Hidden Gem (for you burger lovers)

I’m going to take all the credit for this, but I think I’ve found my favorite burger in the city. Even though Gyenari does Korean BBQ, their burgers are off-the-charts. So what if it weighs 5 pounds? The patty is the main attraction here: the prime grade beef ground in-house makes a world of difference and left me completely satisfied and excited to know where to go the next time I need a burger fix.

I think the only other time I felt like that was when I came back to my room one snowy, winter afternoon during my freshman year of college, only to find a bombshell pledge from a sister sorority sitting on my bed wearing nothing but a smile.

Good thing I took off my clothes too because body heat is one of the most effective ways to prevent hypothermia during the winter–I literally saved her from freezing to death. Love is a willingness to sacrifice, I’ve been quoted of saying.

December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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