architecture
Zillow Sends Cease and Desist Letter To McMansion Hell, the Architectural Criticism Blog We Need Right Now

Real estate aggregator site Zillow has sent a cease and desist letter to the creator of McMansion Hell, the most popular lampooner of suburban ticky-tacky monstrosities. Zillow claims that by using photos from their site, the architectural criticism blog violates their terms of service. Read More >>

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Facebook Is Building Flats Anyone Can Rent—But There’s a Huge Catch

Facebook could be your next landlord. In an effort to drum up support for the controversial expansion of its headquarters, the social media giant is trying to give back to the community by building at least 1,500 housing units that can be rented by the general public—not just Facebook employees. Read More >>

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Man Building £330 Million LA Mansion Also Building “Tinder for Straight Bros” App

One of the largest houses in history is currently being built in Los Angeles. The man who is building it says he will sell it for $500 million (close to £330 million), which would make it the most expensive single-family home ever sold. In the meantime, he made an app for straight men to find other straight men. Read More >>

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What You Can Buy for £5.5 Million (If You’re Not Buying This Island)

It must feel thrilling to be rich, free to fling millions at whatever your heart desires. Right now, you can buy a private island and former sea fort off the coast of Denmark for a little under £5.5 million. That trifling sum includes a restaurant and a hotel. What a bargain! Read More >>

architecture
Inside New York City’s Most Mysterious Architectural Time Capsule

For the past half a century, 190 Bowery has been a legend. The six-storey, 72-room former bank building on the fringes of New York's SoHo district looked like a war zone on the outside, crumbling and covered in graffiti. And the inside, the home of a photographer with insane real estate luck—well—nobody really knew what was inside. Until now. Read More >>

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You Can Buy a Nuclear Bunker With its Own Hospital and BBC Studio

Nuclear bunkers have fallen out of fashion in recent years, but that doesn't mean you can't transform one into a delightful bed and breakfast. This bunker in Perthshire, Scotland, is currently up for sale and even includes a fascinating history: it's situated on a former POW camp. Read More >>

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You Can Buy Berlin’s Creepy Abandoned Amusement Park on eBay

The chance to live in a land of childhood nightmares only comes around once in a lifetime. Spreepark, an amusement park in Berlin that's been closed for over a decade, could now be yours. The property was recently listed on eBay for a cool €1.62 million (£1.33 million). Read More >>

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Google Bought a NASA Blimp Hangar to Go With its Barge

Google just snatched up a piece of American history in Silicon Valley. NASA announced on Monday that Google subsidiary Planetary Ventures LLC would take over the Moffett Federal Airfield including the iconic and hulking Hangar One, former home of America's biggest blimps. Read More >>

architecture
The World’s Most Expensive Wasteland is in London

In the abandoned mansions of Bishops Avenue—London's second most expensive street—ferns poke through staircases, water runs down walls, and animal skeletons litter the carpets. How is decay blooming amid such valuable property? In fact, it's blooming because of it. Read More >>

movies
Wake Up at the B&B from Groundhog Day Every Morning for Eternity

Just a day after the real-life Punxsutawney Phil forecast six more weeks of winter, the bed and breakfast where Groundhog Day was filmed hit the market. You could buy it, set an old-fashioned clock radio to go off at 6:00 a.m. playing "I Got You, Babe," and relive the same day over and over—and over and over and over and over and over and over and over. Read More >>

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Stage an Oscar-Winning Drama on Your Own Personal Bombed-Out Movie Set

It may not look like much right now, but this strip of blown-out, busted-up buildings is usually swarming with celebrities. Read More >>

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Cleaning Up Former Meth Houses is a Booming Business

Even if intrigue and criminal activity aren't quite up your alley, you can still cash in on meth. That's because riding on the coat tails of America's meth epidemic is the growing industry of meth lab cleanup. You won't be Walter White, but you can still to wear a fluorescent hazmat suit, and hey, you probably won't have international drug cartels chasing after you. Read More >>

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Have a Blast Preparing for the End Times in This Luxurious Compound

At first, this 4,000 square-foot cabin in Colorado seems like nothing more than a gorgeous high-elevation getaway. But then you start to notice a few things—signs that this place is for more than just maxing and relaxing. The helicopter pad. The UV cannons. This is some serious prepper porn. Read More >>

architecture
Find Inner Peace in Your Own Private Meditation Cavern

Yoga studios are nice, but what about the pretentious people and their greasy mats—not to mention all the see-through pants and all the farts? What you really need is your own private meditation cavern in the New Mexico desert. In fact, maybe you need two! Read More >>