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LA Public Library’s New Maker Space/Studio Lets You 3D Print, Shoot On A Green Screen, And Way More

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Los Angeles Central Library. Image © Michael Locke
Los Angeles Central Library. Image © Michael Locke

The Los Angeles Public Library wants to make it easier for you to make stuff. The new Octavia Lab maker space/audiovisual studio at the L.A. Central Library is 3,000 square feet designed to help you make your thing. It lets you do everything from 3D printing and using a laser cutter to filming on a green screen and using…

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Beastie Boys’ Adidas Sneakers Coming Out for ‘Paul’s Boutique’ 30th Anniversary

in Fashion/Feature

The Beastie Boys‘ rapped they had “more Adidas sneakers than a plumber’s got pliers / got more suits than Jacoby & Meyers” on “Shadrach,” one of the singles from their seminal sophomore album Paul’s Boutique. In honor of the album’s 30th anniversary on Thursday (7/25), the Beasties will be making that boast a reality with a pair…

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JAY-Z Enters Legal Weed Business by Partnering With Cannabis Company

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The vibe must still be in his veins. On Tuesday, it was announced that JAY-Z has returned to the game, but this time he’s legit. In a statement, JAY-Z detailed his multiyear partnership with the California-based cannabis company Caliva. Per Caliva, Jigga will serve as the company’s chief brand strategist with the goals of molding the creative direction and increasing Caliva’s outreach efforts. Hova…

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Denon DJ Announces First Hardware Integration With Beatport Link

in DJ + Producer Gears/Feature

Beatport’s catalogue will be available for streaming via Denon DJ gear by the end of 2019. Last week, Beatport made a major step forward with the announcement that their new streaming service, Beatport LINK, would be available to users of Pioneer DJ‘s WeDJ mobile app. The online music marketplace has now announced their first actual hardware integration with none other than Denon DJ. By…

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Skip Phuket and Koh Samui—Go to This Island in Thailand Instead

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Photo: Courtesy of Small Luxury Hotels of the World

When it comes to Thailand’s island destinations, Phuket and Koh Samui are the most well-known options. But with such popularity comes crowds of tourists, and a level of commercialization that takes away from the magic of such a beautiful country. To escape the throngs of visitors, go off the beaten track to a remote hideaway that…

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Meet the Women Who Designed LeBron’s Latest Sneaker

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THE HFR X NIKE LEBRON 16 SNEAKER HITS STORES ON MAY 10TH.  NBA All-Star, Lebron James teamed up with designers Fe Noel, Undra Celeste, and Kimberly Goldson on a remix the HFR x Nike Lebron 16 sneaker that debuted last year. The creative forces updated the style in a spring-ready colorway, retaining its popular silhouette.…

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This Is a Literally Once-in-a-Lifetime Whisky

in Eat + Drink/Feature

World-Renowned Chef Massimo Bottura Is Debuting a Luxury Scotch for Charity with The Dalmore on an exclusive bottling. Richard Paterson, Master Distiller at The Dalmore: U up? Massimo Bottura, world-renowned chef at the three-Michelin-starred restaurant, Osteria Francescana: Ya. Sup? And just like that—although obviously not really—a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration was born, between one of the world’s finest whisky distillers…

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The Director of FKA twigs’s “Cellophane” Video on The Long, Painful Journey to Excellence

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Still from "Cellophane" Music Video

Andrew Thomas Huang speaks on working with twigs to create their sensational new music video. Defying gravity is the oldest human fantasy. How do we become like birds when our feet remain rooted in the cold soil? The new FKA twigs video for “Cellophane” articulates this desire with vivid style and precision. The clip opens…

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