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Surf Sauna in a Barrel Keeps Crazy Winter Surfers Warm

Surf Sauna in a Barrel Keeps Crazy Winter Surfers Warm

Surf Sauna's structure is made from marine grade galvanized and stainless steel to hold up to years of salt water exposure. The cylindrical walls are made from western red cedar which is naturally rot

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Giant Wine Barrel Room Overlooks the Black Forest in Germany

Giant Wine Barrel Room Overlooks the Black Forest in Germany

There are five "squares" or rooms on a farm in Sasbachwalden village - a tiny community known for its wine-making and wood processing. Named after the kind of wine that was stored in each of the enormous

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Broken Pipeline Spills Over 20,000 Barrels of Oil in North Dakota Wheat Field

Broken Pipeline Spills Over 20,000 Barrels of Oil in North Dakota Wheat Field

A farmer in North Dakota noticed something funny going on in his wheat field in late September. At first, he could only smell what he suspected was crude oil, but within a few days it began gushing up out

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Derek Chen Debuts Pino Solo Wine Tree Made from Old Chardonnay Barrels

Derek Chen Debuts Pino Solo Wine Tree Made from Old Chardonnay Barrels

Designer Derek Chen has fittingly transformed a bunch of old wine barrels into a beautiful wine rack! The San Francisco-based furniture maker recently debuted the limited edition "Pino Solo" wine tree,

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Exxon Will Not Pay for Cleanup of 12,000 Barrels of Crude in Arkansas as Leak is Not “Oil”

Exxon Will Not Pay for Cleanup of 12,000 Barrels of Crude in Arkansas as Leak is Not “Oil”

Photo via Shutterstock Due to a thirty-year-old law, Exxon will not be paying into the federal fund that will pay for the cleanup of 12,000 barrels of crude oil that leaked from its Pegasus Pipeline in

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German Hotel Invites Beer Lovers to Cozy Up Inside a Recycled 19th Century Beer Barrel Bed

German Hotel Invites Beer Lovers to Cozy Up Inside a Recycled 19th Century Beer Barrel Bed

This AirBnB hotel is Germany encourage guests to imbibe choice libations from their regional brewery - and you can even spend the night in a beer barrel bed! The hotel room for the ultimate beer baron

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Native Trails Uses Reclaimed Wine Barrels To Create Unique Bathroom Furniture

Native Trails Uses Reclaimed Wine Barrels To Create Unique Bathroom Furniture

The San Luis Obispo-based artisan furnishings company Native Trails celebrates culture and the environment by creating inspiring bathroom and kitchen furnishings and fixtures with natural and

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Conceptual Artist Christo to Build Giant Pyramid of 410,000 Oil Barrels for Abu Dhabi

Conceptual Artist Christo to Build Giant Pyramid of 410,000 Oil Barrels for Abu Dhabi

Bulgarian environmental artist Christo has draped an inexplicable array of landscapes and objects in a distinctive orange hue since the 1960s - but few of his installations have been as conceptually

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Star Wars Barrel Organ Made From 20,000 LEGO Bricks Plays the Film’s Theme Song!

Star Wars Barrel Organ Made From 20,000 LEGO Bricks Plays the Film’s Theme Song!

The massive barrel organ features four unique scenes from the Star Wars saga, set on four different planets - the ice planet Hoth, the desert planet of Tatooine, the forest moon of Endor and the Death

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Beautiful Wine Rack Made from Old California Wine Barrels

Beautiful Wine Rack Made from Old California Wine Barrels

What better way to show off your collection of organic reds and whites than with this gorgeous wine rack made from the staves of old wine barrels? A nice nod you your bottles' origins, this handmade

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Wine Barrel-Inspired Downley House in England is Built from a Former House’s Ruins

Wine Barrel-Inspired Downley House in England is Built from a Former House’s Ruins

Set in an idyllic landscape of gorgeous national parks, Downley House was erected using the ruins of an old stoned-house. The client wanted a relaxing yet playful environment with good use of natural

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Scientists Pay Equivalent of $76.3 Million per Barrel for Macondo Oil Well Samples

Scientists Pay Equivalent of $76.3 Million per Barrel for Macondo Oil Well Samples

Scientists studying the environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon disaster are perhaps paying the heftiest price around for oil — Nola.com reports that they are forking over the equivalent of $76.3

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This Awesome Drum Set Is Made from Repurposed Wine Barrels!

This Awesome Drum Set Is Made from Repurposed Wine Barrels!

