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Blade Runner or Real Life?

Saturday September 22, 2018

Believe it or not, these images aren't from Ridley Scott's classic Blade Runner; they're from the neon-lit dystopia we call real life. Guess Earth was the sixth replicant all along, huh?

Ye Olde Tricks for Living

Friday September 21, 2018

Before Google, you pretty much had to take up smoking to find the answer to the daily conundrums of life, as this collection of old cigarette cards shows.

Abandoned Ski Fields

Thursday September 20, 2018

There’s something otherworldly about the sight of a ski field in the summer. Daniel Bushaway’s photos capture these one-time winter wonderlands in all their stark beauty.

These photos of strangers who look like twins will have you doing a double take.

The Sci-Fi Sounds of the Yaybahar

Tuesday September 18, 2018

This instrument is both the strangest and coolest thing you’ll hear this side of a sci-fi film.

The world's largest cave was only discovered in 2009. And now you can camp inside it.

Back in the 19th century, publicity stunts were a spectacular – and often deadly – way to attract customers.

It’s a Bob Dylan song, Jim, but not as we know it.

Medical students have been dissecting cadavers for centuries. Could 3D printers make the practice obsolete? 

Defying the laws of both architecture and gravity, the Smith Mansion is testimony to one man’s delirious (and ultimately tragic) dream.

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