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“In the unlikely event of a water landing…”

It started as a 1930s Boeing Stratoliner, owned by Howard Hughes. The tail and wings were cut off to transform it into the houseboat it is today, dubbed Cosmic Muffin and based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

via 12 Amazing Houseboats & Floating Homes | WebEcoist.

May 2, 2011 Posted by | Airplanes, boat, houseboat | Comments Off on “In the unlikely event of a water landing…”

Not a boat…it’s a house. A fixer-upper house.

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Brits flooding to Croatia to buy up new homes might want to consider the latest launching on the housing market.

It’s not exactly shipshape inside, despite the ship shaped exterior, and the current owners admit standards have fallen since the good ship Mirko was built 25 years ago.

April 3, 2008 Posted by | boat, houseboat | Comments Off on Not a boat…it’s a house. A fixer-upper house.