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Home Is Where She Shares Her Life Story

Checking items off an ambitious bucket list is nothing new for Eva Niewiadomski, 55, who has launched a successful business, travelled the world, and even fulfilled a longtime dream to take a class in puppetry. In 2015, Niewiadomski achieved another goal: She bought a spacious three-bedroom home in Chicago. “I’d never …

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London Co-Living Space Offers Housing Crisis Solution

The 10-storey building in London may look like a hotel, but it is thought to be the world’s biggest large-scale house-share, offering modest rooms and upscale services for hundreds of young adults caught in the city’s housing crisis. The Old Oak building, situated on a canal bank in north-west London, …

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Japan’s Gachapon Capsule Toys Appeal To Adults

A tiny replica of an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus and a plastic cat squatting on sushi: just two of the weird-and-wonderful capsule toys that have become a multi-million-dollar craze in cute-obsessed Japan. The industry is now worth an estimated ¥30bil (RM1.09bil), with the fastidious attention to detail in the toys appealing …

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Museum In LA Celebrates Great Marketing Failures

Once cast aside as a cringe-worthy mistake, “Colgate Lasagna” has at last found fame … as a top flop at the Museum of Failure. The dental care brand’s 1980s culinary foray joins the line-up of epic fails on display in Los Angeles at a roving pop-up museum that has proven …

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Phone Boxes In Britain Get A Makeover And New Lives

Facing extinction due to ubiquitous mobile phones, Britain’s classic red phone boxes are being saved from death row by ingenious conversions into all sorts of new uses. “It smells nice,” a passer-by says while sniffing the waft of hot stew steaming out of one phone box in the heart of …

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