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There's an 'uprooted' house suspended above this German square

Construction sites are unconventional spaces for art exhibits, but it is the perfect spot for Leandro Erlich’s “Pulled Up by the Roots” installation …

Inventions

Free Things to Do in Berlin

More than a quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German capital is experiencing a cultural renaissance. But the new energy hasn’t eclipsed the city’s tumultuous past, and monuments to both are accessible to visitors on a budget.<p>More than a quarter century after the fall of the …

Germany

Science Has Made a Fascinating Discovery About Fiction Readers

LIT_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_336x280<p>For most, the love of books starts in childhood. For others, this love blooms later, eventually revealing the vibrant …

10 DIYs for Customized Wedding (or Party!) Decor

You're getting married, congratulations! It's bound to be one of the most special moments of your life. Before you say the "I dos," though, a caveat: The list of things you'll feel pressured to buy for your wedding will probably run the length of a football field (or two).<p>Unless you have the sewing …

Outsourcing

Make 'Contact' with Olafur Eliasson's Cosmic New Exhibition

Olafur Eliasson launches his first solo show in Paris since 2002 at the Fondation Louis Vuitton.<p>Olafur Eliasson has created a “cosmos” of constructed spaces and optical devices at the newly opened Frank Gehry-designed Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, France. In Eliasson's <i>Contact</i>, a multi-room …

Best Secret Ski Towns of North America

Most people haven’t heard of these towns, which is just fine with the skiers and boarders that live and play there. These are the places without gloss, the unknown gems, where the locals are friendly and shops are locally owned. Some have terrain for everyone, while many are for experts with …

Skiing

Electric Literature’s 25 Best Story Collections of 2014

Year-end lists are always subjective and incomplete, but they are especially tricky for books. A dedicated film critic can watch every wide release …

10 Words With Roots in Lesser-Known Languages

<b>Vocabulary.com, posted by Arika Okrent</b><p>English has borrowed words from all over the world to make up its lexicon. Our friends at Vocabulary.com …

Sneak Attacks of Beauty in a Tough Town: Street Art in Oakland, California

In this new series, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them.<p>In our series My Town, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them.<p>Pen Harshaw said he'd meet me at the concrete landing …