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14 New D.C. Coffee Shops

D.C.'s obsession with hot, fresh java has paved the way for a number of new players to join the local hospitality scene.<p>Big brands from across the country — like Philz Coffee and Blue Bottle Coffee out of San Francisco — have expanded to the area. And regional outfits like NYC's Gregorys Coffee are …

90 Things to See and Do in New York City

New York City may not actually be that big, but with as many stores, restaurants, museums and attractions that are packed into every block of every borough, it certainly does feel huge. Sifting through it all, especially if you're just in town for a while, can be a daunting task. To help weed …

Frank Lloyd Wright

33 Texts That Will Make You Laugh Way Harder Than You Should

Every. Single. Time.

How I Fix My Life With Phish

For 15 years, I've been going to see Phish play at shows and festivals — not just for the party, but to center myself when I need it most.<p>“Dude, I can’t believe you’re hearing ‘Lizards’ right now, for your first Phish show ever!” I shouted to my boyfriend, Rahul, through the thick cloud of smoke …

Mayor Bowser holds news conference on winter storm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is <i>so good</i> that any attempt to make sense of it is going to be a fool’s errand. And it’s true. …

Post Punk

16 Quick Coffee Facts for National Coffee Day

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but on National Coffee Day (today!) there is such a thing as a free cup of joe (here are just a few of …

Mao Zedong

Here's everything you need to know about coffee at work

On National Coffee Day, it’s good to reflect how closely work and coffee go together. Heaven knows workers spend enough on it: an estimated average …

The Secret of the Apple’s New San Francisco Fonts

iOS 9 is now publicly released. It’s a subtle change but the system fonts of iOS 9 are now changed to the Apple’s new San Francisco fonts, replacing …

Typography

15+ Inspirational Bathroom Stall Messages To Make Your Day Less Crappy

Public toilets were famously popular in Roman Empire. Romans were also fond of graffiti. The fact that people scribble stuff on bathroom walls is …

Upside-Down Wall Mural Unveiled in River Reflection

New-York based artist <b>Ray Bartkus</b> creates poignant works of modern art, usually raising powerful questions for the ones who contemplates his projects. …

3 Epic Pun Contests (And A Few Of Their Winning Entries)

“A pun is the lowest form of humor … when you don’t think of it first.”— Oscar Levant<p>Wordplay is sadly pun-derrated. However, if you like coming up …

The best albums of 2015 so far

You Can ( and Should) Grill Avocados

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Let your avocado flag fly free.</i><p>We're all a little bit obsessed with avocados. I jump at any opportunity to add avocado to a salad; I swoon over kale that has been …

Recipes

50 Kitchen Tricks to Help You Become a Master Chef

Cooking can be a pretty tricky job, even if you're following a recipe. Luckily, Kit Stone <i></i>made this enormous infographic to help you shave off some …

Top 25 most awesome names of the 2015 MLB Draft

Let us now declare which of the more than 1,000 names selected in the recent First-Year Player Draft are the greatest of all.<p>Baseball's First-Year …

David Letterman’s final Late Show is built to entertain the host as much as the audience 

The lineups for David Letterman’s final run on <i>Late Show</i> were met with much fanfare, but the guest list for the series finale was kept entirely …

The internet's official heavy metal band name generator

Wanna take over the world with your metal but lack a kick-ass band name? Press the button and our evil, dark machine will construct a band name from …

A Modern Surrealist Painter Picks Up Where Dalí Left Off

Ships become clouds and towns become cobblestone streets in the magical realist works of Rob Gonsalves.<p><b>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Germany.</b><p>Rob Gonsalves is a 55-year-old Canadian of Portuguese descent who paints scenes that fill in the space somewhere in between …

33 Signs That Were Vandalised With The Most Hilarious Responses Ever

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Journey To The Center Of The Chemex Factory

Adams, Liz, and Liza Grassy are the present-day owners of the Chemex Corporation.<p>In coffee, true global icons run few and far between. Germany has …

Different Solutions

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4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

<b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a chilly night. There are countless recipes but this one, adapted from Chef Joe Cicala's recipe in the <i>The Washington Post</i>, is the best I've tried. The base of the soup is made …

Superbly Awful Library Books: mega-gallery of terrible (but awesome) book covers

If you enjoy scoffing at "What were they thinking of?" book covers of yesteryear, awfullibrarybooks.net is the website (and Facebook, and Twitter) …

The top 10 records (and 30 best tracks) of 2014

Every year at this time, my friend Andy sends out an excitable email asking his most music-crazed friends – sound engineers, clubsters, DJs, me, anyone for whom music is less a casual dalliance and more like lifeblood – to send around their personal lists of the year’s best music, so we can all …

gorilla vs. bear's albums of 2014

Here are our favorite records of 2014. The general consensus seems to be that this was probably not the most amazing year of all-time for new music, …

How the Owners of All 32 NFL Teams Made Their Money

Has the return of football season inspired you to pursue your dream of NFL franchise ownership? Here's how someone—or, in many cases, someone's …

25 Things to Look for While Watching the 24-Hour A Christmas Story Marathon

You’ve probably seen <i>A Christmas Story</i> enough times that you never really <i>need</i> to watch it again. But watch it you will. And enjoy it, too—even though …

25 People You See at Your Hometown Bar the Night Before Thanksgiving

By: Andy Kryza<p><i>Credit: Andy Kryza</i><p>The night before Thanksgiving is the biggest bar night of the year... and essentially a less awkward, boozier version of your high school reunion. Pretty much everybody who grew up in your hometown is gonna be thronging the bar, from old teachers to old crushes, and …