Sunday, October 21

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A Handy Dad Shows Us How To Make A Simple Playhouse From Pallets — Awesome!

A Handy Dad Shows Us How To Make A Simple Playhouse From Pallets — Awesome!

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Getting your kids to go outside and play can be like pulling teeth. Unless you have a sweet swing set, a cool pool, or some awesome outdoor toys, they're more likely to want to stay indoors where there's no dirt and plenty of snacks. So how do you get them outdoors without physically locking them out for a few hours in the afternoon? (By the way, never do that!) Well, one dad came up with a genius idea that involved just a few wooden pallets and two days of work. Get ready to be jealous of his parenting skills... Flickr / Reuse Warehouse It's great that he made this bare bones so that his kids can grow into it, decorate the house, and add to the space however they want. What a fun, quick p...
This Incredible Project Proves That It Takes A Village To Change The World

This Incredible Project Proves That It Takes A Village To Change The World

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"Leave only footprints." Those three words stand at the helm of an innovative recycling initiative that could very well change the developing world. When Robert Bezeau relocated from Canada to Panama, he realized that low-income areas don't just lack the resources that come to mind when we think of day-to-day struggles.They lack access to the resources necessary in the recycling process. The accumulation of plastic waste is one of the world's most pressing environmental issues, and less privileged nations across the globe have trouble dealing with all of that refuse. That's where the Plastic Bottle Village comes in. Located in Bocas del Toro, Panama, every building in this town is made out of -- you guessed it -- plastic bottles. ...
An Abandoned Building Is One Thing But What’s In This Old Veterinary School Will Haunt Your Dreams.

An Abandoned Building Is One Thing But What’s In This Old Veterinary School Will Haunt Your Dreams.

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There is an abandoned veterinary school in Brussels, Belgium, that's known worldwide for its sheer creepiness factor. The vet school, l'école de médecine vétérinaire, is known as "Horror Labs" because of what is housed inside. It used to be bustling and filled with students, but once the school was officially moved to Liège from Brussels, the 19 buildings stood empty. Empty, that is, if you don't count the unspeakable horrors stored inside of the old classrooms. What was left behind in the school, although extremely creepy to the layman, was used to educate veterinary school students. The pickled animals or organs may seem like an archaic way to study other life forms, but it was used as a legitimate study tool. Most of the buildings were con...