Egyptian Protesters Celebrate Victory!

In the 17 days leading up to President Mubarak’s resignation, we learned a lot about the Egyptian people. Mostly, we discovered that they are a highly dignified and intellectual group of individuals who wouldn’t take no for an answer. Remarkably organized and unwaveringly unified, they mounted one of the most successful revolutions this generation has ever seen.

The whole world celebrated when President Mubarak stepped down after three decades of authoritarian rule. But, it is the Egyptian people who deserve all the praise. After all, they are the ones who slept on the streets of Cairo’s Tahrir Square, got rammed by speeding vehicles, and were nailed in the head by flying rocks.

In this post, we celebrate the Egyptians who sacrificed their lives for freedom. Because of them, the entire country will one day live under a new government that is founded by its people.

via [The Big Picture], [The Frame]

January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

Read Article

January 20, 2017

19 Most Creative Water Fountains From Around the World

Water fountains have a long place in our history. Dating back to the Ancient Roman times, these reservoirs were first designed with a purely practical purpose—for holding precious drinking water and bathing. These early fountains were uncovered, free standing, and placed along the street for public consumption. (Wealthier folks also had them in their homes.)

Read Article

Get Our Weekly Newsletter