- Andy Sprenger’s Winning 2013 US Aeropress Championship Method
- I’m a fan of absurdly fiddly and precise coffee brewing methods, but this is just nuts. I’ll still try it, obviously.
- Modern art was CIA ‘weapon’
For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact. The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art - including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko - as a weapon in the Cold War
No one ever believes me when I tell them about this.
- The Death of Upcoming.org
- Unlike other Yahoo! ‘sunsetting’ disasters, there’s really no alternative to Upcoming.
- Marcella Pattyn
Marcella Pattyn, the world’s last Beguine, died on April 14th, aged 92.
- What’s your “go-to” salad?
I’m working on my own “go-to” salad that I’ll always be able to make. The criteria are: “fresh ingredients you can get in most stores, which you will never tire of, and can eat twice a week for the rest of your life.” Do you have a “go-to” salad or something similar?
If you can bring yourself to ignore the phrase ‘go-to salad’ there are lots of lovely recipes in this Ask MetaFilter thread.
- International Art English
On the rise–and the space–of the art-world press release.