I came across this today via Twitter (which goes to show that Twitter can be a force for good and not only in Iran).
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This has to be, quite possibly, the coolest thing I have ever seen.
I want to join these people. I want to live at sea as part of an organic, self-sufficient sea colony.
My only suggestion to improve it would be that they could tame whales and ride back and forward between the various sections of their oceanic organism, like Dune, but in the sea. That might go against their sustainable, eco-friendly ethos, but I reckon it would be worth it.
Ahab would approve.
Check it out more fully @ Open_Sailing