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World's Highest Swing

May 12th, 2007

Check the world’s highest swing called the “Game for Brave People”. Swing over the edge of a 1,100 feet tall TV tower. Of course, those swings are equipped with safety accessories and the swing is set on a 700ft high viewing platform. If you dare to go for a swing, head to China, it’s in Harbin City in the Heilongjiang province and enjoys the view of Harbin City.

[via Gizmodo]

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The Gold Facial

May 10th, 2007

Yeah, I’m sure you going to ask what’s this. Well, you can have this gold mask on your face too when you head to Japan, it is a 24 karat gold facial which costs 30,000 yen, that’s about $300. This treatment will be available soon at a beauty treatment company Umo Inc. (Unidentified Micro-particle Object).

[via Tokyo Mango]

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The USB Goods Shop

May 2nd, 2007

Here’s a shop in Japan selling only USB-powered gadgets. You can see kinds of USB gadgets in the shop like beverage cooler, warmer and… hey wait, I saw the USB liquid mouse. It’s good to have a shop like this so you can find a specific item at a specific shop. Video after jump.
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The Sea Organ

April 29th, 2007

The Sea Organ (morske orgulie) is located on the shores of Zadar, Croatia. It is seventy meters long with thirty-five organ pipes built under the concrete. It is the world’s first pipe organ played by the sea. The movement of the sea actually pushes air through and the air holes along the top row of steps let the Sea Organ breathe in air to be transformed into musical sounds as the next wave plays its song. The waves will create random harmonic sounds.
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World’s First Aquarium-style Restaurant

April 18th, 2007

Wow that’s cool, it’s an aquarium-style restaurant, yes the world’s only aquarium-style restaurant, the Ithaa Restaurant. Indulge yourself merely 5 meters below sea level at the Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa’s unique underwater restaurant. It is surrounded by a vibrant coral reef and encased in clear acrylic offering diners 270-degrees of panoramic underwater views. Planning to go? Visit their site for more information.

[via Neatorama]

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Puma store in Tokyo

April 17th, 2007

If you going to Japan, you can drop by and visit this Puma store located in Tokyo Midtown. They are using black chain to hook up their shoes for display. Nothing else, just wanna show you how they display their shoes :)

[via Tokyo Mango]

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Toilet Theme Restaurant

January 18th, 2007


This is funny. Marton Theme Restaurant, it is a restaurant in Taiwan with fully toilet design, open since May 2004. They have the toilet bowl for seats and bathtub for tables and even the food are served in a toilet bowl-shaped container. More pics…
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The Aquadom

January 13th, 2007

Here’s the world largest cylindrical aquarium called the Aquadom. It is in the lobby of the Radisson SAS Hotel in Berlin. Measures 25 meters tall and contains up to 900,000 gallons of water. There’s also an elevator at the center of this big aquarium that lead to the restaurant at the top. The AquaDom was opened in December 2003 and it cost about 12.8 million euros. You can actually do snokering in this aquarium. More pics…
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The Yunessun Spa

November 21st, 2006

Wow taking bathe in real coffee. The Yunessun Spa Resort in Hakone, Japan: The Yunessun is the largest spa resort zone, over there you will find 25 specialized pools you can bathe in. The main Spa facility is called The God’s Aegean Sea which will amaze you with fantastic aqua surroundings. There’s a Mediterranean theme for the amusement spas including the Dead Sea Bath, where your body floats in the bath, along with the Turkish Hamam and the Ancient Roman Baths. It has also specialty spa where you can bathe in real coffee, green tea, wine and even sake, that’s really cool… More pics…
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