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When America First Saw Itself in Color

A new book looks back at the Detroit Publishing Company's stunning Photochrom postcards. 

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China's Latest Architectural Copycat: Egypt's Great Sphinx

Why travel to Giza when Shijiazhuang has its own noseless replica?

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This Forgotten 1970s Collage Artist Now Seems Like He Saw the Future

Don ZanFanga was especially obsessed with the twin towers of the World Trade Center. 

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In Search of a New Era for Ambitious Chicago Architecture

An exhibit highlighting the city's rich history of architectural innovation also hopes to encourage big new ideas. 

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Philadelphia's Tourist-Friendly Prison

Eastern State Penitentiary housed its last inmates in 1971. Since then, it's become a destination for visitors, art, and prison-era reunions.

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The Latest Pennsylvania Town That Can't Pay Its Bills

Times are so tough in Shamokin, City Hall had its gas cut off last month.

Ryan Schude

Whimsical Portraits of People and Their Cars

Catching up with the man fascinated by the relationship between humans and their personal vehicles.

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Preserving One of the 1964 World's Fair's Few Remnants

Philip Johnson's New York State Pavilion was designated a "National Treasure" earlier this week.

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The Many Strange Faces of This Old Skyscraper

A unique look inside Manhattan's 101-year-old Woolworth Building.

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A Look Inside America's First Cat Cafe

Serving "Cat'achinos," naturally.

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Citing Safety Concerns, Nepal's Sherpas Cancel the 2014 Climbing Season

The decision comes after 16 of their colleagues were killed in an avalanche.

Ashley Molese

Explaining Baltimore's Complicated Relationship With Its Sister Cities

Does that urban sibling connection mean anything at all?

Incredible Photos From L.A.'s Art Fair

A small preview of Paris Photo Los Angeles, taking place next week.

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Catching and Saving Bucharest's Stray Dogs

More than 60,000 homeless canines roam the Romanian capital.

Revisiting the Work of One of America's Best Postwar Photographers

Some of Garry Winogrand's most compelling images of New York, L.A., and Albuquerque.

A Look Through the LAPD's Stunning Photo Archives

Old photographs from the infamous police department will be on display inside a fake police station at Paramount Studios.

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The Favelas Where World Cup Tourists Will Be Staying

Not all soccer fans can afford a swanky hotel by the beach. Property owners in some of Rio's slums are taking advantage.

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These Dutch Tulip Fields Look Like Test Patterns

Book your Mid-April flight over Lisse stat.

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Why People Are Posing as Corpses in Ukrainian Supermarkets

In hopes of furthering a boycott of Russian goods, protesters are starting flash mobs to raise awareness.