Oh Flick


Just a pool, disguised as a pond, with a trampoline instead of a diving board.
I wrote a paper about these kinds of pools several years ago for a class when they were just prototypes. These pools have a natural filtration system that run based on the plants that are in the pool that give the water nutrients that allow it to not only be crystal clear, but you are also able to drink the water because it becomes so clean. And the best part is that once the initial filtration system is installed and calibrated, it maintains itself and eliminates the need for chlorine or constant maintenance like salt water pools. 

Just a pool, disguised as a pond, with a trampoline instead of a diving board.

I wrote a paper about these kinds of pools several years ago for a class when they were just prototypes. These pools have a natural filtration system that run based on the plants that are in the pool that give the water nutrients that allow it to not only be crystal clear, but you are also able to drink the water because it becomes so clean. And the best part is that once the initial filtration system is installed and calibrated, it maintains itself and eliminates the need for chlorine or constant maintenance like salt water pools. 

(Source: wikingvinning, via mydrunkkitchen)

fer1972:

Upcycled Star Wars Junk Tech Busts by Gabriel Dishaw 

Using found objects from typewriters, adding machines and old computers, I take the items people no longer have use for and I carefully disassembling these items and then reassemble these together using metal wire creating my Junk Art.

(via unconsumption)

peterfromtexas:

“7 Days of Garbage” Shocking Photographs Of People Lying In 7 Days Worth of Their Trash

We are all aware of the global pollution problem, but hardly anyone realizes just how much trash we produce daily. Gregg Segal, a photographer from California, aims to show this problem through powerful imagery, photographing people lying in their weekly load of trash. His ongoing project cleverly called “7 Days of Garbage” tries to portray people from different social backgrounds to reach largest audience possible.

Segal decided to photograph the participants in front of naturalistic backgrounds to show that the garbage produced by us is effecting it directly. “Obviously, the series is guiding people toward a confrontation with the excess that’s part of their lives. I’m hoping they recognize a lot of the garbage they produce is unnecessary”, he said to Slate.
Some of the participants were too ashamed of how much garbage they produced weekly, so they edited their garbage bags. Others showed everything just the way it was resulting in nasty and very strong images, which you can see here. 

(Source: boredpanda.com, via mariavonn)

airspaniel:

drunkwario:

Anon hate from the late 1800’s.

What I love most about this is that this person was SO INCENSED at the recipient that they couldn’t even wait the days/weeks it would take for the mail to go through. No, they had to say “FUCK YOU” as soon as fucking possible and, AND, let the recipient that they were not done with the fuck you, nay, this was merely the first volley in what would undoubtably be a dressing down of Biblical proportions.

airspaniel:

drunkwario:

Anon hate from the late 1800’s.

What I love most about this is that this person was SO INCENSED at the recipient that they couldn’t even wait the days/weeks it would take for the mail to go through. No, they had to say “FUCK YOU” as soon as fucking possible and, AND, let the recipient that they were not done with the fuck you, nay, this was merely the first volley in what would undoubtably be a dressing down of Biblical proportions.

(via mydrunkkitchen)

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Working Barbie Leg Lamp by seamster at Instructables. There is a template for the cardstock lamp shade and instructions for the miniature crate. If you want to skip the working lamp part (like hollowing out the leg, etc…), you will save yourself a lot of time! So if you know “A Christmas Story” movie fan, this would be a great gift. First seen at Dollar Store Crafts here.
GIF by me using makeagif.com and then lunapic.com to size to meet the Tumblr 1MB GIF size.
                  
                  

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Working Barbie Leg Lamp by seamster at Instructables. There is a template for the cardstock lamp shade and instructions for the miniature crate. If you want to skip the working lamp part (like hollowing out the leg, etc…), you will save yourself a lot of time! So if you know “A Christmas Story” movie fan, this would be a great gift. First seen at Dollar Store Crafts here.

GIF by me using makeagif.com and then lunapic.com to size to meet the Tumblr 1MB GIF size.