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6 Absurd Architecture Projects

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a building!

China's Extreme Holdouts

One house is left standing in the middle of a newly built road in Zhejiang province.

How Cities Celebrate Thanksgiving

Traditions from around the country.

Traveling This Holiday? Here's What the Roads (and Airways) Look Like

43 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles between Wednesday and Monday.

The Wonder of Moving Things From Place to Place

The often miraculous ways we get our stuff (and ourselves) from one spot to another.

'This Isn't a Way to Live'

What the latest Israel-Palestine conflict looks like on the ground.

A Polygamous Town Built Into a Mountain

A small community of fundamentalist Mormons literally carved homes into the side of a massive sandstone rock in Utah.

California Photographer Shoots in Google Street View

Doug Rickard scours Google's maps to find instances of the ordinary buried inside.

Watching People Watch the Eclipse

A rare total eclipse momentarily darkens skies over Australia.

The Staten Island Clean-Up Has a Long Way to Go

Many waterfront communities are still in a "state of torment."

6 Truly Strange Theme Restaurants

Ever wanted to eat dinner on the toilet? In China, you can!

The Ecstasy, the Agony: Reactions to Election 2012

Revelry and misery at bars, watch parties and rallies across the country.

Where People Are Waiting to Vote the Longest

A quick survey of polling place waits around the country.

A Peek Inside the Narrowest House in the World

If you weren't looking for it, you might walk right past the Keret House in Warsaw.

Halloween Around the World

Scenes from London, Manila, and more.

A Historic Journey: The Trek to Mecca

Millions of Muslims converge on the Saudi Arabian city.

Laugh Along With Mexico's 800 Clowns

The annual Clown Congress meets this week.

Luminous Photos of Phuket's Wild Vegetarian Festival

The celebration, which features massive face piercings, is not for the faint of heart.

Thousands Dance, Don Purple Robes for Panama's 'Black Jesus' Festival

Over 60,000 pilgrims come each year to pray for forgiveness.