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As you may or may not have heard, Urban Scrawl is shutting down.  I won’t bore you with the details (we’re rebranding as a Russian troll farm to get some of that sweet, sweet Super PAC money for the midterms), but in this moment I’m keeping in mind the famous saying by Dr. Seuss: “Don’t be sad that it’s over, be glad that you averaged 30K unique pageviews per month!”  (Looking to hire a writer?  Call me.)  (But not until I’ve exhausted all my unemployment checks.) OUR MOST POPULAR POSTS OF ALL TIME!

RISING SEA LEVELS? NO PROBLEM, WE CAN JUST BUILD ISLAND

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Is America’s coastline going to be swamped in a few decades by rapidly rising sea levels due to climate change?  Yes.  Has the virtual certainty of this happening already affected certain markets?  Also yes.   Is there anything we can do about it other than stock up on water wings or move to Nebraska?  Yes, there is.  We can build ourselves some darn islands. RISING SEA LEVELS? NO PROBLEM, WE CAN JUST BUILD ISLAND

This sprawling luxury home is described in the listing, not inaccurately, as a “modern villa,” and that’s exactly what it feels like.  This house wouldn’t look out of place in the hills of Spain, or the vineyards of Italy.  It’s on a very quiet block on Massachusetts Avenue Heights, and the listing also helpfully points out that, since only four houses face this block, there’s “generous” amounts of “free parking,” so if you’ve always dreamed of starting a long-term parking business, this is the house for you.  Don’t worry about annoying the neighbors – America loves entrepreneurs!

This sprawling luxury home is described in the listing, not inaccurately, as a “modern villa,” and that’s exactly what it feels like.  This house wouldn’t look out of place in the hills of Spain, or the vineyards of Italy.  It’s on a very quiet block on Massachusetts Avenue Heights, and the listing also helpfully points out that, since only four houses face this block, there’s “generous” amounts of “free parking,” so if you’ve always dreamed of starting a long-term parking business, this is the house for you.  Don’t worry about annoying the neighbors – America loves entrepreneurs!