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Billionaire: Chinese real estate is 'biggest bubble in history'

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin made his fortune in the country's real estate market -- and now he's warning that it's spiraling out of control.

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10,000 stinging wasps make colossal nest in English country house

As many as 10,000 wasps have built a giant nest in the loft of a house in rural England.

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West Elm opening chain of boutique hotels

West Elm doesn't just sell furniture anymore.

Churchill birthplace turned into Nazi HQ

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Film turns Churchill's birthplace into Nazi HQ

They fought them on the beaches, the landing grounds, in the fields and in the streets -- but World War II veterans did not expect to be fighting the Nazis in Winston Churchill's…

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Jimmy Carter's 32-year passion project to build homes

Former President Jimmy Carter is almost 92 years old, but he still swings a mighty hammer.

Harry Potter house for sale

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Harry Potter's old house is for sale

Fancy living like young Harry Potter?

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The chatbot that will force your landlord to fix a leaky tap

To anyone struggling with landlord repair problems: Help is on the way in the form of a 19-year-old tech whiz.

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A $350,000 luxury condo ... for your car

There's a luxury condo building planned for Miami that will offer 24-hour security, climate-controlled units, a members-only social club and concierge services.

Alexa, GE appliances

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Amazon Echo can now control GE appliances

The dream of telling appliances in your home what to do without ever lifting a finger just became closer to reality.

GE Appliances announced on Tuesday it will be adding Amazon…


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Does London have a skyscraper addiction?

"I don't know what London's coming to," said the English actor, singer and playwright Noel Coward in 1931 as the city's first skyscrapers began to rise.


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