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thecollectibles:Art by Eugene Korolev

The Basic Wine Guide

The Basic Wine Guide

Swath Electra Glid Megayacht Tender Is The World’s First Carbon Neutral Solar Hybrid Megayacht Tender

A limo tender, Swath Electra Glid Megayacht Tender is introduced as the world’s first Carbon Neutral Solar Hybrid Megayacht Tender. It offers environmental benefits with its solar electric sustainability and no sea-sickness comfort. This Yach features twin 300hp Regen Electric engine that gives this tender a maximum speed of 45 knots. The company claims that this hi-performance tender is much greener, ergonomic than other available green tenders. It’s virtually silent, the power from internal combustion engines is much more efficient throughout its entire speed range. Even at 8knots, the 50kwh Li Po batteries still give this tender a zero carbon range of up to 40 nautical miles. Swath is equipped with 20kw a day solar panels that can produce up to 7Mws annually, it means that at 16knots, it has enough energy to travel more than 1,000 carbon neutral nautical miles. Designer : Sauter Carbon Offset Design 12-passengers get to enjoy unparallel luxury of this 2-meter standing

Mother Turns Fallen Soldiers’ Uniforms Into Teddy Bears

The tragic loss of a loved one is a difficult thing for any of us to swallow, especially for children – and if they lose a parent, the pain can be especially hard to deal with. In an effort to cope with the pain of losing her son during his service in Afghanistan, and to help other families heal after their war-time losses, proud Georgia mother Lisa Freeman creates teddy bears for the children of lost servicemen and women out of the cloth of their uniforms.

Maybe Spell Check Isn't So Bad (18 pics)

These kids didn't mean to, but they made some pretty epic spelling errors.

The Lujan House by Robert M. Gurney

Architect Robert M. Gurney designed the Lujan house in Ocean View, Delaware. Project description Modest houses on small lots comprise the Quillen’s Point neighborhood, adjacent to the Chesapeake Bay in Ocean View, Delaware. An eclectic mix of houses, gravel roads ending at the bay and wooded lots provide a nostalgic, informal setting for this new house. The project site is near the end of Burbage Lane, the second lot from the bay with expectations that the adjacent waterfront lot will eventually be developed. In an effort to integrate living spaces with the outdoors while maintaining privacy from Burbage Lane and neighboring houses, the scheme is organized around a centrally located garden. With sixteen foot high ceilings, the eastern volume contains the public living spaces. Continuous clerestory windows assist in providing an abundance of natural light into the space, allowing views to the treetops and sky while minimizing the close proximity o