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House from Ferris Beuller’s Day Off up for sale again

Textile designer Ben Rose commissioned Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s student James Speyer to design the house in 1953, and of course was the location for Cameron Frye’s home in Ferris Beuller’s Day Off where at the end of the film the classic Ferrari California (corvette kit car) shoots out the glass pane window and […]

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James Holmes shoots audience opening night

James Holmes, a 24 year old doctoral student at the Univerity of Colorado School of Medicine, acted out his fantasy of being The Joker, and opens fire in a crowded Aurora, Colorado movie theater on the opening night of “Batman, The Dark Knight Rises” and killing at least 12 people. Of the fatally shot was […]

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Michael Jordan’s Highland Park home for sale

For $29 million, you get nine bedrooms, 15 baths and five fireplaces, a three-bedroom guesthouse, pool, outdoor tennis court and climate-controlled garages for multiple cars. Not surprisinigly, the home includes indoor basketball features, including a full-size regulation court with cushioned hardwood flooring and high intensity lighting, and a sound system to help take your game […]

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Standing On A Corner In Winslow Arizona

What an unfortunate day of construction for the Google car to go through this poor old town of 9,900 people. A population that has stayed the same since the heady days of old Route 66 when the train station, airport, and local businesses were buzzing with activity and business. Now, Winslow is a town decimated, […]

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Gorgeous mansion outside Philadelphia slowly dies

The ominous quality of the Google street view image almost sums it up, this building is dying, picked over by liquidators and auction houses for years as the owners try to recoup some of the their investment in this one hundred year old money pit. Lynnewood Hall, a once proud residence to the wealthy Widener […]

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Conrad Black returns to former home in Florida

The infamous Conrad Black, Canadian newspaper tycoon and Chief of Hollinger International, charged and subsequently imprisoned for fraud in March 2008, has today been released from Coleman Low Security Federal Prison in Coleman, Florida and returned to his former mansion on the Florida coastline after his friend Roger Hertog, chair of the New York Historical […]

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Top Gear finds the epicenter of Southern Hospitality in Alabama

In the famous Top Gear episode in which they had to purchase cars for $1,000 and drive them from Miami to Alabama, they were given a challenge to see which team member could write in paint the most incendiary of slogans on another team member’s car to provoke a response from the locals. The collection […]

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California woman sues Google for being hit by car

The team of Charles Darwin and Google is one to be respected. The team’s underlying skills set includes Natural Selection and Google’s ability to tell people what to do using hand-held maps, and together they are reducing the population at an amazing rate. The team almost claimed another victim when Lauren Rosenberg decided that she’s […]

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Aaron Spelling home “The Manor” for sale at $150 million

Candy Spelling, the widow of Aaron Spelling, has listed their home “The Manor” for sale at $150 million, making it the most expensive home for sale in America. The home is over 56,000 square feet of living space with what anyone might expect in such a home; a gift wrapping room, bowling alley, library, gym, […]

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