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These Beautiful Photos of Subway Stations Will Transport You From Your Daily Commute
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These Beautiful Photos of Subway Stations Will Transport You From Your Daily Commute

See the most striking transit systems from Montreal to Munich.
August 01, 2016
The First Global Urban Planning Conference Was Mostly About Manure
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The First Global Urban Planning Conference Was Mostly About Manure

The threat was real. And stinky.
July 29, 2016
Watch More Than 200 Rubik's Cubes Turn Into Pokémon Art
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Watch More Than 200 Rubik's Cubes Turn Into Pokémon Art

It's like catching Pokémon but in an even more retro way.
July 29, 2016
The 17th-Century Language that Divided Everything in the Universe into 40 Categories
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The 17th-Century Language that Divided Everything in the Universe into 40 Categories

So much effort. Such little payoff.
July 28, 2016
Watch These Floppy Drives Play a Famous Power Metal Song
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Watch These Floppy Drives Play a Famous Power Metal Song

It's like a comeback tour for an artist that wasn't a musician in the first place.
July 26, 2016
This Century-Old Map Details the Path to Musical Success
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This Century-Old Map Details the Path to Musical Success

Tips to avoid the River of Failure.
July 25, 2016
Inside the Creation of Europe's First Underwater Museum
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Inside the Creation of Europe's First Underwater Museum

One artist is literally going below the surface to spread his message.
July 22, 2016
Watch This Pair of Dancers Tango Underwater
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Watch This Pair of Dancers Tango Underwater

Dancing is better down where it's wetter.
July 21, 2016
Shipwrecks, the 'Poison Cauldron' and 4 Other Incredible Underwater-Themed Events
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Shipwrecks, the 'Poison Cauldron' and 4 Other Incredible Underwater-Themed Events

Landlubbers, these aren't for you.
July 18, 2016
Watch a Man Walk His Pet Tortoise Around the Streets of Tokyo
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Watch a Man Walk His Pet Tortoise Around the Streets of Tokyo

They're not the fastest pair there ever was.
July 15, 2016
An Up-Close and Personal Look at the World's Largest Model Railroad
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An Up-Close and Personal Look at the World's Largest Model Railroad

A new short film captures the nuanced charm of a mesmerizing masterwork.
July 12, 2016
Watch an Artist Recreate Impressionist Masterpieces in Water
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Watch an Artist Recreate Impressionist Masterpieces in Water

Who knew art could be this wet?
July 11, 2016
The Card Maker Who Brought the Joker Into the World
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The Card Maker Who Brought the Joker Into the World

Samuel Hart introduced America to what would soon become the most annoying card ever.
July 08, 2016
Watch a Painstakingly Planned Diet Coke and Mentos Fountain Burst to Life
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Watch a Painstakingly Planned Diet Coke and Mentos Fountain Burst to Life

It's one sweet substance plus another creating an even sweeter explosion.
July 05, 2016
The Unknown French Horticulturist Who Made Lilacs Happen
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The Unknown French Horticulturist Who Made Lilacs Happen

If you've ever enjoyed a stroll through a modern garden, thank Victor Lemoine.
June 28, 2016
Watch Dolphins Amuse Themselves By Playing With Delicate Bubbles
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Watch Dolphins Amuse Themselves By Playing With Delicate Bubbles

Even sea creatures need to find a work-life balance.
June 27, 2016
The Sexual Intimidation Tactics of the Male Water Strider
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The Sexual Intimidation Tactics of the Male Water Strider

Their mating rituals are pretty disturbing.
June 24, 2016
Why One Beetle is Making St. Louis Chop Down Its Own Trees
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Why One Beetle is Making St. Louis Chop Down Its Own Trees

If you love something, let it go before it gets totally infested and falls over onto you.
June 23, 2016
How the World Went Loco For Locust Pizza
Gastro Obscura
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How the World Went Loco For Locust Pizza

It all started as a little joke.
June 22, 2016
Watch This Assassin Bug Take Down an Unsuspecting Caterpillar Twice Its Size
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Watch This Assassin Bug Take Down an Unsuspecting Caterpillar Twice Its Size

The poor guy didn't stand a chance.
June 20, 2016
The Pilots Who Risked Their Lives to Deliver the Mail
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The Pilots Who Risked Their Lives to Deliver the Mail

Being an airmail carrier was one of the most dangerous jobs in America.
June 16, 2016
Watch this Stunning Timelapse of a Double Rainbow Forming
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Watch this Stunning Timelapse of a Double Rainbow Forming

Hawaii is nicknamed the 'Rainbow State' for good reason.
June 13, 2016
Meet the Hallucinogenic Fish That Can Give You LSD-Esque Nightmares
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Meet the Hallucinogenic Fish That Can Give You LSD-Esque Nightmares

It gives new meaning to a "fishing trip."
June 10, 2016
Watch a Kitten Get Rescued After Becoming Stuck in a Sunflower
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Watch a Kitten Get Rescued After Becoming Stuck in a Sunflower

It’s a mid-afternoon frolic gone wrong.
June 07, 2016