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How Art-Deco Glamour Is Fast Replacing Scandinavian Cool in L.A.

The hottest new restaurants and bars across the city wax nostalgic for its Old Hollywood roots<p>For the past several years, the prevailing design trend in Los Angeles’ booming foodie scene has been a Scandinavian-inflected California cool. Throughout the trendiest new eateries, the recurring theme is …

The Best Damn Thing in Every State

In this divided time in America, it's important for us to celebrate the good things. And while we have occasionally been known to tease states for …

National Parks

What Is Apocalypse Now Really About? An Hour-Long Video Analysis of Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam Masterpiece

The distorted sounds of helicopter blades. The drunken punch that shatters the mirror. The "Ride of the Valkyries" attack. "I love the smell of …

Vietnam War

Documenting the wild side of LA’s major intersections

Los Angeles native and photographer Sean Maung is releasing his eleventh zine, <i>All Knowing</i>, a love letter to the people of his hometown. From block parties in Venice to alleys on Skid Row and Paisa bars in East Hollywood, Maung celebrates the skaters, sex workers, gangsters, hippies, and working …

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We Tested Some of the Best Weed Vapes on the Market

Because if you're going to spend $200 on one, you should know what you're buying.<p><i>Photos by Jake Lewis</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p><b>Reminder:</b> <i>Unless you live in any of the places where cannabis is legal for medical or recreational use, remember: It's still illegal to smoke it or vape it or</i> …

The Most Exhilarating Drives in California

It’s easy to think of driving in California as a series of directions from one freeway to the other. Yes, taking the 405 to the 101 to the 5 to the …

Other Space

Spectacular Blade Runner fanfilm, made for less than $1,500

Julio writes, "Writer and director Christopher Grant Harvey has shot Tears in the Rain, a stunning fan film set in the Blade Runner universe with …

The 100 Most Iconic Dishes in Los Angeles - Page 2 of 2 - Los Angeles Magazine

You might think you’ve tried them all. You haven’t.<p><b>51. Flannel Cakes, Musso & Frank</b><p><i>Hollywood</i><p>A photo posted by Jennifer Yu (@misspiggieeats) on Dec …

Los Angeles

Mind Warriors Ep. 1 Greg Barris w/ Douglas Rushkoff

Everything Is Terrible!

Electric mopeds are coming: Munro Motor launches new $1,700 retro-looking battery-powered bikes

Electric powertrains are already quite common in two-wheel vehicles – thanks to electric scooters, which are already extremely popular in Asia, somewhat popular in Europe, but less popular in North America. Now a relatively new segment of electric mopeds is coming and should make two-wheel electric …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This man was estranged from his father all his life, and then he ran off with his inheritance.<p>4:01 p.m. Today4:01 p.m. March 31, 2018<p>This father that …

The world's greatest fruit stickers – in pictures

Designer Kelly Angood has an obsession with the stickers peeled off fruit – and has created a calendar to attach your own discoveries each day

Fruit

10 of the Best Opening Title Sequences in Film History

CineFix takes a deep look into the art of opening titles and analyzes the different types that appear in movies, ranking the best of each kind. From …

Visiting the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles

There's a lot of cool stuff to take in at Porsche's new Los Angeles Experience Center, including a workshop filled with classics and race cars, lots of new Porsches, and even a gift shop. But we came here to drive, and that's just what we do in this AutoblogVR video.<p>The new Experience Center, like …

New York's Momofuku Milk Bar Is Coming to L.A. and You Should Be Very Excited - Los Angeles Magazine

New York’s Momofuku Milk Bar Is Coming to L.A. and You Should Be Very Excited<p>Christina Tosi’s sweets shop is making big moves<p><b>UPDATE:</b> According to …

Hieronymus Bosch’s Medieval Painting, “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” Comes to Life in a Gigantic, Modern Animation

For the 500-year anniversary of Hieronymus Bosch's death, the MOTI Museum in Holland commissioned a modern re-interpretation of the Dutch painter's …

Art

Los Angeles for kids: 26 things to do that aren’t Disneyland - Curbed LA

<i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in November 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>There are so many kid-friendly places to see in Los Angeles, where do you begin? As the second-largest urban region in the United States, LA offers families more activities and …

Toblerone triangle change upsets fans

<b>A decision to space out the distinctive triangular chocolate chunks in two Toblerone bars sold in the UK has upset fans who say that they do mind the gap.</b><p>The product's makers, US-based Mondelez International, said it had changed the design to reduce the weight of what were 400g and 170g bars.<p>Some …

Walking

Pachucos to party crews: A different side of LA's youth culture

Host A Martinez got a preview of the exhibit with Pilar Tompkins Rivas, director of the Vincent Price Museum at East Los Angeles College. He also …

Step Back Into the Streets and Clubs of 70's Mali with Malick Sidibé

From the dimly lit nightclubs to the Niger River, there was hardly a side of his native and newly independent Mali that Malick Sidibé didn't capture in the 60's and 70's, when he was the only photographer roaming the dance floors whose camera had a flash. Those black-and-white photos soon carried …

France

40 Plus-Size Halloween Costumes to Complement Your Curves

Halloween is the perfect opportunity to accentuate your curves and show off your bangin’ bod! We have a serious appreciation for all things creative, like these plus-size Halloween costumes, and we have a hunch you’ll love some of our newest finds too. Afterward, if you <i>still</i> haven’t decided on …

HitFix

'Ready Player One' Is A Visually Dazzling Satire Of Consumer Culture<p>Vince Mancini reviews Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One,' a film so dazzling …

Photos of Life As a Young Skinhead

We had a chat with photographer Gavin Watson about his new book, <i>We Were Here 79–89</i>.<p>"I would never have been able to talk in front of people if I hadn't been a skinhead," says Gavin Watson, smoking a roll-up in a cloudy beer garden just outside London. Now wearing a dark trench coat and flat …

National park tips: How to make your Yosemite grand entrance

Headed to Yosemite? Don't expect drop-dead panoramas at this California park's southern entrance. You've got 25 miles, and 45 minutes on curvy Wawona Road, before you reach a tunnel, and then ... Tunnel View.<p>That's when Yosemite Valley appears before you — the granite walls, the waterfalls — and …

National Parks

Inside Los Angeles’s Abandoned Nazi Compound

Under the influence of a Nazi with supposed supernatural powers, a rich couple allegedly built a compound for an eventual Third Reich takeover.<p>LOS …

Los Angeles