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Walking Tall

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Walking Tall

I love this video of a man trying out heels. What he had to say beforehand:

“Every wedding or fancy event I’ve ever been to has involved at least one girl complaining about how much pain they’re in because of their footwear. Blah blah blah. I get it, your feet hurt… let’s get back to some grinding.”

Puddle Preschool

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Puddle Preschool

This preschool is designed to collect puddles for the kids to play in when it rains. So good.

(via Spoon and Tomago)

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The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion

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The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion

I finished a grownup book! As far as new-mom milestones go, I’ve decided this is more significant than fitting into my pre-baby jeans. Also, this only took me two and a half months. I’ll get back to you on the jeans.

The best parts of Joan Didion’s The...

Christoph Niemann’s Sunday Sketches

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Christoph Niemann’s Sunday Sketches

These Christoph Niemann Sunday Sketches are charming. (via Kottke)

Raaaar!

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Balloon Animal Sculptures

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Balloon Animal Sculptures

Check out these balloon sculptures by Masayoshi Matsumoto. Until moments ago, I was feeling so advanced for upgrading my skills from “snake” to “wiener dog.”

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Russian Troll Farms

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Russian Troll Farms

Have you read this piece in the New York Times about the Russian Troll Factory where hundreds of highly paid employees are paid to spread disinformation and leave pro-Kremlin comments in regular news outlets?

They’re believed to be behind a chemical explosion hoax in Louisiana that partially played out on Twitter:

Hundreds of Twitter accounts were documenting a disaster right...

CHANEL N°5 Exhibit Opens in NYC

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CHANEL N°5 Exhibit Opens in NYC

Yesterday CHANEL opened an eleven-day public exhibit entitled N°5 in a New Light,” to celebrate the iconic N°5 fragrance every day from 12 pm to 8 pm through Sunday, May 17.

Gabrielle...

Children’s Museum of the Arts Spring Benefit

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Children’s Museum of the Arts Spring Benefit

The Children’s Museum of the Arts holds a special place in our hearts. Sebastian and I have enjoyed many playdates in the 10,000 square foot downtown children’s art facility since it opened a few years back.

Children’s Museum of...

Links

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Links

Whoa. Did you hear the Radio Lab podcast about the Japanese paper balloon bombs? The government used the jet stream winds to successfully propel unpiloted Fu-Go balloon bombs to the U.S. during WWII. When the bombs started detonating, thousands of them, the U.S. government requested that the...

GIGI on Broadway

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GIGI on Broadway

As winter continues into April in New York, it’s a real treat to escape to springtime Paris with the return of the musical GIGI on Broadway.

Vanessa Hudgens (of High School Musical fame) puts on an energetic performance as Gigi, a teenager coming of age around high society in turn...

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