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A Taste of Different School Lunches Around the World

From empanadas to ratatouille.

Bolivia Deploys the World's Largest System of Cable Cars

One more sign of the coming "Golden Age of Gondolas"?

Tremble at These Surreal, Sky-High Urban Roller Coasters

These photo manipulations may inspire feelings of nausea, dizziness, and impending doom.

Notre Dame Cathedral Just Got an LED Makeover

Can one of the world's most famous historic churches hold up to modern-day lighting?

Capturing the Least Glamorous Moments of British Nightlife

A journey into the surreal carnival that is nighttime in Manchester and Newcastle.

Computers Can Now Automatically Stereotype 'Hipsters' and 'Bikers'

Scientists have trained algorithms to determine your "urban tribe" from your online photos.

LEGO Model of the Day: Urban Density Gone Bad

A playful exercise in jam-packed city living.

Here's What It Would Look Like If Paris's Houses Could Fly

An artist reimagines the city's homes against the sky.

Lunar New Year Around the World

Welcoming the Year of the Snake.

Love Celebrations Across the Globe

Balloons, teddy bears, and kissing contests.

Those Old Color Photographs of Paris You've Been Seeing? Not Quite Real.

Here's what the originals look like.

It's So Cold in Chicago, Firefighters Left This Warehouse Covered in Ice

This is what happens when you fight a fire in below-freezing temperatures.

Restoring Sandy-Damaged Photos, for Free

The storm ruined scores of images. But one organization wants to help bring some back to life.

These Unbelievable Pictures of Sandy's Destruction Are Actually Real

There are plenty of fake photos floating around this morning, but these images aren't lying.

Early Scenes From Sandy

How things looked early Monday, before the bulk of the storm made landfall on the U.S. East Coast.