According to Hollywood, time machines can come in any shape and size. And for the latest episode of Super-Fan Builds, two of the most unusual time machines—the iconic DeLorean from Back to the Future and the hot tub from Hot Tub Time Machine—were merged to create an even better way to relax and let the hours fly by.
Toot toot! I have discovered the apotheosis of transit and it is a hot tub tug boat. HotTug is both real and as incredible as it sounds, a hot tub that doubles as a BOAT.
Have you ever been in the woods and wondered, "Why isn't this place more like a spa?" Well, wonder no more, my adventurous friend. The Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub is here to save the day.
Combining the backyard pastimes of hot tubs and fire pits, Cal Spas has created the Cal Flame R-Elements: a hot tub that surrounds those inside with a series of small butane fire pits. Because as anyone who's ever escaped a burning building will tell you, there's nothing more exciting than being surrounded by fire.
As if enjoying a leisurely cruise across a lake wasn't relaxing enough, a Seattle company has found a way to take it to a whole new level by cramming an eight-foot long hot tub inside a 16-foot boat. This is synergy at its finest, people.
Cruise lines will keep spending billions of dollars on ocean-going monstrosities that promise to be the most relaxing way to spend your vacation. But they can't hold a candle to this tiny seaworthy hot tub that's warmed with a simple wood burning stove and propelled with a quiet electric motor.
We understand the appeal of kicking back at the end of a long day in a warm jet of bubbles. But it looks like the Luxema 8000 hot tub could fill an entire backyard, let alone a cheap New York apartment.
This takes extreme hot-tubbing to new levels. A group in Switzerland suspended a makeshift Jacuzzi from the Gueuroz Bridge, 613 feet in the air. And they got in it! And hot-tubbed!
Health officials have confirmed that the "whirlpool spa" aka the hot tub aka probably the grotto at the Playboy Mansion was ground zero for a legionella bacteria outbreak. It's being held responsible for causing a number of people to get sick at an early February conference.
It seems that low-tech, wood-fired hot tubs are trendy again. According to the NYT, this could be either due to the fact that old-school hot tubs are cheaper or simply because of a certain nostalgia:
SpaBerry offers what might be the first easily-portable hot tub we've seen, or at least the first portable hot tub with optional rainforest scenery decals. Anywhere you've got a 110V outlet and a hose, you've got romance, of a sort.
I'm pretty content with my lot in life, but these Red-Dot-Design winning in ground bathtubs from Kasch make me wish I was filthy, stinking rich. I'd just need champagne to complete the elitism.
This is how they do hot tubs down under. This homemade contraption was built using a large storage container, an LP gas bottle, stainless steel tubing, polystyrene packing material, and some corrugated iron. You can spend however much you want on a hot tub with a built-in HDTV or 1,500 jets or whatever, but it still…
We've certainly seen some ludicrous hot tubs with gigantic TVs attached before, but this "Extreme Spa" seems to be gunning for nuance rather than hitting you over the head with a gigantic screen. It's got a modest 17-inch LCD screen installed which is connected to a Sony sound system, Boss controls, and a DVD player.…