need these embroidered frames omg. 

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RSVP here.



RSVP here.


Loving this box view of the Nets vs Bulls #basketball game! Slightly sad to have missed the fireworks though! (at Barclays Center)

slicing and dicing shifts everything. a good reminder about perspective and context.

by Rashid Rana

i’m actually sort of stoked about the irreversible destruction of net neutrality because it means the internet is probably going to look a lot like it did in 1996 when nana and pep pep were confined to AOL frontpage + chatrooms, and only really horrible nerd children like yours truly could…


There’s blood everywhere if you think about. 

omg true

Famous actors are in the curious position of maintaining a sense of self in their personal lives (to stay sane) while simultaneously trying to eradicate the “self” from their work, all the while being unable to so much as go to the grocery store without someone taking their photograph. Shit, man. Imagine going through life with everyone staring at you, taking your picture at the gas station, strangers approaching you who know everything about you, people who want to be your friend just so they can use who you are to advance their own lives. Perhaps Shia’s outburst is just him trying to reclaim some sense of self, of who “he” is, rather than the public persona, to stay sane. Whatever the hell Shia is going for (or going through), he’s making a remarkable amount of people question what fame is and what it does to people. Franco throwing his metaphorical hat into the metaphorical ring helps LaBeouf’s (apparent) cause hugely.

Actors have opinions and emotions about their jobs, just like the rest of us, and sometimes people are simply frustrated with their jobs. It isn’t your right to tell them to shut up and be who you want them to be. You wouldn’t do that to your barista, now, would you?…..
astronomers just looked in the heart of a dying star for the first time, and they discovered this. (more about what they found)

astronomers just looked in the heart of a dying star for the first time, and they discovered this. (more about what they found)

When the #snow reaches tiny Nixon’s waist we’ll know that it’s getting serious. // (at Safari Disco Club)

The 7th Annual Crunchies!



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Best Design
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// So many deserving nominees! it’s hard to know who has it in the bag. Let the Geek Oscars commence! 

Guesses anyone? REALLY hope that our friends at Duolingo sweep here! Dying to see either way! Any predictions?

Today my startup failed


No soft landing, no happy ending—we simply failed.

It’s been a long four year journey, full of highs and lows. I am simultaneously incredibly proud, and incredibly disappointed.

I’m incredibly proud of an amazing team and all that they have accomplished. Our most recent product,

my heart. this really makes it beat faster. 


While snooping around the @wedgies twitter feed last night I came across one of my favorite customer service moments in recent memory.
A friend of mine Vic Mahillon, was riding in a Sidecar in San Francisco and apparently had an odiferous moment with his driver, and tweeted:
My @sidecar driver DEFINiTELY just farted and there’s only 2 of us here— Vic Mahillon (@mahillon) January 10, 2014
I was already laughing at Vic’s tweet, but quickly saw that wasn’t the end. The official Sidecar account chimed in with quick wit and a coupon for a free ride:
@mahillon I don’t even know what to say. Can I offer you credit to make up for a fart?! … I think I just did.— Sidecar (@Sidecar) January 10, 2014
This kind of proactive customer service turned a joke and a so-so ride into a fun story and a more enjoyable customer experience. Do you like how @Sidecar handled this ride? Vote on our poll!
CB3 to Hear Petition to Co-name Ludlow and Rivington ‘Beastie Boys Square’

No sleep till … LeRoy McCarthy realizes his dream of co-naming the corner of Ludlow and Rivington Beastie Boys Square. Of course, 99 Rivington, currently home of Wolfnights, was the cover image for the Paul’s Boutique record. The grassroots push to rebrand this nook of Hell Square began a couple months ago with a door-to-door […]



sometimes it’s hard to pick!



sometimes it’s hard to pick!

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