John Metcalfe

Awesome Art Made From Recycled Skateboards

Tokyo artist Haroshi makes wildly colorful art from hundreds of stacked skateboard decks.

NASA

Where Catastrophic Droughts and Floods Are Bound to Happen in the U.S.

A new NASA map shows what parts of the country will likely soon suffer from extreme floods, major droughts, and other water-related calamities.

The Electric Bicycle of the Future Looks a Lot Like One From the 1800s

The Germans have dragged the velocipede into the modern age of plastics, and it actually looks quite rideable.

San Francisco Does the 'Monster Mash' on a Public Bus

Love music videos about bus etiquette? Then boy oh boy, you're in for a real treat here.

Pro-Teq

Britain Is Experimenting With a Glowing, Seemingly Self-Aware Bike Path

The "Starpath" absorbs sunlight during the day and glows with a supernatural-looking topaz aura at night.

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Dear City, Here's Why I Hate You

An online project collects people's complaints about their burg in more than 80 locations.

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Take a Hellish Tour of America's Most Satanic Landmarks

A national obsession with the supernatural has led to sinister locales like Satan Hill, Lucifer Falls, Mount Evil, and Lake Chaos.

Coming Soon to a Favela Near You: A Machine That Turns Old Soda Cans Into Furniture

The Rube Goldbergian "mobile foundry" smelts aluminum cans into helpful objects for your butt.

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High Heels Designed Especially for Cycling

You can make your own wood-and-leather heels that clip into the pedals following this eight-step process.

Neiman Marcus

This Chicken Coop Is Modeled After Versailles and Costs $100,000

The perfect gift for the urban farmer who's trying to alienate loved ones with dumb purchases.

Behold, the Largest Land Art in the United Kingdom

Hey, is that field staring at me?

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A British Town's Insomnia Could Be Due to Loud, Horny Fish

A massive orgy under the waves might be filling the homes of Hampshire with an irritating droning that makes it impossible to sleep.

San Francisco's Drug Needle-Covered Dirt Becomes Artistic Dishware

These kitchen bowls were made from soil beneath the city's notoriously nasty Tenderloin neighborhood.

Adam Pearce

America's Most Violent Tornadoes Since 1950, Seen on One Blustery Map

Twister activity gets intriguing treatment in this explorable visualization.

New York City

Exploring the Hilarious Noise Complaints of 1930s New York

The irritating sounds of Manhattan's Jazz Age included yelping newsboys, river dredgers, a marching band of orphans, and a fog siren.

Reuters

In Terms of Political Protest, It Doesn't Get Much Ruder Than a Big Middle Finger

Czech artist David Cerny erected this massive one-fingered salute in front of his country's presidential palace.

Knoema

These Countries Have the Oldest, and Youngest, First Marriages

People tend to get married at older ages in richer, more developed countries, and at younger ages in less-prosperous regions.

Reuters

Seattle's Hilly Neighborhoods Could Slide Into the Water During the Next Earthquake

More than 8,000 buildings and several Seattle neighborhoods are in the potential pathways of devastating landslides.

The Strange Floating Garbage Piles of Artist Masakatsu Sashie

If Magneto decided to attend art school, here's what he might produce: Huge levitating balls of rusty trash and city infrastructure.