$1.5M Treehouse Architect Targets Billionaires

March 20 (Bloomberg) –- The "Quiet Treehouse" went on display this week at London's Ideal Homeshow -- kitted out like a plush apartment, it uses special materials to soundproof it from the outside world and is worth an estimated £400,000. Its makers target wealthy adults who spend well over seven figures on these structures, and interestingly, were forced to upscale during the recession to reach billionaires rather than millionaires. (Source: Bloomberg)

Carve Up the Slopes Like a Pro With Wagner Custom Skis
19:17 - Pete Wagner wrote a block of code that translates a skier’s height, weight, skill level, and preferred terrain into the right specifications for a pair of custom planks. The code forms the “recipe” for each new pair of Wagner Skis his company builds in a former gas station in Placerville, Colo., a few miles outside Telluride. (video by Zach Goldstein, Ryo Ikegami, Victoria Blackburne-Daniell)
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