The fourth largest cathedral in the world, the Duomo di Milano took 600 years to complete, but age and lack of budget are threatening its 135 impressive spires. The management is campaigning for private donations, and while any amount is welcome toward their €25 million goal, a sum of €100,000 gets your name engraved in marble under a spire.
In other news, a hotel room forgoes interior walls, and James Franco works at a pop-up art shop. See the headlines after the jump.
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