IKEA Eco-Car? Furniture Knockoffs, Tyson's Abandoned Mansion and New LA Water Rates

Los Angeles Slinks for 03.24.2009

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IKEA Branded Car?: Rumors abound about IKEA possibly releasing an environmentally-friendly coupe/convertible. We'll believe it if the car is started with hex key wrench.

Knock-Off In Style: the site hasn't been updated in awhile, but it's still a fascinating resource for comparing the real thing to the knock-offs, for better or for worse.

The Abandoned Mansion of Mike Tyson: The mansion looks less like a home and more like an extravagant retirement community. Tragic and creepy.

Reduce Your Water Use By June 1st or More: Metblogs LA reports on the the L.A. DWP is implementing “shortage year water rates” (PDF) beginning June 1, 2009, cutting water permitted by 15% before an overage charge is added.

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