If ever there was proof that money can't buy taste, it's Curbed's roundup of 2012's most ridiculous mansions for sale. From medieval style in Miami Beach and Celine Dion's private island in Quebec, to a castle in Louisiana and an 80s explosion in Indiana, it's hard to pick which is the most hideous.
In other news, you can schedule Facebook messages for midnight on New Year's Eve, and check out plates designed to subtly control portion size. See the headlines after the jump.• In Pictures: the Year's 13 Most Gloriously Hideous Listings | Curbed
• Facebook Offers Midnight Message Delivery For New Year's Eve | AllFacebook
• Clean Your Plate, if Only to Admire It | The New York Times
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