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    2013 in Review

    We’re recapping the best of 2013, month by month.

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    House of the Week: A Vegas Home Designed to Look Like a Resort

    The home is built in a circular pattern with rooms jutting off to each side like spokes of a wheel.

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    Play Lighthouse Keeper With These Homes for Sale

    We’re sharing a few lighthouses for sale — some real and some replicas — in honor of National Lighthouse Day.

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    Homes to Survive the Apocalypse

    Here’s some homes that would make it through an apocalypse — zombie or otherwise.

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    House of the Week: Missile Silo for Sale

    The missile silo is leftover from the beginning of the Cold War and is designed to survive nuclear explosions, earthquakes, blizzards and nearly any other disaster imaginable.

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    These Rooms Were Designed for Dad

    From fancy garages and video arcades to a sports bar, here are some rooms that were made for Pops.

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    House of the Week: Popular Mechanics’ 1955 House of the Future

    Popular Mechanics’ 1955 “House of the Future” still contains features desired by homeowners today.

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    House of the Week: South Carolina ‘Cockaboose’

    Tailgating is not that unique. Tailgating in a caboose? A little more so.

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    House of the Week: Palm Springs Estate Next to Bob Hope’s Home

    The modern 2.25-acre estate was designed by Edward Gedding and completely renovated by the current homeowner to today’s standards.

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    Creating Community in Pocket Neighborhoods

    Pocket neighborhoods focus on creating a dream home within a dream community.

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    House of the Week: Home Made From a Shipping Container

    Made of two shipping containers, the structure is New Orleans’ first shipping container home, says real estate agent Natalie Lafont of Talbot Historic Properties.

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    House of the Week: Old-World Style in New Jersey

    Located just 24 miles from New York City is a home that looks more like it belongs in the forests of Russia than in New Jersey.

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    Tiny House Movement Grows Bigger

    Living in less than 1,000 square feet is usually reserved for someone just starting out on their own. However, a growing group of people are choosing to live in smaller homes, even if they can afford something bigger.

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    House of Week: Restaurateur’s Artful Chicago Home (VIDEO)

    Everything is detailed in the home, from the hand-painted murals covering the walls, custom molding and millwork down to the nickel-plated hardware.

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    House of the Week: Arizona Cave Home (VIDEO)

    Years of carving and building gave way to a cave home that is filled with custom finishes and touches.