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Homes' energy guzzlers just got greener

For the first time in six years, Energy Star certification, a standard seal of approval for energy efficiency, has been expanded to include...

Grafted tree producing 40 different fruit varieties

For most of the year it looks like any other fruit tree.

Construction of 2020 Olympic stadium to start in October

Demolition of Tokyo's old National Stadium will be completed by September and construction of the new main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will...

Decrepit 110-room Philly estate on market for $20m

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dilapidated 110-room, 70,000-square‑foot estate is back on the market, but an architect says the $20 million price tag...

Jane Fonda puts ranch up for sale

PECOS, N. M. (AP) — Jane Fonda is putting her northern New Mexico ranch up for sale. The Swan Land Company of Bozeman, Montana, announced Friday that...

Tourists give hope to residents of battered Lebanese city

As the tour group made its way through the narrow alleys of the seaside city of Tripoli, marveling at its medieval architecture, residents stared back at...

Man turns bedroom into video game arcade

37-year‑old New York man converts one bedroom apartment into an arcade. (June 6)

Preservationists fight to save Haiti's gingerbread homes

It wasn't until the 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti's capital that many people even realized that dozens of the city's grandest old...

'Ferris Bueller' house sells for $1.06m

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago‑area home where Ferris Bueller's friend Cameron famously "killed" his father's prized Ferrari...