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Detailed Crafted Plastic Shelter for Hermit Crab?

Japanese artist Aki Inomata creates intricately crafted plastic habitats for hermit crabs, which are influenced by the architecture of major cityscapes including New York, Tokyo, Bangkok and elsewhere.. These fantastic little cityscapes atop hermit crab shells were part of a body of work titled “Why not hand over a shelter to hermit crabs?.” Keeping the welfare of the animal in mind, Inomata studied the needs of the hermit crab and used a CT scanner to image the interior of sea shells so she could build the shelter in a way that hermits would find similar in construction to their usual exoskeleton.

Detailed Crafted Plastic Shelter for Hermit Crab

20 Astonishing Lighthouse Photography

Lighthouses, these beacons of light have been guiding ships since the 17th century and can be something beauty beyond your imagination. Not surprisingly, lighthouses are most spectacular at night, when their lights beam dutifully for miles out to sea. Here we have 20 Astonishing Lighthouse Photography and hope you like them.

1. Photo by Elliott Franke

20 Astonishing Lighthouse Photography

Spectacular Penthouse with 360 Views

Designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, this stunning building Offers expansive 360 degree views of Manhattan, the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty, the penthouse also features 14 foot ceilings in a successful attempt to match the grandeur of the panoramic view. Each window seems to be a framed version of the city as the sun passes through the sky and the day progresses. A 4,400 square foot terrace allows the owner to enjoy unobstructed views of the Big Apple and the two fireplaces comfortably draws one back inside. With unparalleled design this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home has sleek terrazzo floors and a one of a kind layout designed for entertaining! The apartment’s white-on-white decor may be uninspiring, but it’s hard to complain with the Manhattan skyline for wallpaper. This place does look fabulous! But as a normal homeowner, I just wonder, who clean those windows, they are literally everywhere. [source]

Spectacular Penthouse with 360 Views

Amazing Architecture Made of Toothpicks

Amazing Architecture Made of Toothpicks

When one thinks of toothpicks, dental cleaning comes to mind. But in one genius’s hand, toothpicks means beautiful buildings with incredible detail. I am not sure about the Artist’s name, just came across his/her works online and be really amazed by them. Toothpicks, glue, knife and rule, such simple tools. But when they are put together and with talented skills, there are those impressive detailed buildings. Just thought, it will be really nice to one at home. [source]

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