The world's first computer: The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC). Originally built at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering, in 1946, ENIAC weighed 60,000 pounds and took up a room larger than most studio apartments (1,500 square feet). britannica.com/technology…
Because of tight budget and small room, Naughty Dog (Uncharted, The Last of Us) had to open front door and shoot from apartment hallway for move sets in their Mortal Kombat's ripoff - Way of the Warrior. It made the neighbors mistakenly believed that the studio were shooting kinky porno en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Way…
In 1974 Paul McCartney and John Lennon watched SNL in John's apartment when Lorne Michaels offered $3000 to get the Beatles back together. The two seriously considered going to the studio just a few blocks away but decided it was too late. This was the last time the two would ever be together. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pau…
Lorne Michaels offered John and Paul $3000 to perform 3 Beatles songs on SNL in 1976. The duo were actually watching the show live at Lennon's apartment, only 1.5 miles away. They almost got into a cab to go to the studio as a gag, but then called off the whole thing because they were tired. ultimateclassicrock.com/j…
The surface area of the human digestive track is about the same size as a small, studio apartment in Manhattan (i.e., around 32 square meters / 350 square feet) ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
A group of artists built a secret 750 square foot studio apartment in a parking lot of a Providence, RI mall which wasn't discovered until 4 years later. laughingsquid.com/artists…
Haoui Montaug, bouncer at Studio 54, had a party to celebrate and watch his live suicidal attempt which took place in his apartment with Madonna attending via telephone. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hao…
Klasky Scupo, the studio behind 'Rugrats', 'Aaahh!!! Real Monsters', 'The Wild Thornberrys', 'Rocket Power' and 'As Told by Ginger' was founded by a married couple in 1982 in the spare room of their apartment. The two divorced in 1995, and have remained business partners ever since. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arl…
Public housing in Singapore starts from $80k for a studio apartment esales.hdb.gov.sg/hdbvsf/…
...The "Yo Comapny" (owner of the yotel nyc) has developed a 5 room apartment which has been seamlessly incorporated into a single (stackable) studio space. yo.co.uk/home/
The Murphy bed is named after William L Murphy who needed a way to hide his bed in order to have a girl over to his one bedroom apartment b/c of the moral codes of the times. mentalfloss.com/article/3…

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