Art Openings Tonight (and through the Weekend) in NYC, SF, and LA

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Takeshi Murata
OM Rider
November 5 – December 21, 2014

Salon 94 Bowery
243 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

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The Astronaut’s Lightbulb

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When you’re circling the globe every 90 minutes, a spaceship can be a tough place to sleep. To help astronauts catch some quality zzz’s while in orbit, NASA used a special lightbulb that diffused irritable short wave blue light, and aided in melatonin production. Now, back on earth, this sleep promoting lightbulb can be yours to help maintain that natural circadian rhythm.

Filling the Sugary Void

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A look at some of the best new doughnuts in NYC aka “the city that always eats.”

Lunchtime Laughter

Charging Cops A Buck Or Two Extra

New Trees

Robert Voit’s large format series humorously highlights the odd, oversized attempts to hide cell phone towers in plain sight. The series is on view at Clamp Art through November 15th, 2014.

Printables

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The 50th Anniversary of New York’s Most Sensational Jewel Heist by Meryl Gordon

Jack Murphy, a.k.a., “Murf the Surf,” and Allan Kuhn speak on their involvement in stealing priceless gems from the American Museum of Natural History—and the roles John D. MacArthur, Eva Gabor, and Nora Ephron had in getting them back.

Creating a Context for the Artwork Itself

Future Relic 02, the second chapter of Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic series. Starring James Franco.

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot News for Those Who Partake

Add Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C. to the list of places where marijuana will soon be legal

These states should be next: A map of Where Americans Smoke and Grow Marijuana

The Marijuana Show: “Shark Tank meets The Apprentice for budding Ganjapreneurs”

So, as a capitalist, how do you really make money off of it? Here’s Why Legalizing Medical Marijuana Will Make Investors Extremely Wealthy

But don’t let that greed overshadow the healing qualities of the herb. Time goes inside the “quasi-legal, science-free world of medical marijuana for children”

and finally

A scientist has confirmed that Drugs Make Movies Better

16-Bit Steve Zissou

Would play this game if it were actually a game.

Stephanie Claire Smith is…

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Wednesday’s Muse

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All Mapped Out

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Where the Ebola is at in Africa

The Internet Arcade

VIDEO-GAME-ARCHIVE

If you’ve got the patience for archaic technology, and a hankering to play over 900 different classic video games, this is your new bookmark.

Is It Even NSFW When The People Doing It Are The Size of Ants?

Drone Boning, the first—and most artistically shot—soft porn recorded from above. It’s like a game of ‘Where’s Dildo?’ at times. Watch and enjoy.

Trippy Mickey

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Pretty sure that this ‘House of Mirrors’ inspired D & W.W. collection with Wood Wood is about as far out as Disney has ever gone. Good looks for that.

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“The seller does not represent that this item is operable; it was buried for 30 years.”

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A small number of the Atari E.T. cartridges that were dug up earlier this year from the “Atari Dump” in Alamogordo, New Mexico are available for auction on ebay. SOLD AS IS.

Typographically Eating

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Design Letters dinnerware with typography by Arne Jacobsen

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Some Great Moves Here…

GoldenBoy!

via, fecalface

Untitled (I skate therefore I am)

California Concepts by Adam Villacin

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Printables

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Why would someone steal the world’s rarest water lily? by Sam Knight

In January, an endangered plant was taken from Kew Gardens – only a few years after scientists saved it from extinction. Sam Knight investigates what happens when plant obsession turns criminal.

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