Meghan Markle’s Toronto Rental Is For Sale

December 10, 2017

This house is fit for royalty; now that the future duchess is officially across the pond, Meghan Markle’s Toronto rental is on the market for $1.395 million.

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This House Is Made From Tomato Stems, Grass and Other Farm Waste

December 10, 2017

Denmark is officially home to the world’s first biological house, a conceptual structure built from upcycled agricultural materials, including bits of tomato stems, seaweed, grass and glass that would ordinarily be incinerated and used as an energy source. Brings a new meaning to the term, “farm house.”

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Weekend Watch: A Trip Down Gravity Road

December 10, 2017

Gravity Road cartoonist brings the comic’s lovable robotic sidekick to life and documents the process.
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This UK Landmark Narrowly Escapes Auction

December 10, 2017

It has long since relinquished its claim to housing the “world’s largest room” but this former British flax mill is back in the limelight once again. Known as Temple Works, the quintessential 117,843 square-foot structure was set to hit the auction block on Dec. 7, with bids to start at the bafflingly low price of £1 ($1.35), but luckily, secured a buyer in advance.

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Before & After: Exciting Upgrades for a Very Boring Bathroom — Sweeten

December 10, 2017

In its previous iteration, the bathroom in Meredith and Jason’s Chelsea home was the epitome of late ’90s truck stop chic. A fancy truck stop, mind you, with a stone countertop, fancy mirror, and mud-colored shower tiles in a staggered configuration. But it just wasn’t working for them. In addition to its questionable aesthetics, the room also had questionable functionality: the plumbing was malfunctioning, and the drawers in the bulky medicine cabinet would hit the radiator when you pulled them out. An upgrade was definitely in order.

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Look Down: This Instagram Account Showcases the Patterned Wonder of Airport Carpet

December 10, 2017

Do you have any airport rituals? Little things that you do or things you treat yourself to in an attempt to make the stress of travel slightly more bearable? I get an Auntie Anne’s cinnamon sugar pretzel (because they’re delicious and LaGuardia has like two food options) and a Harvard Business Review (IDK either), and it helps calm my nerves a bit. If you’re looking for a new travel distraction, there’s a new Instagram account on the block, Airport Carpet, that’s here to offer up a fun, design related distraction the next time your flight is delayed.

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Cultivate The Next Insta-Famous Animals With This Job As a Petworking Coach

December 10, 2017

Are Tuna, Toast, Theo, Rocco, Harlow, Sage, Indiana, Reese, Bikini the Pig, the Goats of Anarchy, and other Insta-famous pets all household names in your world? Do you follow and know all about their adventures and favorite products just as well as those of any other design star or tastemaker? Well, then we might just have the scoop on your dream job.

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A Classic Chicago Loft Ready for Christmas — House Tour

December 10, 2017

Name: Kristin Schleiter and Nathan Dylan Hess and Addison (a schnauzer/poodle mix)
Location: Ukrainian Village — Chicago, Illinois
Size: 1,600 sq ft
Years lived in: 2 years, owned

Kristin and Nathan had to do a lot of work after purchasing this space. The chain smoking previous owner had been there for years and the loft was covered in (stinky) carpet. Ceiling ducts 12 feet off the ground were a grimy, salmon color and in an overall unattractive state. After a lot of DIY, the loft was ready for the couple’s next chapter, which we got a glimpse of in their house tour last year.

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Here’s Where Meghan Markle Will Spend Her First Royal Christmas

December 10, 2017

Soon-to-be Duchess Meghan Markle will get a crash course in royal holidays sooner than expected, as she’s rumored to be spending Christmas with the future in-laws. Here’s what’s planned, including where she and Prince Harry will reportedly be staying.

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​When it Comes to Costco Vs. Amazon, Who’s Cheaper?

December 10, 2017

The shopping arena is full of discount contenders, so, while you’re likely getting a pretty decent deal no matter what budget-savvy stores you shop, there are still some that will have you coming out on top (with a fatter wallet). Taking a look at two of the biggest—Costco vs. Amazon—you might think you know where you’ll save the most money, but…are you wrong?

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