(MoneyWatch) Would you ever consider living full-time in a Cold War missile silo? How about in a set of orange cement domes reminiscent of the Flintstones' house or a building designed to defy death itself?
Repurposed spaces inspire some architects and homeowners to reimagine what a home can be. Others are influenced by scientific breakthroughs -- or cartoon characters -- to solve domestic problems and create homes that embrace the unconventional.
Here are 10 quirky houses that will make you question what's normal.