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How We Hate on Architecture Now

Bold projects, like Zaha Hadid's stadium in Qatar, have to be ready for nasty nicknames.

Shutterstock.com/Matej Hudovernik

The Postal Service Is Getting Sued for Accidentally Using a 'Sexier' Statue of Liberty on Its Stamp

Oops.

Associated Press

Brazil Restarts Construction on Stadium Where 2 People Died Last Week

Officials say it's safe for workers to return to Sao Paulo's Itaqueraro, which will host the World Cup.

Maps

Congratulations, Ohio! You're the Sweariest State in the Union

Phone-call data track the distribution of courtesy (and the lack of it) over recorded conversations. We'd thought better of you, Buckeyes.

Videos

The Rise of New York City's Skyscrapers After the 1929 Crash

A documentary revisits the iconic 1932 'Lunch Atop a Skyscraper' photograph.

PBS

How Our Most Intimate Stories Become Animated Shorts

For the past couple of years, a team of artists has taken StoryCorps interviews and made them into documentary cartoons.

Henry Hargreaves photography/Facebook

The Louvre and Guggenheim, Recreated in Gingerbread

Delicious candy architecture.

John Metcalfe

Believe It or Not, This Weird Funnel-Shaped Thing Is a Bike Rack

Meet the first person in America to embrace the European "Cyclepod."

Brandon Bloch and Tim Sessler

The Hidden Art of Dive Bar Bathrooms

"A multitude of intermixed colors that provide a visually stunning experience."

Nick DiMaio

Photographing the Decline of the American Shopping Center

Nick DiMaio has spent years thinking about and documenting dying retails models around the country.

Videos

Russia's Olympic Woes Compound as a Torch Runner Catches Fire

It's just the latest screeching derailment in the slow-moving train wreck that is the 2014 Winter Olympics torch relay.

Jeff Friesen

A Canadian's LEGO Interpretation of the 50 United States

Over the top, yes, but also pretty fun.

Reuters

Inside the World's Most Isolated Theater

Getting to the Patricia in British Columbia involves a complicated combination of cars and ferries.

Associated Press

Construction Collapse at Brazil World Cup Stadium Kills Three

The timing is pretty awful for Brazil's turn at hosting the 2014 World Cup games this summer.

AFP news agency/Youtube

A Massive Louis Vuitton Suitcase Descends On Moscow, Angering Russian Politicians

Capitalism, not in moderation.

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Associated Press

The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Used to Be Extremely Creepy

Eighty years ago, the balloons were instead weird animals and dead-eyed people.

Reuters

Americans' New Thanksgiving Tradition: Watching TV All Day Long

People seem to spend far more time in front of the television than they do at the dinner table.

Natalya Egon / Noel Turgeon

Instead of Plowing Snow, What If We Shaped It Into Fun Climbing Mountains or Dunes?

Two designers have an inventive idea for how cities could transform snow removal.

Steve Dykes-USA Today Sports via Reuters

A Children's Treasury of Derrick Rose Heartbreak in Chicago

The very public mourning of another lost season.