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Vagina selfie for 3D printers lands Japanese artist in trouble

Last month it took more than 20 firefighters to free a US student who had become trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina in Germany. But genital art elicited a very different response in Japan this week, when police arrested an artist for distributing data that enables recipients to make 3D …

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The 5 Parts of Sex Porn Doesn't Prepare You For

When I was in my teens, I assumed that, at some point in the hopefully near future, I would be elected sexual dynamo supreme of my county and take my …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

City Halls

Chopard And Patek Watches Fetch $461,000 At Sotheby's

An 18K white gold and diamond Chopard limited edition tourbillon watch and a Patek Philippe automatic minute repeating perpetual calendar tonneau sold for $461,000 to lead Sotheby’s final watch and clock auction of the spring season in New York.<p>The Chopard piece, released circa 2007, has a dial …

Patek Philippe Grand Complication Fetches A Record $2.25 Million At Christie's

The earliest and most significant example of a Patek Philippe Grand Complication sold for more than $2.25 million Tuesday at Christie’s New York Important Watches auction—well above its $1.5 million high estimate. The price is a world auction record for a Patek Philippe Grand Complication.<p>The …

Japan’s Cutting-Edge ‘Ripe Tomato’ Hairstyle

Brian of Kotaku recently shared photos of the “Ripe Tomato” (“kanjuku tomato”), a cutting-edge hairstyle created by Hiro of Osaka-based salon Trick …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

60 Free Film Noir Movies

During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark …

Los Angeles

Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but …

World's Rarest Birds Photo Competition Garners Breathtaking Images

A unique competition to photograph some of the world's rarest birds has produced incredible pictures.<p>The effort, sponsored by BirdLife International's Preventing Extinctions Program, asked amateur photographers to submit images of some of the most threatened species around the globe, both …