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Moore, Oklahoma, Has an Uncanny History of Violent Tornadoes

Three major twisters have hit the city since 1999. Here's a look at how improbable that is.

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One of the Craziest Bridge Demolitions You'll Ever See

The explosive takedown of Wuham's 2.2-mile long viaduct was the longest concrete-bridge demolition in China's history.

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Scenes From San Francisco's Berserk Street Race, Bay to Breakers

You know you're at a special party when there's a nude man who's waxed his whole body except for a chest-hair smiley face.

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Brussels Does Not Take Kindly To People Messing With Its Peeing Boy Statue

Belgians love giving their Manneken Pis fashion makeovers – just not this one.

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Portland Police: Running Over Ducklings Is 'Not Going to Fare Well for the Agency'

The world cheers as an Oregon cop chooses rescuing ducks over fighting crime.

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Satellite Saw Deadly Tornado Minutes Before It Hit Texas Town

This image was taken right before a huge tornado hit the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, killing at least six people.

Let a Robot Mix You a Drink at Google I/O

This new robo-bartender that's slinging rounds in San Francisco is just great.

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Chicago Wants to Crack Down on Pedicabs: This Week in Bans

Also, Tampa wants to turn down the bass on car stereos and an Iowa city declares war on poopy geese.

Joe Doucet

A Mirror That Guarantees You'll Never Forget Superstorm Sandy

It makes it look like you're chin-deep in water.

What It Looks Like To Live Near Mexico City's Rumbling Volcano

Popocatépetl is a fire-and-smoke-belching monster that just happens to be remarkably easy on the eyes.

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A Brief Tour of San Francisco's Oddly Fancy Porta Potties

It's like they're prepping for a cover story in House & Garden.

Spring Is Here! Time For House-Crushing Walls of Ice

This weekend, winter struck back in an awesome way.

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17-Year Brood II Cicadas Emergence Update: They're Nearly Heeeere!

The sex-crazed insects have been busy in the past few weeks, with early sightings in the lands surrounding New York and Washington, D.C.

An Entire Century of Broadway Shows, Squished Into One Graphic

Steven Wong's visualization of Broadway's history shows the creeping influence of long-running musicals.

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Will the Personal Airship Be the Vehicle of the Future?

Probably not, although that hasn't stopped one Indian artist from designing a fantastic one.

Where the Cicadas Are Now Emerging

People have seen bugs belonging to Brood II, aka the mega-prolific 17-year cicada, from Georgia up to New York.

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The Best Excuse Ever for Getting Your Groceries Delivered: It's Greener

If used right, online grocery services like Peapod and FreshDirect could help reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

Google's Inside-Business Photos Sure Are Getting Surreal

Yes, that is a body being sucked down a toilet, and it only gets weirder.

Play Tokyo Like a Piano in This Gorgeous Interactive Music Video

The Japanese company behind a new urban center is celebrating it with a rather unusual artwork.