A Dorm Room With 13,000 Plastic Balls

January 20, 2015

Maybe every dormitory room doesn't need 13,000 plastic balls. But David Nichol, a senior at Rice University, decided that his room needed just that, and he created a ball pit in which he and friends can enjoy themselves. He had to move his desk and drawers to a common space he shares with other students to make room for all the balls, but says it was worth it. According to Rice's account, Nichol doesn't know what he's going to do with the balls when he graduates, but he isn't that worried either.

“We’ll see," he said. "I think when you have an idea you should just go for it. You shouldn’t worry about what’s going to happen next or what’s going to happen after that. If you’re going to keep doing that, you’re never going to be able to do cool things like have a ball pit room. Which is my way of saying I don’t know what’s going to happen to them."

Rice posted a video to YouTube about Nichol and his unique room:


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