Trump’s Wealthy Cabinet Has Local Real Estate Agents Jockeying for Position [Bloomberg] Not gonna lie, for a seven-figure commission, I might consider throwing on a ridiculous stars-and-stripes outfit to close the deal.
Truxton Circle Residents Sue to Block Co-Living Space [Washington City Paper] A war between NIMBYs and irritating start-up millennials is really the definition of a lose-lose for the rest of us.
Nine Facts You May Not Know About the Southwest Waterfront [DCist] They left out, “It smells like when you open your backpack and you realize you accidentally left your wet beach towel in there over the weekend.”
China’s Road-Straddling Bus Is Now a Roadblock [Mental Floss] It was never even real! It was just a one-off demo for a fundraising swindle. This is like an “Ocean’s Eleven” sequel written by Jill Stein and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
The Architecture of Evil: Film’s Best Megacorporation HQs [99 Percent Invisible] This article about made-up dystopian evil buildings includes a photo of the former Brutalist FBI building downtown. What better reason to preserve it as-is than “it’s literally been mistaken for a comic book supervillain’s fortress”?
Houses On Mars Will Be Made of Ice [Space.com] And dome-shaped. The only logical conclusion here is that Eskimos are descended from aliens.