If you're a drummer and a green enthusiast, you'll love this awesome drum set that's been built from repurposed wine barrels. With a complete kit that comes with a bass drum, toms, a snare, and a high hat

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Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Barrel Christmas Tree is the Booziest One This Side of the Mississippi

Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Barrel Christmas Tree is the Booziest One This Side of the Mississippi

Standing at 26 ft tall, the tree is made almost entirely of Jack Daniel's barrels stacked atop one another in layers. The 2011 tree is the first one of its kind, but we think it would be wonderful if the

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Restored Barrel Vaults and Local Stone Give this Italian Home a Rustic Facelift

Restored Barrel Vaults and Local Stone Give this Italian Home a Rustic Facelift

In order to bring light into an otherwise dark space, Zanaroli gave the exterior a couple of small perforations and topped off the dining area's dome with a skylight. These interventions allow a gentle

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Green-Roofed Chateau Barde-Haut in France Houses Vintage Barrels of Wine

Green-Roofed Chateau Barde-Haut in France Houses Vintage Barrels of Wine

Situated on a 17 hectare rolling plot, the winery was partly buried in order to prevent unnecessary digging. Combined with insulation provided by the vegetated roof, this smart intervention goes far to

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Balvenie Distillery’s Covent Garden Pop-up Recycles Whiskey Barrels for its Interior

Balvenie Distillery’s Covent Garden Pop-up Recycles Whiskey Barrels for its Interior

Created for the Balvenie brand, The Whisky Den was a temporary bar, open for four weeks. As the weeks passed, Anonymous Artists added more and more to the rustic interior. The ever-evolving space featured

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Hydro-Electric Barrel Design Uses Moving Water to Generate Energy

Hydro-Electric Barrel Design Uses Moving Water to Generate Energy

A new design for a hydroelectric generator could cheaply light up off-grid areas. The Hydro-Electric Barrel is a spinning water wheel that floats on the water surface and turns in the current. The

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Solar-Powered Plastikoleum Tower Recycles Plastic Back into 900 Barrels of Oil a Day

Solar-Powered Plastikoleum Tower Recycles Plastic Back into 900 Barrels of Oil a Day

When the people behind the Land Art Generator Initiative heard about inventor Akinori Ito's machine, which converts plastics back into oil, they came up with an even more interesting concept. Instead of

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Vibrazioni’s Recycled Oil Barrel Furniture Comments on the Oil Crisis

Vibrazioni’s Recycled Oil Barrel Furniture Comments on the Oil Crisis

Vibrazioni’s repurposed oil barrel furniture sits on the fine line between art and design while making a poetic comment on the current oil crisis. Designed by Alberto Dassasso, the line of chairs,

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StilNovoDesign Makes Fresh Furnishings Out of Old Oak Wine Barrels

StilNovoDesign Makes Fresh Furnishings Out of Old Oak Wine Barrels

StilNovoDesign uses recycled oak wine barrels to make distinctive green furniture and home décor creations. The secret? Using quality materials and combining craftsmanship with modern day style. Once

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Oil Barrels Transformed Into Colorful Chic Cabinets

Oil Barrels Transformed Into Colorful Chic Cabinets

Here at Inhabitat we love stumbling across re-purposed objects. And appropriation is even sweeter when something destructive is transformed into a useful piece of design, like these colorful Oil Barrel

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Oil Prices Top $106 Per Barrel as Crisis Flares in Libya

Oil Prices Top $106 Per Barrel as Crisis Flares in Libya

Libya has the largest reserves of oil in Africa -- and the ninth largest reserves in the world -- however in the wake of weeks of political upheaval and dissent the country's daily production of 1.6

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Whit McLeod’s Folding Chair Handcrafted from 100% Salvaged Oak Wine Barrels

Whit McLeod’s Folding Chair Handcrafted from 100% Salvaged Oak Wine Barrels

Handcrafted from 100% salvaged 70-gallon oak wine barrels, each one of these steamer deck chair-inspired wine barrel folding chairs is individually numbered with the name of the winery branded under the

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Giant Solar Peace Sign Sculpture Made from of 80 Metal Oil Barrels

Giant Solar Peace Sign Sculpture Made from of 80 Metal Oil Barrels

The peace sign stands 58 feet high and isn't just a pretty face. It's actually a sustainable resource that will be able to feed power (collected from its 80 solar panels) into the city's electrical grid.

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LEED Gold Building Made From Repurposed Pickle Barrels

LEED Gold Building Made From Repurposed Pickle Barrels

Old pickle barrels have found new life in the University of Minnesota's Duluth Civil Engineering Building designed by Ross Barney Architects. From the project's onset, sustainable values and eco-friendly

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US Could Save 350 Million Barrels of Oil by Not Wasting Food

US Could Save 350 Million Barrels of Oil by Not Wasting Food

It seems as you grow older there are more and more reasons why you should have listened to your parents when you were a kid. Well, here's a new one to add to the list of dinner table orders - stop wasting

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Rain Barrel Art Raises Water Awareness in Chicago

Rain Barrel Art Raises Water Awareness in Chicago

A collection of artfully-decorated rain barrels landed at the Chicago Center for Green Technology after traveling to different eco events around the city last year. Named Recycle the Raindrops, the

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Upcycled Wood Flooring Gets Character from Old Wine Barrels

Upcycled Wood Flooring Gets Character from Old Wine Barrels

It's not unreasonable to think of this as upcycling, since the flooring is a higher-value product with a longer useful life. Oak is a desirable flooring material and is also preferred by vintners for the

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Visualizing 5,000 Barrels of Oil a Day as a Victorian Row House

Visualizing 5,000 Barrels of Oil a Day as a Victorian Row House

Although no one knows exactly how much oil is leaking into the Gulf of Mexico per day, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has estimated the number to be about 5,000 barrels a day (or a

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