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The CBGB scene - a classic piece from the vaults

CBGB is a toilet. An impossibly scuzzy little club buried somewhere in the sections of the Village that the cabdrivers don't like to drive through.<p>It looks as if the proprietors kick holes in the walls and piss in the corners before they let the customers in; fo' the atmosphere, you dig. None of …

Coconut Pineapple Custard Cake >> http://bit.ly/CoconutPineappleCakeG Coconut and pineapple are a natural pairing of tropical flavors. A tart, luscious, pineapple custard is spread between layers of moist coconut cake and then the cake is adorned with snowy peaks of marshallowy meringue (toasted if you like). This cake is also dairy-free and we promise you won't miss the butter or the cream.

How Not To Die From Botulism

Does the fear of botulism keep you from canning? Or do you can anyway, yet worry that you'll accidentally kill your loved ones with jam and pickles? …

Food Preservation

Listen to Disclosure’s BBC 1 Essential Mix, plus new tour dates

UK production duo Disclosure continue their triumphant 2013 by taking over BBC Radio 1’s airwaves for the latest Essential Mix. The two-hour …

Of Ingenuity And Insane Clown Posse: 5 Books On Music For What's Left Of Summer

It's already August 8, which means you've got maybe three or four weeks left to complain about preseason football, inadequately shield yourself from the scorching heat of the sun, and communicate with your kids about something other than why they haven't done their homework. So why not get cracking …

12 Michelada Recipes Perfect For Cinco de Mayo

When most people talk about a Michelada, they describe it as a Bloody Mary that's made with beer instead of vodka. That's a good starting point, but there's so much more to this Mexican drink. A Michelada (pronounced mee-che-LAH-dah), is a Mexican cocktail made with beer, lime juice and tomato …

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

Recipe Of The Day: Cuban Coffee

If we had to pick just one thing that Cubans do well -- aside from the sweet plantains, maduros -- it would definitely be their coffee. Cuban coffee is for the serious caffeine enthusiasts.<p>Cubans drink their coffee strong; they drink it fast; and they drink it often. And if made right, Cuban coffee …

Wendy's Rolling Out Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger

Wendy's this week rolls out its much-anticipated Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger, while Red Robin tests a line of high-end burgers.<p>For Wendy's, the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger is the latest in a recent string of new burgers that has included Dave's Hot 'n Juicy Cheeseburger, the W Burger and the …

How Long Does It REALLY Take To Play A Videogame?

Updated: How long does it take to play a videogame, really? It depends. Are you a completionist who wants to explore every nook and cranny of the game developers’ devising? Or do you want to power through a game, just to see how it ends? A group of time-conscious gamers now has the solution to this …

Warner Bros. Developing Film About Designing The 'Spacesuit' – /Film

When we think of the Moon landing, we think about the ship, the astronauts, the historical significance, the international competition, maybe even …

A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

Animals

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Renowned architects have now created more than 100 houses in the city.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore …

Architecture

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …

At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

The sociologist Robert Bellah once wrote that the real purpose of Memorial Day, a US holiday that’s celebrated this Monday and commemorates those who have died in battle, is to re-indoctrinate the American public into the “national cult.”<p>His point is that federal holidays serve to reinforce …

BBQ

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Hear Kendrick Lamar's First Mixtape He Released At 16 Years Old

Long before Kendrick Lamar was getting guest verses from Jay-Z or being crowned MTV’s Hottest MC, the Compton rapper was a 16-year-old just trying to …

Premiere: Stream Brooklyn Label Modern Shark's New Sampler, featuring Kool AD, Junk Science and More

In 2013, running an independent record label–whether based in brick and mortar or digital only–isn’t exactly an explosively promising proposition.<p>If …