Photographer Todd Selby's made a career of photographing interesting, creative people in their natural environments. His first project, The Selby is in Your Place, focused on photographing creative people in their spaces, both at home and at work. For his new book, Edible Selby, the photographer tur ... More >>
There was a time last year when it seemed like you couldn't pick up a magazine without reading a gushing description of Noma, Copenhagen's temple to New Nordic cuisine, or its chef, Rene Redzepi. Like El Bulli before it, Noma became the kind of restaurant that people put a visit to on their bucket l ... More >>
* US Air Guitar Championships: Witness the Madness of People Rawking on Thin Air
Last Night: US Air Guitar Championships Regional Qualifier
July 14, 2012
Better than: Air bassoon.
This summer, like so many summers before it, brings an aura of excitement to ambitious com ... More >>
Cute shop alert: Umami Mart is opening on August 3 (815 Broadway, Oakland) as part of Old Oakland's Pop-Up Hood project.
Umami Mart began as an international food and drink blog and grew to encompass an online shop of quirky yet functional Japanese cooking accessories that launched in November 2010 ... More >>
Factory farming is being held accountable for the the rise of antibiotic-resistent staph, virulent strains of E. coli, and now a powerful virus that has killed off huge numbers of Atlantic farmed salmon in Europe. But the latter seemed to be restricted to the ocean to the east of us until recently, ... More >>
This project is not original, but I loved it enough to give it a go myself. The premise: hit the streets with a camera and a pad of paper and offer people $1 in return for their portrait and a bit about them. The result was a pieced together collage of people in the city--a sample of its demograp ... More >>
When people learn that Pedro Ordenes, 55, has swum to or from Alcatraz 126 times, or that he crossed the Strait of Magellan in 39-degree water, they often joke about his sanity. That's before they hear about his idea to swim the Bering Strait.