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Look Inside The Amazing ‘Flinstone’ House Carved Into A Mountain

Step into Cliff Haven and live like a modern cave dweller! The house that is carved into a mountain is up for auction.

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Are you looking for a brand new home? But no house fits your eccentric vibes, well don’t worry because there is a house up for auction that will fit every eccentrics taste. The house, Cliff Haven, is located in Montezuma Canyon, Utah and it boasts an amazing interior design and scenery.

A bird’s eye view on the eccentric Cliff Haven house

Cliff Haven is a three bedroom house that overlooks the 52 acres of Montezuma Canyon. The house is built into a cave in the canyon back in 1986 by the couple, Phil and Barbara Houghton in 21,000 square foot of land. It was designed to be a total off grid house in the days.

The house also is very ecological, and nature friendly. It has solar panels and an efficient water system, plus it has an orchard, a garden and historical trails dating back to more than a thousand years. The house will remind you of the Flinstones home.

The living room overlooking the 52 acre Montezuma Canyon

One of the three bedrooms in Cliff Haven. One can see the interesting choice of design for the walls

The kitchen with bright natural light coming in will surely make anyone want to cook and dine

It also has a three garage system located underground and to go along with the rugged terrain the house is surrounded in, the three bedrooms have exposed brick walls. Cliff Haven has a living room, a kitchen and two bathrooms.

If it scares you to live in a house carved into a cave, don’t worry because 20 minutes away are other cave dwellers and is located in a very active society. Cliff Haven boasts a very beautiful orchard that is rich in apples, oranges, plums and many other fruit bearing plants, it was planted by the owners some 25 years ago.

Not only is Cliff Haven a beautiful house, it is also built in a historically rich land. It is a mere 90 minutes away from tourist attractions such as Lake Powell and Monument Valley and here’s the best part, its land is built on the land where the Anasazi people settled down.

A view from the inside of Cliff Haven, looking at the blue skies of Montezuma Canyon

The owners who are now in their elder years decided to sell there real-life Flinstones home in hopes that new owners well be able to enjoy and take care of Cliff Haven. They are accepting offers for the house for an upcoming auction.

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The Pointless Reason Behind Vanuatu’s Million Dollar Point

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Vanuatu is a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean that offers an extravagant scuba diving experience for tourists. One of the most popular diving spots is the Million Dollar Point located off the coast of Espirito Santo. Aside from different kinds of fish and coral formations, a vast number of military equipment can be found underwater. Though one may think that it is eerie to find jeeps, bulldozers, trucks, fork lifts, tractors, and boxes of clothing and food there, the reason behind the huge dump is mostly amusing than scary.

A diver posing on a WWII military equipment.

During World War II, the island of Espirito Santo became a primary military supply and support base for Americans. It also became the headquarters for major navy and army units in the Pacific. At the end of the war, the American government thought that shipping back all the military equipment from the island would be too costly.

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Listen To The Oldest Music Composed by Man, Dating Back to 1400 BC!

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Have you ever pondered when did man started making music? Or have you thought what the oldest music sounds like? The answer to those questions were found by archaeologists at an excavation in Ras Shamra, Syria during the 1950s.

In an expedition there, archaeologists excavated Babylonian cuneiform tablets with what looked like musical melody. Carbon dating suggests that the musical inscriptions were at least 3,500 years old dating back to at least 1400-1700 B.C. So far, this is recognized as the oldest music composed by mankind.

The Four-part ancient musical composition

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Informative Video Shows Why You Should NOT Drive Slow in the Left Lane

It can actually save lives.

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It's quite unsettling to discover that among the thousands of drivers on the road, a lot are still uneducated about road safety - particularly the importance of staying in the right lane. Many drivers are guilty of driving slowly in the left lane and are thus creating traffic problems. If you're one of these drivers, this video is made just for you.

According to this educational video, there are two types of drivers in the world: Those who hate people driving in the left lane and those who don't even know why this is a problem. If you are guilty of taking your sweet time in the left lane, it's high time that you discover that driving in the left lane makes traffic worse and dangerous for people in the road. Among other things, it makes right lane drivers have to weave on both lanes just to surpass those who are driving too slow.

There are drivers who argue that as long as they maintain reasonable speed, there shouldn't be a problem.

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