Author: Phoebe James

Phoebe James

Welcome to the world of transparent houses. In today’s world, privacy is something we are all aware of. Be it online safety or home security, most people like the comfort of being able to keep some things private from the outside world. But imagine if you lived in a house made of glass. While installing […]

Phoebe James

Dotted on remote peaks across the National Forests of the United States are hundreds of fire lookout towers. For more than a century, an army of paid and volunteer lookouts have kept vigil from these watch towers, scanning the surrounding acres of woodland / wilderness for signs of smoke. Despite advances in technology and proposals […]

Phoebe James

It’s the late 1700s and King George III of Great Britain has become a regular visitor to his favorite royal seaside town on the south coast of England. His summer jaunts not only encouraged the upper classes to view sea bathing as a healthy and worthwhile pastime, they also made the port of Weymouth, in […]

Phoebe James

At South Korea’s Toilet Museum – Mr. Toilet House, poop isn’t just a topic for schoolyard jokes – it’s serious business. Haewoojae (Mr. Toilet House) is a curious reminder of the different cultural norms around the world. Talking about poop in South Korea is far from taboo, in fact faeces is considered to be lucky. […]