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Barclays Center Is So Special, It Even Has Its Own Specially Engineered Smell

The unique, highly engineered scent of citrus or lemons, or "a brand new Benz," depending on who you ask.

A Tumblr of Utterly Terrible 'Affordable' Apartments

"Top bunk is $500 per month, bottom bunk is $600 per month."

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The Long Overdue Demise of the Cupcake Craze

Is there a more widely, vocally despised food than the prissy, expensive, full-of-itself gourmet cupcake?

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In Praise of Taxi Drivers, In Spite of all the Harrowing, Horrible Trips I've Taken

It is a very strange, urban thing to get in a car with a stranger.

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Presenting the Water Fountain of the Future

No awkward bending over necessary.

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Occupy Wall Street's New Gig: Hurricane Relief

Sandy seems to be bringing out the best in a lot of New Yorkers, including the Zucotti Park organizers.

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In New York, the Pay Phone Makes a Comeback, However Briefly

Nothing brings back old technology like a black out.

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Fear of a Tiny Apartment

By endorsing smaller and smaller living spaces, are we creating a world in which only the very wealthy can live in anything more than sardine-can habitats?

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The Summer of the Gun

The problem is not that the rest of the world seems so meaningless, it's how numbed we've become to the horror stories in our midst.