The Journal

Wed May 22
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Star Wars Relativity

Sixteen year-old Paul Vermeesch re-images Star Wars in one-cubic-foot of Legos.

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Survival 401: Turn Your Car into a Motorcycle

Emile Leray took a desert disaster and turned it into an innovation.

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Mission Workshop

We make a visit to the Mission to see the Workshop's durable, sleek bags.

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A Shipload of Boats

How many ships could a ship ship, if a ship could ship ships?

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Did Gillette and Mad Men Kill the Beard?

The ad men of Madison Avenue started a revolution. But at what cost?

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A $5 Girlfriend

We never knew five dollars could get us so much...

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Summer Reading

Summer is hot. Reading is cool. This summer, take time for some quality books. Because, when else?

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Google Street View: Antarctica

Forget hovering over blurry roads and piles of green. Google Earth takes you inside world heritage sites.

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Japan’s Fly Fishing Doctrine

The ancient art of Tenkara fly fishing is minimalist, beautiful, and very effective.

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Redefine Possible

Spencer West climbed Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro using only his arms. That's ascension.

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The City Behind The Fence

Meet the residents of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. They live by nuclear waste.

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The Burning House

"If your house was burning, what would you take with you?"

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Blessed Be The Honey Hunters

Himalayan honey is retrieved, biannually, by the Nepalese. It's so good it's intoxicating.

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People Watching

Massimo Vitali shoots wide-angle, panoramic pictures that show vital human interactions.

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The Tour de France’s First Cheat

Think Lance Armstrong was a cheat? To win the 1904 Tour de France, Maurice Garin took the train.

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Kids + Stickers + White Walls = The Obliteration Room

A life-size sticker book? Yayoi Kusama lets viewers participate actively in her creation.

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Bizarre Kinetic Sculptures

Theo Jansen's Strandbeests are made of pipes and bottles and fueled by wind and sun.

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The Heads of Easter Island Have Great Bodies

Unearthing Easter Island's statues—the ancient monoliths get naked.