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How many of you so into the beach and island life-style, that you want to own one, even at least for just a week period of time if it is unaffordable to own for a lifetime period?

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Spending most of your days with serene endless blue sea and warm white sands will surely sounds good, especially if you are looking to be secluded and get that private life going. Well there’s a whole area on private island whether to own one or to rent one.

I came accross this island called Royal Davui, Fiji.
It is our for rent from US$7,200/week

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well if it is still within your affordable one, might consider to hold a private event, such as wedding or special gathering in private island, how cool would that be?

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not all rent fees are that high there are some that are under $500/wk
check it out here. (I saw something like $89/wk for some island in philiphines)

Here’s my favorite one $4,900/wk for Huvafen Fushi Island Resort, Maldives, Asia. All pictures here:

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Above is the Huvafen Fushi Island

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Showing one of their out door floatation pool, look like one of those private jacuzzi on the beach.

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Showing over the water bunggalows of the island

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One of the resort facility at the island

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Private dining, can someone please explain to me what’s this effect? is it a fiber optic pool lighting or what? It’s so romantic.

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Well isn’t it a world class underwater spa? it’s where you can get that relaxation massage with the true blue ambiance surrounding you. It’s kinda of reminds me of that Ithaa Hilton Maldives Underwater restaurant.

there are more islands listings from all over the world’s areas, if interested check it out for yourself here all pictures and sources are from privateislandsonline.com.

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Improv Everywhere: Human Mirror Mission

Posted by editor On August - 30 - 2008

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Don’t get bored – check out Improv Everywhere’s scenes of chaos and joy especially this one: Human Mirror Mission.

Entertain your-self with their experiement, watch this video:

The idea for Improv Everywhere here is to create human mirror effect by filling up a subway train with identical twins. here’s a little description of their mission taken from improveverywhere.com:

We would get on the 6 train at the start of the line at Brooklyn Bridge and the twins would sit on either side of the car, directly across from their sibling. Once in place, their job would be to mirror each other as closely as possible. If one scratches his head, so should the other. If anyone asked them what was going on, they should claim not to notice anything unusual and not to even be able to see their sibling.

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I think it is just so cool, what a thoughtful thing to do and experiement with.

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There are some people in the train/subway that are noticing they’re standing among rows of identical twins. How amazing would that be to get that very first-hand experience surrounded by more than 15 couples (30 identical twins)?

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some of the people reactions are just hillarious, cuz the twins acted their parts too, within the role and props that they’re given. find out more pictures, more fun comments from: Improv Everywhere – the source that causes scenes of chaos and joy to happen in public places more specifically in New York I guess, since it’s where the group is based at.

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Thanks to improveverywhere.com

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Recommending Ask2link

Posted by editor On August - 26 - 2008

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If you’re looking to get more traffic from search engines (organic traffic), link advertising, or link building, then you should try Ask2link.

They currently have a network of 100+ niche blogs that have integrated their ad code (including this website).

You could buy and sell text links easily in their Marketplace. Advertisers can pay with credit cards, PayPal, or Google Checkout – you select the websites where you would like your link to appear, and specify the link URL, anchor text, and optional title field.

If you have a website with minimum Page Rank 1, or Alexa rank under one million then you could start making extra income from your website using Ask2link.com

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unusual items – product of human’s invention

Posted by editor On August - 25 - 2008

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This dog peek-a-boo thing is kinda cute, right?

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Above is a very interesting glass holder tray

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A spider resemblance for a crawling reading wall-lamp, won’t you agree that this is quite a cool design for wall-sconce lamp?

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Titanic lamp? sinking lamp?

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I would want this ladder too for its cool decorative look, but it doesn’t look too assuring though if one can survive standing long enough in that paper-thick ladder.

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Finally interesting kitchen gadgets: a cookie mug, a transparent toaster and a banana protector.
I am loving the transparent toaster, would like to get one of those.

source: slighthlywarped.com (many more silly inventions featured here, do visit this site)

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Tea cup breed of Yorkies (Yorkshire Terrier) and Maltese

Posted by editor On August - 19 - 2008

These puppies are so adorable, I found them in puppiesforsalebynet.com while checking around for tea cup sizes pet. I spent hours looking into this site, amazed by most of the pictures of these little adorable creatures. Well too bad they’re only pictures, I kind of question if this tiny tea cup will actually ever exist as an adult size tea cup creatures any how this site called superstarpuppies.com give a good measuring guides and discussions regarding the issue.

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I think puppiesforsalebynet.com is an amazing place if you’re looking for getting a tiny-size or tea cup sizes doggy (they have other breed not just yorkies) but the bad part is their price which is ranging from couple thousands to around five thousands for each, extremely pricey…
and just incase you are wondering to take a look at different place try to check it here.

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staryorkie.com also provide tea-cup sizes =)
and bellow is the maltese tea cup, they’re adorable too

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Oh I want to visit their boutique (puppiesforsalebynet.com) too bad they’re all the way in Florida!
wouldn’t it be nice to stroll to their boutique if you can’t own them? And another site that collect the tiny tea cup yorkies >> tinyteacuppuppiesforsale.com

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Located clearly in the middle of the ocean, not anywhere near a continent – TAHITI a famous honeymooners destination. Very secluded and serene island getaway.

