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5 Secret Passageways With Cool Stories

December 3, 2014 by Leave a comment

Go on, admit it. You’ve never stopped wanting a house with a secret passage. You’ve just realized, like generations of deprived adults before you, that your realtor would laugh in your face if you handed her a must-have list with “hidden passageway” sandwiched between “stainless steel appliances” and “plenty of closet space.” If you haven’t... View Article

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4 American Castles (and the Strange People Who Built Them)

October 27, 2014 by Leave a comment

For a country with such an intolerance for royalty, the United States has sprouted a suspicious number of castles. But while many people are familiar with the stuffy, Gilded Age palaces of the Vanderbilts and the Astors, most know less about the stone-and-mortar oddities erected by people who felt they needed a real castle—turrets and all—in... View Article

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Tips for Navigating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 17, 2014 by Leave a comment

Since the eighties, breast cancer awareness has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. Sure, this means good things for research and prevention, but it also means scammers have popped up hoping to make a quick profit off the generous. Here are some tips for ensuring that your money makes the biggest impact it can. Avoid donating to “raise... View Article

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