Weird World

Weird World

Because the world of real estate can be a funny old place.

80,000 bricks to rule them all? Teens build The Hobbit’s Erebor in LEGO

A pair of teenagers have built one home to rule them all: a home made from 80,000 LEGO bricks, to be exact.

Buy one island, get two islands free… and a treehouse

Photo: PrivateIslandsOnline.com (via Curbed ) Buyer incentives are increasingly common around the world as developers try to get cautious investors to snap up available units in potentially pricey projects....

Santa Claus is coming to town… and armed residents are ready

Santa Claus better watch out or he'll be the one crying this Christmas. We'll tell you why: armed residents are coming to town. A new survey reveals that half of Brits keep a weapon at home to protect themselves against intruders, from baseballs bats to golf clubs.

Peckham shack sells for almost £1m

A shack in Peckham has sold for almost £1 million, following an auction by Savills.

Train carriage home on sale for $299k

Ever wanted a Cockaboose? No, it’s not a wild animal or endangered species. It’s an old train car that’s been converted into a home. And now one of them is up for sale for an ambitious $299k.

No bacon, buzzers or bad words: Meet the world’s worst roommate

Renting a home can be quite tricky. Not only do you have to find a home among a generation of people locked out of the property ladder, but you then have to face living with flatmates who could be total strangers with strange habits – or, even worse, former friends who turn out to have even more bizarre behavioural tics.

Can buildings be turned into a font?

Can buildings be turned into a font? Yes, according to designers Benedikt Groß and Joey Lee., who are planning to create their own typeface using images of buildings.

Man turns home into arcade, is left by fiancée

A man spent $26,000 to turn his home into a fully-working video games arcade, a decision that prompted his fiancée to leave him.

China builds world’s fifth-tallest skyscraper

The race to the top of the world's skies is continuing this year, with China now boasting the world's fifth-tallest skyscraper to go with the second-tallest skyscraper it has already built.
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2019/08/14 01:52:47pm