Longread Food History


The Great Sushi Craze of 1905: The Unexpected History of Japanese Food in America, From Edo Bay to the Bowery

Also Known As Mom’s Worst Nightmare


A new documentary takes an inside look at the story of the kids who inspired KIDS.

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The Brixton Pound


Jeremy Deller recently designed a psychedelic 5 note for Brixton’s local currency which supports small businesses and trade in the community. Complementing the British Pound, previous notes have featured local heroes including David Bowie, Len Garrison, and Luol Deng.

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The Wide World of Weed



Pot News for Those Who Partake

Susan Sarandon: “It’s never fun being high when you have to pretend you’re not.”

Skating a half pipe in a gigantic hemp field looks like a dream

Marijuana in American History, Boston University’s new course surveying pot policy

Is your drug dealing competition costing you money?

Capitol Hemp, D.C.’s go-to head shop re-opens

An interview with George Jung, one of the most famous drug smugglers in history


Watch a travel mug telescope down into a bong right before your eyes (below)

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Wayne Fromm, International Selfie God


Meet the Canadian inventor who filed the 2005 US patent for an “Apparatus for supporting a camera and method for using the apparatus,” aka the “selfie stick.”


The opening credits to Scooby-Doo remade in Grand Theft Auto V.

via, laughingsquid

Back to School Special

Rick Rubin Returns to His NYU Dorm Room

Vacation ’58


John Hughes’ original National Lampoon Vacation Story from the September 1979 issue.

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Found Photos (pt. 30)

Collected by Dave Schubert while digging through dead people’s stuff at garage sales, estate sales, and flea markets.

Creators No Longer Creating


Notable deaths from the month of July

Rowdy Roddy Piper, WWF Legend

Burt Shavitz, the hermit co-founder and face of Burt’s Bees

Christian Audigier, luxury trucking hat pioneer and fashion designer

Ingrid Sischy, writer, editor and cultural critic

Vic Firth, drumstick magnate

Scot Breithaupt, early BMX visionary

Blaine Gibson, Imagineer and sculptor of figures in Disney parks

Yasuo Minagawa, a Master Framer for Art Masters


Keepin’ it Casual

“Dressers”, a short film by Will Robson-Scott profiling one of the key members of the Cardiff Soul Crew.

Hole-in-One, Two, and Sometimes Three


Since 2005, a mystery man has been pooping in various holes on the greens of the Stavanger Golf Club in Norway. The manager has no clue who the culprit is, however he does have his theories about the gender of the pooper, saying “we know it is a man because the poos are too massive to be from a woman.”

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