Amazing Video of a Crane Lifting a Car Using Two Phonebooks

You probably knew that it's impossible to pull apart two phonebooks put together with interleaving pages. But did you know that the bond—caused by the mechanical friction of the interleaving pages—is so strong that it can lift an entire car? This video demonstrates exactly that. The best part, however, may be to… » 11/30/12 4:40pm 11/30/12 4:40pm

Treehouse Restaurant Built Around Redwood Like Beautiful Fungus

So modern » 11/19/08 11:45am 11/19/08 11:45am treehouses aren't new, but the designers of this project in New Zealand have crafted something that blends fantastically with its host redwood tree. The fungus or chrysalis-shaped building—take your aesthetic pick—will be a smallish restaurant built by, of all people, the NZ Yellow Pages. It's currently…