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This Awesome Dutch Group Transforms Rubble into Lego Building Blocks for a New House

The Mobile Factory aims to help victims of disasters and war to rebuild their homes.

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Whoever told you, as a kid, that playing Legos is a waste of time is apparently wrong. This group of men from Netherlands actually borrowed the concept of those colorful little bricks to build “a solution to make the world a better place.”

Netherlands-based The Mobile Factory aims to give rubble “a new purpose” and turn them into bricks that can be used to help families who have lost their homes in war or natural disaster.

As their official website says “No building lasts forever. Demolition, war and natural disasters will eventually turn every manmade structure into rubble. Rubble is a real killer. It’s the world’s largest polluter in volume, it destroys the environment and it’s a health hazard for the people who are forced to live among it.”

The Q-Brixx technology reuses debris to construct new homes that are faster to build and are much sturdier. It’s also a good way to save money on new and expensive construction materials. These stackable blocks have the exact same shape as Legos and do not require any mortar. What’s more, the site also claims that these block homes are “highly earthquake resistant.”

The Q-Brixx blocks look exactly like Legos.

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Photo credit: The Mobile Factory
And they, like the popular toy bricks, can be stacked on top of each other.

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The Mobile Factory takes debris, puts them in a machine, and repurposes them as blocks.

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Photo credit: The Mobile Factory
The sturdy building blocks are then used to create new homes.

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Photo credit: The Mobile Factory

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After Tying the Knot, Famous #FollowMeTo Couple Shares Their Honeymoon Photos

Their adventure is definitely far from over…

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If you’re not familiar with the famous #FollowMeTo couple, then you’re probably living under the rock. They’ve stunned the whole world with their beautiful travel photos. They’ve left everyone breathless with their fascinating wedding photos. Now, Murad and Natalia Osmann are back to give us a lovely glimpse of their honeymoon in Las Vegas and Maldives.

Like in the photos featured in the #FollowMeTo Instagram project, Murad used his signature style showcasing the back of Natalia who leads him to impressive cityscapes and landscapes in countries such as Russia, Indonesia, France, Spain, Turkey, Istanbul and Egypt. It’s amazing how a series of photos can tell so much about their relationship.

Their adventure is definitely far from over. Take a look at some of their honeymoon photos below. You may also check their photo collection in a book they’ve put together.

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In Japan, You Can Rent an Alpaca to Witness Your Wedding

Japan never fails to surprise us with its strange traditions and practices.

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Japan, a country with one of the most unique cultures in the world, never fails to surprise us with its strange traditions and practices.

Weddings ceremonies in the land of the rising sun are extravagant and expensive. Although many Japanese people still practice formal-style ceremonies that adhere to strict religious rituals, more and more couples opt to have Western-style wedding. Since it is considered less formal, some brides and grooms add a little spice to the ceremony by wearing cosplay costumes or even having it done underwater.

A hotel in Tochigi took unusual Japanese weddings to the next level by inviting an extra special guest: an alpaca.

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A Man Takes His Horse to Swim in the Ocean for the First Time. What Happens Next is Beautiful

Seeing a horse learn how to swim for the first time is absolutely stunning.

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Do you remember the first time you learned how to swim?

It’s probably one of the most magical moments in your life. All of a sudden, you feel that your body is capable of floating and moving freely in water. In a snap of a finger, you gain a different level of confidence and a sense of freedom.

Although swimming can be quite a different experience for animals particularly for horses, seeing one learn to conquer the water for the first time is absolutely stunning.

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