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Tango0122 Jun 2013 9:05 p.m. PST

"The world's safest house, according to architect Eugene Tsui and current Internet buzz, is a Berkeley, Calif., home that was inspired by an alien-looking, sturdy animal called a tardigrade.

Locals familiar with the home, on 2747 Matthews Street, have nicknamed it The Fish House because of its scaly exterior, fish eye-resembling windows and side fins.

Tardigrades aren't fish, though. They are small, water-dwelling, segmented animals with eight legs. (Be sure to click on the earlier tardigrade link. They are quite something to look at!) Tsui is clearly a fan."



Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Jun 2013 2:00 a.m. PST

There house is like one of those Armorcast Tyranids.

Eclectic Wave24 Jun 2013 6:33 a.m. PST

TARDIGRADES, aren't they bigger on the inside than the outside or something?

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