43 Giant Presidential Heads Are Hidden In a Virginia Field [Mental Floss] A massive sculpture of George W. Bush’s head is just the kind of hilarious hyper-ironic white elephant gift I would buy my friends, if I won the lottery.
7 Charming Off-Grid Homes for a Rent-Free Life [Inhabitat] You could get out of paying bills by moving into one of these off-grid houses, or you could do what I do, and just not pay your bills.
A Land Trust Aims to Preserve Affordability In Anacostia [Urban Turf DC] Massive world-class park coming soon + restricted housing supply = if you don’t buy real estate in Anacostia right now, you actively don’t want to be rich.
The Beauty of Abandoned Yugoslavian Monuments [Arch Daily] What does it mean that I find decrepit, abandoned monuments much more interesting than regular, active monuments? (Am I a monument goth?)
Ben Carson Buys $1.3 Million Home In Vienna [Washingtonian] Well yeah, if you’re rich, why wouldn’t you buy a house in Vienna? It’s a breathtaking city, and Austria is one of the most culturally rich countries in – oh, wait.
Contractor Guts Wrong House [The Star-Telegram] I’d like to think that if this happened to me, and I came home and my house was completely stripped because a contractor misread an address, I would still be able to laugh about it.