The residents of a small town in Paraguay where a violin costs more than a house haven't let poverty keep them from making music. Demonstrating remarkable resourcefulness and skill, local trash-pickers who got into the craft of instrument-making from discarded goods provide the means for local youth to form a "Recycled Orchestra" that regularly proves how one man's trash can be music to another man's ears.

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One day years ago, a French mailman decided on a whim to collect any strange-looking rocks he found on his daily route. 33 years later, those stray pebbles formed the majestic "Palais Ideal," an incredible work of architecture that still stands today.

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Since Maia Weinstock – an artist and advocate for increased female presence in the sciences—couldn't find Lego minifigs appropriately commemorating the women who inspired her, she made her own.

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Some personal photos, for a myriad of possible reasons, are too painful to keep but even more painful to destroy. To alleviate some of that burden, photographer Jason Lazarus's project "THTK," short for "Too Hard to Keep," collects those images from owners who are then finally able to let go of them and whatever memories they once held.

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A mystery sickness that sounds straight from a fairy tale has befallen an isolated village in Kazakhstan, where residents suddenly go from wide awake to fast asleep, often staying in a slumber-like state for days at a time. Researchers still have no idea what's going on.

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From the dawn of the 20th century to today, Korea has undergone significant cultural changes (not least its dramatic split into North and South) that are reflected in a video compilation of "100 Years of Beauty" from both sides of the Korean border.

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The coolest classic movie stars drove only the coolest of classic cars, of course.

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Amateurs may think rock-paper-scissors is a game of chance. The truly enlightened know that there's a strategy to winning, backed up by nothing less than cold, hard science.