The Wide World of Weed

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Pot news for those who partake

 

High Maintenance is back: Why Vimeo Funded a Show About a Weed Dealer

The Green Mile: Denver’s antique row turned pot street fights a rebranding

Joe Rogan jokes on Why Pot Is Illegal

Legalization in D.C.: A hazy pot cloud of what-ifs

Slowly getting there: New York City’s Incomplete Marijuana Reform

$3.75 Million: “the largest-ever investment in a cannabis management company”

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Since you’re trapped at work: High Times lists their Top 10 Strains of 2014

 

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Printables

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Crystal Ball by Andrew Marantz

Meet Shingy, AOL’s “Digital Prophet.” AOL pays Shingy a six-figure salary for “watching the future take shape across the vast online landscape.”

How Being the Victim of a Robbery changed the lead singer of The Flaming Lips’ Outlook on Life

Here’s Wayne Coyne talking about living with death.

One of those Rare Moments Where You’ll Obsess Over Buying Christmas Tree Decorations

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The Bones Brigade Christmas Ornament pack

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For Those Who Like Synching the Old-Fashioned Way

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The 2015 Standard Memorandum Notebook

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Agbogbloshie, The World’s Electronic Wasteland

One man takes his zip zinger to Africa for a firsthand look and to dump some electronics of his own.

A Life of Grime

‘SLIMZEE’S GOING ON TERRIBLE’ is Rollo Jackson’s beautifully directed portrait documentary of DJ Slimzee, the self-proclaimed Godfather of Grime. A+ on this one.

All Mapped Out

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Where the Ebola is at in Africa

All About The Long Con

Maya Angelou’s stepfather was well-versed in racketeering and had his friend’s teach her all they knew about the art of the con.

A Most American Day

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Have your say. Go Vote today!

Design by Michael Delahaut / WISE

The Prestige of Terror

Broomberg & Chanarin pay homage to George Henein and the Egyptian Surrealist Movement. The title “The Prestige of Terror” comes from the name of a pamphlet that Henein created shortly after the dropping of the atomic bomb.

“Pay attention, this is an important experience that is worth remembering.”

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Having A.D.H.D. characteristics in the Paleolithic era made you a success. Now, in the instant gratification-heavy 21st century, those carrying traits of this novelty-seeking behavior need to—in a sense—become digital nomads to be effective and keep their surrounding world interesting.

Illustration by Matt Leines

Words to Live By

The A-Z of ’90s Slang by the Layzell Bros.

Ol’ Dirty Bastard Loved Broccoli on His Pizza, and His Mother Called Him ‘Rusty’

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These are just some of the things that you will learn in the new biography co-authored by Buddha Monk and Mickey Hess. One of the most unique characters and performers of our lifetime, The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol’ Dirty Bastard tells the inside story of Big Baby Jesus, who died of an overdose back in 2004 at the age of thirty-five.

Printables

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The Triumphs and Tragedies of Larry Smith by Robbie Ettelson

In 1983 a bass player from Queens revolutionized the sound of hip-hop. How did he end up forgotten and confined to a hospital bed?

Notes From the California Penal League

San Quentin’s Giants

Crimes Committed in Costume

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Impressive: A 26-year-old Rochester woman dressed up as a zombie got 2 DWIs in 3 hours

Less impressive: A 37-year-old Maine woman in a Hello Kitty costume was booked on drunk driving charges after refusing a breathalyzer

A single white male was arrested after robbing a New Hampshire bank in a zebra-print dress

And while not technically in costume: A 21-year old man being arrested on marijuana possession charges told police he was Denzel Washington.

 

The Mystery Behind HR’s Chair

Darryl Jenifer of Bad Brains fame kicks off a new season of Classic Tales with a story about why HR did two gigs duct-taped to a chair

The First Rule of Skateboarding is That There Are No Rules

I was a Skate Rat

“a brief meditation on the nature of how suburban nomadic skateboarders find each other, build communities – and as is often the case in adversarial environments – use every inch of their limitations and blank canvas, to breed ideas that influence the life of skateboarders every day. From the kick flip, to the kick tail, Floridians are responsible for scores of technical and cultural advancements – and they are all skate rats.”

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