Christopher David

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Classic Works of Literature Turned Into Beautiful Book Sculptures

In her series <i>Fragments of Story</i>, Tokyo-based art director Tomoko Takeda creates sculptures inspired by classic works of literature using the actual …

5 Stunning Debut Novels To Add To Your To-Read Pile

A writer's debut is her crucial first chance to introduce her style and themes to a potential readership -- a task that undoubtedly results in absurd amounts of pressure. (A lukewarm review of David Foster Wallace's debut led to several agonizing days holed up in his bedroom.) A critical flop may …

Looking for happiness? Science says listen to sad music: it works, really!

Happiness is the goal we are all in search of, right? But, of course, it can be fun to wallow in the sadness a bit. It's often said you can't have …

Animated Street Art GIFs by A. L. Crego

<i>Original street art and photo by Sr. X. Animated GIF By A. L. Crego.</i><p>Spanish artist A. L. Crego adds motion to street art in his delightful animated …

The Empire Strikes Back: The Fan-Made Version

Have you seen <i>The Empire Strikes Back Uncut</i>? If you have, there's a chance you're one of the hundreds of fans who contributed their own scenes to recreate the Star Wars classic in full.<p>A follow-up to 2010 Emmy-winner <i>Star Wars Uncu</i><i>t</i>, the film is a pastiche of live action, stop-motion and animation …

Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections

Fecal transplants can be life-saving for people with stubborn bacterial infections, but they're not for the faint of heart. So doctors have come up with a way to make them more palatable: the frozen poop pill.<p>People infected with <i>Clostridium difficile</i> suffer debilitating diarrhea, but the bug often …

3 Things All Restaurants Should Stop Doing Now

In case you didn't come to this conclusion on your own, I'm the sort of guy who's always looking for signs that the world is coming to an end. Or at least civilization as we know it. I'm sorry, but I need to pass on this latest nugget, suggesting that maybe the end has already arrived.<p>The New York …

Is the Internet the Future of the Local Food Movement?

When it comes to technology, the food service industry is stuck in the 1980s. That's how Ashwin Mudaliar sees it, at least: Chefs often peruse paper …

Crematorium Fire Caused By 500-Pound Body In Virginia

It takes two to three hours to burn the average body in a crematorium -- but it only takes minutes for a 500-pound body to burn the roof off a crematorium.<p>A fire that lit up the roof of a crematorium in Henrico County, Virginia, was caused by the corpse of an obese man that got way too hot in the …

Intricate Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations From 1914 Will Make Your Imagination Run Wild

Normally we assume even the most lavish of illustrations, rendered by the most talented and inspired of <i>artistes</i>, cannot compare to the fanciful imagery that's yielded by the powers of the unbridled imagination. However, our most wondrous of hallucinatory visions have trouble comparing with the …

Single Serving: Tei Shi - Bassically - Turntable Kitchen

Tei Shi (a.k.a. Valerie Teicher) returns today with a brand new jam titled “Bassically.” And we’re a little obsessed with it. Built from glossy drum …

Check out this gorgeous Mars picture, courtesy of India's orbiter

Hello Mars! You're looking lovely this week!<p>The Indian Space Research Organization, or ISRO, has released a handful of images of Mars taken by its Mars Orbiter Mission, or MOM, in the last few days, and while they are all beautiful, this one showing the orb of the rust-colored planet floating …

Thurston Moore: The Power Of Casual

"You mean you don't feel good inside when you hear "Into the Groove" by Madonna on the radio? Come on! If you don't then you're not a true punk, because a true punk is open to anything."<p><b>There's hardly a rock band in the world right now</b> that doesn't owe a tip of their hat to Sonic Youth, whether it …

The 20 Best Songs You'll Hear This Month

From Ryan Adams to Prince, Delta Spirit to Lucinda Williams, this is the soundtrack to your first days of fall<p><i>Click here to listen to the playlist on Esquire Spotify</i><p><b>Ryan Adams, "My Wrecking Ball"</b><p>Because for all that he's done and whatever comes next, this'll wind up standing as one of the ten best …

Record Store Guide to Minneapolis - Turntable Kitchen

Minneapolis’ sub-zero winters, cheese-laden food and aggressive friendliness may make it unsavory to some, but it also happens to be home to one of …

Food Tank's Fall Reading List: 20 Great Books About Food

Food Tank has selected 20 books that entertain, inform and reaffirm the importance of food and agriculture. From sustainable seafood to ethical eating to field guides for food activists, these books highlight innovative and creative methods that are creating a better, more sustainable food system …