It’s Unbelievable They Fit a House Here. It’s 3 Feet Wide and the Door’s in the Floor…

Feb 12, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

If you picture a house crammed tightly between two big buildings in downtown Warsaw without an inch to spare, the image that comes to mind probably isn’t very inspiring. Now add to that image that the house is only 3 feet wide.

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Three feet. 36 inches.

Is this the kind of place you’d want to stay?

Well, it exists, so you can check it out and decide for yourself. It’s the world’s narrowest house and you may be surprised by how awesome it is…

The Keret House is an art installation that is also a fully-functional home in Warsaw inserted in the space between two buildings. At its widest interior span, the Keret House is 48 inches, and at its narrowest it’s only 28.

The Design

The house was first conceived by Polish architect Jakub Szczesny in 2009, when he presented it at the WolaArt festival. At the time, it seemed almost impossible — how could a house measuring no more than 5 feet across even exist?

But he had a vision…

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This Impressive Cat *Really* Wants to Go Outside in the Snow… OK, Maybe Not.

Feb 8, 2015 By Abraham 0

Why Rudiger the Cat wants to go through all the effort to leave the house in this weather, I have no idea. But he does, and he’s very committed to the idea.

Of course, once he succeeds, he rethinks his decision…

Kindhearted Target Employee Goes Above and Beyond for Young Shopper Who Can’t Tie a Tie

Feb 6, 2015 By Abraham 0

When Target employee Cathy Scott was approached this past Wednesday by a young shopper with a question, nothing at all seemed out of the ordinary. And, in fact, nothing was out of the ordinary…yet.

But then the teenager asked where he could find clip-on ties.

Cathy had to inform him, of course, that Target doesn’t carry clip-ons for adults. She didn’t leave it at that, though.

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Travel at the Speed of Light from the Sun All the Way Past Jupiter in Real Time

Feb 3, 2015 By Abraham 0

Even at 671 million miles an hour, sunlight takes a little over 8 minutes to arrive here on earth. And to get all the way to the erstwhile planet Pluto it takes 5.5 hours.

In this video, you can travel with light in real time for a part of that trip. Depart from the surface of the sun and fly all the way past Jupiter, a journey of almost 5 million miles…and 43 minutes.

You will, of course, want to jump forward in this fascinating video to each next celestial landmark, because between each is a lot of, well, space…

25 Fascinating Facts That Will Make You Wish You Could Speak Every Language in the World

Feb 2, 2015 By Abraham 0

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