Residential area
A residential area is a land use in which housing predominates, as opposed to industrial and commercial areas. Housing may vary significantly between, and through, residential areas. These include sin...
This Brazilian jail gives prisoners the keys to their cells
Prisoners have to study, work and pursue a hobby every day. Read more: #wefimpact
Oldest US mall blends old/modern with 225-sq-ft micro lofts
The Providence Arcade is nearly 2 centuries old, but when Evan Granoff bought it was considered one of the city’s most endangered properties. Realizing that the demand for commercial space would never...
Penny Lane: Gitmo's other secret CIA facility
WASHINGTON (AP) — A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret. A dirt road win...
Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
NKVD - Stalin's Secret Police
When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, Russians gained unprecedented access to the KGB archives. This documentary series, produced in 1991-92 by Russian filmmak...
10 Ways to Adapt to Prison
Say less. When in doubt, say nothing at all. Listening, really listening, will educate you to the lingo and to what’s happening around you.
Ramen Is Displacing Tobacco As Most Popular US Prison Currency, Study Finds
Cost-cutting measures by private facilities have led to subpar food quality and fewer meals, making noodles a commodity that trades well above its value
Geothermal Basics
An article with information to help familiarize homeowners with residential geothermal HVAC systems.
Residential Geothermal
An article with some ideas about how to make it easier for homeowners to have a renewable energy source for their home.
What Times Square Looks Like to a Time Traveler from 1971 - Times Square & Theater District
After 44 years in prison, Otis Johnson wasn't ready for the world of electronic billboards and smartphones he found in Times Square. "I ain't never seen nothing like this before," Johnson said of the...
Housing generally refers to the social problem of ensuring that members of society have a home in which to live, whether this is a house, or some other kind of dwelling, lodging, or shelter. Many gove...
An apartment (in American English) or a flat (in British English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building. Such a building may be cal...
A barrack or barracks is a building or group of buildings that houses soldiers. The English word comes via French from an old Catalan word "barraca" (hut), originally referring to temporary shelters o...
A Château (plural châteaux; [ʃɑto] ) is a manor house or residence of the lord of the manor or a country house of nobility or gentry, with or without fortifications, originally—and still most frequent...