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The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo
Intelligent Travel, nationalgeographic.com
When some­one men­tions ramen, you prob­a­bly think of those store-bought dried noo­dles you bring to life with boil­ing water and a pack­et of spices.In Tokyo, ramen noo­dle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.Com­plex­ly fla­vor…

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo
Intelligent Travel, nationalgeographic.com

When some­one men­tions ramen, you prob­a­bly think of those store-bought dried noo­dles you bring to life with boil­ing water and a pack­et of spices.

In Tokyo, ramen noo­dle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.

Com­plex­ly fla­vor…

2014.02.25  10:47pm  

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Photos: Aubrey Dunnuck

Venice’s Libreria Acqua Alta stores books in gondolas, canoes and bathtubs to protect them from rising canal waters.

They’ve also got a pretty sweet fire exit.

via Smithsonian Magazine (smithsonianmag)

(via npr)

2014.02.15  8:16am  

newsweek:

Cross-medium artist Shelley Jackson is mixing Instagram and interminable snowfall to tell a long, beautiful story, end to beginning. You can read (and remix) her work here

(via npr)

2014.02.15  8:14am  
kqedscience:

What’s the key to sustainably farmed fish - maybe raising them on vegetarian diets? 
Learn more from QUEST. 

kqedscience:

What’s the key to sustainably farmed fish - maybe raising them on vegetarian diets? 

Learn more from QUEST. 

2014.02.15  8:13am  

Confessions Of A Reluctant Runner

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I have never been a runner. I don’t have a love affair with the sport. This is my first marathon and I am really not sure how people repeatedly train for such long distances.

Running is time consuming, often lonely and really painful. Training for a spring marathon might make it even worse,…

(via npr)

2014.02.15  7:50am  
kqedscience:

Meet the net mushroom or, Phallus Indusiatus!(via Imagine Films/Google+)

kqedscience:

Meet the net mushroom or, Phallus Indusiatus!

(via Imagine Films/Google+)

2013.11.23  10:55pm  
We lay there and looked up at the night sky and she told me about stars called blue squares and red swirls and I told her I’d never heard of them. Of course not, she said, the really important stuff they never tell you. You have to imagine it on your own. 
 Brian Andreas (via thresca)
2013.09.22  9:03am  

photojojo:

Toronto based designer Aiden Glynn works in an animation studio by day. On the side, he’s creating street art that turns urban drab into hilarious scenes. 

Hilarious Street Art From Downtown Toronto

via Notcot

2013.09.22  8:59am  

lickystickypickyshe:

I want to master the ability to, like in the movies, hold dramatic pauses and shoot intense looks to then smash my conversation opponent with a razor sharp statement.

Instead of almost choking in my own spit, hands flailing all across the room and almost swallowing my tongue trying to make my point come across.

2013.09.22  8:58am  

awkwardsituationist:

"world of averages" - composite images culled from thousands of individual portraits resulting in symmetrical average faces

(via catherinexavier)

2013.09.22  8:57am  

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