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Man Turned His Room Into a VW Beetle

Jalopnik reader Otto banged his head on his room’s slanted ceiling and got an idea: he realized that the angle of the wall looked like the windshield of a car, so he decided to the room into a giant VW Beetle! Take [...]

Amazing Miniature Dioramas by Bill Finger

What’s so special about the photo above? It’s not just a messy room (yes, with a gun on the floor) – it’s actually a miniature tabletop diorama. Created by photographer Bill Finger, who builds then destroys them after [...]

Recycled Tire Coffee Table

It’s the perfect living room piece for the gearhead in your family. Instructables member bigern00 drilled holes for three wooden legs, then added shaped plywood supports and a wooden top to make this table a sturdy, durable structure. Link

The Anger Room: A Place Where You Pay to Smash Stuff in a Fit of Rage

Let it all out. It’s not healthy to keep that darkness inside. Release your anger at the Anger Room, a business in Dallas: Anger Room customers are offered a selection of baseball bats, golf clubs, tennis rackets, crowbars, and, if they’re feeling particularly creative, mannequin arms and legs. What they do with those weapons is up [...]

5 Spy Tunnels From Around the World

Spies have more tools at their disposal than bribery, blackmail, and black bag jobs. They’ve also got pickaxes. When going undercover isn’t enough, they go underground to ply their trade. Here are five spy operations that involved digging tunnels to get the job done. 1. Operation SILVER Post-World War II Vienna was divided into four zones, each [...]

Why Does Alcohol Cause the Spins?

You lie down to get some sleep after a long night of drinking, and the room seems to be spinning uncontrollably. What gives? The spins happen because of an odd effect alcohol has on your ears — specifically, on three tiny, fluid-filled structures called the semicircular canals. Inside each of these canals is a fluid called [...]

Artist Traces Rooms With LED Lights

Talk about shedding some light on a situation! Photographer Janne Parviainen has created room “tracings” using LED lights and long exposure shots to create a glowing scribblefest which outlines the contours of a room. There’s a lot of living energy in Janne’s shots, and the whole glow effect makes each room look like something out of a [...]

Calculating the Cost of the Clue Mansion

In the board game Clue, you and quite a few murder suspects are in a mansion that contains a kitchen, ballroom, study, conservatory, billiard room, library, hall, lounge, dining room, and a cellar. How much would a real-life version of all that cost? Turns out, regularly hosting your own criminal get-together requires a considerable amount of [...]

That Sure Is One Lazy Polar Bear

(Video Link) He looks like he’s thinking about calling room service so he can enjoy breakfast in bed. After all, the whole hunting for your own meal is just so tiring. Via Pet’s Lady

French Horn Urinals

The men’s room in the new Jazzissimo Lounge in Timisoara, Romania will remind you of the Jazz Age in every detail, right down to the brass plumbing fixtures. The French horns are non-functional as musical instruments. Please do not attempt to play them. Link -via Nerdcore | Photo: Jazzissimo Lounge