Brooklyn Apartment Makeover In Exchange for Rent Reduction

Todd and Marlene Capron, a couple who live in Brooklyn NY, have renovated a shabby looking apartment into something really tasteful. On top of that they managed to get a rent reduction in exchange. As the rent of their previous apartment went up from $2,000 to $2,500 a month, they were lucky to find another spacious apartment for $1,900.
Wanna know how exactly they did that? Click here for the full New York Times article.

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January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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