John Metcalfe

Parts of Australia Get Swamped In Up to 9 Feet of Nasty Ocean Foam

First it was the extreme heat, now it's horrible drifts of smothering sea lather.

PAN

This Summer, the Mailboxes in Bristol Will Begin to Talk

Post boxes, trash cans and lamp posts will chat up members of the public in what is perhaps the strangest public-art project to come out of the U.K.

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Tree-Climbing Obama Heckler Exiled From D.C.

Also, politicians in Naples are sick of you assuming they're all criminals, and the U.K. suspends the coolest teacher ever.

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If Only All City Lighting Looked Like This Charming Street in Athens

It's like a lamp store exploded in there!

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NASA's Alarming Map of the Worst Australian Heat Wave on Record

The 114-degree heat in Sydney recently is nothing compared to 121-degrees recorded in Moomba.

Watch Portland Move an Entire Bridge in One Day

The shifting of the 3,400-ton span is rumored to be the biggest bridge move in history.

Maximo Riera

The 'Toad Sofa' Is 2013's Must-Have Chair

Obviously.

Supralude

Brooklyn Building Transforms Into a Huge Equalizer

Truly mesmerizing.

Youngsil Lee

Need Extra Room on the Subway? Try This Spiky 'Hedgehog' Dress

Youngsil Lee's garment raises a shield of skin-puncturing needles when its wearer feels threatened (or is just being a jerk).

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Soon, the Only Place to Smoke in San Francisco Will Be Alcatraz

Also recently banned: a throat-slitting kite string in India and an Aussie grandma who made $1 million worth of false emergency phone calls.

Modern-Day Travis Bickle Makes a Sleeve Gun For His iPhone

Ladies, restrain yourselves.

Dennis Siegel

German Man Builds Device to Suck Electricity From Power Lines, Other People

Dennis Siegel claims his curious contraption feeds itself like a leech on ambient electromagnetic fields.

NASA/NOAA

NASA Satellite Image Shows Beijing Drowning in a Lake of Smog

Air pollution has been particularly bad in China this week, with levels nine times above what the U.S. considers "unsafe."

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Incredible Hallucinatory Graffiti, Courtesy of Your iPad

The Tagtool app may cost an arm and a leg, but the results are weirdly fantastic.

Urban Super Mario Goes On Super Violent Graffiti Crime Spree

This is not the Super Mario Bros. game you want the kids playing.

Knocking Down Huge Buildings Quietly, Floor by Floor

A Japanese construction company turns demolition into energy using something it calls a "big hat."

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Why Does This Canadian Bridge Keep Trying to Kill People?

The widest bridge in the world, the Vancouver-area Port Mann span, is failing its debut in a spectacular fashion.

Watch the New East Span of S.F.'s Bay Bridge Go Up in 2 Minutes

This could be the last time you see the San Francisco — Oakland Bay Bridge not mired in godawful traffic.

Is This the World's Oldest Dash Cam Video?

Incredible footage from the 1920s shows New York's traffic has always been a problem (especially when you're rushing to put out a fire).