“Skinniest” House in London Lists for $1.3 Million

Real estate is officially out of control. Again. The pre-2008 real estate market was insane (before the crash), where banks were giving away seven-figure properties with 0 down. And there’s the craziness now, where the average home in some cities costs over ten times the average income. For whatever reason, capitalism decided that the ability …

Rhode Island Sports Club Offers Middle-Earth Dinners in a Hobbit Hole

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” These are the famous opening words to British author J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved book The Hobbit, which would eventually expand to the world-famous The Lord of the Rings saga. As anyone who’s read the book knows, the hobbit hole of Bilbo Baggins is a nice place. …

10 Impressive Urban Gardens

The year 2020 has a definite end-of-the-world aesthetic to it. That is to say, out of nowhere everyone is using brand new phrases. We’re comfortable saying things like ‘flattening the curve’ and ‘social distancing.’ Those terms weren’t part of our shared vernacular even a few weeks ago. Meanwhile, city streets stand quiet. They’re abandoned to …