Kevin Hart Designed a Customized Tiny House, And Soon You’ll Be Able to Rent It!

Tiny houses and the culture surrounding it have been taking over the mainstream. Tiny house websites, blogs, magazines, TV shows and online videos have shared storage tips and tricks to save space, looking for interesting vacation areas, or renting one out on your property (a’la Airbnb). This past Thursday, comedian Kevin Hart, with help from Booking.com, revealed his customized tiny house in Herald Square Park of New York City. Continue reading “Kevin Hart Designed a Customized Tiny House, And Soon You’ll Be Able to Rent It!”

Stolen Bridges, Space Naps, Console Designs & Rhynos! – WIRed #73

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Howdy, Hey There And Hello! This week on WIRed, I uncover the recent phenomenon of bridge theft (and I mean walking/car BRIDGES), how do you sleep in the deep reaches of space where no one can hear you snore, the online catalog of video game console history, and IT’S RHYNO! IT’S RHYNO! GORE! GORE! GORE!

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For The Scrap Metal, Thieves Steal Entire Bridge. THE WHOLE BRIDGE!

Not the Bridge in Question, but credit to “namibsands.wordpress.com”

Wow; I guess you can steal pretty much ANYTHING now-a-days. Earlier this year, in the Gölçük district of Kocaeli province in western Turkey , someone — like some PEOPLE — stole a 22-ton, 82-foot-long bridge. Yes; an ENTIRE bridge has vanished. The police suspect that the bridge was cut into sections, then removed onto a truck to sell the scrap metal for cold, hard cash, which it’s estimated value is around $11,000. Before the dastardly deed was done, local villagers use the bridge to access their orchards, but now many have to “take our socks off and cross the creek”, according to local resident, Mustafa Karakaş. Continue reading “For The Scrap Metal, Thieves Steal Entire Bridge. THE WHOLE BRIDGE!”

Game, Set, Match, Preservation: So Long, Cyclorama Center in Gettysburg, PA…

It appears that after a 14-year preservation battle, the National Park Service has finally confirmed their plans to demolish Richard Neutra‘s mid-century Cyclorama Center, a modernist structure, in Pennsylvania’s Gettysburg National Military Park. The main goal is to restore the site to its original appearance circa 1863 to mark the 150th anniversary commemoration of the well-known battle from the American Civil War. While it may be seen as a black-and-white (wow, that was an interesting pun) victory for Civil War purists and a loss for modernist architecture enthusiasts, it can be said that the true winner is the act of preservation of American History.   Continue reading “Game, Set, Match, Preservation: So Long, Cyclorama Center in Gettysburg, PA…”