1 How Dan Graf looked to science to create a bagel with a blistered, crispy crust, a chewy interior, and a rich dough flavor. [Wired] 2 Did Henry David Thoreau really invent raisin bread? Lapham's Quarterly clears it up. [Tumblr]
Listen, he's Bob Dylan, and I'm honoring this.Bob Dylan Terminal 5 Monday, November 22 Better Than: That tour he did awhile back with John Mellencamp, probably. You want to know what he looks like, but you already know: dapper, dignified, craggy, with a hat so wide and round and stiff it co ... More >>
The end is really, really nigh. Google has announced, simultaneously on their official blog and in a front page story set for Sunday's New York Times, that they "have developed technology for cars that can drive themselves." But not "have developed" as in, they're in a lab somewhere waiting f ... More >>
Washington Post reporter Mike Wise was just suspended for a month because he Tweeted out a "fake scoop" about -- ironically -- the suspension of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. The offending Tweet?
A new book finds a curious way to look at the past and present of U.S. food
In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Vince Aletti, backstage at Radio City Music Hall with a 16-year-old MJ in 1975. In Love With the Jackson Five 'I'm more concerned that I didn't get their autographs than that I can't read any of my notes.' By Vince Aletti Mon. Feb. 1 ... More >>
Joe Carnahan's overly slick, heavily edited dark comedy works despite itself
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