The Wide World of Weed

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Pot news for those who partake

Notes from the parking lot at Phish’s infamous Shakedown street

California and the “Golden Age of commercialized cannabis”

More revenue per acre: Cornfields provide a great cover for growing marijuana

Puffing the pimples away: Researchers at NIH have found that CBD “may provide a potential treatment for acne”

It’s also been found that “legal access to marijuana is associated with fewer opioid overdose deaths”

Meanwhile: ISIS goes to war on weed fields in Syria

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A retired police chief in Colorado is making a killing in the novelty pot brownie market

An Icon of Punk

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Gary Panter first created this artwork as part of the logo for the Screamers, a seminal L.A.  synthpunk band from the mid-70s to the early 80s. Now it’s available to add some edge to your office or abode as a 24″ x 34″ serigraph in an edition of 200.

The Ed Templeton Scrapbook

A three-part series from HUCK magazine to coincide with their 45th issue.

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Taking It Back to the Old School

Much respect goes out to the folks behind Ebbets Field Flannels who have been digging up and reproducing historical baseball jerseys by hand for over 25 years. Here are some of our favorites.

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Jen A. Miller

Visiting the abandoned Warner Bros. Jungle Habitat safari park in North Jersey

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Noiva do Cordeiro is a small town in southeastern Brazil that is populated only by women, most of whom are single between the ages of 20 and 35, and apparently desperately in need of a man. The Brazilian beauties would love to find bachelors to court and potentially live with them, but “first they (the men) need to agree to do what we say and live according to our rules.” Sounds just like marriage to us…

Welp, TEDx in Prison is the Most Depressing Thing Ever

The Greatest TEDx Performance That Never Was? In which a BMX racer serving time for attempted murder talks about trying to get a bike into prison for a TEDx performance.

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TurboGrafx-16: A Quarter Century of Gaming Excellence by Leigh Alexander

The TurboGrafx-16 videogame system was released in America on August 29, 1989. On its 25th anniversary Paste’s games and tech culture writer Leigh Alexander remembers what made this largely forgotten machine special.

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot News for Those Who Partake
 
Whoopi Goldberg sends “a big hug” to Governor Cuomo

Love pot, but hate the anxiety? Black pepper will help fix that

Weed Bus is the legal way to hotbox in Seattle

Edibles in Colorado finally get the warning labels they deserve

Sarah Silverman, the new face of vaping

B-Real and the pot bucket challenge

A new study has concluded that married couples that get high together are less likely to beat each other up

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You’ll need an extra bag of chips once you finish this recipe for Ganja Guacamole
 

Indestructible Speech

The Secret History of the Vocoder

In Case At Any Point in Time in The Next Week You’re Wondering What’s Going On at Burning Man

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Here’s the livestream

Help Make The New Issue of Hamburger Eyes Happen

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America’s favorite photo magazine is raising dough for issue 16. You’ll end up buying it anyway, so think of the pledge as a pre-order. If that doesn’t help, the trailer (below) will.

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The Man Without a Mask by William Finnegan

How the drag queen Cassandro became a star of Mexican wrestling.

Openings & Parties: Never Too Young

Last night, our intrepid photographer Christos Katsiaouni headed down to No Romance Galleries in TriBeCa to check out the opening of “Never Too Young,” a group show featuring works by Harry Mcnally, Mike Krim, Osvaldo Chance Jimenez and PJ Monte. Here is the scene that he encountered.

He Should Really Just Change His Name to “Data”

Nicholas Felton: A Quantified Life

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Last Tango in Kabul by Matthieu Aikins

While war raged across Afghanistan, expats lived in a bubble of good times and easy money. But as the U.S. withdraws, life has taken a deadly turn

Dreams of Steam and Wheels of Steel

Here’s a sweet little profile of the Midwestern Railroad Preservation Society, a group whose aim is to restore early 20th century steam engines and railcars to their former glory.

Checking Off the Boxes…

Borderline Personality Disorder, humorously animated and explained by Ofir Sasson

via, thecuriousbrain

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Germany’s strange, misguided obsession with the Native American 

 

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