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Shazam for Art: Phone App Identifies, Prices & Compares Artwork

Whether at a gallery without wall plaques, visiting a business establishment or hanging out at a friend’s home, having Magnus on your smartphone will let ...

Depth-Defying Art: 3D Chalk Characters Blend into City Streets

Bringing a certain subtly and sense of humor back to three-dimensional chalk art, David Zenn creates highly-contextual scenes using an array of animal ...

Wood Could: 12 Unlikely Timber-Based Transportation Designs

Why stop at slapping a couple of ‘70s-style faux wood panels on the sides of your ride when you could be driving a car or motorcycle that’s made entirely ...

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Shunned Shine State: 10 More Abandoned Wonders Of Florida

Florida may be America's Sunshine State but these odd abandoned wonders reveal a darker side to the land of oranges, alligators and retirement communities.

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Sladda: IKEA to Sell New Flat-Pack Bicycle for Urban Cyclists

IKEA has announced a new lightweight bicycle with a rust-resistant chain, aluminum frame and low-maintenance construction all aimed to make it easier for more ...

Horror at the Met: Psycho House Replica on Museum Rooftop

Set against the New York City skyline, the house from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho has never looked more out of place, elevated high above the treetops on the ...

Stronger than Concrete: New Glass Bricks Support Dutch Facade

A new type of see-through glass brick used in this Dutch building facade aims to bridge traditional brick with transparency; the assembled bricks have been ...

Behind the Scenes: Hidden Collections Storage at the Smithsonian

It is hard to imagine just how extensive, colorful and generally amazing the plant, animal, fossil and rock archives at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural ...

When Art Attacks! Giant Spherical Sculpture Escapes Museum

How do you stop a 15-foot-tall, 250-pound ball when it’s rolling down the street, running over cars and treating the city like a giant pinball machine? ...

No Place (to Work) Like Home: 15 Extraordinary Office Designs

Warning – your cramped, cluttered cubicle might seem even more soulless than usual compared to the magnificence of these beautifully appointed home ...

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