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Sexy midcentury modern by Ray Kappe on the market in Baldwin Hills for $2.2M

The glass, steel, and concrete home has views for days<p>If you were thinking of making a bid on Naples Island’s Stoner House, tough luck—the waterfront property reworked by the brilliant Ray Kappe in 1955 is now pending sale. But stepping up to fill the Kappe gap is a sharp midcentury modern in …

Mid-Century modern

Asteroid discovered after it makes the closest flyby of the year

A bus-size asteroid made the closest pass by Earth so far this year, coming closer than the orbit of many communications satellites as it buzzed by on Friday.<p>Astronomers actually discovered the 15-meter (49-foot) asteroid 2018 PD20 on Saturday using telescopes on Hawaii's Mauna Loa, after it'd …

Astronomy

Off-Grid Guest House cantilevers over hillside with Pacific Ocean vistas

US studios Anacapa Architecture and Willson Design have created a concrete-and-glass dwelling for a coastal property in California, with a bevy of …

Off-grid

DIY camper van: 5 affordable conversion kits you can buy now

Make #VanLife happen without breaking the bank<p>The van life craze shows no sign of stopping. Each month Curbed gets word of a new conversion van company and we get dozens of emails weekly highlighting DIY rigs that take hundreds of hours to complete. And while both the custom van and the DIY van can …

RVs

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

12 Trails for Fall Mountain Biking

No matter what the weather, fall is an invigorating time to be riding on dirt. Enjoy this list of trails for shoulder-season riding to experience …

Hiking

Thinking of installing an IKEA kitchen? Here's what you need to know first

IKEA cabinets can save you a bundle — but there are some sticking points to be aware of before installing them.<p>Say you're redoing your kitchen and you don't have lottery winnings to give you an unlimited budget. Cabinets tend to be the costliest item in a renovation, but you'd like to have a little …

Kitchens

The 30 Most Gorgeous Roads in America

Roll through stunning miles on some of the most popular rides in the country.<p>1 of 30<p>Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina to Virginia<p>This 469-mile roller coaster from Cherokee, North Carolina to Rockfish Gap, Virginia, undulates past sweeping forested vistas as you pedal the Blue Ridge from Shenandoah …

Hiking

The 9 Best Beachfront Hotels in California to Book in 2018

California: the very name calls to mind beautiful beaches, salty air, and sunny vistas. Whether in Northern California, Southern California or …

California

Mid-Century Modern Home, Design Inspiration of the 1940s, 1950s, and the 1960s

Mid-century modern is the design movement in interior, product, graphic design, architecture, and urban development from roughly 1945 to 1975. The …

Mid-Century modern

How to Stay ‘Bear Aware’ While Out in the Wilderness

The Resource Conservation Manager for Banff National Park gives us the low-down on recreating in bear country.<p>Soon it will be late summer and the …

Bears

5 AMAZING OVERNIGHT BACKPACKING TRAILS IN NATIONAL PARKS

Sometimes we need to go deeper into the woods—farther off the proverbial beaten path. The only way to accommodate this is to plan for an overnight …

Hiking

Best Midwest Road Trips in the U.S.

Here, three of our favorite Midwest road trip itineraries, including where to stop, where to stay, and what you’ll see along the way.

Lake Superior

The Top 6 Most Popular Architectural Home Styles in the U.S.

Check the listings on online residential real estate sites, and you’ll find six major home styles reign supreme.<p>When you think of colonials today, a …

McClendon Residence

South Central Houston, Houston, Texas<p>This modern home is also situated on a corner lot in the heart of the city close to the Texas Medical Center. The simple geometric forms and strong horizontal lines are classic modern elements. Inside the home an open floor plan utilizes screens and planes along …

'Modern California Ranch' Hits the Market in Simsbury

A 'modern California ranch' has gone on the market in Simsbury.<p>SIMSBURY, CT — A 'modern California ranch' has gone on the market in Simsbury. See the …

38 Absolutely gorgeous mid-century modern living room ideas

We have featured plenty of fabulous mid-century modern homes, so today we put together a collection dedicated to living room ideas. Mid-century …

Living Rooms

Spacious midcentury home asks $375K after updates

It’s a lot of house—and color<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Indianapolis, Indiana<p><b>Price:</b> $375,000<p>If you’re looking for a handsome (and roomy!) …

Former WGN-AM sportscaster Judd Sirott lists Glencoe house for $760,000

Former WGN-AM sportscaster Judd Sirott and his wife, Sharon, on July 6 listed their four-bedroom, 2,300-square-foot midcentury modern house in Glencoe for $760,000.<p>An Arlington Heights native and the nephew of longtime Chicago broadcaster Bob Sirott, Judd Sirott, 49, previously was WGN’s in-studio …

Palm Springs: Your Hot Spot for Mid-Century Modern Design

Mid-century modern is a trend that’s here to stay. You can thank “Mad Men” or our parents’ hand-me-downs, but either way, this style has taken up …

Palm Springs

Falls Church WOW House: Your Key To Top Mid-Century Neighborhood

The $525K home is a unique find in this neighborhood of mid-century modern homes.<p>FALLS CHURCH, VA—You don't have to pay the big bucks for one of …

So, What Does Mid-Century Modern Really Mean?

"Mid-century modern," or MCM as I'm going to abbreviate it here for the sake of space, has been hot now for a while. But it occurred to us—well, …

Mid-Century modern

Warning signs rise for an end to stock market's potential record-setting bull run

NEW YORK — The current bull market in stocks is a month or so away from becoming the longest in history. If it happens, then what?<p>Many along Wall Street expect the rally that began in March 2009 to eclipse the 1990-2000 run that ended with the dot-com crash. But a growing number of experts are …

Stock Markets

Newly Discovered Haver House Hits Market in Phoenix for $450,000

A Mid-Century Modern home designed by Ralph Haver is on the market in Phoenix for $450K. The fully remodeled home was confirmed as a Haver this year.<p>A Mid-Century Modern home designed by the noted architect <b>Ralph Haver</b> just landed on the market in central Phoenix for $450,000.<p>The fully remodeled …

Real Estate

Tilray joins Nasdaq in first US cannabis IPO

Amid a big year in markets for cannabis companies, Canadian medical marijuana company Tilray made its debut on the Nasdaq on Thursday — becoming the …

Make Sure Your Campsite Is Secure

No campsite is completely protected.<p>While camping is an opportunity to get away from city life, city problems find their way into campgrounds. No …

Say Goodbye to the McMansion and Hello to the McModern

You thought the McMansion was bad enough<p>The term “McMansion” is not new. It’s loosely defined as a massive home lacking in architectural integrity …

Great Divide Mountain Bike Trail Adds 400 More Miles

The longest mapped, off-road mountain bike trail in the world has just gotten a little longer. The Adventure Cycling Association, the original …

10 Best Pedal Kayaks: The Ultimate List (2018)

Pedal Kayaks are a remarkable innovation in small watercraft. You move faster through the water, are positioned more comfortably than most other …

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Retirement