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Artist Sculpts Her Own American Flag

All images courtesy of the artist.

One day a year, The United States of America is asked to consider our national identity. For 10 full years, artist Sara Rahbar did the same.

Flags, which encompasses her work from 2005 to 2014, is Rahbar's sculptural rumination on the concept of national belonging: …

Sculpture

Hunger Games: The Uncertain Future of Competitive Eating

The sport should worry that it has only one popular contest and one real star—who’s reached his peak.

On Saturday, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut will attempt to defend his title in the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest. He’ll probably win, and if he does it’ll be his ninth straight …

The Hunger Games

The Science of ‘Inside Out’

FIVE years ago, the writer and director Pete Docter of Pixar reached out to us to talk over an idea for a film, one that would portray how emotions work inside a person’s head and at the same time shape a person’s outer life with other people. He wanted to do this all in the mind of an 11-year-old …

Movies

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Alaska

10 Cute Pets Who Want To Ask You Something

The Human World is a vast and confusing one. Here, the pals from our Cute or Not app tackle the most pressing issues.

1. “Can a dog be President? Because if so I would nominate myself.”

2. “What is it like having opposable thumbs?”

3. “Why do you voluntarily step into a room where the sole purpose is …

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The Incredible 3D Printed Zoetrope

Here’s a wonderfully neat project to perhaps spark some creativity as we head into this holiday weekend: the 3D printed Zoetrope.

Take the concept of a flipbook — a series of frames displayed quickly to trick your brain into seeing an animation — and make it 3D, swapping out the still images for …

Art

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A Quick Puzzle to Test Your Problem Solving

A short game sheds light on government policy, corporate America and why no one likes to be wrong.

Puzzles

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Raise a Flag—GIF—on July 4th

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Step up your GIF game to Founding Father status this Independence Day with this suite of American Flag GIFs. These stars n' bars are more mesmerizing on a Tumblr page than their IRL counterparts, sporadically flapping in the wind and dependant on the weather for their photogenics. Put your hand …

GIF Animations

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Here are 10 of the Best Sounding Cars of All Time

Prepare your ears.

With so many cars piping artificial sound into the cabins these days, it's easy to forget that once upon a time cars were revered for the way their engine notes would make you weak in the knees and make your heart flutter.

These cars can still do that, because they sound like cars …

Alfa Romeo

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Mexico

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