Design

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Death for the World's Largest Eco-Bathroom

All the bathroom news that's fit to print.

Dzmitry Samal

Introducing the Concrete Watch

Wear the sidewalk on your wrist.

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Unravel Your Home's History

10 tricks for figuring out your home's back story.

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Metrocards Could Be Pieces of a Gigantic Urban Puzzle

A Brooklyn design firm proposes a clever way to combine advertising and adventuring.

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Translating D.C.'s Architectural Future Into Mini Golf

A course in the National Building Museum echoes architects' visions for our nation's capital.

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Terrify Your Fellow Bikers With This Glowing Anglerfish-Cycle

Who doesn't want to ride around Australia inside a marine predator's gaping maw?

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Mike Hewson

Trompe-l'oeil of the Day: Inside a Building Destroyed by an Earthquake

A voyeuristic portrait of life inside as it was lived before the Christchurch earthquake.

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The Habitable Bridge, Resurrected

Meet the new bridge, same as the old bridge.

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Berlin's Holi, a Few Months Late

The city celebrates the festival of colors.

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Courtesy: Tom Dixon

For Rent: An Apartment in a Water Tower

$3,900 will get you a room in this renovated tower, complete with a fire escape walk-up.

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Can We Quantify a Good Walk?

The factors that make some strolls much more appealing than others.

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Jenni Sparks

The Coolest New Maps of London

From an infographic of Olympic venues to street-by-street damage inflicted by the Blitz.

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The Geography of Team USA

Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.

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A Museum Exhibit Based Around the Humble Plastic Bag

Cost of entry to this unusual Swiss show: One plastic sack (seriously).

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Advertising That's Squirted Into Your Nose on Your Morning Commute

A Dunkin' Donuts ad secretes delicious coffee smells whenever their radio ad comes on.

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New Stamps That Combine London's Architecture and Olympians

The Royal Mail unveils its newest Games-related stamps.

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People Are Still Painting Dead Lawns Green

The relic front-yard service borne of the housing bust is revived as a drought hits the nation.

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Cataloging the Olympic Venues

A round-up of the buildings in use during the London games.

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Counterfeit Streetlights in Qatar

How 920 streetlights in Doha launched a years-long legal battle between industrial designers and the State of Qatar.