Designing Dream Homes in Animal Crossing

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A peek inside the Animal Crossing dwelling of Jaime Brown, a real-life kitchen designer.

You enter Jaime Brown’s island at the airport, a rickety thing on a wooden pier out in the ocean with a single gate, staffed by two loquacious dodos. You walk on a long dirt path that winds through cliffs and waterfalls, past white roses and chrysanthemums, next to the occasional pink pansy. The structure comes into relief across a slatted bridge that crosses a little river filled with fish. It’s a light blue Tudor with a gray door that greets you with a wreath made of shells, a slate gray well just to the right, and a little seating area with a matching white birch couch and chair set on a white flagstone circle out front. It is unassuming, quaint, and quiet. Anyone who has attempted to create such a space in Animal Crossing: New Horizons,

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Sticky notes on the bathroom door and wipes by the coffee pot. Employees find new rules as they return to the office.

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CHICAGO — When employees of Cushman & Wakefield started trickling back into the office Monday, they were given face masks, hand sanitizer and sticky notes.

The face masks and hand sanitizer were fairly obvious pandemic accoutrements, but the sticky notes?

The Chicago-based commercial real estate firm is using them to make sure there aren’t more than two people in a bathroom at a time.

“I’ve got a sticky, so when I go to the bathroom I put it on the door,” said Vicki Noonan, managing principal and Chicago market lead for the company. “There shouldn’t be more than two stickies on the door.”

Some offices are starting to reopen with a limited number of employees who are volunteering to return. As they do, companies are piloting new safety policies to protect workers from a health crisis that shows few signs of waning. The early steps, from practical safeguards to quirky

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Shia LaBeouf Selling Midcentury Home in Sherman Oaks for $2.25M

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Now that the actor Shia LaBeouf has picked up a posh new pad in Pasadena, CA, he’s ready to shed his longtime Sherman Oaks residence for $2.25 million.

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Now that the actor Shia LaBeouf has picked up a posh new pad in Pasadena, CA, he’s ready to shed his longtime Sherman Oaks residence. The “Transformers” star has listed his midcentury modern retreat for $2.25 million, Variety reports.

LaBeouf, 34, purchased the three-bedroom home in 2009 for $1,825,000.

Built in 1958, the home has a 2,463-square-foot layout that features walls of glass, an open floor plan, and exposed beams. The interior includes a sunken living room with a fireplace, and glass doors that access

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