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Exclucity: Unique GoPro Footage of Pyongyang, North Korea

Notoriously restrictive of the media, the North Korean government surprisingly granted the request of an outsider seeking to shoot a virtually unprecedented ...

’5 Bridges’ Wins Competition to Stitch Portland Back Together

In many cities, freeways cut through the heart of urban centers like fresh wounds faded to old scars, but what if there were a way to reintegrate the disparate ...

Graffiti Puzzles: Urban Art Chipped Off Walls for Reassembly

Pieces of graffiti that have been chipped off a wall are offered up in a box like a conventional puzzle in an exhibition that provokes thought on who street ...

Bizarre Cities: 7 More Strange Urban Wonders of the World

A retirement community for circus freaks, a village of Chinese dwarves and a gated community for people who claim to speak to the dead are among the ...

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Google Street Art: View Over 5,000 Past & Present Pictures

Using panoramic Street View technologies, Google is assembling an awesome collection of high-resolution images capturing over 100 works in 5,000 interactive ...

Handmade Car Explores the Abandoned Railroads of Mexico

Over 5500 miles of abandoned railways stretching from one end of Mexico to the other enticed two brothers to build an incredible retro-futuristic exploratory ...

Hover Houses: 12 Cliff-Clinging Homes with a View

Swim to the edge of an infinity pool that feels as if it’s going to pour right out into the sea, or stand on a glass-walled balcony hanging off a ...

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Zero Mileage: 12 Abandoned Automobile Dealerships

The showroom floors are bare and the alluring aroma of new car smell has long since dissipated from these dozen down-in-the-dumps abandoned auto dealerships.

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Social Seating: 14 Public Benches Foster Urban Interactions

Breaking, bending, twisting and warping wood, this ongoing series of installations fosters new forms of interaction within cities, challenging that ...

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Bounce Below: World’s Largest Underground Cave Trampoline

Deep in a former Welsh slate quarry mining cavern twice the size of St. Paul’s Cathedral, children and adults alike gleefully jump up and down on a ...