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September 10, 2019

Aam vorta

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Want.

Above, aam vorta, a Bengali snack — raw mango anointed with masala, chile, mustard oil and kasundi (fermented mustard-seed paste).

You can get your own at Fuskahouse, a food cart parked on 37th Avenue between 73rd and 74th Streets, in Jackson Heights in New York City.

Read the New York Times story — and don't forget the associated slide show, from which the image up top is taken — here.

September 10, 2019 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Internet Database of Periodic Tables

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From the website: "There are thousands of periodic tables in web space, but there is only one comprehensive database of periodic tables & periodic system formulations."

Fair warning: there goes the day.

It's elemental.

"If you know of an interesting periodic table that is missing, please contact the database curator, Dr. Mark R. Leach: 

mark@meta-synthesis.com

September 10, 2019 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Belt Chair

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Glasgow-based artist Jim Lambie handcrafted the belts that form this chair out of steel and acrylic paint.

September 10, 2019 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

How to fold a fitted sheet in 30 seconds

Watch and learn.

September 10, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

KFC Extra Crispy Sunscreen — "Smells like chicken"

Aaaa

Alas, it failed to sell on eBay.

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Perhaps $125 was a bit steep.

September 10, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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