A Brief History Of Falling In Love With Strangers
Jun25

A Brief History Of Falling In Love With Strangers

Yoann Boyer 1. His name is Grayson and he works at the coffee shop down the street. He looks a bit like Bo Burnham, tall and slender. Dimples when he smiles. I notice him immediately. I spend the rest of my time “writing” sneaking glances his way. I am smitten. I don’t even know his last name. 2. I’m at a birthday lunch for my grandma. There is an open kitchen with chefs roasting peppers and flipping things in...

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A YouTube star shares her thoughts on following your passion.
Jun24

A YouTube star shares her thoughts on following your passion.

When Hannah Hart posted her first video on YouTube in 2011, she had no idea what it would turn into. [It] was originally just a joke for a friend, Hannah says. She had just moved from San Francisco to New York and was working as a proofreader. One night, she was chatting with her friend on the other side of the country when her friend shared that she missed Hannahs “drunk kitchen.” I was like, Man, Ill send you a video...

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4 Problems That Should Infuriate Americans
Jun23

4 Problems That Should Infuriate Americans

America isn’t perfect. Perhaps you’ve noticed. There are a myriad of healthcare problems, racial tensions, and this weird sanitation problem in D.C. where an amorphous orange blob keeps turning up in the Oval Office. And that’s just the stuff we know about. There is a whole slew of other problems that goes mostly unpublicized; problems you’d think even Third World countries would have eradicated by now. For...

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Ramadan on the Afghan frontline: after heavy fighting, hunger and boredom
Jun22

Ramadan on the Afghan frontline: after heavy fighting, hunger and boredom

Kunduz fell to the Taliban, but in recent months coalition forces have won ground. Now, four months into Ramadan, fasting in 40C heat has taken its toll For most of his adult life Juma Khan, a husky Afghan policeman, enjoyed breaking the Ramadan fast with his family after returning home from duty. The evening Ramadan dinner, called iftar, is a moment shared not just by families, but by the entire country: at sunset, people gather over...

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Celebrity Chef Scott Conants Phoenix Bar Crawl
Jun21

Celebrity Chef Scott Conants Phoenix Bar Crawl

Scott Conant knew he wanted to be a chef at an early age. The Connecticut native went to a culinary arts high school program and then the Culinary Institute of America. After graduation, Conant worked his way through several of the top kitchens in New York before opening his own place, LImpero, in 2002. It garnered a James Beard Award for best new restaurant and a nod for Conant as a Food & Wine Best New Chef, and launched his...

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10+ Unbelievable Examples Of Things Being Worn Down Over Time
Jun20

10+ Unbelievable Examples Of Things Being Worn Down Over Time

Check out this fascinating list to see what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda, the pictures below contain everything from marble floors worn down by feet to kitchen knives that have almost lost their blades due to years of constant use. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite, and feel free to add to the list! #1 When My Brother Was Born In 1985, My Mother Purchased Two Identical Teddy Bears. The One On The Left Has Been My...

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