“What I find remarkable about the struggle to sell these homes is the eccentric notes the developers have struck in choosing home amenities. There is the home with the aforementioned shark tank. There is one with a ‘candy room.’ A third has a hidden marijuana room (for growing and smoking marijuana, the article clarifies) that is accessed via a secret bookcase control, presumably similar to the one used by the Addams Family.” NY Mag: Eccentric Spec Mansions for Billionaires Is Not As Good a Business As It Seemed Like.

+ Metal thieves steal rail bridge in Russia.

+ “They’re comfortable full coverage and require no adjustment throughout the day. They exist beyond the male gaze.” Vox on the rise of granny panties.