Frank McKinney designed and built a certified green mansion valued
at $29 million dollars (U.S.). The house has a Silver LEED rating
from the U.S Green Building Council, a Certified Florida Green Home
rating from the Florida Green Building Coalition, and meets the
Energy Star for Homes criteria established by the U.S. Environmental
The house includes an innovative use of solar, water, and materials.
Super energy efficient appliances cut down on electrical consumption by
On certain days the home will be energy neutral, and can generate enough
electricity to run two average-sized homes. The house used enough
reclaimed and renewable wood to save over 10.5 acres of rain forest.
A system that collects runoff water from the cedar roof fills the water
garden. The system collects enough reusable water to fill the average
size swimming pool every 17 days.
McKinney donated money from the sale of the house to the Crush It
Charity, which builds houses and self-sufficient villages in Haiti.
Read more about the house here.
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Six-year-old Brooklyne Redmon ran around her house in 18.93 seconds.
Andy Pelphrey blew a whistle at a house 125 times in 30 seconds.
Benjamin Hagkull, a disabled 12-year-old boy, wheelchaired along the peak of a roof.
NOTE: This record is dangerous. Please do not attempt this record without proper training and safety precautions.
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Zach Johnson knocked on 12 different doors in one minute.
Ivan N. used one block to make a house in Minecraft.
Notyoda used 30 VHS tapes to form a two-dimensional house shape.
Matthew D. drew three houses on sticky notes in 9.82 seconds.
A member of BYOkids made a house of cards using 17 travel brochures.
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They set the record to raise funds for The Shake It Up Foundation Australia, who fund vital research in developing a cure and understanding of Parkinson's Disease. Over $1,500 was raised and the house has since been featured on national television and various other news mediums.
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Michaele's friend, Rider, threw a golf ball over a house into a swimming tube 147 feet.
Michaele's friend, Rider, caught an egg thrown over a house from 146 feet away.
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