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Weird, strange, odd, bizarre, peculiar, unusual… What do these words have in common?

They have all been used to describe TopTenRealEstateDeals.com’s newest list: The Top Ten Weird but Wonderful Homes!

So often these adjectives are ascribed with a negative connotation, as human nature tends to ostracize or reject things that are different or unique. Better to blend in with the herd; stay with the pack, be on the safe-side. So it’s rare to see homes that differ from the split level, manufactured, vinyl sided cookie cutter homes being mass produced at minimum cost.

Imagine if we all just opened up our imaginations like when we were kids and used our creativity to design something that is truly an expression of ourselves: our home. What a weird, strange, odd, bizzare, peculiar, and unusual world it would be. Interesting how these words take on a whole new meaning when creative becomes the norm. Definitely would make the morning stroll through the neighborhood a bit more exciting.

These homes are the opposite of ‘normal’ and to us, that is a breath of fresh air. These wonderful homes were designed by artists, renowned architects, inventors and visionaries, and perhaps some of these homes are simply a result of someone with a great sense of humor.

We spent over six months looking all over the United States for these unique homes. And we need to give a big ‘Thank You’ to all of the media reps and real estate agents/brokers (some of these homes are currently for sale) who helped us with our research and submitted excellent homes for consideration.

And watch for our Weird but Wonderful Homes sequel. We had such a tremendous response that we have already started on a second edition. So if you know of a home that is built out of Slurpee cups and toothpaste or looks like the Statue of Liberty, please submit your home here.

 

1. Hammargren Home of Nevada History!

A repository of found object art: a quasi-museum nestled in a city known for its architectural reproductions of Wonders of the World. Robin Leach once said it was the most interesting home in the world. Dr. Lonnie Hammargren, neurosurgeon, former Nevada Lieutenant Governor and Honorary Consul to B…

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2. East Hampton: Between Art and Architecture!

The most recent work of the world renowned team of Arakawa and Gins a landmark in architecture, this great dwelling points a way forward for the future of human habitation. Built as an extension to a 1964 A-frame house based on principles of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, Bioscleave House is the…

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3. Coral Castle

If you had visited Coral Castle in the 1940s you would have been greeted enthusiastically by a man weighing a mere 100 pounds and standing just over 5 feet tall. He would have asked you for ten cents admission and introduced you to his home and fantasy world. He probably wouldn’t have told you tha…

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4. Minnesota Foam Home

It could have been the home of the future. It has been called many things over the years including Foam Home, Hobbit House, Flintstones Home, and Mushroom House but it could have been the type of home where millions of people live today. Originally built in 1969 outside Minneapolis, the home was eco…

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5. The Cunningham Domes

This beautifully eccentric home, located on over 40 acres of high desert near the artsy town of Patagonia, Arizona, was built by Gerry Cunningham, inventor of the ubiquitous drawstring clamp and the Gerry Kiddie Carrier, with his wife, Ann. With Gerry’s usual ingenuity, he designed the free-form con…

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6. Phoenix Mystery Castle

One day in 1927, Boyce Luther Gulley left his office in Seattle for a lunch-hour doctor’s appointment and never returned – not to work, nor to his wife and daughter. Diagnosed with tuberculosis, he disappeared, re-appearing 3 years later in the hills south of Phoenix. There he spent the last 15 year…

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7. Welcome to Shangri-La

This unique “Shangri-La” Dome Home consists of eight interconnected domes with two levels on 40-acres of land. It is quiet and private and filled with light. The 360-degree sky view at an altitude of 6700 feet is spectacular day or night and the views of the valley and creek below go on for miles …

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8. The Dune House

The oceanfront Dune House was designed by renowned architect William Morgan in 1975 and actually built into the Atlantic beach sand dunes. In this precedent-setting design, the dwellings are placed fully within the earth; two double-height apartments carved into the natural form of the sand dune. Th…

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9. Castle on The San Francisco Bay

The Castle on the Bay is situated across the street from the sunny shoreline of the San Francisco Bay. The Albion Castle,  established as a historic landmark  in 1974, was built as a brewery in 1870 and functioned as the Albion Ale and Porter  Brewery until 1919 when it was shut down during prohibit…

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It seems like weird baby names are more and more common.  Here we list the top ten weirdest.  Apple seems pretty tame by comparison, eh?

10.  Moon Unit Zappa:  Moon Unit Zappa, daughter of the late musician Frank Zappa, is sort of a pioneer in odd celebrity baby names.  It’s not so much the Moon that gets us… after all, plenty of hippies gave their children names originating from nature.  It’s the “Unit” that bothers us.

9.  Sage Moonblood:  It’s a tribal-sounding name, but what tribe is Sly Stallone a member of?  On top of that, the word blood in a name conjurs up the grotesque.  And since when does a moon bleed?

8.  Espn:  Not one, not two, but four people have named their kids after the sports network.  One guy took it further by giving his son the middle name of Montana after, you guessed it, quarterback Joe Montana.  The child will turn out to be a dancer, hopefully.

