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A Unique, 3D-Printed Bike Bridge Has Opened in the Netherlands
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bicycles

A Unique, 3D-Printed Bike Bridge Has Opened in the Netherlands

The small-but-mighty structure is the first ever to be printed out of reinforced concrete.
October 18, 2017
Digging Through the Archives of 'PURRRRR!,' the Premier Cat Newsletter of the 1980s
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profiles

Digging Through the Archives of 'PURRRRR!,' the Premier Cat Newsletter of the 1980s

Before the internet, people got their feline fix in analog form.
October 17, 2017
This 'Dead Trend' Cemetery Celebrates All the Fads We Lost in 2017
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pop culture

This 'Dead Trend' Cemetery Celebrates All the Fads We Lost in 2017

RIP, dabbing. (And long live dad jokes.)
October 17, 2017
Unsettling Edvard Munch Paintings Are Coming to Oslo Airport
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airports

Unsettling Edvard Munch Paintings Are Coming to Oslo Airport

Do airports make you want to... scream?
October 16, 2017
You Can Now Take a Virtual Hike Around Canada's Polar Desert
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google maps

You Can Now Take a Virtual Hike Around Canada's Polar Desert

Quttinirpaaq National Park just became the northernmost spot on Google Streetview.
October 13, 2017
Rotten Apples That Will Last Forever
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glass flowers

Rotten Apples That Will Last Forever

A close-up look at the botanical glass artist Rudolf Blaschka's last—and strangest—project.
October 12, 2017
One of the World's Largest Pianos Has Returned Home
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feats

One of the World's Largest Pianos Has Returned Home

The nearly 19-foot instrument will now live in the workshop of Adrian Mann, who built it as a teenager.
October 12, 2017
20 Years Later, Cornell's Great Pumpkin Mystery Remains Unsolved
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pumpkins

20 Years Later, Cornell's Great Pumpkin Mystery Remains Unsolved

Who put a gourd on top of this 173-foot bell tower?
October 11, 2017
This Pigeon Was in Danger, So a Woman Called Him a Cab
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pigeons

This Pigeon Was in Danger, So a Woman Called Him a Cab

"They asked 'how many passengers,' and I said 'none, just one pigeon.'"
October 11, 2017
3 Bears Broke Into a Colorado Pizza Shop
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pizza

3 Bears Broke Into a Colorado Pizza Shop

They ate a bunch of dough and salami.
October 10, 2017
Toronto Airport's Inunnguat Are Sending the Wrong Message
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airports

Toronto Airport's Inunnguat Are Sending the Wrong Message

New attention from the Inuit community reveals that these statues signify "a bad omen."
October 09, 2017
The Smell of Pumpkin Spice Forced a Baltimore School to Evacuate
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pumpkins

The Smell of Pumpkin Spice Forced a Baltimore School to Evacuate

The scourge of fall strikes again.
October 06, 2017
The Very Modern Life of an Old-Timey Baseball Organist
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profiles

The Very Modern Life of an Old-Timey Baseball Organist

Powered by technology and enthusiasm, Fenway Park's Josh Kantor pulls out all the stops.
October 06, 2017
The Charming Culprits Behind Denver's Mysterious Radar Blob
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migrations

The Charming Culprits Behind Denver's Mysterious Radar Blob

It turned out to be a whole lot of painted ladies.
October 05, 2017
2017's Best Salt Lick Art
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auctions

2017's Best Salt Lick Art

Rainbows, pig mosaics, and strange shapes galore.
October 04, 2017
Soon You Will Be Able to Tour the Colosseum's Nosebleed Seats
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ancient

Soon You Will Be Able to Tour the Colosseum's Nosebleed Seats

For the first time in 40 years, the arena's fourth and fifth levels will be open to the public.
October 04, 2017
A Phantom Labeler Is Menacing a New Zealand Museum
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prank

A Phantom Labeler Is Menacing a New Zealand Museum

"GO ON TOUCH IT."
October 03, 2017
Mapping Antwerp's Last 'Invisible Route'
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police

Mapping Antwerp's Last 'Invisible Route'

One man tried to find a surveillance camera-free path through his city, and it wasn't easy.
October 02, 2017
Look at These 7 Baby Lynxes and Their Mom
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cats

Look at These 7 Baby Lynxes and Their Mom

You deserve it!
October 02, 2017
Are Earthworms Tough Enough for Mars?
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mars

Are Earthworms Tough Enough for Mars?

One ecologist is trying to find out.
September 29, 2017
Dead Whales Are Bringing Other Species Together
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whales

Dead Whales Are Bringing Other Species Together

Over the past week, carcasses have inspired several unprecedented animal gatherings.
September 29, 2017
The Best Memorials to Disasters That Never Happened
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prank

The Best Memorials to Disasters That Never Happened

What, you've never heard of the Brooklyn Bridge Elephant Stampede?
September 28, 2017
Giant Goldfish Have Invaded the Canadian City of St. Albert
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fish

Giant Goldfish Have Invaded the Canadian City of St. Albert

It has been trying to get rid of them for years, to no avail.
September 28, 2017
A Truck Spilled Nails All Over a Highway in Louisiana
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trucks

A Truck Spilled Nails All Over a Highway in Louisiana

It was as though it were seeking vengeance against cars.
September 27, 2017