• Pittsburgh artist Lenka Clayton and UK artist Michael Crowe are writing a unique hand-written (or hand-typed) letter to every household in the world. [1 of 3]
 

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culture 23 Jul 2014

Jon Rubin is an interdisciplinary artist based in Pittsburgh, PA who creates interventions into public life that re-imagine individual, group and institutional behavior. WEBSITE  THE LAST BILLBOARD  CONFLICT KITCHEN

 
  • The Center for PostNatural History, a museum/art project run by artist Rich Pell, presents amazing insight into cultural evolution through a collection of life-forms that have been intentionally altered by human beings through artificial selection and/or genetic engineering. [2 of 3]
 
  • "Every Day the Same Dream,” is a subversive and bleakly poetic online game by Pittsburgh artist and game designer Paolo Pedercini, who makes games that radically question the staus-quo in all its manifestations. [3 of 3]
 
 

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food 21 Jul 2014

Mari Belalcazar on what it means to explore in the 21st century.

culture 16 Jul 2014

Artist Phil America shares a few individual moments of freedom.

food 14 Jul 2014

Ysanne Spevack starts a new, kind supper club.

 


  • Wylie Dufresne talks about being a food innovator and how the heart of true exploration is unquenchable curiosity. [1 of 3]
 

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food 21 Jul 2014

Mari Belalcazar is the program director for National Geographic’s Expedition Granted competition, giving away $50K to fund the next great explorer (you).

 
 
 
 

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culture 16 Jul 2014

Artist Phil America shares a few individual moments of freedom.

food 14 Jul 2014

Ysanne Spevack starts a new, kind supper club.

culture 11 Jul 2014

Mike Sacks brings the funny.

 


  • Smart and funny with great photography, The Grifters is constantly pushing the envelope, and stands out as one of my favorite blogs. [1 of 3]
 

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culture 16 Jul 2014

Phil America is a California and NYC raised artist and writer. He concentrates on individual moments of freedom through various forms and outlets, most recently focusing on the human relationship with both class and race. He is currently working on his 3rd book as well as upcoming shows around the world. WEBSITE

 
  • Public Delivery, curated by Martin Schulze, shows projects in public spaces around the globe (many of which he is directly involved with, giving the blog posts an air of legitimacy). Every post is as strong as the last. [2 of 3]
 
  • Pu'er tea wakes me up and settles me down, letting me find focus in everything I do. The blog of Misty Peak Teas, which was never a disappointment for tea enthusiasts like myself before, has just relaunched and is sure to be even better than ever. [3 of 3]
 
 

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food 14 Jul 2014

Ysanne Spevack starts a new, kind supper club.

culture 11 Jul 2014

Mike Sacks brings the funny.

culture 9 Jul 2014

Alexa Jaccarino shares her musical day.

 


  • Introducing *kindelish*, a supper club with live music, real art, Katy Perry’s BFF, and delicious, organic, gluten-free, sugar-free cakes [1 of 3]
 

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food 14 Jul 2014

Ysanne's 13 organic cookbooks have been published by Rizzoli, HarperCollins, etc. Now she’s launching *kindelish*, NYC’s kindest supper club. TWITTER

 
  • Musician Tanya Lam will play amazing live music during *kindelish* dessert and coffee course, including ‘Coffee’. [2 of 3]
 
 
 

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culture 11 Jul 2014

Mike Sacks brings the funny.

culture 9 Jul 2014

Alexa Jaccarino shares her musical day.

tech 7 Jul 2014

Calum Leslie on the gadgets that he can't board a plane without.

 


  • I thought it nearly impossible to out-parody sites such as Buzzfeed, Gawker, and all the other viral news sites, but the staff of The Onion has nailed it, particularly with this shocking three-hour-video of a stick of butter left out at room temperature. [1 of 3]
 

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culture 11 Jul 2014

A member of the editorial staff at Vanity Fair magazine, Mike Sacks is the author of the recently released Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers (Viking/Penguin). He will be appearing in conversation with Bill Hader on Saturday, July, 12 at 6:00 PM at PowerHouse Books in Brooklyn, New York.

 
  • I'm not sure where these photographs come from or who's running the site, but at Internet K-Hole (what does that even mean?!) there is a limitless supply of found photos from the 70s and 80s. Each photo is a snapshot of an indescribable event often involving alcohol or nudity, with the best photos involving both. [2 of 3]
 
  • "The Best Show" was a music and comedy radio show put out by New York's WFMU for over fifteen years. There are literally thousands of hours available for download, and all of them for free. Along with sidekick Jon Wurster, host Tom Scharpling produced comedy similar to a modern update of the classic comedy team Bob and Ray. Surreal and brilliant, and always surprising. [3 of 3]
 
 

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culture 9 Jul 2014

Alexa Jaccarino shares her musical day.

tech 7 Jul 2014

Calum Leslie on the gadgets that he can't board a plane without.

culture 2 Jul 2014

Nick Gray hacked the museum.