This 14-Year-Old Girl Just Bought A House In Florida
When a 14-year old can afford to buy a home, does that mean home prices have hit bottom? Willow Tufano is a child of the housing collapse. Her real estate agent mom scrapes together a living in Florida by selling foreclosed properties. Willow found her own niche scavenging abandoned washes, dryers and furniture from her mother’s properties and selling them on Craigslist. In just six months, Willow saved enough money to buy a two-bedroom fixer upper for $12,000. -Chana Joffe-Walt (Photo by Chana Joffe-Walt/NPR)
Who thought that this nonsense would be a good idea? Furthermore, who sponsored this?!
Indian Stretchable Time: The ‘ish watch’ by HYPHEN
The product note states: In India, ‘fashionably late’ is safely replaced with ‘predictably late’.
Is this insulting or amusing? I have an ambivalent relationship with time, myself, and find it personally appealing. —Wright
It’s perhaps fitting that during a year when Hollywood made even more films than usual about the love of film itself, the two big winners at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday night were the movies most overtly about cinephilia: ‘The Artist’, a silent black-and-white film about silent black-and-white films, and ‘Hugo’, the story of a boy who meets a reclusive filmmaker and helps him rediscover his love of his art. — Monkey See’s Linda Holmes’ take on the Oscars.