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Sneak preview: The Land of Tumblr-Worthy Food

If there’s one thing I learnt whilst in Reykjavik, it’s that Icelandic people are actual hipsters. They’re so effortlessly hipster that it isn’t even pretentious – even their hostel breakfast bars are tumblr-worthy. 47 more words


What's Up with the Space Above the Ground?

There are “Throwback Thursdays” and there are “Throwback Thursdays.”

Remember the time when street magician David Blaine levitated on the street?

No big deal, right? 64 more words

The Game

It’s that time of the year again
I read in the blogosphere
The time when men in suits
decide interest rates for the year

They will gather in one room… 675 more words

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The three most-searched-for terms in porn are likely "teacher," then "babysitter," then "nurse"

The cliche is “pizza delivery boy” or “plumber,” but the reality is:

Full data here (the link is safe for work; it’s just their Insights blog, which can actually teach you a lot about the habits of different parts of the country). 121 more words

Fundamental Explainers

Set in Salem (sort of)

I have heard so many dreadful things about the new WGN series Salem that I was desperate to see it: our cable provider does not carry that station but I was able to watch it online and I also checked out the series… 560 more words


Morning Mixtape: 'Epic' by Faith No More

Billy Gould, the bassist for the San Francisco rock band Faith No More, is 51 years old today. I have no particularly affinity for Mr. 143 more words

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TV Review: 'Fargo: The Rooster King'

Season 1, Episode 2: “The Rooster King” | Date: April 22, 2014

“Fargo,” the new FX TV series based on the film of the same name, unfolds like a great novel. 448 more words

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