In a craigslist ad posted today, there’s a listing for a 400 sq.ft. efficiency for $1250. That’s a tough sell. There’s not a lot you can do in that tiny space: push-ups, drinking a six-pack, watching “Law & Order” on a medium-sized TV, make eggs, read a book—-maybe not Infinite Jest—-in an Ikea chair, use a cellphone.

But the small space does include a Murphy Bed:

What an old-school space saver! But I’ll pass. I know I will never put the bed in the upright position.