What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: June 29-July 2

Marriage equality, UP, 4th of July, coloring books, Siri Easter eggs, muralists, Millennials, and living in the future!  Last week we witnessed the SCOTUS landmark ruling on marriage equality and the internet broke. The White House was all colors...

What We’re Reading: June 22-26

Rooftop home, the Watcher, apartments vs. condos, owning a small village, #Dadcatch, news from Chicago’s Navy Pier, home inspections, millennials in the office, Gmail lab, and Hershey’s Chocolate!  This week in “Why Can’t I Live There?” And this week...
June 26, 2015

What We’re Reading: June 15-19

On this day in history: Civil Rights Bill Passed, Father’s Day fun, Stanley Cup excitement, incredible home improvements, cat videos, password hacking, Facebook crowdsourcing, and living in the future! On June 19, 1964 the US Senate passed the Civil...
June 19, 2015

What We’re Reading: June 8-12

What’s your dream home style?, What ugly building can you just not help loving?, New York housing game, How to avoid insects this Summer, Rise of the yuccie? Discover your dream home style, through this interactive Wall Street Journal...

What We’re Reading: June 1-5

Interesting reference questions from the New York Public Library, Talking Barbie coming this Fall, Legal marijuana is having an impact on the Denver housing market, Worlds tallest wooden structure Librarians love questions and finding answers.  The New York Public...

What We’re Reading: May 25-29

Facebook Messenger is Following You, Priciest home in America, How many Apple watches does your pet own?, IKEA is building a smart home system Facebook Messenger is the single most popular app in the entire iTunes store. Millions of...

What We’re Reading: May 18-22

May is National Home Remodeling Month, High School for Sale, House of 200 Million Clicks May is National Home Remodeling Month, but too often, home owners equate a kitchen renovation—still among the most popular projects—with a big expense, lengthy...

What We’re Reading: May 11-15

Real estate is finally using Big Data, How long is your attention span?, Is something holding you back from success? Real estate is finally using Big Data, according to the Wall Street Journal.  Targeting empty-nesters, locating possible home sellers...

What We’re Reading: May 4-8

How to be happy, Housing trends around the world, Can junk mail earn you some money? We’re usually wrong about what will make us happy—or unhappy, for that matter. Thirteen happiness experts, including psychologists, researchers, monks, and the inimitable Malcolm...

What We’re Reading: April 27-May 1

North America’s tallest single-family home, Apple Watch tatoo issues, Personalities in the workplace, and YouTube Anniversary of the first Video Ever want to say you live in North America’s tallest single-family home? Well, now is your chance! Sales of...