Floating Plastic Bottle Island

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+14 1. max2000 commented 14 years ago

loved it, especially when legally approached: vessels, ships and boats are recognized the 'mast right, or the law of the flag; yet when having a piece of land floating downstream a river, an island floating freely, it will add to the flag of the land it shall run ashore, so there - people lack in a 'port of call handshaking, for now 8-)
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+45 2. smi commented 14 years ago

How nice there are still dreamers living their dreams instead of sitting behind computer screen and typing stupid comments on snotr.
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+7 3. lockandload commented 14 years ago

talk about a message in a bottle! he can read loads on his travels :D
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+22 4. Zethriel commented 14 years ago

#(removed comment) not a cracker, just a man with a dream... and no words to put it too. He has a powerful passion which we can all learn something from.
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+7 5. ComentAtor commented 14 years ago

1:30 "the trash is the key to paradise, actually" LOL... and hand maid weights :)
it's a thin line between madness and genius :) but would trade my apartment right away ..
and looks even better now http://horsesmouth.typepad.com/hm/Image-3688E8443C4911D7.jpg
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+7 6. imagic commented 14 years ago

great guy ! i only hope he won't run into a big storm, i am afraid his island would not survive
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+7 7. ComentAtor commented 14 years ago

#2 i don't see you living the dream ;)
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+11 8. asemanden commented 14 years ago

It's a houseboat made of recycled materials, what he really is proposing is that we should grow plants while living on the sea, and recycle more.
The materials he used for the houseboat are materials that are already being recycled, it should just be recycled more, and more efficiently.
All the things he is doing, is already being done on a larger scale, but he succeded on combining these efforts in a novel way. And it looks like a fantasy island.
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0 9. irishgek commented 14 years ago

#2 Was that needed ?

Guy has a nice house but in reality come on houses floating on water made of plastic bottles , Thats going back in time not forward , If Every one started recycling bottles he wouldent have a house.

Also I have noticed lately some company's have started to get rid of glass and plastic containers in favor of "refill" packets (Eg. kenco coffee) which are made with 97% less packaging Weight .

Which not only means less waste but also less transport costs as its space saving and weighs a lot less


So hopefully in a few years nuts like this will stop popping up with these mad ideas.
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+5 10. Iamweasel commented 14 years ago

#6 he lived on an island before that got destroyed by a hurricane , ive read an article about this guy ...
he is a genius though he sure is a bit weird i might add
respect for what he is doin , 2 monkeys ::(|)
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+2 11. m_otreborv commented 14 years ago

This floating island was in Mexico and it was registered as a typical island.
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+6 12. beel commented 14 years ago

i could swear the narrator is calling him retard
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+2 13. jhunevelasco commented 14 years ago

::(|) ::(|) ::(|) .amen to you ...
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+5 14. vgsr commented 14 years ago

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+3 15. c2quad commented 14 years ago

Man I really appreciate his hardwork & patience....Truly hard job
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-1 16. badboy007 commented 14 years ago

at the start, His name is Retard soba?
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+1 17. rubi commented 14 years ago

awesome little island :)
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+2 18. edmund commented 14 years ago

Waterworld anyone?
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+3 19. D-Pen commented 14 years ago

I love that mangrove idea.
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0 20. eNdEmiOn06463 commented 14 years ago

Funny how the woman is constantly calling him retard! Especially the first few seconds where he corrects her but she's not listening :p
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-1 21. stylnjj84 commented 14 years ago

This guy don't gotta pay taxes! Perfect for this economy :D Nice idea but, may last 10 years max when the salt water eats the plastic bottles up.. maybe sooner.