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This Week in Bans: The English and Their 'Extreme' Dog Dancing

Also, Oklahoma City outlaws Michigan sportswear and a face-kicking preacher is turned away from the U.K.

Grisly Reports From Britain's Worst-Rated Public Toilets

Bathroom users warn of the boogers, blood and unbearable stench in the U.K's allegedly three foulest loos.

50 Years After the Beatles, Liverpool Is Back

England's Detroit has boosted its cultural offerings to become a tourist magnet.

This Week in Bans: No Sex In a British Graveyard

Also, Atlanta outlaws smoking in public parks and a Massachusetts town stops feeding the bears (after one licks a human).

UK Bus Passengers Aghast at Poo Tidal Wave

Also, a pilot program to give out free toilet paper in China fails miserably.

If You Were to X-Ray an Entire Office Building, It Would Look Something Like This

Radioactive photographer Nick Veasey works with dangerous wavelengths to reveal the inner beauty of the city.

The 'Longest Bench' in England Laughs at Your Attempts to Sit On It

A hundred bucks to anyone in England who can grind the length of this bench.

In the Future, Traffic Might Sound Less Like 'Honk' and More Like 'Eee-Beep-Boop'

A British designer wants to turn the noise of electric cars into a city-wide, experimental symphony.

The Craziest Skateboard Ever Can Walk Down Stairs

Po-Chih Lai's "Stair Rover" is meant to conquer the rugged streetscape of London.

An Art Exhibit Underneath London Made of Entirely of Fungus

"The Majesty" is an installation in an abandoned London railway vault that's crawling with slow-moving, spore-spitting mold.

This Week in Bans: Moscow Outlaws Gay-Pride Parades for Next 100 Years

Also, California cities binge on foie gras before it's banned; Boston knocks down satellite dishes; you can't dress up like Tinker Bell at Disney World; a British city welcomes back meter maids.

A Public Sculpture That Moans and Howls in the Wind

Luke Jerram's wind-powered "Aeolus" looks like the result of smashing together a pipe organ and a porcupine.

Heart-Stopping Art of the Day: Giant Inflatable Tentacles

An artist from the U.K. makes it look as if buildings are being strangled by a malignant Kraken.

Plastic Straw Bans Are the New Plastic Bag Bans

Environmentalists have kicked off a campaign called "Straw Wars" to rid London's Soho district of drinking straws.

In Liverpool, a Leviathan Awakens from the Briny Deep

A 50-foot tall creature in a diving suit stalks the streets of England.

Flavors We Do Not Want to See in Lickable London Elevators: Jellied Eel, Blood Pudding...

The U.K.'s first "lickable lift" raises horrific questions about what kind of flavors will be gracing the walls.

From the Top of the Shard, London Looks Like a 'Giant Urban Circuit Board'

Urban explorers recently climbed the tallest building in the European Union. Here's what they saw.

The Glorious Return of the World's Smallest Street-Legal Car

How would you like to own a car so compact that you could pick it up and carry it into your apartment at night?

Pink Lights, Talking Cameras, and High-Pitched Squeals: The World's Weirdest Anti-Loitering Technologies

Do any of these annoying strategies actually work?