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The Self-Made Man by John Swansburg

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

The Evolution of the Modern Desk

Since 1980

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot News for Those Who Partake
 
Snoop Dogg announces that the only way he’ll play a show in Alaska is if they legalize pot

UPS employee swipes package containing a $160,000 diamond, trades it for a dub sack

Colorado’s highest court is set to judge on whether an employee can be fired for using marijuana outside of work

Related: Here are all the Marijuana Legalization Votes in upcoming elections

Green, but not: Ireland gets in on the Scratch-and-Sniff cannabis plant detection cards (above)

Illegal grow ops in Oregon are threatening the Salmon population by diverting water from streams

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It’s harvest season in the Emerald Triangle, which means lots of helicopters and raids
 

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Confessions of a former internet troll by Emmett Rensin

Trolling was always juvenile. It wasn’t always this cruel.

Yung Mule

“La Carnada” is a short film about a 13-year old’s first trip across the border smuggling cocaine.

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Generation Wuss by Bret Easton Ellis

In his books, he used to shoot at the materialistic excesses of his generation. But today, youth has become Bret Easton Ellis’ favorite target. According to him, young people are just too sensitive, too narcissistic ,too stupid. But ultimately, as he explains in this exclusive text, he kind of feels sorry for them (and they love it !).

Running of the Balls

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Adding to the ongoing wussification of the world, the Madrileno village of Mataelpino has replaced bulls with large foam boulders for what was once their annual bull run.

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The Art Forger Who Became a National Hero by Zachary Crockett

How one of the biggest fraudsters of 20th century art made millions, conned a Nazi, and emerged a national hero.

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So…are robots set to destroy us all? by Michael Odell

With walking, talking joke-cracking robots now a reality, Michael Odell looks into what exactly lies ahead for mankind in the age of artificial intelligence. Are these machines really just here to aid us – or will we end up in a world that mirrors the likes of ‘The Terminator’, Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’…or even ‘Wall-E’?

Photo by Chris Leah

 

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot News For Those Who Partake
 
“Pot-Smoking Moms Unapologetic About Getting High”

The 420 Fight Club is a free weekly Martial Arts class held in Washington Square Park

7% fewer Americans support pot legalization than a year ago

September 10, 1914: The date of America’s First Marijuana Bust

Stinky Greens: Officials in Spokane, Washington are thinking about testing sewage for THC to get a gauge on the population’s pot use

The Bone Leaf Pendant (above) is a perfect gift for your Ganja-loving girl

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While we all know him from his buttoned-up travel show on Saturday television,  Rick Steve’s latest tour is Travel as a Political Act: Ending marijuana prohibition in Oregon
 

The Chillest Pool in the World

There are a lot of cool pools out there in the world, but none as chill as the one surrounded by Elemental Seeds’ outdoor pot lab.

The Story Behind SEEN and the Hollywood Sign

The year was 1985, and it took SEEN 12 hours and 50 cans of spraypaint to put his name on the iconic landmark.

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Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What? by Jon Mooallem

How the tech billionaire came to own 87,000 acres, three hotels, a wastewater treatment plant, a cemetery and 380 cats.

The Power of Endless Positivity

Dallas Clayton: Dream Big!, a short film by Han Su Kim for Vans OffTheWall.TV

Related: ages ago Dallas did a poetry column for us, you can read them all here

“I want to cook condom food for you”

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Leave it to the Japanese to integrate condoms into cuisine for a cookbook promoting safe sex.

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Wisdom Comes In All Forms

Even in depressing tunes like this.

The Real Captain Tying Knots

“Imagine being on your knees at your father’s funeral beside his casket, saying goodbye to him — and then you have nine orgasms right there,”

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Just imagine that. Dale Decker is a Wisconsin man who suffers from a condition called Persistent Genital Arousal Syndrome, which causes him to have upwards of 100 orgasms per day. While the lazy may think that the condition would be amazing, according to Decker “It makes you never want to have another orgasm for as long as you live.” That’s no fun.

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The McDonald’s Cocaine Spoon Fiasco by Zachary Crockett

How cocaine and the War on Drugs utterly destroyed McDonald’s coffee spoon

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