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A Brief History of America's Most Influential Pleasure Wheel

Alex Doll | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weird News
Alex Doll

February 14 is a date which has become synonymous with sentiment soaked in commercialism and awkward obligation. It is important to remember that this date also witnessed the birth of a dreamer.

The Eiffel Tower First Welcomed Visitors Today

Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts

On this day in 1889, Parisians flocked to the Paris Exposition, which featured 237 acres of art, architecture, music and belly dancing. It was here th...

PHOTOS: Gustave Eiffel's La Paz

Untapped Cities | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Untapped Cities

All of the artwork in the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo is for sale. Most of it is rather conventional in style. The architecture, however, is spectacular.

A Back of the Napkin Plan to Run NYC Garbage Trucks on Restaurant Waste Oil

Harris Silver | Posted 02.06.2012 | New York
Harris Silver

The NYC Department of Sanitation will use 10 million gallons of fuel, at a cost of approximately 40 million dollars, to collect and dispose of 3.2 mil...

London Gets Its Own 'Eiffel Tower'

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

To get ready for the 2012 Olympic games, London needed the customary facelift that goes along with the festivities. Efforts have been made to push Lon...