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GANGSTERS DOODLE

We take a look inside the world of Post-It Note Illustrator turned author Marlon Sassy. The Vancouver based artist has grown a considerable following for his hip-hop culture inspired “doodles,” and with his first book under his belt, it seems like things are only going up for our friend Marlon.

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“Wear only black so you can stop worrying about your clothes and get back to worrying about making awesome shit,” tweeted blogger Heidi Hackemer a few weeks ago. Inspired by a conversation sparked by this offhand comment, Heidi and her friend started the Six Items or Less Project, billed as a “global experiment in rationalizing […]

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It’s hard to really make sense of the wealth gap that exists between classes in American society. When we’re presented with lists like the Forbes 400, it’s hard to do anything but marvel at the impossibly high net worth of the nation’s super-rich, and to wonder how a handful of people have so much, while […]

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Tupac Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996) Excerpt From Tupac Shakur: Legacy

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Or perhaps not Afghanistan per se. Maybe the U.S., or maybe Britain. Or maybe the Taliban, or maybe Al-Qaeda. Early this week the U.S. found vast mineral riches (up to $408 billion in iron alone) in the deserts of Afghanistan. What’s so interesting about this story is the fact that this discovery may completely alter […]

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A couple weeks back we touched on the joys of blueberries, much to the appreciation of Rebecca and others. Today we’d like to touch on a close cousin of blueberries. That being the raspberry. Did you even know raspberry was raspberry though? Up until today, I thought it was just a rasberry. Nonetheless, raspberry’s go. […]

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While I do consider myself grateful and blessed after making it through 17 straight years in school, I feel as though there’s a lot that needs to be changed about our educational system. In short, I think it revolves around the process of learning. School makes education so incredibly painful, that no one wants to […]

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There’s a lot of talk in America about how unhealthy we are as a population. We all know the basics: bad diet, not enough exercise, too much sugar and too many processed foods. What a lot of folks don’t talk about though are the politics behind the food we’re eating. The fact is government subsidizes […]

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Is it just me, or have Cosmo, Glamour, and Allure, been alternating their cover stories between each other for the past decade? I swear every time I’m in a Safeway or Ralphs I’m greeted by Sarah Jessica Parker, and 234 new ways to feel sexy. Why are these numbers always so big? Why are there […]

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There are nights when the sky in L.A. has this weird orange glow, even at midnight. The other day, I sat in bumper to bumper traffic for more than an hour trying to get from Westwood to LAX, and earlier tonight I drove less than half a mile away to pick up trees. Ladies and […]

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The circle of life is crazy. I don’t think we really acknowledge it enough. Let’s give a round of applause to the females of the world. Because they’re the one’s that really keep shit going. Presented today are a series of images of animals in the womb. Using a combination of three-dimensional ultrasound scans, computer […]

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Carl Sagan has to be one of the coolest figures in the history of modern science. Okay, so you were listening in high school, and you probably already know most of this. But what was so dope about Carl Sagan’s Cosmos is that he was able to take complex ideas, and break them down into […]

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By Adam Frank Raise your hand if you have enough time. Raise your hand if you do not feel squeezed for every second of the day as you run through electronic calendar mandates of meetings, e-mails, social obligations and doctor appointments. I doubt many hands went up. No one has enough time. If, however, you […]

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According to the New York Times‘ John Tierney, hallucinogenic drugs have caught the attention of doctors lately, for their effectiveness in treating certain cases of depression and other mental health problems. Most notably, Studies like this are interesting for a number of reasons. To a certain degree, I think it shows how arbitrary the lines […]

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Photos By Tiago Sperotto for Wine & Bowties Escaping the chaos that is Los Angeles is an arduous task. The constant hustle often times forces one to anticipate what’s coming next instead of cherishing the moment. In such an atmosphere it’s important to find time to relax, enjoy yourself and surround yourself with good company. […]

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“Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves…”

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