Helene Martich smokes in a Times Square pedestrian island in New York City, something that would be illegal under Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on smoking in city parks, beaches, and parts of Times Square. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The story of sealing the BP's busted well once and for all still has drama. It just doesn't have dramatic pictures. Patrick Semansky/Associated Press hide caption

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The Frankfurt Kitchen, designed by Austrian Margarete (Grete) Schuette-Lihotzky in 1926. Courtesy MoMA hide caption

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