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The Weirdest House in San Fran Is a Steal at Just $8.5 Million

Chenery House has six bedrooms, a retractable roof, and a fake tree that spits fire.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.15.18
Funko Pops

I Talked to the Couple Who Made a Contract to Limit Funko Pop Spending

The contract for vinyl dolls went viral a year after it was written.
Samantha Cole
1.23.18
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
time is a flat gadget

My Dad, Keeper of Retro Tech

"I am a junk collector."
Alex Suskind
9.8.17
Photography

These Photographs Are a Comprehensive Study of Bald White Men's Heads

For 'Skulls Exposed,' 22-year-old Norwegian artist Kristine Wathne photographs one type of subject, collecting and presenting iterations of identity.
Carly Lovejoy
7.22.17
Fashion

Here's How You Make High Fashion Inspired by Magnetic Fields

Fashion design has never looked so magnetic.
Becky Chung
1.2.17
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 Good Burger.
Christopher Duett
9.27.16
Art

Some of the MoMA's Most Famous Artworks Are Going to Australia in 2018

The future exhibition’s star-studded lineup includes the likes of Cézanne, Dalí, Duchamp, Hopper, Koons, Matisse, Mondrian, Picasso, Pollock, Rothko, and van Gogh.
Katherine Gillespie
6.1.16
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
Culture

The Original Mobile App Was Made of Paper

To understand modern mobile apps, we need to turn to their centuries-old grandparent: the volvelle.
Adam Rothstein
11.16.15
Terraform

​Re: re: Microwave in the break room doing weird things to fabric of spacetime

It's hard to say what's worse; endlessly nagging inter-office email threads or tears in the space-time continuum.
Charles Yu
11.12.15
Art

Synthetic DNA Could Soon Be Used to Thwart Art Fraud

At the University at Albany, scientists and art specialists are developing new standards to identify and track priceless works of art.
Noémie Jennifer
10.27.15
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