How Much Would Elsa’s Ice Palace Cost?

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After watching Disney’s Frozen it kind of makes you wonder, could I live in an Ice Castle? Well of course! That would be bad ass. But since only Elsa has the freezing power to build one during a catchy song, poor schlubs like us are left to more conventional ways of scoring an ice palace in the Norwegian mountains. Luckily the folks at Movoto Real Estate Blog crunched the numbers and found out how much we need to save up to have an ice palace of our own. The number isn’t as high as expected and it’s actually pretty obtainable. If we all pool our money we might be able to pull this off. Plus there’s plenty of bedrooms so we can share it. I’ve got 20 bucks to pitch in if I can sleep on the couch or something.

Check out Movoto’s listing and full break down below:
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Turning the Ordinary into the Extraordinary – Button Art

When have you ever thought about a button? When have you ever looked at a button and thought “wow, you are beautiful”. I’ve never done that. But Augusto Esquivel has. Esquivel is an artist based in Miami that creates beautiful artwork out of buttons. Such a seemingly insignificant object becomes a masterpiece through his vision and passion.

You can visit his website here.



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60 Interesting Facts About Marvel Movies You May Not Have Known

Think you know everything there is about the big screen adaptations of Marvel comics? Test your knowledge with this list of interesting facts.

Iron Man (2008)

1. Roughly 450 separate pieces make up Iron Man’s suit.
2. Director Jon Favreau wanted Robert Downey Jr. for the title role because he felt that the actor’s past was perfect for the part. He has said, “The best and worst moments of Robert’s life have been in the public eye. He had to find an inner balance to overcome obstacles that went far beyond his career. That’s Tony Stark.”
3. JARVIS, standing for “Just A Rather Very Intelligent System,” is Tony Stark’s computer system. This is a tribute to Edward Jarvis, Stark’s butler from the comics. He was changed to artificial intelligence to avoid comparisons to Batman/Bruce Wayne’s butler, Alfred Pennyworth.
4. Right before the final press conference, Tony Stark is seen reading a newspaper with a poor-quality photo of Iron Man on the cover. This is actually from a video shot by onlookers hiding in the bushes during the initial filming.
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