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PACIFICA, Calif. (AP) — Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by "you can almost high-five them."
In typically understated British fashion, the listing describes this Kentish home — created from two towers of a former water-softening plant, with amenities that include “hand-crafted concrete beds and baths” — as “highly individual.” It’s asking 1.5 million pounds, or more than $2 million at current exchange rates. The home’s four levels are linked by spiral staircases, with six bedrooms and six “bath/shwer rooms” — the master suite occupying the full top floor.
Brooklyn-based woodworker Roberto Gil has been designing space-saving furniture for more than 20 years now. Called Urbano, the loft beds come in queen and king sizes.
The wall-mounted cat complex, designed by Catastrophic Creations, consists of a hollow, wall-mounted box with two openings in the shape of tubes on the top and bottom. The cats can climb through the tubes, and a door opens over the question mark block.
The insects are miniature transformers that can compress to half their size and still run really fast. The creepy little buggers might even inspire a new generation of search and rescue robots.
All you need is the pictures. The property, spread over three-and-a-half lots in Indian Wells, a community near Joshua Tree National Park between Los Angeles and San Diego, is made of several separate buildings.
“Finally, Lonesome and I made a rule: You had to check your guns and knives at the door,” Simon T. told the Wall Street Journal. Simon T. (that’s his legal name) bought a cabin on 6 acres in the Sequoia National Forest from “Lonesome” Al Harris back in 1980, then kept adding to it. When Lonesome Al died in 1996, Simon T. named his assemblage Lonesome Ranch. Now engaged to be married and living in Santa Monica, California, retired radio station owner Simon T. is looking to divest himself of all his assets – “my goal is to be flat broke when I die,” he told the Journal – and has listed the compound, with its seven cabins, six abandoned gold mines, graveyard and ramshackle ex-brothel, at $2.5 million.
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Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry are proposing to set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.