Who knew the DEA could be so cool? Here’s a look though some seriously awesome Drug Enforcement Patches.
The Tragedy of Louis Scarcella by Albert Samaha
How the face of NYC’s tough-on-crime era went from Supercop to scapegoat.
The key figure in the annual Burryman’s Parade, which takes place on the second Friday of August, in South Queensferry, Scotland. Tradition has it that a local man is covered from head to toe in burrs that he has collected, and paraded along a seven-mile route with stops at pubs, factories, and official’s houses. During each pause, the Burryman is given whisky to drink through a straw, and money, as tradition states “that he will bring good luck to the town if they give him whisky and money, and that bad luck will result if the custom is discontinued.” This year the festival was “ground to a halt” when the Burryman got a burr in his eye. Luckily, all that whisky helped ease his pain, but who knows about the luck of the town?
Go the Fuck Outside, written and performed by Thig Nat
For our series, “FlashUs,” we ask some of our favorite tattoo artists to create a design based on a classic theme—naked ladies. This week, Katya Krasnova sent us the above. Katya tattoos out of Kingdom Family in Kiev, Ukraine, and you can follow her here.
Years tattooing: 1
Tattooing out of: Kingdom Family in Kiev, Ukraine
First tattoo I ever did: “First tattoo I did was one year ago on my boyfriend Gusak. It was a little skull. He is also a tattooer and the best teacher who taught me everything for all this time.”
—Zio / @zioxla
Using a set of Picasso’s lithographs as reference, Apple designers are taught to strive for simplicity.
Goodie Mob, They Don’t Dance No Mo’, 1998
In a buzzworthy move… all of the proceeds from the sale of these ‘Disappearing Bees’ print boxers from druthers go to support the ‘Pollinator Partnership,’ which is the “largest organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems.”
Cute Cube is a tiny little camera built to handle all of the elements. Priced at $100 and equipped with a 124° wide angle lens capable of capturing HD video and still images, the mountable, waterproof Cube is an extremely affordable option to the Go-Pro.
Photographs by the legendary Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri (1943 – 1992)
The Wonder Years: An Oral History by Bonnie Stiernberg
Kevin & Winnie & Wayne & Paul & Karen & Jack & Norma