Utah Silo House

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monte silo house 1 Modern Monte Silo House in Utah

For those city folks who don't know what a silo is, it's a large, usually cylindrical structure used to store silage. What's silage? Stuff ruminators eat. What are ruminators? I'll let you chew on that for a while. However, this particular silo serves a different purpose altogether.

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The most unique & stylish hotel rooms you have ever seen.

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We've all seen pictures of 'themed' hotel rooms before, but the Fox Hotel in Copenhagen has done something that should really set the standard for all those other ambiance-attempting options. What Fox did was enlist the help of 21 street artists, illustrators and graphic designers from all corners of the world. The result is a very unique and stylish collection of 61 rooms. Okay, so they aren't at theme-y as say an Arabian Nights room....I'll...

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Cigarette Butt Artwork

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Artist Tom Deininger has found a way to turn those unsightly cigarette butts that litter the globe into some extraordinary artwork. 'Filter Rabbit', pictured above, is made of just that: unraveled filters. Below is 'Shell', which was constructed of butts the artist found in parking lots near a beach in Rhode Island.

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Color Changing Paint

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Eclipse is described as ‘a single event heat reactive basecoat’ that just happens to change color. It’s available in black to white and blue to white formulas, but the effects aren’t as limiting as those three colors suggest. Actually, the effects are endless, as you can integrate Eclipse with other colors. Right now the makers seem to be focused on the auto industry, but I can foresee home decor applications as well. For more information on...

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30 of the Hippest Hotels in the World

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I have a theory that anyone who uses the word ‘hip’ isn’t, but since this list of the Top 30 Hip Hotels in 2008 is coming from Trend Hunter, I’ll suspend my belief this one time. As for me, I’d pass on my local FantaSuite and book a stay at Airstream Europe, which is in rural France, near Mirepoix. For the entire top 30 list with links, visit Trend Hunter.

Image of the 'Full Moon' in Baku, Azerbaijan, aka the Death Star. The hotel will be 521...

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