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1. Goats! They're cute, and they love to climb things, like this cool tower with windows and a wooden spiral staircase, located on the grounds of South African winery Goats do Roam. [Atlas Obscura]
2. A brief history of oven temperatu ... More >>
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1. An interview with Ben Mackinnon of East London's E5, a bakery that delivers sourdough to more than 30 Hackney restaurants every morning. [Cool Hunting]
2. A recipe for Robert Penn Warren's "particularly insidious punch ... More >>
1. Rebecca Federman tells us a bit about what Vassar girls used to eat (A lot of caramels! Thousands of clams!) and shows us how their diets were covered by the press. It's fascinating, and the photos are fun, too. [Cooked Books]
2. Camper English tracks new spirits and liquor products hitting the ... More >>
Today is World AIDS Day, the day to remember the 25 million people killed by the disease and the over 33 million people worldwide living with HIV.
Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to profile Kevin Beauchamp and Howard Orlick in the Voice cover story "Maybe I Do and Maybe I Don't." Both Kev ... More >>
Alex Benepe is not a wizard, but the 25 year-old is nonetheless the first ever Commissioner of Quidditch and the founder of the International Quidditch Association. The Muggle version of Quidditch is an adaptation of the game played in the Harry Potter novels where players fly around on broom ... More >>
Graduation is upon us, which means ... commencement speeches will soon commence (indeed, some already have). The question on the minds of everyone who hasn't yet graduated: If you have a shitty speaker, does that mean you'll have a shitty post-graduate life? As someone who can't remember much ... More >>
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Brooklyn duo Coasting have accidentally boogie-boarded their way into a not-so-chill wave of ecstatic local surf-punk, adding their own distorto-crunchy twist. Less bubblegum than Beachniks, more lo ... More >>
A private film maker stood up in a near-deserted federal courtroom in Manhattan this morning to plead guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars in ad revenue that should have gone to the city.
Vincent Taylor, 50, pled to a single count of wire fraud before federal District Judge Harold Baer. T ... More >>
Trevor Scotland, former chief operating officer of NYC TV, the city television station so heavily boosted by Mayor Bloomberg, showed up in federal court yesterday to plead guilty to stealing tens of thousands in ad revenue from the station.
Scotland, 39, looked every bit as dapper as he did ... More >>