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Hot Weather Fatalities in the U.K. Could Double by 2050

Humanity should brace itself for the searing and deadly weather of the future, say British scientists.

An Eerily Beautiful Phone Booth Filled to the Brim With Goldfish

Good luck trying to place a call in this booth-cum-aquarium.

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Britain Is Experimenting With a Glowing, Seemingly Self-Aware Bike Path

The "Starpath" absorbs sunlight during the day and glows with a supernatural-looking topaz aura at night.

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A British Town's Insomnia Could Be Due to Loud, Horny Fish

A massive orgy under the waves might be filling the homes of Hampshire with an irritating droning that makes it impossible to sleep.

WMP

This Heat-Sensing Helicopter Can Find Your Illicit Marijuana-Grow House

British police busted an apartment-tower grow operation after noticing its heat signature through the walls.

Eerie, Pixelated Girl Lurks in a British Train Station

Cross that demon child from The Ring with a 16-bit Super Mario, and you might get this uncanny optical illusion.

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This Week in Bans: Santa Monica Outlaws Christmas Displays

Also banned recently: Porch sofas in Durham, North Carolina; public profanity near Boston; a British man who drinks mouthwash.

Jo Peel

A Mural About City-Building That Actually Doesn't Stink

This time-lapse video chronicles painted cranes as they "build" a city from the ground up, with real-life objects blending into two dimensions and vice versa.

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This Week in Bans: Miniskirts Outlawed in Indonesian Cities

Also, Hong Kong bans pregnant "birth tourists" from the mainland; New York City's public schools try to avoid using test words like "dinosaur" and "Christmas"; and Britain bans... something.