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Sicilian hilltop houses on sale for one euro, great view included

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

It's an offer you can't refuse: rustic abodes in a picturesque hilltop village on the island of Sicily, once home to Italian peasants and their donkeys, are up for sale for just one euro. Hewn into the Madonie mountains and dotted throughout the town of Gangi, the houses were left empty after their owners emigrated in the 1920s.

Decorating touches help retreats sparkle

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

DALLAS (AP) — From airy beach houses filled with light to rustic retreats tucked into the mountains, vacation homes can lead to inspired decorating.

Arcade Fire’s New Video Is Super Bright and Fairly Creepy

You know that thing where protagonists are in a mansion at the top of a hill/cliff/mountain and they are, for some reason, allowed to walk around alone in a stranger's house, but then you see the eyeballs of one of the paintings moving and you're like, Oooh, this is a... More »

U.S. forces may help evacuate trapped Iraqis

The United States has not ruled out using American ground forces in an operation to extract thousands of desperate civilians trapped on a mountain by Islamist militants, but they will not engage in combat, a senior White House official said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

WHITE HOUSE: We May Use Combat Troops For Iraq Operation

The U.S. may deploy ground troops to assist an embattled minority group trapped by jihadists affiliated with ISIS in the mountains of Northern Iraq, a senior White House official said Wednesday. According to the New York Times, Ben Rhodes,...Show More Summary

Sonoma Mountain Village: North America’s First One Planet Community

Sonoma Mountain Village is envisioned as a place where residents can work, shop, play, and have virtually all of their needs met within a 5 minute walk of where they live. Once construction is complete the community will house 4,400 residents and provide 3,300

Contemporary House in the Pyrenees Overlooks Amazing Views of Northern Spain’s Mountains

Completed in 2010, House in the Pyrenees was built for a father and son who wanted two independent units within the same rehabilitated structure. In the top unit, a steeply pitched roof defines the shape of the space. Continuous linear windows that bring in

Obama authorises airstrikes on Islamic State fighters in Iraq

Credits: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: President Obama speaking about the situation in Iraq at the White House America coming to help more than 40,000 Yazidis trapped on a mountain on the brink of genocide One-Minute Read Friday,...Show More Summary

On Moving In Together

I did what I said I would never do. I agreed to move into his house—to leave the mountains and move ninety miles south to the city. To move into the building that had housed his previous marriage. I loved my wood and stone cabin with deer and elk in the backyard; leaving it wasn’t the future I had imagined. Show More Summary

Hotel fines guests $500 for posting bad reviews online

Elite Yelpers, be warned: A hotel in Hudson, New York will fine you for posting a negative review of your stay anywhere online. Here's how the Union Street Guest House, a historic inn in the Catskill mountains and popular lodging choice...Show More Summary

Appalachian State

Who will ever forget that amazing September day in 2007 when Division I-A Appalachian State stunned big, bad Michigan in the Big House? Now the Mountaineers have made the climb to I-A and things don't look quite as grand. The...

Makers’ Mountain House Promises Productivity Without Distraction

Ever wish you could take your projects with you on vacation? Do you ever take time off from your job just to work on things at home? What if you could combine an actual vacation retreat, with the thing you love most — making? A group...Show More Summary

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch Is Going on the Market

Heads up, house hunters! If you're looking for the perfect 2,700-acre Peter Pan-themed carnival/mountain compound that only requires a measly $5 million a year in upkeep, have I got the listing for you! Read more...

Linkage: French Startup Incubators; Meghan McCain's L.A. Digs

Photo via Arch Daily · 1905 Craftsman in Harvard Heights asks $715K. · Signal Ethique pavilion sits atop a French mountain. · Former Emeril's homebase wants $1.325M. · 1960s complex becomes "House of the Future Plus." · This Brooklyn building...

How an Atomic Clock Was Used to Record a House-Sized Instrument

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Nestled on a Malibu hillside, three miles up a corkscrew-like road from the Pacific Coast Highway, sits a very peculiar house. Protruding through a missing window in the basement are 18 brass strings, tethered to a mountain 30 yards away. And at any time of day, you might hear their haunting vibrations echoing on the canyon walls. Read more...

Got $24 Million? Get 200 Acres in Hawaii — Design News

Looking for a slice of paradise? On the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Valley House is a 125-year-old estate that features acres of vast, unbroken stretches of rainforest, mountain and Pacific Ocean views, and two waterfalls. Listed for $24 million, the property has been the location for movies like Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Tropic Thunder. READ MORE »

Unique Design Glass House In The Woods

This is probably one of the most unusual and creative designs of houses in the green zone, but rather a project of a house built around a growing tree. Conceptual design of this glass house is located in the mountains of Kazakhstan, and look at it closely inside…Good  for green lovers.         […]

Fatal Frame: Nuregarasu no Miko - debut trailer, screens and details

- due out September 27th in Japan - full title is Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko - locations involve the mountains, old houses, a forest and more - ghosts can come from anywhere, including your camera itself - use the GamePad to take pictures -...Show More Summary

Outdoors Week 2014: 18 Homes Face Off in the Beach Pad Vs. Ski House Death Cage

Imagine you're looking to buy a new vacation home, but can't figure out whether the beach or the mountains are the place for you. How do you choose? The answer is simple: you shove them all into a metaphorical cage...

You Can Rent Dorothy’s House In The Very Creepy And Very Abandoned “Land Of OZ” Theme Park

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

In 1970, a Wizard of OZ theme park called The Land of OZ opened its doors to the public in the resort town of Beech Mountain, North Carolina. In 1980, it closed. Good run, guys. And since it closed 34 years ago, the park hasn’t really been altered much. Which means that the abandoned park scores wonderfully high on […]

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