7.  Moxie CrimeFighter:  We’ll be honest.  Moxie is kind of a cute name for a little girl.  But did Penn Jillette have to give her the middle name of CrimeFighter?  She’s not a comic book character.

6.  Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily:  At least singer Michael Hutchence’s daughter can go by the more traditional name of Lily.  Glass half full.

5.  Pilot InspektorMy Name Is Earl star Jason Lee is starting his child on a lifetime of poor spelling.  Tsk, tsk.

4.  Bronx Mowgli:  What else can we say but terrible, terrible, terrible all the way around.  What’s next for Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz?  MullicaTownship Gunga Din?

3.  Audio Science:  Actress Shannyn Sossamon clearly named her child after a technical manual.

2.  Superman:  Pat and Sheena Wheaton of New Zealand wanted to name their child 4Real.  But that was crazy, and the government denied the couple’s request.  So they went with the much more practical name of Superman, setting the bar way too high for any kid.

1.  Adolf Hitler Campbell:  The name of 3-year-old Adolf Hitler Campbell hit the media late last year when his parents tried to order a cake with his name on it (the store refused).  His sisters also have awful names:  Joyce Lynn Aryan Nation and Honszlynn Hinler Jeannie Campbell.  We don’t know what’s going to happen to poor Adolf when he gets older, but we can only hope he changes his name as soon as possible.

What are the strangest names you’ve heard of?

 

 

Reference:http://www.momversation.com/articles/top-ten-weirdest-baby-names

So hey guys I was searching for the top ten singers and I passed by this and then I read it then I got intrested and I kinda wanna show it to you guys…

10. Gummi Chandelier

http://gadgethim.com/gummy-bear-art-and-designs/

http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/thousands-of-gummi-bears-used-to-create-elaborate-chandelier

I know, “chandelier” was the first thing I thought of after biting the faces  off of gummi bears, too.  Okay, just kidding.  The one on the left is  31 inches across and weighs 50 pounds. A design firm called Jellio made the “ball” of gummies.  It takes a 50-watt light bulb and is made from roughly  5000 acrylic gummies, which is sort of cheating.  The one on the bottom,  however, is 45 inches tall and 21 inches across of real candy goodness.   Both are quite pretty, though I have to admit Jellio might have the right  idea here.  The real gummies, though far tastier, probably attract more  than their share of fruit flies come summer time.  Getting those little  suckers to quit flying into your eye would constantly detract from the  décor.

9. Gummi Bearskin Rug

http://www.geekologie.com/2009/01/delicious_light_a_gummi_bear_c.php

If puns were a crime (and they should be) this one would be a first-degree  aggravated pun.  Possibly even a hate-pun.  The candy is apparently  all old and unpalatable and further sprayed with lacquer to keep mice and ants from trying to eat  it. It is intended to be art though, so aside from not eating it, don’t wipe  your feet on it and don’t let the kids near it.

You know what? Just stop looking at it. It’s no doubt costing someone a  fortune.

8. Giant Gummi Bear

http://www.vat19.com/dvds/worlds-largest-gummy-bear.cfm

When I was a kid, I dreamed of a real-world Candyland,  with flowers made of frosting and a landscape straight out of an old World  Of Dairy Queen commercial.  I bring this up because this is like  someone reached into my childhood fantasies and pulled out a woodland beast.   Vat19.com offers this ridiculous five pound bear to the tune of $29.99, a  small price to pay for something that will make you the envy of your more  immature friends, as well as guarantee you’ll never want to see another  gelatin-based confection as long as you live, should you actually finish it.   Flavors include blue raspberry (shown), bubblegum, and pineapple.  But it’s not like anyone would do anything completely asinine like a nearly 30-pound… oh, I guess they did:

7. Giant Gummi Worm

http://gizmodo.com/5671286/the-worlds-largest-gummy-worm-is-wrong-on-so-many-levels

While my childhood dreams were populated by gummi bears as large as a small  dog, it did not serve as a home to these monsters.  They are 26 inches  long, 5 inches around, weigh 3 pounds apiece, and cost about 28 bucks.   Looking at them, I imagine they are also useful in preventing home  invasions or, conversely, performing a home invasion.

6. Giant Gummi Skull

http://giantgummybears.com/gummyskull.aspx

It’s available in 11 different flavors.  It’s life size.  It will  fill your children with terror and make the fat Goth kid down the street your  new best friend. It’s a five-pound gummi skull, and I think most people would  agree that if Nicolas Cage had been sporting one of these as a head, Ghost  Rider would have been 20 times shorter and 1000 times more watchable (hint:  sugar and fire have a short, spectacular relationship. (other hint: his head  would have melted.))

5. Gummi Fetus

http://psychexfutureheart.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/introducing-the-gummy-fetus/

…uhh…hmm…well…no, I can’t.  It’s just…I just…No.  I can’t.   The next one is actually less disturbing.

