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The NYC Ramen Rebel That’s Leading America’s Noodle Soup Coup – Foodways, Episode 10

ZAGAT Published on 21 Sep 2017 Ivan Orkin’s journey from Long Island to Japan is a journey of self-discovery, and not just because the chef finally found a way to enjoy soup. Jessica Sanchez caught up with NYC’s ramen rebel … Continue reading

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How Ramen Changed in America | Annals of Obsession | The New Yorker

From Maruchan to Momofuku, a look at America’s love affair with the savory noodle.

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Massive Murals Are Popping Up Around Detroit

What role will art play in Detroit’s future? In 2014, when the City of Detroit threatened to sell many of the Detroit Institute of Art’s prized artworks to help the Motor City exit bankruptcy, the question of art’s role in the city’s future … Continue reading

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The lead scientist on a secret experiment to teleport humans encounters a co-worker on a smoke break. As she grapples with the implications of recent discoveries, it’s clear that a dire mistake has been made. Premiered online at Short of … Continue reading

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Badass Geologist Gets Revenge On Drunk Neighbour Who Blocks Her Car With Boulder

Some people are taking the piss without worrying too much about the consequences of their actions. Well, sometimes, if your aim isn’t on point, the piss bounces back. Just saying. Melissa Scruggs is a California woman who recently woke up … Continue reading

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6 of the Most Magical Christmas Markets Around the World – My Modern Met

Since 1441, Tallinn, Estonia, has adorned its Town Hall Square with a decorated tree. This makes it the first place in Europe to set up a Christmas tree—and the perfect place to have a Christmas market! While the Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Sandy Instagram – @lorenzomitil // Website – lorenzomitil.com #fujifilm #pro400h #120 #nyc #streetphotography #photography #landscape Source: Sandy Instagram – // Website lo – lorenzomitil | ello

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How urban spaces can preserve history and build community

Can public spaces both reclaim the past and embrace the future? Landscape architect Walter Hood has explored this question over the course of an iconic career, with projects ranging from Lafayette Square Park in San Francisco to the upcoming International … Continue reading

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Out-of-Focus Paintings by Philip Barlow Capture the Twinkling Lights of Cityscapes at Night – Colossal

Cape Town-based artist Philip Barlow paints abstracted depictions of the cityscapes at night, blurring the focus of street lamps and headlights the way our eyes or a photographer’s lens might when adjusting to a city’s bright, multi-colored lights. In this way, Barlow … Continue reading

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Dig into an Incredible Compendium of Objects Excavated from the Bottom of Amsterdam’s Amstel River

During a nine year period in the early 2000’s a new metro line was excavated along the banks of Amsterdam’s Amstel river. The urban waterway had to be completely pumped, which gave archeologists a rare opportunity to examine the full … Continue reading

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