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Top 10 Cities for Child-Free Living

American households are changing, becoming more unconventional -- and one of the most dramatic changes is that they're much less likely to include children. Time magazine explored "The Child-Free" life in a recent cover story that trumpeted it as perhaps the new way of "having it all," and cited a birthrate that's at its... Continue Reading »

Petition: Want Marriage Equality? Paint Capitol Building Rainbow

Pictured above is what the dome of the U.S. Capitol might look like if painted in the rainbow colors of the gay pride flag. Would you love to see that in real life? So would one real estate firm, which has filed a White House petition to do just that. Online listings site is lobbying for the home of the... Continue Reading »

Manhattan Penthouse in Excelsior Co-Op Has 'Floating Staircase' (House of the Day)

This Manhattan penthouse in the ritzy Excelsior co-op knocks guests on their heels as soon as they arrive with a "floating staircase" in its entry. The steps ascend beneath an arched skylight to a second floor that opens into the 5,000-square-foot home's living room. That room (pictured above) is a stunner in itself.... Continue Reading »

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