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University

Here’s What University Students Have On Their Dorm Walls

It’s a mix of Shawn Mendes, Pulp Fiction (still!) and some artsy nudity.
Premila D'Sa
11.23.17
FOOD
FOOD

Meet the Man with the World's Largest Collection of Hamburger Memorabilia

By his own estimate, Harry Sperl owns more than 6,000 pieces of hamburger memorabilia. including a hamburger motorcycle, a hamburger water bed, and the delivery car from <i>Good Burger</i>.
Christopher Duett
9.27.16
Stuff
Stuff

What Some of the World's Biggest 'Playboy' Collectors Think of Its Nudity-Free Rebrand

The magazine's decision to move away from full nudity made headlines and resulted in a spat between Hugh Hefner's son and the company he founded. But what do the magazine's biggest fans think?
Dana Schwartz
2.14.16
Features
Features

How One Man Ran the World's Only Menstruation Museum from His Basement

The story of a 73-year-old bachelor, a massive collection of menstrual memorabilia, and the museum that may one day rise again.
Arielle Pardes
9.28.15
News
News

You Can Buy the World's Largest Collection of Cabbage Patch Kids For Just $360,000

The couple that owns the collection has spent so much money on dolls that they've been forced to live in a trailer.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.11.15
travel
travel

An Afternoon Inside the World’s Only Bunny Museum

A guide tour through the largest, strangest, and most cluttered collection of bunny paraphernalia ever assembled.
Brittany Malooly
12.14.14
Photo
Photo

Dr. Stanley Burns, the Man Behind 'The Knick'

Meet the New York ophthalmologist and historian who owns the world’s largest collection of early medical and historical photography and was in charge of making sure <i>The Knick</i> was accurate.
Giancarlo T. Roma
10.17.14
Photo
Photo

Laia Abril's Thinspiration Photos Are Unbearable

For her fanzine, the photographer examined how eating disorders make people self-destruct.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
9.13.14
Photo
Photo

Nazi-Era Snapshots and the Banality of Evil

Scouring flea markets, estate sales, and the internet, New Yorker and relative of Holocaust survivor Daniel Lenchner has collected over 500 snapshots of Nazis.
Roc Morin
5.13.14