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

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

We already knew Eddie Van Halen could play the guitar. But according to these patents he filed, he literally reinvented it.

The modern-day cartographers at This Way make the case for putting down the GPS and unfolding some nicely designed sheets of paper.

Vintage Photos of Animals in Dresses

Monday September 10, 2018

Today in Important Figures from History: meet Tommy Tucker, the orphaned, cross-dressing squirrel who captured America’s heart in the 1940s.

The Last Floating Post Office

Sunday September 09, 2018

In an age where post offices already seem quaint, a post office boat is an especially charming novelty. 

Enter your suburb into this interactive map and it will show you what Indigenous lands you live on.

Abandoned Shopping Malls

Friday September 07, 2018

How have America’s shopping malls fared 10 years on from the financial crisis? Not so well, according to Tag Christof’s photos – though there’s beauty to be found in the decay.

New Movies, Old-Fashioned Covers

Wednesday September 05, 2018

Self-taught artist Matthew Dix spends his spare time designing old-fashioned covers for modern films – and even dubs them back onto VHS. Naturally, we tracked him down to ask why.