What We’re Reading: May 2-6

Drones, Cuba, cold war, paint, phones, repurposing space, 5/4, security, gadgets, Millennials, Modern Family, shelter, Mother’s Day, mansions, and questionable products. We think of drones in terms of marketing listings, but this project sees them as magic. Rekindling relations with Cuba means so much more than trade and tourism — it means many homecomings are now possible. Once a secret military base, now it’s in ruins. Compliment this man on his choice of complementary colors — they are signature to a beautiful city. Cliff 2012 Cliff/flickr/2012 Do you feel like a part of you is missing when you forget your phone at home? Battle your addiction! Have a garage, but no car? Here are some ideas for the space! Whether or not you observe Star Wars Day (May the Fourth), you might find the background on this recent holiday to be interesting. A 10 year old has become the youngest person to be rewarded by Facebook for finding a security flaw. If you had to guess, what would you say is the most influential gadget of all time? This will come in handy when working with Millennials! But where will Millennials look to live in the future? Millennials Scrabble Tiles Elizabeth Hahn/flickr/2015 Our “Phil’s-osophy” is that the public should know the difference between a real estate agent and a REALTOR®! Could tiny homes be the answer to a greater housing problem? People, people, people! Your mom does NOT want a vacuum for Mother’s Day! Here are 5 terrible ideas for Mother’s Day gifts. They don’t make Chicago homes like they used to. This was certainly grand! Really? Chicken-flavored nail polish? Really?

Abby Creitz

Manager, NAR Library & REALTOR® University Librarian

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