The folks at BuzzFeed presents this video on How to Piss Off Every New Yorker in 36 Seconds.
Behind the Scenes of Kate Upton’s first Vogue cover shoot photographed by Mario Testino in Uruguay. The photos will be in the June 2013 issue of Vogue
To read the entire cover story At vogue.com.
Writer/poet Caroline Rothstein recent article explores the kids from the 1995 film Kids and where those kids have ended up today. The article gives more insight on Manhattan Skater Harold Hunter and the Downtown Skate scene and its skate history from the East Village to Washington Square Park.
August 1990, St. Marks Place. Priscilla Forsyth, one month shy of her fourteenth birthday and just home from summer camp, straddles one of the two lion statues guarding the downward staircase to the apartment building her family has owned since 1975. Naturally blonde Liza and dyed blonde Margaret idle with her. It’s hot out, and Priscilla is becoming more curious about the world beyond her sidewalk.
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Today Palmetto Playground in Brooklyn has been renamed “Adam Yauch Playground.” in honor of the Beastie Boys rap legend who passed away last year.
The movement to rename the park grew out of a post last year on the Brooklyn Heights Blog that gained steam on Facebook. At first, fans pushed to have nearby Squibb Park renamed in Yauch’s honor, but Brooklyn Heights residents said such a name change would dishonor pharmaceutical giant Edward Robinson Squibb. Squibb opened his first lab where Squibb Park now sits at Middagh Street.
Fans then pushed for the renaming of Palmetto Playground and were met with little opposition.
New photo of day image from Mathhattan instagram
Mathhattan Photo Of The Day Old Dirty Bastard Sticker
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gives us a photo New York City from way up in Space. The photo was taken onboard the ISS: Hadfield says” a vivid, bird’s eye view of “New York City, incredibly clear, before the trees have filled with leaves.”
During a #fourtwenty 4/20 celebration at Santa Cruz California’s UCSC campus-wide smoke out a Cop confiscated a 2.5 lb joint.The massive size of the joint could have been lit up by the Statue Of Liberty.
According to the YouTube description:
This is not staged, these cops were in fact confiscating this from the event.
It almost lived to see the day…
It would take a small army of Cheech and Chongs to smoke this fatty!
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Check out this cool infographic about America Life: 1983 vs Today
The graphic contains data about American life 30 years ago with what’s going on in America now. Some interesting numbers the GDP is about 5 times higher than in 1983 and all the industries except the agriculture and manufacture have seen some pretty impressive increases in employment!
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