Here's an Australian TV documentary about China's housing bubble which has given rise of bizarre ghost malls, ghost highrises, and even ghost cities. It's symptomatic of the growing divide between China's rich and poor, which has left many Chinese without adequate housing. Unlike the US bubble, the Chinese property bubble isn't founded on cheap credit, which makes the analyst hosting the show believe that it won't burst in the same way as American one.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban just purchased the town of Mustang, Texas. Insert Schitt's Creek joke here. The 77-acre property about an hour south of Dallas has a population of 21 and boasts a trailer park, strip club, and not much else. On Google Maps, Wispers Cabaret is now showing as "Mark Cubaret." From CNN:… READ THE REST
When my wife and I were on our honeymoon in St. Lucia, I was surprised to learn that the country prohibited the privatization of beaches. Caribbean resort hotels were of course free to control the all of the property leading up to the beach. And they could, for example, rent you a privately-owned beach chair… READ THE REST
The Old Village of Lawers in Perthshire is for sale for the low, low price of £125,000. That's a steal at 3.31 acres! It comes with other perks as well, according to the sellers: An ancient, ruined village, located in stunning Highland scenery on the shores of Loch Tay, with remarkable historical and romantic connections, including,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether you're commuting to class or visiting a sports center, learning a new skill could have your mind racing in a million places at once, and that might prompt you to… READ THE REST
Going through the same monotonous tasks every day can really do a number on your spirit. That's why many adults of all ages take the time to learn something new, whether to a bit of spice to the day or make a complete career pivot. And with fantastic e-learning programs like the five listed below,… READ THE REST
One of the hottest careers to get into these days is coding — and one of the best parts about it is that you don't need to rack up university bills to learn the skills needed to become a top coder. Instead, there are plenty of affordable programs available online to get you up to date with… READ THE REST