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Red Rocks Amphitheater reportedly eyeing return to full capacity in July

Say goodbye to limited capacity concerts—in Morrison, Colorado, at least. Red Rocks Amphitheater is reportedly preparing to return to hosting full capacity events by July. The momentous news broke at the hands of American folk-rock band The Avett Brothers, who allegedly received notice that the historic outdoor concert venue will return to 100% capacity by […]

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How to Make Your Post-Vaccine Vacation as Cheap as Possible

With ongoing vaccinations, we’re close to reaching some semblance of normalcy (or whatever the post-pandemic normal will be), and you might be ready and willing to go anywhere after being cooped up for over a year. But given the financial challenges of the past year, expensive travel might not be an option for many of…Read […]

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New York Times Casually Drops Another Story About How Aliens Are Probably Real

The New York Times published a story Thursday night about the likelihood that aliens have visited Earth. The main takeaway? Aliens could be real and the U.S. government has been conducting classified briefings in recent years about things left behind by “off-world vehicles.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I’m Will Shortz, New York Times Crossword Editor, and This Is How I Work

Will Shortz is the most prestigious name in crosswords. As editor of the daily New York Times crossword, he has worked on every puzzle since 1983. He’s also the founder of the World Puzzle Championship, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and owner of the Westchester Table Tennis Center.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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I’m Will Shortz, New York Times Crossword Editor, and This Is How I Work

Will Shortz is the most prestigious name in crosswords. As editor of the daily New York Times crossword, he has worked on every puzzle since 1983. He’s also the founder of the World Puzzle Championship, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and owner of the Westchester Table Tennis Center.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why a NY Times recipe for chickpea stew went viral, and how we’d change it

Dishes that make the leap from being cooked in people’s kitchens to being photographed and posted and shared online enough times to become internet phenomena often involve some sort of gimmick. These are recipes so easy that making them feels akin to partaking in trickery. There was the single-ingredient banana “ice…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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‘Like Riding on a Dirt Road’: First Reviews of Elon Musk’s Underground Tunnel Are Disappointing

Elon Musk’s Boring Company unveiled its latest transportation experiment in Los Angeles last night. The Loop, not to be confused with the Hyperloop, was supposed to be a high-speed urban transportation system of the future. And the first reviews are in, but they’re pretty disappointing, to say the least.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Michelle Wolf Criticized By Spineless White House Correspondents’ Association

The White House Correspondents Dinner has been a lightning rod for controversy ever since Stephen Colbert mocked the Bush Administration back in 2006. Back then, the press debated about whether he was too mean to the sitting President while forgetting that the purpose of comedy from …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Lobbied Against Sprinklers That Would’ve Prevented Death At His Building

Last weekend, a fire broke out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan, injuring six firefighters and killing 67-year-old resident Todd Brassner. The President took to Twitter that evening to congratulate the brave firemen who safely contained the blaze. The tragic irony is that this fire …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: My Friend Joined the NRA the Day of March For Our Lives

I grew up in Los Angeles and now live in Brooklyn, so it’s fair to assume that I live in “a bubble.” However, I went to college at Northwestern University, right outside of Chicago, and even at a school whose political makeup was mostly center-left, we had quite a few conservatives, even in the …Continue […]

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Liberal “Smugness” Is Just As Bad As Right Wing Hate Speech? F*ck You

Do you think liberals are smug and insufferable? Do you find our know it all attitude irritating? Do you wish we would stop lecturing people on why they’re wrong with all of our verifiable facts and data? Do you think we’re just as much to blame for the sad state of political discourse in America […]

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New study finds that teenage listening patterns determine adult music taste

An article recently published by The New York Times analyzes Spotify data to assess the extent to which the listener’s birth year influences the listener’s musical preferences, and as the study’s findings indicate, teenage listening patterns are far from mere phases. Conducted by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, the research revealed that the music choices made during one’s […]

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Subscribe to the New York Times Book News Calendar

The New York Times just released a calendar even more useful than its astronomical event calendar. The NYT 2018 book events calendar, available for Google or Apple, includes highly anticipated book releases from authors like Zadie Smith and Dave Eggers, plus events, literary anniversaries, and releases of movies based…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Someone Explain To Me The Alien Alloys Before I Fucking Explode

Hello, hi, yes, hello. We’ve all seen this, right? This story in the New York Fucking Times about the Pentagon’s $22 million Oh Shit There Might Be Aliens program? We’ve all read it? We’ve all engaged with the evidence within the story, written in part by two journalists who have won Pulitzer Prizes for the […]

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