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9 Things You Can Do Underwater

If you can do it on land, someone will find a way to do it underwater. And then they’ll find a way to get others to do it, too! 1. Listen to Music The Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce and US-1 Radio 104.1FM presents an annual Underwater Music Festival just off Big Pine Key in Florida. The [...]

Mexico to Cash in on Mayan Apocalypse Prediction

2012 may be the end of the world, but that won’t stop Mexico from cashing in on the whole Mayan apocalypse prophecy thing! The country’s tourism agency, which stressed it does not itself [...]

First Look at Space Hotel

While several companies are vying to be the first to give space tourists a flight into earth orbit, one group, Orbital Technologies is aiming to be the first to give them a place to stay. They have plans for a Commercial Space Station which could house up to seven guests. I wonder it the space [...]

New Artificial Reef Made From Sculptures of Real People

The Museo Subacuatico de Arte (MUSA) is a project designed to divert tourists from the fragile coral reefs of Cancun and Isla Mujeres. British artist Jason de Caires Taylor created ’life casts’ made from a special type of cement which encourages coral to grow. He used local Mexican people from a broad cross-section of society for [...]

Strange Objects Under the Sea

Kristian von Homsleth is a Danish artist who aims to sink a giant, metal, star-shaped sculpture – that will have at its center a cylinder filled with (donated) human blood and hair – in the Marianas Trench toward the end of this year. Hornsleth – who considers the sculpture to be a meditation on life, [...]

6 Promotions That Didn’t Quite Work Out

Marketing has come a long way in the last two centuries, but it’s hard to get people’s attention these days. Sometimes, you’ve got to do something big and outrageous and potentially dangerous, and sometimes, those things don’t always work out exactly the way you’d planned. Like employing a guerilla marketing firm to promote a cartoon [...]