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1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza

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An amendment attached to the annual state department budget bill would rename the Washington, D.C. street that the Chinese Embassy is on to Liu Xiaobo Plaza, after noted Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who is serving an 11-year sentence for subversion.

art by Shepard Fairey

What Gangs Are Hanging in Your Neighborhood

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Here’s a detail of a bigger map featuring the LAPD’s Citywide Gang Injunctions.

Meet the ‘Pink Helmet Posse’

Three 6-year-old girls who skateboard, and three boys who don’t like princesses.

The Simpsons Made in pure CSS

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Smart stuff from Chris Pattle

City Bike for City Boys

Prime examples from Japan’s mini bike craze of the 70s & 80s.

Next Up, Shin-Kicking in the Ghetto

THE SLAP by Max Landis

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot news for those who like to take part
 
Weedhire: helping you find jobs in the marijuana industry

Here’s Jenny Slate on being stoned in college

This motel in Colorado features wifi, a hot tub and sauna, and is 420 friendly

CBD dog treats are a real thing

One doctor goes to Venice Beach and considers how to “make medical marijuana a less bogus proposition.”

A new study finds that people who are at risk for schizophrenia are more likely to smoke pot, and larger quantities of it

In fear of lawsuits, Police are destroying less pot plants than ever

The FDA might just downgrade pot from its current status as a Schedule I drug

Can Marijuana help Veterans of War?

Oxford, Mississippi: home to Colonel Reb, William Faulkner, John Grisham, and the federal government’s weed farm

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There are still a couple sets of the HIGH Kite & Journey Tube left at the PK Shop

Hipster Molting Season is Here Again

All The Right Ideas

Colin Furze: Inside The Mind Of An Inventor

Text Level Nexting

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Hi-Art is a new iPhone app that features original digital stickers (to be used in place of emojis) created by a whole slew of artists, musicians, and celebrities.

Printables

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Six Different Artists Made These Paintings by Jerry Saltz

Why does so much new abstraction look the same? Because buyers like it that way.

Morning Dose of the Redskin

77 years of Washington Redskins branding

Workin’ It on the Westside

Daytime hooking in Manhattan in the 1980s. Photos by Steven Siegel

The Most Radioactive Place in New York City

The Wide World of Weed

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A round-up of all things pot related
 

British Police tweet: ‘Epic fail of the day goes to the man in Crewe who rang 999 by accident. We arrived to check he was safe… and found his cannabis farm!’

And budding Jonny Buddaseeds are actively planting pot in public all over the UK

Regarding Crime Syndicates: Albanian cannabis growers in a stand-off with the government are armed with rocket-propelled grenades, heavy mortars and machine guns

and US traffickers are finding loopholes in Oregon

Speaking of “findings”: Close to an ounce of pot was found hidden under a 450 lb man’s stomach fat

Medicinally speaking, Hilary Clinton doesn’t get it yet

While Mt. Munchie Chris Christie thinks medical marijuana is “a front for legalization.” More like an open door.

but Florida kinda medically legalized it
 
and finally
 
A Weed Breathalyzer has been invented by a former B.C. Mountie… so, that’s the future.
 

Printables

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Is Terry Richardson an Artist or a Predator? by Benjamin Wallace

One of the most famous photographers in the world is also now one of its most vilified.

Weekend Watching: This Ain’t Beebop (1989)

Directed by Ralph Bakshi

One man’s odyssey through surreal downtown Los Angeles as he tries to find the life he once had

Previously Unseen Photos from the London Underground in the 1980s

Photographs by Bob Mazzer, currently on display at the Howard Griffin Gallery in London.

“While working as a projectionist in a porn cinema in Central London during the 1980s, Bob Mazzer began photographing on the tube during his daily commute, creating irresistably joyous pictures alive with humour and humanity. This photographic social history then remained unseen and unexhibited until recently begin discovered.”

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