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How Utopian Living Looked to Modernist Architects
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modernism

How Utopian Living Looked to Modernist Architects

Bold visions—from the past—of how we would live in the future.
September 14, 2016
Picturing the Strange and Surreal World of Duos and Dopplegangers
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story

Picturing the Strange and Surreal World of Duos and Dopplegangers

See double with this collection of unexpected pairings.
September 09, 2016
Incredible Photos of the Hermit Crabs Who Live In Trash
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pollution

Incredible Photos of the Hermit Crabs Who Live In Trash

Instead of shells, these hermit crabs used plastic bottle caps and other trash.
September 06, 2016
A Striking Visual Compendium of All of Berlin’s Subway Stations
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subways

A Striking Visual Compendium of All of Berlin’s Subway Stations

This photographer took on Berlin's entire U-Bahn network, one station at a time.
August 24, 2016
Sniffing Behind the Scenes of the Westminster Dog Show
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rivals week

Sniffing Behind the Scenes of the Westminster Dog Show

Up close and personal with prize-winning dogs and their groomers.
August 12, 2016
A Visual History of the Human Pyramid
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olympics

A Visual History of the Human Pyramid

A balancing act through the ages.
August 10, 2016
The Incredible Swimming Pools of Vintage Las Vegas
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vintage

The Incredible Swimming Pools of Vintage Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas quite often stays in the UNLV Archives.
August 03, 2016
The Soviet Travel Brochures That Made Estonia Look Like a Fairytale
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estonia

The Soviet Travel Brochures That Made Estonia Look Like a Fairytale

Inside an archive of travel guides and postcards that sold tourists on Soviet-era Estonia.
July 29, 2016
The Neon Glow of Bioluminescent Sea Creatures
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bioluminescence

The Neon Glow of Bioluminescent Sea Creatures

Glow-in-the-dark marine life.
July 20, 2016
Meet the Snake-Hatted Woman and Elastic Skin Man of the Harvard Theatre Collection
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performances

Meet the Snake-Hatted Woman and Elastic Skin Man of the Harvard Theatre Collection

One of the largest performing arts collections in the world also has some of the most unusual visuals.
July 15, 2016
New Jersey’s Deserted Mid-Century Motels, by Night
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new jersey

New Jersey’s Deserted Mid-Century Motels, by Night

The kitschy motels of the Wildwoods, lit up in brightly colored neon.
July 08, 2016
How Photographers Captured Electricity When It Was New
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electricity

How Photographers Captured Electricity When It Was New

Looking through a lens at the discovery that changed the world.
July 06, 2016
See Retro Space Mission Patches Worn by Cosmonauts
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design

See Retro Space Mission Patches Worn by Cosmonauts

These rare Russian insignia are a colorful relic of Soviet space travel.
July 05, 2016
See the Abandoned Ruins of a Catskills Zoo, in Photos
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abandoned amusement parks

See the Abandoned Ruins of a Catskills Zoo, in Photos

A once-sprawling farm with a sad ending and a hopeful future.
June 29, 2016
Enormous Bugs and Where to Avoid Them
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bug

Enormous Bugs and Where to Avoid Them

Meet the giants of the insect world.
June 22, 2016
Take a Virtual Vacation to the Beaches and Pools of New York City
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pools

Take a Virtual Vacation to the Beaches and Pools of New York City

Where to cool down when it's hot in the city.
June 17, 2016
Behind the Scenes Photos of NYC's Steinway Piano Factory
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factories

Behind the Scenes Photos of NYC's Steinway Piano Factory

Photographing the intricate craft of creating a piano.
June 15, 2016
Photographing the World's Secret Subterranean Spaces
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underground

Photographing the World's Secret Subterranean Spaces

What exactly lies beneath us?
June 10, 2016
9 Surprising Places that Inspired Famous Books and Music
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photography

9 Surprising Places that Inspired Famous Books and Music

From JRR Tolkien to Pink Floyd, these spots spurred creativity.
June 03, 2016
Starkly Beautiful Brutalist Buildings, Photographed in Black and White
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brutalism

Starkly Beautiful Brutalist Buildings, Photographed in Black and White

A celebration of controversial concrete.
May 25, 2016
Fancy Living in a Tree? Take a Look at These Dream Treehouses
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tree week

Fancy Living in a Tree? Take a Look at These Dream Treehouses

Enchanting architecture in the tree-tops.
May 20, 2016
Vintage Photos of Lumberjacks and the Giant Trees They Felled
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tree week

Vintage Photos of Lumberjacks and the Giant Trees They Felled

Loggers posing with the trees they cut down by hand.
May 18, 2016
The Hidden Beauty That Only Satellites Can See
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climate change

The Hidden Beauty That Only Satellites Can See

From space, Earth is living art.
May 13, 2016
Exploring Moscow’s Majestic Metro Stations
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russia

Exploring Moscow’s Majestic Metro Stations

History, symbolism, and beauty beneath Russia's capital.
May 12, 2016