Renoir's On the Shore of the Seine returns to the Baltimore Museum of Art more than 60 years after its theft. Rumor has it Renoir painted the tiny piece on a linen napkin for his mistress. It was stolen from the museum in 1951 and resurfaced in 2012 when a woman tried to sell it, claiming she had bought it at a flea market. AP hide caption

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Cardboard Church, Christchurch, New Zealand. Stephen Goodenough Photographer/Shigeru Ban Architects hide caption

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ShaoLan Hsueh worked with illustrators to develop pictograms that help readers learn Chinese characters. Rick Pushinsky/Courtesy of ShaoLan Hsueh hide caption

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Rebecca Weld (aka The Cookie Architect) nabbed the Oscar of the cookie world for this series of Nantucket-themed biscuits. Courtesy of Rebecca Weld via Cookie Connection hide caption

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After the Rockefeller Center mural was destroyed in 1934, Diego Rivera recreated this version, named Man, Controller of the Universe, which is on display at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. The story of the original mural's creation and destruction is the focus of a Mexican Cultural Institute exhibition in Washington, D.C. Courtesy of Museo Frida Kahlo hide caption

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View of central crossing of the central hub island, one of dozens of man-made islands envisioned by Rice University architecture students. The islands would serve as a floating city for oil workers off the coast of Brazil. Rice School of Architecture hide caption

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The Corcoran Gallery of Art, seen here in 2005, plans a partnership with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University that would see both its large collection and its iconic building taken over. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's "Colored Vases" is shown on display in December at the Perez Art Museum Miami. One of the vases in the exhibit was smashed Sunday. Zachary Fagenson /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Good things come in small packages. Lacy Williams, an architecture student, and her boyfriend, Patrick Beseda, built a WikiHouse to live in during a field project in Utah. Patrick Beseda and Lacy Williams hide caption

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