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  1. Entertainment

    Here’s How Many LEGO Bricks It Would Take to Build 17 Famous Movie Houses

    Sure, there will soon be a Ghostbusters LEGO set, but how many LEGO bricks would it take to build a full-size Ghostbusters firehouse? Movoto figured it out for you along with 16 other famous movie houses. Sorry, but even made of LEGO, you could probably only afford Yoda's Dagobah swamp hut.

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  2. Entertainment

    Living like Iron Man Would Cost You $10 Million per Year, Movoto Priced the Upkeep of His Mansion

    The good people at Movoto previously decided that you'd have to spend $117.2 million for Tony Stark's mansion, but that's just to buy it. To live in it, you'd have to spend almost $10 million every year to keep it up to your billionaire playboy standards, and what's the point of a nearly $120 million mansion on a cliff if you dont?

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  3. Gaming

    How Much Do All The Houses in GTAV Cost? Movoto Has The Answer [Infographic]

    If you're trying to figure out the cost of a piece of fictional real estate, then Randy Nelson is your guy. We've covered a bunch of his findings in the past about everything from G.I. Joe Headquarters to Princess Peach's castle. His latest endeavor, though -- calculating the cost of all the GTAV houses -- wasn't just for Movoto; it was personal.

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  4. Entertainment

    Thor’s Castle Is Nice, but How Much Would it Cost? Movoto Figured it Out

    Our friends at the real estate blog Movoto love figuring out how much fictional homes would sell for, and we love that they love that, because we love seeing the results. This time they've put a price on Thor's castle in Asgard, but if you want to live like the god of thunder you better pony up some serious cash.

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  5. Entertainment

    Want To Live At G.I. Joe Headquarters? You’ll Have To Move to Staten Island [Infographic]

    Normally we love it when Movoto calculates where and how expensive our favorite fictional real estate will be. Except this time around, they're totally compromising government secrets -- don't publish the exact location of the G.I. Joe command center, guys! What if Cobra Commander finds out?

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  6. Gaming

    Thank You, Mario, But You Can’t Afford the Down Payment on the Princess’s Castle

    You know, Princess Peach really should be a more active character in the Mario series. After all, according to your favorite fictional castle cost calculators over at Movoto, the lady is ridiculous kinds of loaded. Exactly how loaded is that, you ask? Natalie Griegson estimated just how expensive the castle from Super Mario 64 would actually be in real currency, and yeah, it's a lot. What else would you expect from somebody who seemingly runs an entire kingdom?

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  7. Gaming

    Why Raid Grommash Hold When You Can Buy It? Movoto Prices Out the Orc Stronghold

    What's a World of Warcraft orcish stronghold going for on today's market? How would one even begin to put a price on a virtual building? What is the real life equivalent of the Horde capital of Orgrimmar? These aren't questions normal people ask themselves. Thankfully, our friends at Movoto aren't normal. They've crunched the numbers and put a theoretical price tag on Grommash Hold. So, how much would it cost? Let's take a look at the numbers.

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  8. Weird

    Let’s Have a Serious Talk About Pokémon Living Conditions

    So you've gone and caught em' all. Now what? Pokémon (maybe) are living things and you've crammed them into a tiny Poké Ball without a second thought like a savage. What's it really like in there? The real estate experts at Movoto broke it down in their latest infographic. It seems like they are either completely wonderful or horribly monstrous living conditions.

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  9. Weird

    Turns Out Yoda’s Dagobah Mud Hut is Dirt Cheap

    Oh, sure. Yoda was living large in the Jedi Temple on Coruscant in the Star Wars prequels, but that guy hit hard times after the fall of the Jedi. Hiding out on Dagobah had its advantages -- like not getting murdered -- but the accommodations were a little sparse. What could a potential buyer expect to pay for Yoda's hut? The real estate geeks at Movoto have the answer, and an explanation.

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  10. Weird

    How Many Tetris Pieces Would It Take to Build Your Dream House?

    Tetris is hypnotic. There are few things more satisfying to the human brain than stacking up falling bricks into neat little piles. It scratches just the right itch. If building real-world objects out of Tetris blocks were an option, then that's what my house would be made of. That does raise the question of how many Tetris bricks it would take to build a house? Don't worry. Movoto's got you covered with a new calculator to figure it out.

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  11. Space

    What Are the Odds an Asteroid Will Hit Your House?

    Tomorrow the 143,000 ton asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass a mere 17,200 miles from the Earth. What does that mean for you? Nothing. There's no chance of DA14 hitting the Earth. We'll all be fine this time around, but hundreds of smaller objects strike the Earth every year. Our friends at Movoto have a handy calculator to get the odds that one will hit your house. Give it a try, and you'll probably feel a lot better about the whole thing.

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  12. Weird

    Your House Tastes Terrible, Now Go Wrap it in Bacon

    Bacon has a long and proud tradition of being wrapped around things to make them better, but those things are usually food. Would wrapping your house in bacon make it better? Probably, but how does one even begin to go about covering their house in bacon? How much bacon would it take? What's the best way to affix bacon to a house? What about defending your bacon house from predators? So many questions! Don't worry. Movoto has a handy infographic to help you sort it all out.

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  13. Entertainment

    What is Bilbo Baggins’ Hobbit Hole Worth in Today’s Market?

    There are a lot of different kinds of geeks in the world. You can be a literature geek, a video game geek, a comic book geek, or really geek out about just about anything. We won't judge you. The folks over at Movoto.com geek out about real estate, but lucky for the Internet, they also geek out about The Hobbit. They've combined their interests to create a real estate valuation and listing for Bilbo Baggins' home, Bag End. They even put it together in tasty infographic form.

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