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11 weird and wonderful airbnb listings, including a new york taxi and an igloo


take a walk on the wild side for a night or two with these unique listings.






trump tower resident who listed apartment on airbnb pays $1k


an airbnb host who was renting out her trump tower apartment is among the first to pay a fine to new york city under a law banning advertising listings for short-term rentals.






14 weird and wonderful movies heading your way soon


fantastic fest finished at the tail-end of last week, and fandom wrote full reviews for most of the big titles. but we also watched a bunch of smaller, but no less awesome, flicks. so, the following is a round-up of all the movies we liked and loved at the festival, many of which will be […] the post 14 weird and wonderful movies heading your way soon appeared first on fandom powered by wikia.






‘valerian’ review: weird, wonderful, and weak where it counts


the influential sci-fi comic is brought to life. galactic law enforcers valerian (dane dehaan) and laureline (cara delevingne) are on the hunt for a rare and extremely valuable item. but, they get tangled up in a conspiracy that involves the military and an alien race that was thought to be extinct. the film of a […] the post ‘valerian’ review: weird, wonderful, and weak where it counts appeared first on fandom powered by wikia.






‘valerian’ review: weird, wonderful, and weak where it counts


the influential sci-fi comic is finally brought to life. galactic law enforcers valerian (dane dehaan) and laureline (cara delevingne) are on the hunt for a rare and extremely valuable item. but, they get tangled up in a conspiracy that involves the military and an alien race that was thought to be extinct. the film of […] the post ‘valerian’ review: weird, wonderful, and weak where it counts appeared first on fandom powered by wikia.






apartment in trump tower removed from airbnb listings


a trump tower apartment rented out on airbnb had gotten rave reviews before the listing was taken down last week.






new york city taxi commission plans to force uber to add driver tipping feature


ride-services company uber technologies inc may be required to provide passengers a way to tip their drivers, despite its longstanding resistance, if a plan by new york city’s taxi regulator is implemented. the new york city taxi and limousine commission said on monday that it plans to propose...






california lawmakers can't figure out what to do with airbnb. here's why


in san francisco, tumult at the ballot box, with the board of supervisors and in the courtroom has defined the city’s relationship with airbnb and other short-term rental sites. in los angeles, regulating airbnb is a top issue at city hall. in new york last fall, gov. andrew cuomo signed one of...






apartment in president’s trump tower pulled from airbnb


new york (ap) — a trump tower apartment rented out on airbnb had gotten rave reviews before the listing was taken down last week. the new york times (http://nyti.ms/2lo9bj0 ) says the listing was removed after it contacted airbnb for comment about the rental in the building that’s home to president donald trump and his […]






airbnb, hosts seek reprieve from new york state lawmakers


airbnb hosts from around new york state have gathered in albany to encourage lawmakers to roll back what amount to some of the toughest rules for short-term rentals in the nation.






11 weird and wonderful console peripherals


we’re taking a look back over some of the best and worst gaming accessories in history.






how to build an igloo


shot on the first day of summer, this video shows northern canadian inuit adami sakiagak and tiisi qisiiq building an igloo. according to the video's accompanying article in the new york times, sakiagak grew up on the tundra and builds igloos to "teach younger generations the disappearing craft": mr. sakiagak got to work, drawing a circle in the snow to mark the igloo’s perimeter. a friend, tiisi qisiiq, began cutting blocks of snow with a carpenter’s crosscut saw. saws have replaced the walrus tusk knives that the inuit favored for building igloos a generation ago. mr. sakiagak laid a ring of blocks and trimmed the first few to form a ramp so that he would be building in a continuous spiral. this way, he had only one end block to worry about as the igloo rose around him. the blocks were






13 weird and wonderful niche linux distros of 2017


the best, oddest and most useful distributions that linux has to offer, and why on earth you'd want to use them.






uber, lyft take down not just cab drivers, but also lenders


new york (ap) — ride-hailing apps such as uber and lyft have been so disruptive to new york city’s taxi industry, they are causing lenders to fail. three new york-based credit unions that specialized in loaning money against taxi cab medallions, the hard-to-get licenses that allow the city’s traditional cab fleet to operate, have been […]






nyc says trump tower resident wrongly rented out on airbnb


new york (ap) — a woman who owns an apartment at trump tower is being fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented it out on airbnb. according to an affidavit and summons, yelena yelagina owns apartment 30h at 721 fifth avenue. the new york times reported it was available since around […]






taxi kills pedestrian, another vehicle flips in nyc crashes


new york (ap) — a pedestrian has been fatally struck by a taxi and two other people have been hurt in an unrelated roll-over on manhattan’s upper east side. the fire department of new york says two people were taken to a hospital after the 6:30 a.m. roll-over wednesday at 76th street and madison avenue. […]






in the mojave desert, a winding route reveals the weird and the wonderful


there is no place as intense and wondrous and few people as compelling as those who make the california desert their home.






