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What video game would you turn into a Broadway musical?

<i>Keyboard Geniuses</i> <i>is our weekly glance at a few intriguing, witty, or otherwise notable posts from the</i> Gameological <i>discussion threads. Comments have</i> …

Broadway Musical

12 abandoned places worth seeking out

Eerily beautiful places around the world that have been abandoned by humans – and they're all the better for it<p>1. Ani, Turkey<p>A millennium ago this …

Pablo Escobar

North Korea celebrates new time zone, 'Pyongyang Time'

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea now has its own time zone.<p>Bells were rung in Pyongyang and celebrations held at midnight as the nation's clocks were set back 30 minutes to mark the Aug. 15, 1945 anniversary of the Korean Peninsula's liberation from colonial rule at the end of World War II.<p>…

North Korea
Love Stories

Other Things You Shouldn't Try To Do in a Broadway Theatre

Seeing the news that an audience member attempted to charge a cell phone by plugging into a prop outlet on the stage set of Hand to God, the staff of …

Broadway Theatre

In NYC, you’ll never walk alone: A look at some top walking tours of Broadway and Times Square

NEW YORK — Visitors to Times Square looking for some theatre history may be discouraged at the idea of dodging flocks of Elmo impersonators, Statue …

37 Foods And Drinks From Your Childhood That You'll Never Taste Again

This can't be the end.

Ice Cream

10 Extraordinary Travel Photos by Roger Stonehouse

Authentic, vivid, raw travel photography that captures the essence of a place without sugarcoating it is more difficult to come by than you might think, but Roger Stonehouse has mastered the art.<p>His photos--including his very popular 'Punk and Monk' image of a young monk and his friend (possibly …

Photography

The face of fat-shaming: Photographer captures the stares of passers-by

Pink Defends Her "Squishy" Body From Fat Shaming Critics0:55<p>Pink slams body bullies who call her fat after appearing at the John Wayne Annual Odyssey …

Beverly Hills

Instagram Users Think Tonkey Might Be The World's Cutest Puppy

The Internet is full of dogs whose owners swear their pooch is the cutest. These dogs come in all shapes and sizes, with their big dreamy eyes and …

Cute Animals

There Was A Corgi Beach Party In Toronto And It Was The Cutest Goddamn Thing

Short on legs but high on life.<p>The event was organized by Greater Toronto Area corgi owners group. According to a post on Reddit, there were about 50 corgis in attendance last year, up from 15 in the event's first year.<p>If our math is correct, that means within a few years the event will cause a …

Escape From Casa Loma Tower: Toronto Game Combines History, Theater, And Fun

Escape games are pretty trendy these days, and there are various concepts all around the globe. It's no surprise that these businesses are becoming …

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Gamescom 2015: LEGO Dimensions Has Some Wonderful Toys

Time-y wimey, brick-y wicky stuff.<p>The small touches in LEGO Dimensions are ridiculous. One minute I was running around Oz as Peter Capaldi’s Doctor, …

Lego

Why Is Nagasaki Thriving While Chernobyl Remains Abandoned?

I received a great question from a fan of Big Think today that's relevant to the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb dropping on Nagasaki, …

LA Stories: Photographer Zane W. Levitt's Tour of Awesome Architecture in the City of Angels

An art deco jewel, the Eastern Columbia Building - all photos by Zane W. Levitt<p>My photographer pal, Zane W. Levitt, and I are browsing through a dynamic slideshow of his art deco commercial and residential photographs, and chatting about the ongoing impact that art deco has on Los Angeles. With its …

SummerWorks Performance Festival's dance series tends toward the absurd

In the 1949 movie <i>The Hidden Room,</i> the lead character imprisons a man in his basement. He wants to keep the man locked up for a while so, to bide his hostage's time, he gives him all four volumes of Boswell's <i>Life of Johnson</i>. The joke is, of course, about where the real punishment lies – is it in …

Dance

The ultimate playlist of current Broadway musical numbers

For lovers of Broadway shows, original cast albums offer a chance to experience musicals outside the theater, on our own terms. Listening frees your …

17 books that will inspire you to travel the world

And while nobody clamors for a life that is just normal, long-term travelers do start to question whether the choice they've made is the right one.<p>As it is nearly impossible to tune out talk of kids, careers, or getting a 3.5% interest on a mortgage, just remember that there are plenty of voices …

Literature

City and Country Branding - How Cities Compete in the 21st Century

It's March and people are starting to plan their travel for next summer. Some people are planning next winter break. Others are thinking about investing money or starting offices. Which city or country will you choose? In the past, the great cities of the world attracted virtually all the …

Sydney Opera House

Tinder to <i>Vanity Fair</i>: Fuck You, North Koreans Love Us

For about an hour this evening, a scorned sex app went on a series of 140-character tirades, teaching all of us two very important things: 1) Tinder, …

Relationships

Photos Show A Rare Glimpse Of The 'Real' North Korea

It's no mystery why North Korea is known as the Hermit Kingdom. The government, officially called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, relies on a combination of isolation and propaganda to communicate its image to its citizens and the world. Because it's so hard to get into, chances are we …

North Korea