Also in This Week in Bans: a lonesome howl is heard as Germany outlaws bestiality, Cambridge University orders its students to stop throwing flour at each other.
Researchers looking into New York City's flu rates think they may be able to predict local pandemics seven weeks before they happen.
In Berlin, a shadowy street artist known as Vermibus transforms mundane billboards into creepy macabre frightscapes
A night of competitive cycling on "brakeless" single-speed cycles offers a veritable highlight reel of face planting and smashing into walls.
A review of the research indicates that could be the nasty truth, and other toilet tidbits.
This is what passed for road safety 80 years ago.
In a world that deems it fit to stuff and preserve dead pets, this isn't that bizarre.
Warning: Ahead lies profanity, chair throwing and INSANE DEALS!
They'd join the ranks of one in three women worldwide who face "shame, disease, harassment and even attack," according to WaterAid.
It's astonishing to see what somebody can conjure from the leavings on a fix-it shop's floor.
This simulation shows one-ton blobs of carbon dioxide rising from the street in giant blue spheres.
"It was just sitting there, gathering dust."
An Italian street artist has the perfect thing for when the bus is running late: Popping bubblewrap.
The famed architect's vision for Tokyo's New National Stadium is gorgeous and a little intimidating.
The skies have been absolutely insane this week.
Also, Portland's City Council rushes to remove agitators, and Uganda's biggest city decides to get rid of single-family houses.
Danielle van Lunteren's "Infected" bags spread pestilence into the ultra-clean cities of the Netherlands.
Is this Jackie Chan's long-lost grandfather?
Also, the Portland Loo is voted best public bathroom in Canada, and Japan deploys a toilet soccer goalie.