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Adding Soul to Custom Caskets

Two Portland tattoo artists create “death-positive” coffins in their own home.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 01/25/2016

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The Art Gallery Inside a Ford Bronco

Why two Portland artists built a mobile gallery in a classic American car.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 12/21/2015

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How Portland's Own Hipster Barbie Became An Internet Sensation

Socality Barbie inspired us all to feel a little more #blessed in 2015—for being the butt of an Instagram parody, that is.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 11/23/2015

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Skyscrapers Made of Super-Strength Wood Could Transform Portland’s Skyline

How cross-laminated timber could replace concrete and steel in future Portland buildings.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/19/2015

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This Two-Seater Microcar Makes Car2Go Look Like a Limo Service

Is it a car or a scooter...or a death trap?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/05/2015

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This Is the Photo of Timberline Lodge that Inspired The Shining's Overlook Hotel

Beautiful? Yes. Creepy? Hell yes. We look back at Ray Atkeson's haunting shot.

  • Published 09/21/2015

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What Color is Your Aura?

One local photographer wants to help you find your true colors.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/26/2015

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This Ain't Your Typical Treehouse

"It's just like building any other cabin, only it's 30 feet off the ground."

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 03/02/2015

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This Majestically Decayed Warehouse Is Incubating New Ideas in Food and Business

Could Ecotrust’s new project be a new asset for Portland’s gastro-entrepreneurs and an example of enlightened capitalism?

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/02/2015

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Keep Sporting Weird: A New Book Profiles the World's Oddest Athletic Pursuits

From ostrich racing to chess boxing, a new photography book documents the world’s strangest athletic dreams.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 11/18/2014

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We Need To Replace the Burnside Bridge. Should it Look Like This?

Come the Big One, the central bridge will serve as a lifeline for earthquake relief supplies. But who will pay for it, and what will its design say about the city?

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/03/2014

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Why the Kalmiopsis Wilderness Is the Most Magical Place on Earth

And why 50 years of the Wilderness Act haven't done enough to save this awesome expanse.

  • By Daniel Wakefield Pasley
  • Published 09/02/2014

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See Portland's Crazy Burning Man Fire Ship

A local artist spent nearly a decade building this thing. For Burning Man. Obviously.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 08/01/2014

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Zen and the Art of Typewriter Maintenance

Ace Typewriter, one of America’s last typewriter specialists, keeps hitting return.

  • By Christina Cooke
  • Published 01/02/2014
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