Posts tagged "architecture"

There Is A Beyoncé-Inspired Skyscraper Being Built In Australia

It’s apparently inspired by “Ghost.” And it appears to have breasts. …

By: Megan Reynolds / July 6, 2015

Life Dream Status: A Trampoline Bridge In Paris

Paris is my favorite city in the world (so original, right?), and before today I didn’t think there was anything that could make it better. But after seeing this conceptual photo of a giant trampoline bridge across the Seine, well, I stand corrected. Dreamed up by architects at Atelier Zündel Cristea, the idea took third…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 1, 2012

World’s Thinnest House Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

Claustrophobes, hoarders, and people who enjoy stretching their arms without ramming their knuckles into the wall, meet the house of your nightmares. This is the Keret House in Warsaw, Poland; situated between two buildings, it’s only 4-feet across at its widest point, and a panic attack-inducing 28-inches at its narrowest. The terrifying marvel of engineering…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 1, 2012

The Sleep Suit Is A Snuggie For Narcoleptics

I have to say, the first time I set eyes on the Sleep Suit, I knew I had to have it. A Snuggie-like suit that enabled me to fall asleep anywhere? Yes, please! Usually, if you go to sleep, you do it at home, at night, in your bed. Not so with the Sleep Suit!

By: Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2010

Jewelry That Turns You Into Architecture

Tired of walking past buildings when you’d rather wear one? Joshua DeMonte steals architectural elements to create totally out-there accessories. A banister winds around a wrist. A staircase adorns a neck. A curtain-billowing window becomes a bracelet. Surely not for the fashionably shy, one imagines how long it’ll be before we see Lady Gaga wearing…

By: Susannah Breslin / November 5, 2009

That’s Vaginal! Escalator In First Ever Barbie Flagship Store Looks Like Lady Bits

Have I seen too many vaginas, or does this pink-hued escalator in the world’s first ever Barbie flagship store in Shanghai look a hell of a lot like a hooha? I mean, really. The recently completed Barbie-themed Mattel store in Shanghai, China, was designed by Slade Architecture. At a whopping 35,000 square feet, the Barbie…

By: Susannah Breslin / May 6, 2009

Sex Trends: Adult Toy Sales Up, 2009 Sex Predictions, Buildings Get Yonic

Nothing says, “Hey, let’s write a sex story,” like a slow economy. The New York Times weighs in with a report on adult shops that indicates sex toy sales are on the rise. Adult toy retailers say vibrator sales are up as much as 50 percent. Why? According to Babeland founder Claire Cavanah, “People are…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 12, 2009

The Seven Phallic Wonders Of The Modern World

Penises have caused many people to do many things. In the case of construction, builders keep on raising the bar, inch by inch! While most people look up at these buildings in awe, we’re pretty sure the architects looked down at their crotches for inspiration. In honor of the structures that remind us of our…

By: Simcha / October 6, 2008