospital themed restaurant in Riga, Latvia. The restaurant looks like a medicine cabinet, while you are treated as a patient and taken good care by the long-legged waitresses in nurses uniforms. The food is served in flasks and operating-room’s dishes, and customers can be tied up in straight jackets.
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The Silver ‘Hero’ by Alexander McQueen

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Samsonite’s new Hero suitcase by Alexander McQueen Goes silver. Hero case takes on the imprint of a human form with a rib cage and sternum outlined at the front of the case and vertebrae configuration in the rear.  [via..]

The One Room Hotel is World’s Most Exclusive

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The world’s most exclusive hotel only with one room has a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower. Guests can stay at the world’s most exclusive hotel for just $616/night (1 night limit). This Swiss-built prefab is actually an art installation – with guests as part of the exhibit. Its designers insisted those taking part in the project can expect a “bounteous dimensioned room”.

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Go To Diggerland to Drive Heavy Diggers

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For those people who love heavy construction equipment, Diggerland, an amusement park would be a great place to spend their vacation with their family. Located in the UK, Diggerland is the only ‘theme park’ in the world where children and adults can drive real back hoes, dump trucks and all sizes of diggers. Awesome! But the one bad thing is that Diggerland is only actually located in the UK right now.  [via..]

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