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I went to this last year and had a phenomenal experience. Anyone in town who knows the value of high-quality, locally, organically purveyed produce and fine meats will fork the dough to this charitable organization and have the most amazing time/meal of their lives. Taste of Greenmarket Wednesday October 6, 2010 The Altman Building 135 W. 18 Street,...

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A book of all of the swatches made for Corb by Salubra from 1931 to 1959 was published by Birkhäuser in 1997. A young chemist, Katrin Trautwein, the co-founder of KT Color, then started to explore the possibility of manufacturing the paints and secured a license to do so from the Fondation Le Corbusier. ‘‘It...

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Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Kurt Cobain were all left-handed, all died at the age of 27, and autopsies reported each having a white bic lighter in their pockets. This is why it is said that white lighters are unlucky. Just like the one used in "Bong-hit Station" Nutsy's issue circa...

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Last Train Home - Every spring, China’s cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year’s holiday. This mass exodus is the world’s largest human migration—an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future....

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In 1952 the 24-year-old Yves Klein left Paris for Japan, to pursue his first love; not art but judo. After becoming one of very few Europeans to receive a coveted 4th dan black belt from the Kodokan in Tokyo, Klein returned to France and opened the Judo Académie de Paris. In 1954 the prestigious firm...

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Highlander tribesman wearing yogurt lid through his nose, Papua New Guinea. (un)FASHION by Tibor and Maira Kalman is an unconventional view of vernacular fashion. I picked this book up from a local used book store and it blew me away. Really loved the section showcasing how the old world melded with the new...