The Feeder of wolves fell, worker of evil deeds. The poet chopped Ljot’s leg off, I brought Fridgeir peace. I do not ask reward from the splasher of gold for that. The spears’ din was fun enough, the fight with the pale man. -from “Egil’s Saga”


10 Amazingly Delicious Late-Night Foods

It’s 2 a.m. Do you know where your junk food is? No worries, Roy Choi does. Here’s little about Roy: He’s the L.A.-based chef who put Korean tacos on the map and made food trucks a legit phenomenon.

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Ray Kurzweil’s journey towards the end of dying

Can humans live forever? Ray Kurzweil, noted author, futurist, and Google’s director of engineering, sees immortality as a series of bridges, each leg working to expand life a little longer.

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22 Hours in Balthazar

Balthazar may look like a rustic bistro, but behind the scenes, it’s a highly efficient, well-oiled potato-chipping machine. It’s 5 a.m. on a Friday morning, and I’m looking at the “vault.” It’s not actually a vault, but it used to be, back when this was a bank.

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Pierogi Pie

A few weeks ago at the Roncesvalles Polish Festival, I ate a pierogi pizza from Pizzeria Defina. It was seriously good and no it didn’t have pierogies on top of it – rather it had bacon, potatoes and some cheese on a lovely thin crust.

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Bakers kilt



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