1. Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library – New Haven, Connecticut
They say every dark cloud has a silver lining and these lamps will light your room up with proof. The imitation clouds produce the effect of a thunderstorm without having to actually deal with the crummy weather.
Called simply “The Cloud” by its creators over at the , the interactive lamp and speaker system recreate the sounds and sights of a thundercloud while you stay dry. Using motion detectors, the cloud detects your presence and creates a special light show based on your movement. You can also sync the speakers with Bluetooth to enjoy some tunes while you watch.
The Cloud features alternate nightlight and music reactive modes. It is created using felted hypoallergenic fiberfill formed into a sponge casing.
Bryan Cranston, aka Walter White in the cult TV drama Breaking Bad-and Hal in the long running comedy series Malcolm in the Middle, has proudly directed the building of his family’s ‘green’ beach house that has been Platinum LEED certified. The Passive House design, the very first of its kind in Ventura County, California, is the result of a team of professionals in architecture, engineering, construction and design that were to fulfil their clients desire not only for superb eco-friendly function, but for beautiful form too. Photovoltaic and water heating solar panels, radiant heated ï¬‚oors, SIPs wall systems, rain water collection, recycled materials, LED lighting, no VOC paints and stains and Energy Star appliances, are just a few of the ecologically responsible elements that make up this amazing home.
You would think with all that money, he could at least by some taste.
If you haven’t been living under a rock these past few years, you’ve more than likey encountered an Avicii song on the radio. The dude is talented, works hard and makes music that is pleasing to a lot of people’s ears and he is rewarded very handsomely, as you can see in these pictures of his Hollywood Hills house that is up for sale for $15,750,000. You gotta give the dude some props on his awesome style….shieeeeeet, I would live the fuck out of that house.
Rupert Murdoch, 82 (CEO and founder of News Corporation and the creator of FOX Broadcasting) just bought himself a brand new penthouse in Manhattan, New York. The 3 story apartment with an amazing view over the city that never sleeps had a price tag of $57,000,000. Murdoch lost his previous condo on Fifth Avenue in the divorce from his ex-wife, so he decided to upgrade to an even bigger one.Below you’ll find about a dozen amazing photos of the condo + the floor plans.