Real Estate Porn: Tiny, Well-Designed Edition

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Usually, "real estate porn" describes properties that are over-the-top and unattainable – any place in New York City is starting to feel that way, with the current average rent at $3000. I live in the Meatpacking District in a 350 square foot space, which is just a bit bigger than this unit in the arts district of Wroclaw, Poland. Architect Ewa ... See the Rest

Justin Bieber Unnecessarily Dropped Trou and Stripped to His Tighty-Whities at Airport Security in Lodz, Poland

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It was minus-six degrees in Lodz yesterday and no one required him to undress. “He wasn’t told to take off his clothes. He had no metal objects on him,” said a spokeswoman for the airport. “He’s quite skinny so I assume he was probably freezing.” Bieber fever keeps him warm. ... See the Rest

Snap!

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Is this real? Yes, it is. The recently completed giant on/off switch is the work of Valencia-based street artist Escif and resides on the side of an apartment building in Katowice, Poland. (via The Daily Wh.at) ... See the Rest

Architecture Porn: The Krzywy Domek

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The Krzywy Domek (which roughly translates to "Crooked House" or "What James sees in a K-hole") is an irregularly-shaped building in Sopot, Poland, built in 2004, and designed by Szotyńscy & Zaleski, who were inspired by the fairytale illustrations and drawings of Jan Marcin Szancer and Per Dahlberg. (Click to enlarge) ... See the Rest

A Letter From Poland

Anna Grodzka

  Hi, My name is Magda. I’m from Poland (straight female, but still an avid supporter of LGBT rights) and your regular reader at WOW. Just thought you might be interested to know that we had our parliamentary elections here yesterday and it’s been an unprecedented breakthrough. Poland has long been a strongly Catholic country, ... See the Rest