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Kelly Ripa Sells SOHO Penthouse

Talk show host Kelly Ripa and hubby, Mark Consuelos, sold their penthouse at 76 Crosby Street for $20 million, according to today’s property records. The 6,800-square-foot spread hit the market in January 2013 for $24.5 million, StreetEasy shows. 177 more words

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Can You Grow Bamboo Through a Human?

My 10yo son drew this pic for me after watching a Mythbusters episode. In the episode they examined the myth that the World War II Japanese soldiers would torture soldiers by tying them down and allowing fast-growing bamboo to sprout through their bodies. 56 more words

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Top Real Estate Websites and Blogs

Industry publications help any professional stay on top of what is happening in their field, so its important to me that I’m not only getting frequent industry news, but that my sources are diverse and represent more than just what is happening in my city.  378 more words


Right Back in The Water

And just as she should have foreseen, she was thrown right back into the depths of the storm.


Drowning. Knowing which way is up. Yet she can’t get there. 12 more words

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Freedmen's Barbecue

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Jess and I have been waiting to try Freedmen’s for a while now, as it’s right down the street from our house.  We finally made it over there after one or two previous attempts (The parking and construction in the area is awful).   503 more words

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