每日英語跟讀 Ep.K371: About the US - ’Worst house on best block’ of San Francisco sells for $2M
In a deal that one Instagram user called "peak San Francisco," a 120-year-old home sold in mid-January for just shy of $2 million.
According to its listing, the property has one bathroom, and a kitchen that appears to date to World War II, but zero bedrooms.
It is "the worst house on the best block making it a fantastic opportunity," the real-estate agents Todd and Kim Wiley wrote.
Todd Wiley indicated the conservatorship sale, which is a process that involves the California probate court, helped push the price to more than double what they had proposed at the outset.
We thought the property would sell at $1.6 million, but then the human spirit of competition took over.
The house is in the Noe Valley neighborhood, which is peppered with multimillion-dollar homes. Single-family homes there sell for a median price of about $2.7 million.
Florida man saw ’Spider-Man: No Way Home’ 292 times in theaters 佛羅里達州男子在電影院看了292次《蜘蛛人：無家日》
A super hero super fan in Florida recaptured a Guinness World Records title when he went to see Spider-Man: No Way Home in theaters 292 times.
Ramiro Alanis originally earned the Guinness title in 2019, when he attended 191 screenings of Avengers: Endgame, but his record was broken in 2021 when Arnaud Klein went to see Kaamelott: First Instalment 204 times.
Guinness confirmed Alanis recaptured the record when he attended 292 showings of the latest Spider-Man film between Dec. 16, 2021, and March 15, 2022.
Alanis said he is hoping the high number will keep his title safe.
Guinness’s rules required Alanis to remain in his seat with his attention on the screen for the entire film, including the credits. He was not allowed to look at his phone or take bathroom breaks during the showings.
金氏世界紀錄規則要求阿蘭尼斯坐在椅子上專心觀賞整部電影，包括幕後人員介紹。在播映期間，他不能看手機或上廁所。Source article: https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1518117 ; https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1512839