The Banality of the Banality of Evil by Banksy. Oil on canvas, 2013. Housing Works hide caption

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A necklace of Saint Januarius, in gold, silver and precious stones, is displayed in Rome. The riches are from a treasure trove in Naples that is said to be worth more than the British crown jewels. Gabriel Buoys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rae Padulo creates handmade ceramics, like these holiday ornaments, for her Etsy-based company, mudstar ceramics. She's disappointed with the site's new policy to allow outsourced manufacturing. "There's nothing wrong with factory-made," she says, but "that's not what Etsy started out to be." Courtesy of Rae Padulo hide caption

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Miguel Piñero of the Nuyorican literary movement and poet Sandra Maria Esteves on the train in New York City in 1977. Bolivar Arellano hide caption

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Pablo Picasso drew L'Homme au Gibus, or Man With Opera Hat, in 1914. (c) Succession Picasso 2013 hide caption

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Cara Tabachnick's family owns the East Williamsburg building that Banksy chose as the canvas for one of his latest works. They installed a metal gate and commissioned a guard to protect the art from vandalism or removal. Alyssa Goodman/AP hide caption

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Geene Courtney models a scarf, skirt, bracelets and a crown made from hot dogs, frankfurters and kielbasa in her role as Queen of National Hot Dog Week, circa 1955. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Breakfast of chocolate at Tiffany's? Ten pounds of the dark, sweet stuff were used to craft this Audrey Hepburn-inspired dress and matching handbag, created by master chocolatier Mark Tilling of Squires Kitchen. Photo: Paul Winch-Furness/Courtesy of Salon du Chocolat hide caption

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Take a whiff of those pears and peaches: All white wines have a citrus aroma, but some also emit tropical or more subtle fruit flavors, Richard Betts explains in his book. Text copyright 2013 by Richard Betts. Illustrations copyright (c) 2013 by Wendy MacNaughton. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved. hide caption

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Noor Nisa was pregnant, and her water had just broken. Her husband was determined to get her to the hospital, but his borrowed car broke down, so he went to find another vehicle. Lynsey Addario ended up taking Noor Nisa, her mother, and her husband to the hospital, where she delivered a baby girl. Lynsey Addario hide caption

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Banksy's "Sirens of the Lambs" started its tour of New York City in — naturally — the Meatpacking District. BanksyNY/Youtube hide caption

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