In Space There Is No Up or Down

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So how then did the north ended up on the top of the map? Ptolemy, that’s how. Read a great cartographic history of global positioning here.

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Printables

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One-Percent Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society by Kevin Roose

It’s Bobsled Time!

While the Jamaican bobsled team didn’t win any medals at Sochi— the duo finished 29th out of 30—they won the internet with this fantastic 8-bit promotional video.

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Arizona = Iraq?

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The most nonsensical US Map you will see today: The United States If Each State Were Named For The Most Similar Foreign Country

Weekend Watching: Painters Painting

A Candid History of the The New York Art Scene, 1940-1970.

Directed by Emile de Antonio

Artist Eats: Clark Goolsby

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Clark Goolsby to share his favorite place to eat. Clark is a New York-based artist whose work is “composed of eye-catching neon colors, geometric shapes and collage.” Continue reading for his answer.
 
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The Guy Knows How to Get the Most Out of Life

Casey Neistat Snowboarding New York City

Riding High

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Fiat’s old Lingotto auto factory in Turin, Italy was a real bottom-to-top operation. Raw materials were delivered on the ground floor and after going through many levels of manufacturing, finished automobiles exited onto the rooftop test track for a drive.

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The Hippie Temptation

The Grateful Dead are a point of focus in this 1967 investigative report by Harry Reasoner.

Venezuela’s Tower of David

The world’s tallest slum.

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Seeking Lands of Pleasant Living

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This map shows you what places in the continental U.S. experience the most “pleasant” days per year.

Les Tough Guys

Photographs by Yan Morvan

Lessons in Graffiti

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Beginning this month, KEO is teaching a pair of “Graffiti Master Classes” in Brooklyn for students ages 8 thru 80. Learning everything from the basics of hand lettering to the history, theory, and philosophy of New York City Subway Style Writing, students in the classes will develop their own signature style and acquire the basic tools and knowledge for a successful career in graffiti.

 

Royal Cheese

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One out of every two sandwiches sold in France is a burger, making it the most popular food in the country.

A Love Letter to The City

The definitive guide to Stephen Powers and ICY signs’ global public art project.

Available in a hardcover through First & Fifteenth or in a soft cover through Amazon

For more images of the Love Letter project in Philadelphia, click here

“Love Jesus and keep it simple”

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Leonard Knight, creator of Salvation Mountain, has passed away at the age of 82.

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Openings & Parties: SKIT at The Hole

This group show curated by Tisch Abelow is on view at The Hole through March 1st. 2014.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Noodle Season

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Every week until it’s warm again, we’ll be showing off various noodle soups around NYC.

Mega Ramen with Seasoned Avocado and corn at Totto Ramen

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Installation View: Katherine Bernhardt – Stupid, Crazy, Ridiculous, Funny Patterns

On view at CANADA gallery through March 2nd, 2014

CANADA
333 Broome St
New York, NY 10002

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