Schwimmhaus the Modern House Boat

November 10, 2008 / 1 Comment

Living in a house boat is a very unique experience and when the boat is surrounded by a spectacular scenery that steals your heart, then it becomes even more special. Schwimmhaus is a modern house boat constructed by German architects at Confused-Directionthat, that provides the perfect holiday on still waters. Designed to float and made of prefab, the house boat upholds ...

Chinese Man Finishes Voyage in Paper Boat Using His Ping-pong Paddles

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

Here's a novel way to reduce our exploitation of the planet's resources, that is, no iron or steel use and no need for fossil fuels. A Chinese chemistry teacher built a boat out of paper, took it on an 800-meter voyage propelled by nothing but ping-pong paddles. He made the boat from everyday paper and used cooked flour soup for glue. ...