The World's Tallest Five-Story Shower Fountain Makes a Leaking Roof Beautiful

Located at the Lotte Department Store in Busan—the second largest city in South Korea—this mesmerizing fountain actually plummets five stories from the ceiling. And as the water drops tumble towards a small pool on the ground, they create complex designs and even spell out words like "Busan" and "Lotte." The ten… »7/31/12 9:40am7/31/12 9:40am

Page Turning Public Fountain Will Remind Future Generations of How Printed Books Worked

We're not entirely sure when humans developed their appreciation for public demonstrations of artistically sprayed water, but we do love ourselves a beautiful fountain when we see one. And this Open Book fountain in Budapest is one of the most original designs we've ever come across. »7/14/12 5:00pm7/14/12 5:00pm

Seoul's Banpo Bridge Turns into Gigantic Fountain, Puts NYC's Waterfalls to Shame

The Banpo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea just got a major facelift in the form of a 10,000-nozzle fountain that runs all the way along both its sides. They were just installed last month, but already the bridge has turned into a major tourist attraction. Which is understandable, as I've certainly never driven over a… »10/23/08 1:30pm10/23/08 1:30pm

Primal Source Fountain Provides Hallucinations Without Drugs

Last night in Santa Monica, CA, from 7pm to about 7am, Glow 08 took over the piers. It was an art and music festival with a bunch of cool events and attractions, but the coolest looks to have been the "Primal Source," a gigantic fountain with projections on it built by Usman Haque. As the video shows, it looks like a… »7/21/08 10:15am7/21/08 10:15am

Massive Dubai Fountain Will Be the Largest, Most Technologically Advanced Water Works of its Kind

In Dubai, they're doing things big these days. Big hotels, big palm tree islands, big wallets, and very soon, big $281 million fountains. The biggest one in the world, in fact, and it will be large enough to give the famed fountains at the Bellagio in Las Vegas an inferiority complex. »7/06/08 10:00pm7/06/08 10:00pm

Backyards Scream "Classy!" With StereoStone Birdbath Fountain Speaker

Sorry, but I just can't believe anyone's going to buy this. Not only does it just look ridiculous, with its faux stone carving topped with a leafy pineapple, and its two submerged halogen lights. (Why not four lights, or a whole ring of them? I mean, if you're going cheesy, go all the way.) On the good side, it does… »3/21/08 5:00pm3/21/08 5:00pm