Some People…

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Super-climber Alex Honnold just “scrambling” up the side of a building in San Francisco the other day.

via, esquire

Installation View: ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND

 
 

This Mission School show featuring Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Alicia McCarthy, Barry McGee, and Ruby Neri is full of dream clusters and rare pieces of art. On view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery through July 12, 2014, it’s a must see.

The Valley of Dolls

Well, this one’s weird.

Ayano Tsukimi (64) is living in Nagoro, a village in eastern Iya on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. Not many people are still living there. For those who die or move away, Ayano Tsukimi is making lifesized dolls in their liking and puts them in places that were important to them. The dolls are scattered around the whole valley.

Here’s Jesus On a Pancake

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Before going to bed on the night before Good Friday, Cowgirl Café owner Karen Hendrickson prayed to the Lord: “Dear God, please just continue to look over the Cowgirl Café.” Little did she know that the next morning her prayers would be answered, and it would be the big guy’s son who would do the watching. Risen from the griddle—and soon to be on display in the Norco, California restaurant—this image of Jesus with “a receding hairline” appeared on a freshly made pancake. To some it’s a “divine sign,” and to others a wasted meal that looks like Charles Manson, but whatever the case, Jesus is out there on a pancake on a plate for anyone that wants to make the pilgrimage.

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The Persian Version

A skate journey from Iran to Turkey by Patrik Wallner

Grime Time

Select photos from 1980s New York by Steven Siegel

Morning Dose of Ballerinas on Walls

Anthony Lister in Miami.

Film by Colin M. Day

The Great Sandstorm, the First Professional Sumo Wrestler from the Middle East

Becoming Sumo is a profile of Ōsunaarashi (大砂嵐金太郎).

Directed and Produced by Salazar

AWAKENING: An Allergy Season Romance

In this humorous new short film from Adam Neustadter, a New Yorker expatriates to California and encounters an exotic, new-agey know-it-all.

An App to Help You Beat Jetlag

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Developed by mathematicians at the University of Michigan, Entrain helps you shift your clock by altering “the timing of what your eyes and brain perceive as dawn and dusk.” So basically, it suggests a lighting schedule of when to get a lot of light, and when to get none. Try it out here

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Found Photos (pt. 14): 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Edition

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

108 years ago today at 5:12 am, San Francisco got leveled and subsequently burned to the ground.

Artist Eats: Winnie Truong

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Winnie Truong to share her favorite place to eat. Winnie is a Toronto-based artist, whose exhibition, Rites of Passage, is currently on view at Galleri Benoni in Copenhagen. Continue reading for her answer.

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Art Tonight (and This Weekend) in New York

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From a giant group show this evening featuring Downtown’s finest to Jaimie Warren’s performance at The Hole on Friday night, there are a bunch of great excuses to leave your couch this weekend.

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Printables

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In Deep by Burkhard Bilger

The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers.

Midnight Burlers

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Tweaked out poachers in Northern California are running rampant through old-growth redwood forests hacking off burls, bulbous, rare deformities in the trees that are highly valued for their odd grain and beauty.

Crime Sprays

Passengers hurled “objects and insults” at a trio of kids who rolled up to paint the last Hitachi train to run in Melbourne.

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Trinity High Life

Originally published April 2013

Over the course of three years, photographer Colin M. Day has traveled to and from a marijuana farm in the wilderness of Northern California. These are the resulting photographs.

Oh Look That Guy Is Trying to Commit Suicide on the Bridge, Might As Well Get A Good Selfie to Remember This Special Occasion

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Damn, people.

Artist Eats: DMOTE

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked DMOTE to share his favorite place to eat. DMOTE is a New York-based artist from Sydney, who led the Australian graffiti scene in the early 1990s. Continue reading for his answer.

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