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Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid Finds Her Soulmate

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid Finds Her Soulmate June 15, 2012 | Around the World, Copenhagen, Culture/History, Denmark, Europe | Read More
Almost a century after she was first left sitting on a rock out to sea on Copenhagen’s Langelinie, Denmark’s best-known icon, the bronze statue of The Little Mermaid, has been presented with her male counterpart. Over the years she’s fallen victim to the whims of both political activists and artists’...

Epic Scenes from Burning Man [slideshow]

Epic Scenes from Burning Man [slideshow] September 12, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Burning Man, which ended last week, is a tough event to describe. An experiment in community living and art, the massive festival is held every year for a week in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada. The sheer size of Burning Man is astounding – it drew 50,000 people this year – as are...

Postcard Perfect: Floralis Generica, Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, Buenos Aires

Postcard Perfect: Floralis Generica, Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, Buenos Aires September 2, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
This gorgeous sculpture was donated to the city of Buenos Aires by the artist Eduardo Catalano in 2002. Located in a pool next to the National Museum of Fine Arts, the metal flower “blooms” every morning at 8am and closes around sunset. It takes about 20 minutes for the flower to open in...
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