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Will Cheese Tea Take Off in the U.S.?...
Fromage lattes are popular in Asia, but are they worth all the fuss?

If I were a tourist, emerging out of the 7th Street/Metro Center subway station in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles for the first time, I'd immediately duck into Little Fluffy Head Cafe, a brightly colored tea shop five blocks
By smalldogsrule on 2019-02-27 19:11 UTC
Divining With Tupac, Erykah Badu, and Billie Holiday...
How a punk-rock musician — with help from the filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky — created a tarot deck thats all about Black Power.

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The first thing the legendary Chilean-French filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky said when Arish Khan arrived at his Paris apartment was “Show me your cards.” He was
By smalldogsrule on 2019-02-20 17:18 UTC
Remembering The Boston Molasses Disaster 100 Years Later...
On January 15, the city memorialized the centennial of one of its weirdest tragedies.

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On January 15th, 1919, a 50-foot-tall steel storage tank of hot, fermenting molasses burst in Boston’s North End. The explosion sent out a deluge of the viscous sweetener that covered the historic
By smalldogsrule on 2019-01-28 16:51 UTC
Snooping Around Nicolas Cage’s San Francisco House...
Could I learn more about my favorite actor by poking around his old Victorian mansion?

I know a lot about Nicolas Cage. I know, for example, that he has a fondness for flamboyant jackets. He’s worn zebra-striped blazers on dinner dates and gold leather coats to movie premieres. He strolls through
By smalldogsrule on 2019-01-25 16:45 UTC
Driving Around the U.S. Inside the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile...
For one year, recent college graduates can work their buns off for the hot dog empire. Heres a firsthand account of what thats like from a former Hotdogger...
By smalldogsrule on 2019-01-17 21:47 UTC

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