Imagine your dream house made out of something you love. Mine would probably be made out of books, but making it happen is another story. Meanwhile, how this house was uniquely built is a proof that human ingenuity will take you to places.
The man behind this masterpiece is mechanical engineer Elis F. Stenman who started building his beautiful abode in 1922. Like any other house, it was built with timber frame, roof and floors. But Stenman had an idea and decided to incorporate newspapers instead of the traditional wood.
He impeccably transformed his home using about 100,000 varnished newspapers–from the walls, furniture and door.
215 layers of paper were joined together using a homemade glue consisting of flour, apple peels and water to produce about 1-inch thick wall panels.
The furniture inside the Rockport Paper House were all made from newspapers too.
The chair, desk, clock and other intricate pieces came from paper, excluding the piano and the fireplace since using it would obviously be unwise.
Surprisingly, the house is still in good condition for years without too much upkeep aside from occasional varnishing.
Readable newspapers can also be seen inside the house. Some contain headlines from each of the 48 states then.
The Paper House turned museum is now under the care of Stenman’s grandniece. The former moved out from his residence in year 1930.
Situated North of Boston, Rockport, Massachusetts, the property is open to the public alongside other must-see sites.
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Lust and love are hard to tell apart, especially if you're infatuated with someone. Most would say that the surefire way to know if it's just lust is if your relationship with someone is centered around sex and sex alone. But what about the subtler signs?
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Man’s got skills!
If you have any doubt that masks can be a work of art, then these creations of artist Landon Meier will definitely change your mind. But these are not your ordinary masks...
These are giant baby heads and they are designed to freak people out!
Meier first became popular with the hyper-realistic masks he made out of the likeness of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Bernie Sanders.
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So impressed with this guy’s photo-manipulation skills!
Adrian Sommeling is one awesome guy! This dad from Netherlands is a multi-talented man who works as a photographer, digital artist, graphic designer and web developer. He’s been working in the advertising industry from 1990 and his current project may be his most personal so far.
In photos that have since gone viral online, we see Adrian’s superb photo-manipulation skills in full display. The images feature his son in various jaw-dropping scenarios.
In his official website, Adrian tells us:
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