NUZZLES Fur-Like Warming Huts Provide Soft Shelter on a Frozen River in Winnipeg

February 7, 2014 by  
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Toronto-based RAW Design designed fur-like warming huts for ice skaters at the frozen Assiniboine River in Winnipeg. These fun sculptures called NUZZLES are made from foal bristles and can be sculpted into informal seating, glowing light sources, or act as standing spaces that help visitors warm up. The project was awarded first prize at the annual Winnipeg Warming Hut Competition . Read the rest of NUZZLES Fur-Like Warming Huts Provide Soft Shelter on a Frozen River in Winnipeg Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: foam sculptures , Interactive Objects , nuzzles raw design , nuzzles warming huts , raw design , toronto architects , Warming Huts Competition , winnipeg warming huts        

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Russian Billionaire Battles to Save the Stray Dogs of Sochi Olympics from Extermination

February 7, 2014 by  
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In preparation for the Olympic games in Sochi on Friday, Russian officials have been scrambling to make the town a welcome site for the 200,000 people expected to arrive. Incredibly, part of their policy to make the resort habitable for humans has been to round up and kill hundreds of stray dogs . In response to the lethal campaign that has been in effect since October, billionaire Olga Melnikova is spearheading an effort to save the animals. Read the rest of Russian Billionaire Battles to Save the Stray Dogs of Sochi Olympics from Extermination Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal shelter , animal slaughter , olda melnikova , Olympic Games , olympic village , pest control , povodog , russia , russian billionaire , Sochi , spay and neuter , stray dogs        

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Stunning Split View Mountain Lodge is Perched Among Norway’s Snowy Ski Slopes

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Stunning Split View Mountain Lodge is Perched Among Norway’s Snowy Ski Slopes

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