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Inspired by #PatsDiner: The Most Memorable Diner Moments in Movie History

There’s something inherently all-American about the diner in all of its chrome-clad, greasy-spoon glory. It’s a backdrop of Americana that—in the hands of the right set designer and director—can tell quite a tale before actors even appear on the scene. There’s the classic, saccharine allusion to …

A City-by-City Guide to Frank Sinatra's Favorite Haunts

The crooner's 100th birthday would have been today.<p>Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken and rose to fame in Manhattan, but he built his legend on the West Coast. Los Angeles was not only where he filmed his greatest movies, from <i>On the Town</i> to <i>Man With the Golden Arm</i>, but also where he recorded immortal …

Humans of New York and Edward Norton fundraise for refugee scientist's new life in USA

He fled to Istanbul with his remaining son and daughter, but the trio were destitute, as their home had been looted after it was bombed. All were …

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

Peter Hartcher: the new rule PM Malcolm Turnbull will need to observe

To the south: "He was greeted like a rock star during his street walk," observed Tasmania's <i>Launceston Examiner</i> when he visited there a week later. …

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This 3-D Printed Haiku Is Invisible Until You Put It In Water

Inspired by the shadows created by water striders, Drzach & Suchy have figured out a way to “paint” words in water shadows.<p>Water striders are a family of insects that are able to transfer their body weight so they can run on top of the water’s surface. Upon seeing them for the first time at the …