November 18, 2014

How to create a budget –

Do you live paycheck to paycheck? Are you always trying to figure out how to save money? Or are you always confused on exactly where your paycheck is going…

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Why Whole Foods is moving into one of the poorest neighborhoods in Chicago

CHICAGO—The center of Englewood has been vacant for so long that many people in the neighborhood can’t quite recall when it became that way. Thirty years ago?…

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November 17, 2014

The Story Behind the Web’s Buzziest Weed Series ‘High Maintenance’

When Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld set out to make High Maintenance, their Web series about a weed delivery guy in New York City, they had one important…

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The Most Popular Drug in America Is an Antipsychotic and No One Really Knows How It Works

Jump to Navigation AlterNet / By Martha Rosenberg The pharmaceutical industry has flooded America with antipsychotics. November 13, 2014 | …

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John Oliver’s Complicated Fun Connects for HBO

David Carr THE MEDIA EQUATION Every once in a while, it’s nice to be wrong about something. When HBO announced last fall that John Oliver, a British comedian I…

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November 14, 2014

Meep Records – Custom Lathe Cut Records

Cut a single record. Neat.

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November 13, 2014

Cooking Techniques Video Channel – NYTimes.com

I'm always needing help with the basics. This is an awesome resource. /via SwissMiss

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How to fix a broken diet: 3 ways to get your eating on track.

By John Berardi, Ph.D. In this article I’ll share the 3 main strategies I use to help clients fix a “broken diet” and start eating better. I’ll also share how…

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Frank Chimero – Let’s Talk About Timeless Design

Mar 22, 2013I have a pet peeve when it comes to describing design (or any kind of creative work). The word “timeless” makes my skin crawl, like that scene in…

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The world’s best pancake recipe

I want to find REAL buttermilk.

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November 12, 2014

Homicidally ever after: did Paddington really need a murderer?

The new trailer for the imminent Paddington Bear film may have upset the purists among us – it’s all a bit too Harry Potter for my liking – but in general it’s…

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A Birth Story

Meaghan O’Connell | Longreads | Nov. 6, 2014 | 57 minutes (14,248 words) Download .mobi (Kindle) Download .epub (iBooks) It was Monday, June 2nd, and I was wide…

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The Pretender: Why ‘I Can’t Stand Dave Grohl’

I’ve got another confession to make: I can’t stand Dave Grohl. I say this firmly, and people look at me like they just walked out of a warm porta-potty at…

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November 11, 2014

Everybody Sexts — Matter — Medium

By Jenna WorthamIllustrations by Wesley Allsbrook, Trenton Duerksen, Lisa Hanawalt, Melody Newcomb, Pat Perry, Jonny Ruzzo, Sam Vanallemeersch, and Roxie…

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November 10, 2014

The Unknown Story of Nintendo’s Secret Weapon – IGN

By Blake HarrisEarlier this month, my friend Sam Borofsky passed away. For those unfamiliar with Sam, he played a pivotal role in creating and shaping the…

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November 9, 2014

Life in Chains: Finding Home at Taco Bell

by John DeVore, Nov 5 2014, 1:00p Taco Bell is the best Mexican food I ever ate. I will say this to your face over a plate of enchiladas suiza. You will shake…

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November 8, 2014

Monty The Penguin

One of those commercials that makes me cry and want to buy something from the retailer.

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November 7, 2014

HOW TO WRITE

A little-bit of hard-won wisdom I’ve managed to borrow* over the years. The first thing to know is that many people confuse the act of writing with a different…

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‘Alex From Target’ and the Mess of Uncontrollable Fame

“That teenage cute boy at the target now has 450K twitter followers so why are any of us even trying?” An adult friend Gchatted me this on Monday afternoon. Now…

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Clayton Cubitt on The Great Discontent (TGD)

Raised in New Orleans, Clayton Cubitt is a photographer, filmmaker, and writer based in New York City. He mixes art and fashion with technology and is the…

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