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A Quintessentially Canadian Idea for Winter Smartphone Use

Stay warm without giving up your phone.

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A Love Letter to L.A., From Its Street-Food King

Roy Choi invented the Korean taco craze. In his new cookbook, he takes readers on a wild tour of Los Angeles culinary offerings.

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Training the Next Generation of Bullfighters ... in France

Kids take on fake bulls and real calves in Nimes. 

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The World's Messiest 5K Race

Themed for-profit road races like the Color Run are proving to be a challenge for many cities to manage.

Awesome Art Made From Recycled Skateboards

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

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Epic Photos of the World's Largest Ball Pit

Swimming in a million pink and green balls.

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This Cafe Has Brilliantly Disguised Its 'B' Health Inspection Rating

Embarrassed by the lackluster score posted on your front window? Just add a 'R-U-N-C-H'!

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A Verse to Go, Please: Street Poets and the Lives They Touch

On-demand poetry elevates curbside artists to messengers of clarity, wisdom, and solace.

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Even Singapore's Road Blocks Got Adorably Dressed Up for Halloween

Invasion of the Minions from Despicable Me.

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Hollywood's Greatest Hauntings, in One Horror-Filled Map

A spooky look at the geography of more than 200 top-rated scary movies.

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.

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Now You Can Rent a Bauhaus Dorm Room For $50 a Night

The interior design is, as expected, wonderfully minimalist.

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How to Get Turned Away From Europe's Hottest Nightclub

Berghain's exclusivity is legendary. And a new app isn't going to help you past the velvet ropes.

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Warning: Your Sriracha Supply Is in Serious Jeopardy

Irwindale, California, tried to shutter the hot sauce maker after residents complained. Could a shortage follow?

5 Bold Ideas for Reinventing the Coastline After Hurricane Sandy

Rebuild by Design's innovative solutions for a future when rising sea levels reconfigure the East Coast beyond recognition.

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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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New Street Art Targets L.A.'s Vacuous Celebrities

Plastic Jesus has a simple message: stop making stupid people famous.

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Japan's Scaled-Down Olympics

Officials are already cutting bells and whistles from Zaha Hadid's bold stadium proposal to avoid runaway costs.