Cracker Barel, the restaurant chain with a Southern country theme, has been getting a lot of attention on social media lately, but not for a good reason…
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Just recently Cracker Barrel fired a woman that had worked for them for 11 years for an unknown reason. And she was fired on her husband’s birthday! Her husband, Brad, went to their Facebook page to ask why but, unfortunately, didn’t get an answer. Now, thousands of Internet users are seeking justice for Brad’s wife by trolling Cracker Barrel’s Facebook page. People are asking why Brad’s wife was fired and making jokes wherever they have the chance – which means on every single post! Hopefully, Brad and his wife will get an answer soon. #JusticeForBradsWife
The Japanese strike again with cuteness. This time, they came up with oh-so adorable wrist rests in the shape of various well-known critters.
“PC character cushion” features a variety of Japan’s beloved anime and video games characters, such as Kapibara-san and Komasan. You can get the cushion online for an average price of $ 47.80. Are you an office type with sore wrists who can’t get enough of cute? Go, give them your money.
Ever wanted to live in the Middle-earth? Embrace yourselves, your geekiest dream may be just one house away. A company called Green Magic Homes came up with an idea to build tiny prefabricated houses that look exactly like Hobbit holes and can be assembled by 3 people in a few days time!
Just like Hobbit holes, these houses are designed to exist under a layer of soil and turf and can even produce food if you decided to grow some veggies on the roof. Heck, if you are not a fan of greens, they can even be covered with sand or snow, depending on where you live.
If you have a vision of your own, this company can make it happen as their modular system offers endless possibilities of design. Cozy, eco-friendly houses that neatly blend in with nature, I mean you don’t even need to be a Tolkien fan to appreciate the idea!
This is a beautiful 90 year old tenor guitar. She’s had some work done to keep her looking young. With a spruce top, birch back and sides, and mother-of-toiletseat fretboard it’s hard not to love this odd shaped tenor.
I’m always surprised when I see a tenor guitar with a pin-less bridge. Even though I know that the tension is similar to a regular six string ( if using a string gauge that accommodates the scale and pitch) I always feel like the bridge could fly off at any moment.
Spanish style studio Yonoh has created a chair based on energy organization Repsol’s pink, orange and white “solar” emblem.
Repsol approached Yonoh and asked the studio to design and style “an legendary item” that would bring the energy company’s brand identification to daily life. The result is a moulded fibre-glass swivel chair with sections upholstered in leather-based, named Embrace.
“We made a decision to make a kind of armchair employing the two ‘arms’ of the symbol,” the designers instructed Dezeen.
The Madrid-primarily based company’s circular brand is divided into three sections. The leading orange segment extends out to 1 facet, the middle white part extends out to the other, and the reduce red segment stays within the confines of the round kind.
Yonoh turned the two-dimensional graphic into a 3-dimensional condition, utilizing the coloured sections to form the curved parts of the chair.
The style features a purple semi-sphere seat, a white segment earlier mentioned that extends to one particular facet as a lower armrest, and an upper orange part on leading that curves all around to the other side as a backrest.
“It has generous proportions to give the necessary existence, always keeping ergonomics,” explained the style crew.
“Embrace has been conceived as an armchair that embraces and is made up of inspiration and intelligence, a tribute to the scientists, inventors and creators of the long term,” the team extra. “A seat where you can stop and consider.”
The chair was developed in collaboration with branding agency Interbrand and will be set up in Repsol’s new Madrid headquarters.
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Powerhouse Company has completed a new college student centre for Erasmus University in Rotterdam, which features a transparent exterior and a curving oak interior (+ movie).
Explained by the Dutch studio as getting an “egg-in-a-box arrangement”, the one,800-sq.-metre student pavilion is intended to turn into the new social coronary heart of the college campus, found to the east of the metropolis centre.
A single of the main aims of the venture was to produce a brilliant and welcoming space for personnel and students, so Powerhouse Firm designed the constructing to be as open as possible – with the most general public activities concentrated around the perimeter.
This idea resulted in a building with two levels. Cafe and review locations sit immediately guiding the transparent facade, whilst storage areas and service spaces are positioned behind a curving wall of timber, which also encloses a two hundred-seat events space.
The foyer is positioned on the south facade, where it fronts a community plaza. A study location sits beside the north-east wall to restrict glare on laptop screens, whilst the cafe operates together the western edge to advantage from evening solar.
“This ‘egg in a box’ arrangement preserves the transparency of the exterior via its floor-to-ceiling glazing,” explained the architects, who gained a competitiveness to design and style the constructing in 2010.
“It makes it possible for the pavilion to far better link with its surroundings as well as to stimulate passersby to stream in from all elevations.”
The developing is just two storeys substantial, which the architects hope will supply “a welcome split among the tall Brutalist buildings of the university’s suburban campus”.
The stepped landscape of the web site authorized equally stages to meet the ground, and the curving methods of an adjacent pathway continue inside the developing, forming the main internal staircase.
The curving red-oak wall generates a semi-barrel-vaulted ceiling previously mentioned the a variety of social areas. The kitchen area, bogs and specialized areas are hidden absent guiding it, organised close to a central corridor.
The multi-purpose events area occupies the whole initial ground, and can be utilised as a lecture theatre, an auditorium or as a film screening place.
Mechanical louvres type a big semi-circle on the four facades and can be adjusted to act as a sunscreen, relative to the sun’s place in the sky.
Massive hatches in the roof open up instantly to let air to flow into, while a floor-sourced warmth pump keeps the creating heat in winter.
The Erasmus College college student pavilion varieties part of a broader masterplan for the campus by Danish landscape agency Juurlink + Geluk and Studio Sputnik. Other new additions will consist of a canteen, and underground automobile park and new landscaping.
Companions in charge: Nanne de Ru, Willem Hein Schenk Crew: Nanne de Ru, Willem Hein Schenk (dZH), Stefan Prins, Sander Apperlo, Sybren Woudstra, Anja Lübke (dZH), Anne Larsen, Sijmen de Goede (dZH), Søren More difficult Nielsen Structural engineer: Pieters Bouwtechniek Set up advisor: moBius Seek the advice of Contractor: Lokhorst Bouw Inside contractor: Punt Interieurbouw Masterplan campus: Juurlink+Geluk in collaboration with Studio Sputnik