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Through the roof

<b>How much city-dwellers overpay for housing</b><p>EVERY urbanite grumbles about the price of housing. But some have more cause to complain than others. The …

The Home Office Goes Upscale

Some high-octane professionals are installing full-time work spaces on their properties<p>When Hollywood director Breck Eisner heads to his Scenario Lane production company from his home in Bel Air, he never gets stuck in traffic. His studio, a translucent two-story glass and concrete cube on a …

Los Angeles

10 Economic Facts About Millennials

With the first cohort of Millennials only in their early thirties, most members of this generation are at the beginning of their careers and so will be an important engine of the economy in the decades to come.<p>The significance of Millennials extends beyond their numbers. This is the first …

This Nightlight Costs $100, And It’s Worth Every Penny

The Leeo Smart Alert is a beautifully designed nightlight that can also protect your home when you’re away.<p>Asked about the future of the connected home last week, Nest founder Tony Fadell said it wouldn’t be a single integrated <i>Jetsons</i>-like experience authored by Google or Apple. Instead, it would …

Capturing the Current Cash-Flow Window - Real Estate Investing Blog

As we enter the final quarter of 2014, we can look back at almost two years of a real estate turnaround having bottomed around early 2013. Investors …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

Sandwiches

This iWatch Design Concept is Sexy as Hell

Apple still hasn’t announced made any sort of official iWatch smartwatch product announcement but that doesn’t stop the world salivating at the prospect, and knocking up design concepts to give Apple something to think about along the way.<p>This time around, Berlin-based engineer Thomas Bogner, is …

Go behind the scenes at the Hot Wheels design studio

Working at <i>Autoblog</i> is really a cool gig, but without question, working at the Hot Wheels Design Studio is cooler. Based at Mattel's headquarters, in El Segundo, CA - which is a bonus in and of itself for this Detroit-based writer - Hot Wheels is probably what every automotive designer thought …

These images show just how differently cats and humans see the world

Cats and humans have very different perspectives on the world, both literally and figuratively. Indeed, as these visualizations beautifully …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Recipes

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World's Most Terrifying Jaws

In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as Jareth the Goblin King, stealing babies and casually punting his subjects during musical numbers. He …