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Awe-Inspiring Elevators

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Going Up In Style

Wherever the elevator is taking you is going to be a letdown after this cool ride. These are the closest things we have to Willy Wonka’s glass lift.

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Shouldn’t This Have Been Built In Denver?

Frank Lloyd Wright had plans for a skyscraper that would have been a mile tall.

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The Flight of the Parkour

Andy Day beautifully captures the high-flying, high-risk world of parkour.

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Complete This Crapcha

Those irritating Captchas you see on every website inspired this sick twist, which is impossible to complete.

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He’s the Sketchy Guy in the New York City Subway

But not in the way you think.

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To Save You Time...

Someone put together this cool flowchart on movie time travel.

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Boston & Buckner

It would be really nice if this was still considered the worst thing to ever happen at a Boston sporting event. Go be good to people today. Help someone out. Be compassionate. Give blood.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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