4. Gummi Dead Rat

http://www.sugarpressure.com/2010/10/gummy-rat-in-trap.html

For a lot of us, the gummi rat was the first “giant gummi” we ever  encountered.  Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company decided that in order  to make a truly complete Halloween treat out of the gummi rat, it had to be  caught in a trap, all smashed and bloody.  Kudos for not conforming to PC  standards and really sticking it to the man.  But I have to admit: this  could be made out of ambrosia from Mount Olympus itself, and I would have a hard  time taking a bite.  Plus, what is that in its mouth? Did it bite a piece  of cheese before meeting its maker, or did it barf on itself in  its death throes?  Considering the amount of blood, I am going to have to  go with death-barf.

3. Gummi Haggis

http://elkephant.wordpress.com/2008/05/

After gummi fetus and splattered rat, why not a  butterscotch-flavored gummi version of the meal that tells the rest of the world “don’t screw with the  Scotts; we eat this crap because of a long tradition of doing things to scare  the English the hell out of our country”?

2. Gummi Legos

http://www.instructables.com/id/LeGummies-brick-shaped-gummy-candies/

Finally, something not awful and scarring.  This is actually incredibly  cool; the gentlemen over at Instructables made these crafted silicone molds out  of real Legos, and made the gummies out of Jell-O and Knox gelatin.  So I  guess, technically, they are more like Knox-Blox Legos, but who cares?  You  could build a house, an airplane, or a space ship, and then eat it all as part  of pick-up time.  Remember that candy dream I mentioned?  It totally  should have had gummi Legos.

I couldn’t find pictures of anything actually built with them, but I can only  imagine it was equal parts fabulous and delicious, and the FDA says you can  never have too much of the former.

1. Giant Gummi Brain

http://nerdapproved.com/approved-products/10-zombie-products-that-will-make-you-scream-featured/

We had a gummi skull, and you can’t have skulls without brains, right?…I  might not have thought that through very well.  At any rate, this  bubblegum-flavored brain weighs in at about 6.5 pounds.  I doubt it would  do much to distract zombies from eating your own precious grey matter, but the  number of calories in it…isn’t very encouraging.  If you’ve seen  Zombieland, then you know how the chunkier people fare in a zombie  apocalypse.  But it looks cool, and that’s the most important thing,  right?

Read more: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-most-amazing-gummies.php#ixzz1mnrCdAg7

Well it came to mind that theres friendship day and i read about the history. So i kinda wanna share it with you guys…

International Friendship Day is a day for celebrating friendship. The day has been celebrated in several southern South American countries for many years, particularly in Paraguay, where the first World Friendship Day was proposed in 1958.[1]

Initially created by the greeting card industry, evidence from social networking sites shows a revival of interest in the holiday that may have grown with the spread of the Internet, particularly in India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia. Digital communication modes such as the Internet and mobile phones may be helping to popularize the custom, since greeting friends en masse is now easier than before. Those who promote the holiday in South Asia attribute the tradition of dedicating a day in honor of friends to have originated in the U.S. in 1935, but it actually dates from 1919.[2] The exchange of Friendship Day gifts like flowers, cards and wrist bands is a popular tradition of this occasion.[3][4]

Friendship Day celebrations occur on different dates in different countries. The first World Friendship Day was proposed for 30 July 1958.[5] On 27 April 2011 the General Assembly of the United Nations declared[6] 30 July as official International Friendship Day. However, some countries, including India,[7] celebrate Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August.

History

Friendship Day was originally promoted by Joyce Hall, the founder of Hallmark cards in 1919, intended to be the first Sunday of August and a day when people celebrated their friendships by sending cards. The first Sunday in August was chosen as the centre of the largest lull between holiday celebrations. Friendship Day was promoted by the greeting card National Association during the 1920s but met with consumer resistance – given that it was rather too obviously a commercial gimmick to promote greetings cards. By the 1940s the number of Friendship Day cards available in the US had dwindled and the holiday largely died out there. There is no evidence to date for its uptake in Europe; however, it has been kept alive and revitalised in Asia, where several countries adopted the tradition of dedicating a day to friends. Today, Friendship Day is enthusiastically celebrated in a number of countries across the world.[8]

In honor of Friendship Day in 1998, Nane Annan, wife of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, named Winnie the Pooh as the world’s Ambassador of Friendship at the United Nations. The event was co-sponsored by the U.N. Department of Public Information and Disney Enterprises, and was co-hosted by Kathy Lee Gifford.<

Many friends acknowledge each other with exchanges of gifts and cards on this day. Friendship bands are very popular in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and parts of South America.[3] With the advent of social networking sites, Friendship Day is also being celebrated online.[4] The commercialization of the Friendship Day celebrations has led to some dismissing it as a “marketing gimmick”. But nowadays it is celebrated on the first Sunday of August rather than July 30

 

So next time you hear “Friendship Day” you have to give your friend…

 

 

A friendship bracelet