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Popularity Contest of the Day: Urban Infrastructure, on Flickr

What do we photograph more, stop signs or streetlights?

From an Apartment Full of Cardboard Boxes, a Massive Work of Art

You too, could turn the remnants of your recent move into a cool video art installation.

Courtesy of SMAK

Why Can't an Entire City Be a Museum?

Curators in Ghent, Belgium, use art to force visitors into far-flung neighborhoods.

Ivo Tavares Studio

A Flock of Flying Umbrellas Invades Portugal

The city of Águeda is awash in a strange kind of street art.

Courtesy: Build Up Japan

What Japan Would Look Like if it Were Made of 1.8 Million LEGOs

A group of students recreate the country.

Wikimedia Commons

The Nazi Olympics, Revisited

A new exhibit at Pittsburgh’s Holocaust Center explores the most infamous of Games.

Elwe.Kassel/Facebook

Inside a German Prison That's Now An Artsy Hostel

Going to jail has never been so fun.

Peter Root

A City of Staples

A miniature megalopolis.

Steed Taylor

The World's Biggest Gay Rights 'Tattoo'

Artist Steed Taylor unravels the story behind Chicago's "Galloon," a tribute to out gays and lesbians in the military.

C. Doersch et. all

Data-Mining a City's Visual Identity

Researchers train an algorithm to tell us why Paris looks like Paris.

In Lake Placid, the Olympics Are Still Very Much Alive

The Games infrastructure is woven into the fabric of the city.

Viktor Kölbig

Make a Houseplant Into a Lamp, via German Ingenuity

Lightly stroking your plants can light up the room.

Alberto Garcia

Can the City With the World's Worst Reputation Change People's Minds?

A group of photographers set out to reinvent the image of Ciudad Juarez.

Reuters

Greenland Might Not Be Melting As Fast As We Thought

A new study in Science suggests the ice sheet may be able to slow its melting rate.

K. Scott Kreider

Reimagining an Entire Neighborhood Through Murals

Dutch muralists Haas and Hahn have teamed up to revitalize a blighted section of Philadelphia.

Dumbo Arts Center

Text Yourself Into This Public Art Show

A roving exhibit lets anyone write in.

Inscape Studio

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

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

Chris Reynolds/Flickr

Terrify Your Fellow Bikers With This Glowing Anglerfish-Cycle

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

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.