Weekend Links: Manhole Cover Art

In Japan, catching a glimpse of a work of art can be as simple as looking down.

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It takes a creative eye and clever composition to avoid taking a photo of a famous landmark that looks just like everyone else’s, but these alternative vacation viewpoints should help to put the Statue of Liberty, Stonehenge, the Pyramids, and more celebrated sites into perspective.

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Is your computer in need of some geeky decorative flair? How about upgrading to a fully functioning keyboard made entirely out of Lego bricks?

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Marvel Comics has turned out a steady stream of blockbuster superhero films the past few years, but not all their ideas have been hits.  It’s probably a good thing that some of their weirder ideas never made it to the movie theater.

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It’s hard to believe, but Gilles Cenazandotti’s colorful, complex, life-size animal sculptures are made of nothing more than beach junk.

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Scientists are calling their latest dinosaur discovery “the chicken from hell.”

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Shark Tank, a TV show premised on offbeat inventors pitching their creations to would-be investors, has helped a lot of excellent ideas reach an audience—as well as quite a few very weird ones

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There’s been plenty of controversy lately over whether or not museum-goers should be allowed the privilege of snapping photos of their visits, but some museums have embraced social media for the better, with Instagram accounts that share works of art with the masses.

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March 23, 2014 - 12:46pm
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