The 84-year-old structure went down in flames this week, a spectacular implosion caught from multiple camera angles.
Scandalous songs like "Sorry I Got You Pregnant" are banned from radio in Jakarta. Also, a British town restricts sidewalk solicitors; Fruita, Colo., drops its "WTF" tourist campaign; a New York city tells frackers to get drilled.
Last night, Sheboygan voters tossed out Mayor Bob Ryan in the city's first-ever mayoral recall election.
The Brooklyn grocery is in the news for wanting to ban products from Israel, but over the years it's also exiled grapes, apples, sugar, light bulbs, water, tuna salad, etc., etc.
Zoom through underground roadways and over a reconstructed Ottoman barrack in this video of the yet-to-be-built Taksim Project, a major rejiggering of Istanbul's central park.
Artist John Locke is converting obsolete Manhattan phone booths into mini libraries. Now if only people would stop stealing his entire book collection.
Boston hopes its driver-operated Street Bump app will grow sensitive enough to detect cracks in the pavement before they become gravel-spewing craters.
Also recently banned: Bath salts in Tennessee, prayers in England, and possibly "reckless skateboarding" in Los Angeles.
The rise and fall of the South, as staged in the backyard of West St. Paul councilman Ed Hansen.
If the climate continues to warm, Manhattan could face crippling deluges every 3 to 20 years by the end of the century, say MIT researchers.
The Cleanoscope, a public trashcan in Mumbai that looks like a kaleidoscope, is meant to make throwing away trash fun.
Upset with Western decadence, the government of Uzbekistan is urging its citizens to shun Valentine's in favor of Emperor Babur.
Two U.S. towns lay claim to being the nation's best place to spend Valentine's. We'll be the judge of that.
The Chicago skyline is gorgeous to look at, but in the winter it rains down icy fingers of death upon the populace.
Divers used a robotic optics system to create a photorealistic reconstruction of Pavlopetri, an ancient trading post off the coast of Greece.
Twitter reports of coughing, upset stomachs and, er, "man flu" all pop up on SickWeather.com's disease map.
Still want to sit in cloth-backed bus seats?
Plus, Tucson kills its Mexican American Studies program to comply with state law; Gulfport, Mississippi, clears out lawn couches; a meat thief is banned in Britain.
U.K. bus stops will soon smell like delicious baked potatoes. And this is likely just the beginning.