Weird World

Weird World

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

Arrested Development: Inside The Bluths’ new houses

Arrested Development premiers in the UK this weekend on Netflix, heralding the return of everyone’s favourite property developing family: The Bluths.

No Photoshop required: Artist creates surreal rooms from scratch

If you need inspiration for your bedroom, look no further than Jee Young Lee. The Korean artist has created a series of surreal, stunning pieces of interior decor, weaving materials – and herself – into dreamlike worlds...

Top 10 Christmas lights of 2013

Ah, Christmas. A time for eating food, giving presents, defending your home against burglars and covering your home in as many lightbulbs as humanly possible. As technology improves and the need for festive joy grows bigger, those decorations are becoming more ambitious every year. Here are's Top 10 Christmas lights of 2013.

Walkie Talkie building will not melt any more cars, assure owners

Photo: Simon & His Camera The “Walkie Talkie” skyscraper in London won many column inches this summer when its reflective windows scorched the panels of a Jaguar car parked...

Chicago puts old fire stations up for sale

It’s every child’s dream. But would you live in a fire station? Chicago hopes the answer is “yes”, because the city is selling up its old fire stations around the city. 11, to be precise. The vacant buildings are being put up for auction next month, officials have announced, alongside a “variety of police stations”.

Stunning: Photos of abandoned Japanese home

Haikyo. That is what they call an abandoned building in Japan. But while the word itself may sound simple, it does not always do justice to the property in question. For example, this long vacant home, which used to belong to a wealthy Japanese politician.

Boy finds person living in secret room behind bookcase

It sounds like something you would see in a horror movie, but a boy was scared for real when he found a stranger living in a secret room behind his bookcase.

World’s first disappearing skyscraper gets green light

Skyscrapers have been racing to become the tallest for years, but in South Korea one company is thinking outside of the box. In fact, they are making the box disappear altogether. How? By building the world’s first invisible tower.

In Pictures: More Chinese homeowners resist property developers

Duck farmer Luo Baogen and his wife became famous around the world last year when they refused to allow their home to be demolished for a new motorway.

Breaking Bad: How much would Walter White’s house cost?

As Breaking Bad reaches its final ever episode this weekend, fans are asking themselves how the story of a high school teacher turned meth cook might end. is the one who asks the other, more important, question: how much would Walter White’s house cost?
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2019/09/22 11:30:41pm