Building boats from jumbo jets and microwaves

"There's life in inanimate objects." 10/9/18

The Bizarre Houseboats of Britain

In West Sussex, England, a small community has formed around a colony of bizarre houseboats. Using spare parts from old buses, missiles and planes, each boat has its own unique look and feel. Among the residents of the community is Hamish McKenzie. An imaginative houseboat renovator, he's incorporated his wacky and creative personality to create a truly spectacular home. From a microwave as a mailbox to the nose of a jumbo jet as a window, Hamish infuses glorious new life into discarded objects.

Let the Church Slay Amen

Haka Kekäläinen loves God. He also, like a lot of people in Finland, loves heavy metal. So when he became a Lutheran pastor, Haka thought, "Why not have a metal mass?" His church conducts regular service, but with hymns set to heavy metal. While his approach might seem unorthodox, Haka is packing the pews with his take on mass. Say amen and get ready to slay. 

From Salt Mine to Subterranean Theme Park

Four hundred feet below the Romanian countryside lies a subterranean amusement park nestled in one of the oldest salt mines in the world. Believed to be nearly 2,000 years old, Salina Turda excavated over 3 billion tons of salt before mining stopped in 1932. Now, it lives on as an underground theme park, equipped with an amphitheater, Ferris wheel, mini golf course, and a lake complete with rowboats.
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