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Above is the picture of BORA BORA island, quite a famous one among other Tahiti islands, and Four Seasons already on it ready to open its next resort here around Fall 2008 (in September, I believe)
The resort has 100 over-water bungalows and 7 beachfront villas.

Here are pictures of the Four Seasons resorts, Bora Bora, Tahiti:

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Panoramic View of the Four Seasons resort.

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Bird’s eye view of the resorts’ over the water bungalows.

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Resort view taken from over the inland side.

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Another closer panoramic look of the resort with amazing mountains background.

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So how does the inside look? check it out:
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Standard over-the-water bungalow rate per night is around
86,500 XPF (equal to approximately 1,065 USD)/night
to the three bedroom luxury beach front villa that’s priced for
506,657 XPF/night (or 6,245 USD/night)
Standard Room amenities include:
* CD player
* Down pillows
* DVD player
* Hair dryer
* Hypo-allergenic pillows on request
* In-room safe
* Iron and ironing board
* Multi-line telephone(s) with voicemail
* Refrigerated private bar
* Satellite television
* Tea/coffee maker
* Thick terry bathrobes
* Twice-daily housekeeping service
* Wired or wireless Internet access

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It’s a breathtaking place, nice view – really want to go there,…
If any of you know a better deal let me know, this direct fourseason resort price listing is wayyy overpriced =P

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Source: etahititravel.com, Four seasons Resort.
For more info on Tahiti travel try to check out this site: tahiti-tourisme.com

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Remember The Hanging Gardens of Babylon? It is said to be one among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. When I took an art history class in my college years, I used to be amazed at these pictures of Hanging Garden and it’s been my dream to be able see this fable garden render in reality.

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Well not too long ago I discover a boutique resort rests in Bali by the name of UBUD HANGING GARDEN. Well since the name has a special attachment to me personally, I decided to hit this place for a pre honeymoon get-away. To my suprised, it is such an amazing spot to be, I have a high recomendation for this boutique hotel.

At that time it is just 6 months after opening, so it’s fairly new and other than the access road to reach this hidden treasure I have no other complain. The access road was still a dirt road at that time, but now it’s a fully paved/asphalt road.

Here’re some of the resort’s pictures:

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Yes you need that heated pool to enjoy the stary clear night and the view of the green foresty valley with the beautifully crafted Hindu temple accross (note: you can only see the temple clearly if you get the panoramic deluxe pool villa)

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That’s the temple, at night it will be wash with soft yellow glow, it’s very pretty.

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This is the view of the suite from the outside.

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And this is what it looks like from the inside.

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I really do enjoy their open air bathroom, btw the temperature is about 29 degree celcius all year round, so it wouldn’t be a problem to take an open shower.

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Oh their infinity pool, it is the pool with that right view of the lush tropical forest you’ve always want to see and experience.

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And yes, I love to play this funicular, cuz it’s just romantic, especially to ride this during the night to the library room, where everything is lit in a soft candelight ambiance lighting.
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For those curious this is their floor plan for a typical bungalow:

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The rate for Ubud Hanging Gardens is between $270.00 – $537.00/night.

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You can quit imagining in your mind how do you look if you were to have a short hairstyle or a long hairstyle or a straight versus curls, because you can actually do a virtual mock-up with your own photo, just pick and choose from hundreds of celebs’ hair styles and try it own for yourself. It’ll help render how you look, somewhat with that particular hairstyles you’re trying on. this work even for just changing hair-color to suit your face and skin-tone. Give it a try here.

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source: www.instyle.com

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The Compact Circular Kitchen – an award winning design!

Posted by editor On August - 10 - 2008

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A must have for space limited dwellers. Also quite a breakthrough in design. So, design-lovers might want to get one for the fun of experience it on a first-hand basis.

Main features of this circular kitchen from clever circular kitchen:
1. Relocate-able kitchen, complete with all its facilities.
2. For conviniecen: bottom unit can rotate 180 degrees and top units can rotate 360 degrees.
3. It’s lockable and close-able so you don’t have to show cluttler to your guests.
4. It encorporates its own lighting, electrical sockets and water disposal system.
5. Generous space that “contains the equivalent of twelve cupboards from a conventional kitchen”
6. Can fit for built-in refrigerator, dishwasher, microwafe, coffe machine, cook-top, range-hood.
7. Designed by Alfred Averbeck.
8. Priced between $6,500 – $15,000.

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When I look at MirrorMedia.com and Séura, Inc. producing this cool gadget, I think it’s such a sweet invention to share with, especially if you are an interior design fan, or just a design fan like myself!

It’s basically an LCD TV hidden in the mirror, it’s camouflaging really well so that when it’s not on it’s plainly look just like a mirror, but if you press the on button, then it will start displaying that hidden LCD, it can be for a TV or for a media (as in for computer’s screen)

I find it quite useful if you like a clutter free environment. Because to be honest, TV isn’t an easy item to be incorporated in a good clean-type interor design/staging, especially in a living room that encorporate a fire place to be feature as its focal point.

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There’s even another cool TV it’s called a holographic TV look at the picture bellow and for more info read here.

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