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If I Saw My Neighbor Building This Thing, I Would Be So Confused. Til I Learned What It Is… WHOA.

A designer named Chris Robinson decided to build one of the most off-the-wall ideas… but also one of the coolest. He is constructing a boat that could be tsunami-proof (named Tsunamiball). He was inspired after seeing what happened during the tragic 2011 Japanese tsunami. So, he took on the challenge to create a solution, came up with a plan and began building. According to the designer, he doesn”t think that a tsunami will hit California. He is only building the tsunami-proof capsule in his backyard in Palo Alto because that is where he is. It”s still a work in progress and there will be many changes to the plan before it is done, but you should look forward to the future, because the Tsunamiball is going to be one of the coolest rides out there.

Tsunamiball is a boat that is currently under construction in California that should be able to survive any tsunami.

Tsunamiball is a boat that is currently under construction in California that should be able to survive any tsunami.

The modern day ark will be able to float away from its perch in his garden in case of emergency, keeping his family safe.

The modern day ark will be able to float away from its perch in his garden in case of emergency, keeping his family safe.

After the Japanese tsunami of 2011, Chris began to wonder how to keep his own loved ones safe in case of an emergency. Then, he started sketching.

After the Japanese tsunami of 2011, Chris began to wonder how to keep his own loved ones safe in case of an emergency. Then, he started sketching.

The Tsunamiball is still being transformed and Chris isn”t sure what the interior will look like (but it probably won”t include two of every animal).

The Tsunamiball is still being transformed and Chris isn

If you”d like updates on the construction process of the Tsunamiball, visit Chris”s website. I hope I can buy a spot on it! Source: Tsunamiball Chris”s work is not only functional, but it is beautiful. Share it with others.