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Berlin: Barbie's New Home

The famous doll now has a life-sized mansion in the center of European Bohemianism.

It's the End of the Road for This Waterlogged Roller Coaster

Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, work crews are dismantling New Jersey's Jet Star.

Car Repair Didn't Go So Well? Smash Your Luxury Ride to Smithereens

This is apparently how some Chinese drivers handle this frustration.

Paris's Beloved, Legal Artist Squatter Community in Peril

A stand-off with the city could cost Paris one of its most-visited bastions of Bohemianism.

The Real Life Towns That Inspired 'The Great Gatsby'

Vintage photos of Long Island's mansions.

Why Did the Ostrich (or Snake, or Llama) Cross the Road?

9 adorable images of animals wandering the streets.

Beijing's Creepy, Abandoned Theme Park Is Finally Coming Down

Once, developers dreamed of building "the largest amusement park in Asia." But no longer.

10 Playgrounds That Would Put Your Childhood Hangout to Shame

Gigantic crocheted alligators, luminous glowing water spurts, and more.

Will Mumbai's Tallest Skyscraper Be Its Greenest Too?

The proposed 116-story Imperial Tower will offer a slew of sustainable options.

Terrifying Images From California's Latest Wildfires

Already, 10,000 acres of the Los Angeles area have been torched.

One World Trade Center's Spire Gets Hoisted Atop the Building

A 400-foot tall spire will be attached for good some time in the next several weeks.

Workers Around the World Unite for May Day

For much of the world, the beginning of May evokes not May poles but protests.

Dhaka Explodes in Protests After Factory Collapse Kills Hundreds

Workers demand safer conditions; government action after the worst accident in the country's short history.

A Sure-Fire Way to Brighten Up Drab Housing Stock, No Razing Required

In Panama City, Spanish urban art collective Boa Mistura decked out a building in a colorful, collaborative graffiti project.

Piles of Sneakers, Rose Petals and Other Moving Memorials to Boston

From the city and beyond.

How Boston Magazine Put Together Its Striking Marathon Cover

The magazine collected and photographed dozens of shoes from runners, all while the city was on lock-down.

In Bangladesh, a Frantic Search for Survivors After a Factory Collapse

At least 70 garment workers have died and scores more were injured when an 8-story building fell down Wednesday morning.

The Faces of New York, Plastered on the Sidewalks of New York

The portraits were taken in a giant photo booth in Tribeca.

See This Gigantic Red Ball 'Tour' Paris

Artist Kurt Perschke is installing an enormous red ball in a different Parisian location every day through April 28.