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Seiko Will Reissue Ripley’s Futuristic Alien-Fighting Watch

In space no one can hear you tick.<p>In the movie <i>Alien</i>, futuristic alien butt-kicker Sigourney Weaver AKA Ripley wore a futuristic-looking chronograph. This piece, the Seiko 7A28-7000, was one of the first watches with a quartz chronograph movement and featured a unique pusher design with buttons that …

Watches

Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Places to Eat in L.A.

1. Vespertine<p>Price: $$$$<br>• 3599 Hayden Ave., Culver City<br>• (323) 320-4023<br>• vespertine.la<br>• 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays.<br>• Full bar. Valet parking. Credit cards (but not cash) accepted.<p>Let us address the spaceship in the docking port here — not everybody is going to be ecstatic that we are naming …

How To Own A Ridiculously Cheap And Reliable Porsche 911

There exists an insane performance value in the used car market, and it's called the Porsche 911 – specifically, the 996 chassis that spanned the …

Class Action

Aphex Twin Shares Alternate Version of "Avril 14th"

Over the last year, Aphex Twin has uploaded a steady stream of music to various anonymous Soundclouds. (Here's his latest one.) Today, he's offered an alternate version of "Avril 14th" from 2001's <i>Drukqs</i>. Here, it's called "avril altdelay". Listen to it above, via FACT. <b>Update (3:56 p.m.)</b>: He's also …

Electronic Music

Artist Bought Rundown Building for $1, Transformed It Into Magnificent Arts Center

Artist, urban planner, and Chicago resident Theaster Gates can easily add “progressive thinker” to his list of credits–after all, only someone with a clear, forward-thinking vision could look beyond the dilapidated appearance of an early 20th century building and see so much more. After purchasing …

The Arts

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

The fate of industrially farmed animals is one of the most pressing ethical questions of our time. Tens of billions of sentient beings, each with complex sensations and emotions, live and die on a production line<p>Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in …

Farm Animals

SpaceX unveils fancy interior of Crew Dragon spacecraft

It was about time: Crew Dragon, SpaceX's new spacecraft designed for crewed missions to the International Space Station and beyond, finally gives …

Knife Week: Higonokami History

Get to know this Japanese pocket knife with a samurai backstory<p><i>It's Knife Week at Hand-Eye Supply! Get 25% off all knives in stock with the code</i> …

Knives

An ‘outback’ like no other on Earth

Its national parks encompass awe-inspiring glaciers and sawtooth peaks, granite massifs and verdant forests. South America’s trademark camelids – the …

South America

Man up for a motorcycle camping tour in Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite national parks

"Saddle up, boys," the expedition leader said. "It's time to hit the trail."<p>The other dusty men and I, having warmed our boots by the campfire and filled our bellies with scrambled eggs and thick-cut bacon, stirred slowly in the chill mountain air. Then we were astride our mounts, tethered under …

It's a Big Boozy Round-Up! Reviews of New Gin, Rum, Mezcal, Pisco & Lots of Whiskey

There's nothing wrong with writing about one type of spirit -- heaven knows I do enough stuff like "9 Starfruit Brandies You Need To Try Now" or "7 Bourbons That Cost More Than $22 And Less Than $36 For All Your St. Swithin's Day Entertaining Needs." It focuses the reader's attention; it attracts …

Why this fried shrimp costs $200

From Masa to Sushi Nakazawa, Japanese-food fiends in the city are used to dropping big money on sushi. But fried veggies and shrimp? Not so …

Watch What Happens When You Dissolve An Antacid In Space

Antacids are unspectacular when dropped into a glass of water here on Earth. A little fizzy show and then you knock it back to cure what ails …

Space

Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

<b>The Eagle was built by the Nazis and fought for Hitler in World War Two - so how did a tall ship that once flew the swastika end up as a training vessel for new US Coast Guard cadets?</b><p>Driving home along the coast of Connecticut one winter's evening, Tido Holtkamp saw a ghost.<p>There she was - moored …

Sailing

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

Restaurant review: Bowled over by the Bashu fish at Fang's Kitchen

Water-boiled fish is one of the most impressive dishes in the Sichuan repertoire: an enormous bowl of vegetables and broth bloodied with a half-inch of vivid chile oil. At Fang's Kitchen, the sleek new Chengdu-style Sichuan restaurant in Monterey Park, the fish, called here Bashu fish fillet, lies …

Fascinating Stop-Motion Video of a Motorcycle Engine Being Sanded Down One Millimeter at a Time

Espadaysantacruz Studio, a hybrid creative studio located in Madrid, created a fascinating stop-motion video of a motorcycle engine being sanded down …

Stop Motion

These are the 15 best tequilas in the world

Seriously, Mexican law actually states that no liquor can be labeled tequila unless it comes from the western state of Jalisco (or select districts of other Mexican states).<p>And, like sparkling wines, tequilas come in all varieties and price ranges.<p>In honor of National Tequila Day (July 24), we …

Alcohol

120 million-year-old snake fossil has one huge difference from modern snakes

The oldest snake fossil on record looks almost like a modern snake, except for one glaring difference: It has four feet, each with five digits, a new …

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Cooking

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• International Shipping Rates<br>• Air Freight<br>• Trucking Freight<br>• Best Cargo Services<br>• Logistics Management<br>• Overseas Shipping Deals<br>• Local Shipping Companies<p>Related …

White Millennials Explain What It Means To Be White In America, And You Should Listen

In 1955 James Baldwin traveled to Leukerbad, Switzerland, a tiny village nestled in the heart of the Alps. The inhabitants, who had not encountered too many black people, marveled, and often gaped, at his dark skin and gloriously kinky hair. Children innocently shouted “Neger! Neger!” when they …

Equality

21 Foil-Wrapped Camping Recipes

Because everything tastes better when it's cooked over a campfire.

LA's Finest Korean Barbecue Restaurants

Like the smell of charcoal and soju on your shirt in the morning, Korean barbecue has stuck around and become an integral part of L.A.'s culinary (and cultural) fabric. Why? There's just something primal about grilled meat, about watching rosy-red slabs of impossibly well-marbled beef hissing atop …

BBQ

Cooking Off the Cuff: The Best Crisp Potato Whatchamacallit

Last week, I found myself coining a new handle for a pasta dish. And today I can't figure out the name of my new second-favorite potato preparation (after french fries). I believe it has one: The idea doesn't originate with me, though I worked out the actual procedure myself because there was no …

Darkside Release Concert Film Psychic Live

Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington released their excellent Darkside album <i>Psychic</i> back in 2013. Last year, they played some final shows before calling it quits. One of those performances was filmed by La Blogothèque Télénantes in association with ARTE France. The concert film is called <i>Psychic Live</i>, …

Music Festivals

The Frying Pan Tower is an extreme offshore hotel that used to be a Coast Guard lighthouse

This ex-Coast Guard light station located off the coast of North Carolina once helped ships avoid nearby shallow areas, but today it functions as an …

North Carolina

Here's why the Rob Roy can be your go-to Father's Day cocktail

But what drink to mix?<p>You have plenty of options, but my personal favorite is the Rob Roy.<p>I'll tell you why. My father-in-law loves this drink and makes a wonderful, simple version. He had some amazing experiences as a young man, hanging around Greenwich Village in New York and listening to many of …

Cocktails

Gochujang Pork Shoulder Steaks

4 Servings<p>The centerpiece of Korean barbecue is the meat, but it doesn't have to be steak; Seattle chef Rachel Yang recommends grilling pork shoulder. Keep an eye on the edge of the meat where it touches the grill: When it’s browned, turn the pork over.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 garlic cloves, …

BBQ