denver home listings flooded the market in march – and buyers were ready


the number of new listings for single-family homes in metro denver shot up 53.5 percent in march from february and the number of new listings for condos rose 38.2 percent month over month, according to a monthly update from the denver metro association of realtors.






airbnb, san francisco reach deal on rental registrations


san francisco and airbnb reached a deal monday in a lawsuit stemming from san francisco's efforts to try to prevent the short-term rental website from including housing units that violate city rules restricting who can list properties and for how long.






google claims progress reducing face business listings on maps, searchgoogle cla


google says it is making progress in eliminating fake business listings on google maps and search, but claims that less the 0.5 percent of search results lead to phony listings.






10 weird and wonderful pieces of tech from ifa 2017


techradar is attending ifa 2017 in berlin and as ever there's some interesting tech to see.






review: ‘matilda’ is weird and wonderful in san jose


roald dahl's beloved novel "matilda" comes to life in a terrific stage musical playing in san jose through march 12.






the top 5 most impressive sights at the pc gamer weekender


we've scoured this year's weekender for the most weird and wonderful sights.






range war erupts for northern colorado home-sale listings


the two major real estate listing services that cover the denver metro area and the northern front range are at odds over who should have access to listings and how.






google claims progress reducing fake business listings on maps, searchgoogle cla


google says it is making progress in eliminating fake business listings on google maps and search, but claims that less the 0.5 percent of search results lead to phony listings.






co-founder tells risd grads about the birth of airbnb


providence, r.i. (ap) — airbnb’s co-founder says his own money struggles led to the birth of the popular online home-sharing service. the providence journal reports (http://bit.ly/2qlkdnr ) brian chesky told graduates of the rhode island school of design on saturday that in an attempt to make rent in san francisco, he and his friends, including […]






austin, the dynamic home to sxsw, is weird and wonderful


we have a harbinger of spring in this capital city — and it's not the famous cobalt-blue wildflowers that pop up along highways and in yards. it's a guy in a flesh-toned g-string, the one who shamelessly rides his cruiser bike through parks, and shops brazenly, thus clothed, in our neighborhood...






airbnb renters in schaumburg to start paying 8 percent tax


schaumburg is the latest illinois community to enter into an agreement with airbnb that will allow the village to begin receiving taxes from the online vacation rental giant. starting thursday, an 8 percent hotel and motel tax will be added to the cost of airbnb rentals in the village, according...






airbnb details sharp growth in california last year


california’s airbnb hosts took in $1 billion last year from some 5 million visitors who booked temporary lodging on the home-sharing platform, the company reported. host income rose 47% from $679 statewide in 2015, airbnb said, while the number of californians sharing their homes on the online...






cassini spacecraft photos reveal the secrets of saturn's strangest moons


the weird and wonderful saturn system is home to some truly strange moons. here's an image gallery of some of the strangest satellites in the bunch.






airbnb rakes in another $1 billion, still no ipo on the horizon


airbnb became profitable in the second half of last year and expects to stay that way in 2107.






airbnb wants to make it harder for you to get scammed


it should be easier to spot fraudulent users on airbnb in the future, thanks to a new acquisition.






income from san diego airbnb hosts soars 74 percent


california’s airbnb hosts collectively earned $1 billion last year from some 5 million visitors who booked temporary lodging on the home-sharing platform, the company reported wednesday. the fast-growing appeal of airbnb rentals was clearly evident in the 47 percent rise in host income, which in...






3 ways to make cash back while you shop


it may seem like a pretty strange and unbelievable concept that you can actually get cash back while you spend you own money, but there really are ways that you can do this. whether it’s through the use of your credit card, a mobile app, a membership scheme or other weird and wonderful way—there really […]






the hottest hotel in town is an apartment building


the online rental listings tantalize with descriptions of stunning city views, marble bathrooms and quartz countertops, rooftop lounges and state-of-the-art gyms — all hallmarks of the latest in downtown san diego’s luxury apartment living. interested? if so, no need to sign a lease; these listings...