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School Asks 100 Graffiti Artists To Paint It Before Renovation, And Result Is Better Than Any Renovation

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Most schools looks pretty bland, with safe homogeneous colors and uninspired designs, but one hundred graffiti artists have just turned the boring walls of a dormitory in Paris into a stunning celebration of art and creativity.

The team spent three weeks painting the interior of a student residence at the Cité Internationale Universitaire in Paris. The artists, who were invited as part of Rehab 2, an urban festival that ran from 16 June to 16 July, were given free reign to let their imaginations run wild before the space was opened to the general public. Sadly the exhibition will only be on display for a limited period because the art will soon be erased during an official renovation of the dormitory, but fortunately photographers have documented the project so that their incredible efforts will live on. Check out some of our favorite pictures below.

More info: Jonk Photography

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9 Phrases That Will Make You Swear Illinoisans Have Their Own Language

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We’re just going to the restroom. If you’ve been an Illinoisan for over 70 years, you probably even say “warsh.”Have you ever spoken with someone from Illinois and thought, “What are they talking about?” We have some pretty interesting colloquial terms and phrases that most out-of-staters don’t understand, so we’ve compiled this handy guide to help you translate.

If you already know what I mean when I say, “I need to grab my gym shoes to work off that cheese toastie,” then read no further. If that made no sense, then you better keep this guide close by. Keep scrolling for more Illinoisan terms.

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Science Technology

NASA wants to probe Uranus in search of gas

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Image Source: NASA Goddard

We hear a lot about Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, and that’s because we have extremely fancy hardware floating around and, in some cases, cruising on the surface of those planets. The planets that lie further away from the Sun don’t get nearly as much attention, but they may soon, as NASA is currently spitballing some missions that will give us a better look at Uranus than we’ve ever gotten.

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