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At the Bamboo Bike Studio in Brooklyn, N.Y., cycling enthusiasts can assemble their own bikes from scratch. "Everyone who leaves the studio says, 'Wow, my bike is my favorite object now,' " says bike expert and engineer Marty Odlin. Joe Zorilla hide caption

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Do It Yourself: Building Your Own Bamboo Bike

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Looking Back On Larry Sultan's 'Pictures From Home'

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Tom Ford: From Fashion To Film With 'A Single Man'

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Willard Reflects On Second City At 50

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Remembering Thomas Hoving's Decade At The Met

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Hoving, Former Met Museum Director, Dies At 78

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The Louvre's famous pyramid turns 20 this year. When architect I.M. Pei first designed it in the 1980s, critics said tampering with the Louvre's majestic architecture was "sacrilegious." But over the years, visitors have warmed up to the giant glass structure. Sipa via AP Images hide caption

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Landmark At The Louvre: The Pyramid Turns 20

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