Photo credit: Archaeological Park of Pompeii
It may not resemble the snack bars of today, but this one, discovered by archaeologists in Pompeii dates back to 79 C.E. The snack bar, or thermopolia, is decorated with various images, including a rooster, ducks, and a dog on a leash and just one of the eighty other stalls unearthed at this site. This enables researchers to learn about the eating and living habits of residents of the ancient city.
Always wanted a tiny prefab house that can be setup just about anywhere? If so, then look no further than Latvia-based Brette Haus’s foldable cabins. Offered in various sizes – including a glamping lodge, permanent home, garden house, home office, etc. – they can be configured to your liking and unfolded in just 3-hours. Their Rustic model is the smallest of the lot and spans up to 517-square-feet of living space, priced from $22,860 USD.
French fashion house and luxury goods company Louis Vuitton has released some unusual items in the past, but this one may top them all. They have unveiled a $10,400 monogram kite that is designed to be the “stand-out gift for the outdoor enthusiast”. Measuring 13cm (l) x 10cm (w) x 75cm (h), it’s made from from nylon and available in the famous brown color, adorned with the iconic LV monogram all over.
Photo credit: Kyron Design
When it comes to superyachts, the sky is the limit, as long as your budget it large enough. Kyron Design’s Nzuri proves that point, as it’s loaded with ultra luxurious amenities, including autonomous electric Audi SUVs. The exterior appears to be fighter jet-inspired with its sharp, angular lines, steel hull and partial fiberglass superstructure. Step inside, and you’re greeted with premium woods, marble and lots of floor to ceiling windows throughout.
Gundam Factory Yokohama has finally opened to the public, complete with a 59-foot-tall robot, which as over 20 moving parts. Fans who are fortunate enough to be visiting the area will be able to climb up several observation decks between 49-59 feet on the Gundam-Dock Tower to get a closer look at the machine. Every 30-minutes, the robot will strike different poses, while at night, everything is going to be illuminated.