• What would you do to follow your passion? At 59, businessman Michael Pollack interned at Brooklyn Roasting Co. He's now co-owner. [1 of 3]
 

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food 22 Nov 2013

Valentina Rice left publishing to found Many Kitchens, a curated online marketplace promoting small batch producers and deliciousness! Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  Tumblr  Pinterest

 
  • Claire Marin, once a hobbyist beekeeper, let go of a 15-year publishing career to create stellar local honey at Catskill Provisions. [2 of 3]
 
  • When Jeff Martin quit banking to pop corn with his sister, Jen, Pipsnacks was born. They have never worked so hard or had so much fun. [3 of 3]
 
 

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culture 20 Nov 2013

Maria Popova on books that push boundaries.

tech 18 Nov 2013

Daniel Dehrey on big ideas for any size person.

food 15 Nov 2013

Fritz Storm buzzes on global coffee culture.

 


  • When he was only 30, Mark Twain wrote Advice to Little Girls, mischievously encouraging girls to think independently and question social mores. [1 of 3]
 

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culture 20 Nov 2013

Maria Popova is the founder and editor of Brain Pickings, an inventory of cross-disciplinary interestingness spanning art, science, design, history, philosophy, and more. Twitter

 
  • MoMA's Paola Antonelli once again pushes the boundaries of both what design is and what a museum does with Design and Violence. [2 of 3]
 
 
 

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tech 18 Nov 2013

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food 15 Nov 2013

Fritz Storm buzzes on global coffee culture.

culture 13 Nov 2013

Emily Lakin on big things in tiny packages.

 


 

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tech 18 Nov 2013

Daniel Dehrey is a Studio City, CA native currently living in New York. When not at work, he obsesses over the Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team.

 
  • The Hopscotch app teaches computer programming to kids (and curious adults) through fun, creative games. [2 of 3]
 
  • Grand St. is a great place to find the most unique, independently-made gifts. Holidays are sooner than you think. [3 of 3]
 
 

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food 15 Nov 2013

Fritz Storm buzzes on global coffee culture.

culture 13 Nov 2013

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tech 11 Nov 2013

Carmel Hagen on the next wave of screaming streams.

 


  • Coffee Kids helps create projects that allow Latin American coffee farmers to reduce dependence on the volatile coffee market, while confronting their communities’ needs. [1 of 3]
 

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food 15 Nov 2013

Former World Barista Champion Fritz Storm leverages his experience in the art of coffee-making to guide coffee programming at Le Méridien hotels globally. Twitter  Website

 
  • In the world of coffee, there’s a journey every coffee lover should do: the journey to origin. In case you can’t make the trip, visit Colombian Coffee Hub. [2 of 3]
 
  • Karen Eland has been painting with coffee since 1998. See her gallery of coffee creations with kitschy names, like “Creation of Coffee," “Americano Gothic,” and “Mona Latte.” [3 of 3]
 
 

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culture 13 Nov 2013

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tech 11 Nov 2013

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food 8 Nov 2013

Josh Morgenthau on good eggs and bad ass farmers.

 


  • Diem Chau carves delicate figures on the tips of pencils and crayons. [1 of 3]
 

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culture 13 Nov 2013

Emily Lakin is a Development Manager for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She's a culinary culturalist who is chronically inquisitive. TWITTER

 
  • Hack your own interactive project with TinyDuino, an Arduino-compatible platform that's smaller than a quarter. [2 of 3]
 
 
 

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tech 11 Nov 2013

Carmel Hagen on the next wave of screaming streams.

food 8 Nov 2013

Josh Morgenthau on good eggs and bad ass farmers.

culture 6 Nov 2013

Kate Bernheimer explores the world of hidden myths.