Someone Just Bought a House in L.A. for $102 Million... In Cash

When Los Angeles's most expensive house went up for sale at $125 million, no one expected it to go for that price in a million years. Well, someone, identified only as a "French billionaire," has bought said house for only slightly less that that figure: $102 million. And just to rub it in, the dude paid cash. » 4/01/14 6:42pm 4/01/14 6:42pm

This $100+ Million Penthouse Will Be NYC's Priciest Apartment Ever

$100 million apartments aren't the norm in NYC, but with "vertical mansions" bubbling up all over, it's only a matter of time. This triplex, which the Wall Street Journal describes as "the city's most expensive apartment," is the latest contender. » 3/26/14 12:00pm 3/26/14 12:00pm

The Highest Rents In The United States Are In Williston, North Dakota

You think rents are high in San Francisco? Try Williston, North Dakota. No wait, don't—there's nowhere to live. According to a new study by Apartment Guide, the most expensive rents in the country can be found in this relatively tiny North Dakota town. » 2/18/14 3:20pm 2/18/14 3:20pm

Google Bought a NASA Blimp Hangar To Go With Its Barge

Google just snatched up a piece of American history in Silicon Valley. NASA announced on Monday that Google subsidiary Planetary Ventures LLC would take over the Moffett Federal Airfield including the iconic and hulking Hangar One, former home of America's biggest blimps. » 2/11/14 11:53am 2/11/14 11:53am

Wake Up at the B&B from Groundhog Day Every Morning for Eternity

Just a day after the real-life Punxsutawney Phil forecast six more weeks of winter, the bed and breakfast where Groundhog Day was filmed hit the market. You could buy it, set an old-fashioned clock radio to go off at 6:00 a.m. playing "I Got You, Babe," and relive the same day over and over—and over and over and over and … » 2/04/14 4:40pm 2/04/14 4:40pm

Cleaning Up Former Meth Houses Is a Booming Business

Even if intrigue and criminal activity aren't quite up your alley, you can still cash in on meth. That's because riding on the coat tails of our nation's meth epidemic is the growing industry of meth lab cleanup. You won't be Walter White, but you can still to wear a fluorescent hazmat suit, and hey, you probably won't … » 12/30/13 1:30pm 12/30/13 1:30pm

Buy This Cabin—And Get Its Secret Treasure Tunnels Free

This one bedroom, one bath cabin in the hills above Malibu is nothing fancy: It was built in the 1940s, it's serviced by dirt roads, and it needs "major remodeling." In fact, you have to get all the way into the second paragraph of the listing to see the cabin's biggest selling point: The cabin maybe might potentially… » 12/10/13 2:00pm 12/10/13 2:00pm

​Dubai's $7 Billion Expo 2020 Could Become a Glittering White Whale

Seven years from now, Dubai will welcome roughly 70 million tourists to its first World Expo, housed inside a gigantic, brand new, solar-powered city. But exactly how smart of an investment is an Expo, these days? And can economically volatile Dubai handle the $7 billion cost? » 12/06/13 2:00pm 12/06/13 2:00pm