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6,000 Used CDs Never Looked So Pretty

One person's rubbish is another visionary person's community art project. In this clever and beautiful repurposing of old CDs, Ignatov Architects created Mirror Culture, a shimmery entrance to the public park in Varna, Bulgaria. Read More >>

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This 700-Year-Old Ring Was Used to Poison Kings

Should you have happened to find yourself dining with Bulgarian royalty 700 years ago and the wine tasted a bit off, you would have been smart to put the goblet down. Bulgarian archaeologists have just discovered a medieval bronze ring explicitly designed to poison political foes — in the most discreet way possible. Read More >>

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School to Change Its Name to “Steve Jobs”

Move on Lenin. Steve Jobs is in town. The town of Plovdiv, the second largest city of Bulgaria. There, kids want to change the name of their technical school from Vladimir Ilyich Lenin to Steve Jobs. Read More >>