Silicon Valley’s housing crisis is so dire that this 897-square-foot Palo Alto home is selling for $2.59 million — take a look inside

July 13, 2018

Matthew Anello for Alain Pinel Realtors A small-yet-charming 897-square-foot residence in Palo Alto, CA could be yours for a cool $2.59 million.   The two-bedroom, one bathroom home, at 128 Middlefield Road, is yet another downsized abode selling for millions in Silicon Valley’s overheated real estate market. With the famed Googleplex a mere 15 minutes away, and the hubs of other tech giants also nearby, the home and others like it are in…


The $2,700 answer to Amazon’s Echo could make Japan’s sex crisis even worse

June 30, 2018

Japan has a sex problem. The country’s birthrate is in the negative, where deaths are outpacing births. Simply put, Japan’s population is decreasing. But let’s be clear: Population change is a complicated subject affected by many factors. Western media often correlates the decline in Japan’s population size with recent studies of Japanese sexual habits and marriage. A 2016 study by the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research in…


Rihanna Serves Vocals On New Single “Towards The Sun”

June 13, 2018

It’ll be featured on the soundtrack for Home. 1. Last year, Rihanna announced she’d be releasing a “concept album” based on DreamWorks’ upcoming animated family film, Home. Def Jam Dreamworks   She’s also voicing the main character, Tip. 2. Now, a full year after it was announced, the first taste of the album has made its way online and it’s good! Titled “Towards The Sun,” the song manages the tricky…


They Turned This World War II Bunker Into What? That’s Awesome.

May 31, 2018

Belgian team B-ILD designed a vacation home unlike any other. Thanks to their creativity and hard work, they were able to create this unique home for the holidays in the Netherlands countryside. Part of what makes the place interesting is that half of it is below ground. However, what separates it from the thousands of other luxury vacation spots is that it was once a wartime bunker. Here’s to hoping…