Links We Love, 11/2/2012

November 02, 2012
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Portable tree houses, vertical farms, dried bouquets, and more in today’s Links We Love.

Cocoon Tree is a 130-pound tree house that can be assembled in less than two hours. It sleeps two adults and two children and comes complete with mattress and duvet. [Inhabitat]

Botanic Superlatives: The World's Largest Pumpkin Festival

October 28, 2011
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For the last month or so, autumn's enthusiasts have been converging in Ludwigsburg, Germany for an annual festival. Snapshots from this year's event read like a children's storybook: a lake filled with pumpkin-boat paddlers, a feast of champagne and pumpkin strudel, and a sculpture garden of dinosaur pumpkins—all under the shadow of a seventeenth-century castle.