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House Hunters: 10 Out-of-This-World Homes!

By babblejillian |

No, you're not holding your laptop upside-down.

What’s that saying … there’s no place like a Boeing 747? Home is where the oversized concrete shoe is? Wait … haven’t heard those before? Clearly, it’s time to take a look at these unique buildings, from the ethereal to the bizarre (a house shaped like a toilet? Oh yeah, we found it). They’ll certainly inspire new phrases … or at least an appreciation of your own comfortingly normal pad. Check out the 10 most out-of-this-world homes after the jump! — Jillian Capewell

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10 Wild and Crazy Houses

Floating House

Nope, this house (okay, technically it’s a barn) isn’t a trick of the eye or some handy Photoshop skills — the structure is supported on one end by a single cantilever, or anchored beam. It sure is awe-inspiring to look at, though we’re not sure you could pay us to spend a night there.
Source: Aphasia Design

Need more in-house coolness? Check out these 7 awesome slides IN houses!

About babblejillian



Jillian Capewell is an editor and graduate of SUNY Geneseo in upstate New York, where she was an editor for the college newspaper. Jillian started at Babble as an intern and returned after spending a year teaching Beatles songs to French children. She has wanted to write for a living since completing the construction-paper classic Penguin Surprise Do Stuff at age four with the help of her mom, who had to spell all the words. Aside from Babble, Jillian’s work has also appeared on xoJane and Nerve.

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