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Women Only Fight Club in Mexico

TweetThere’s a women-only fight club in Guerrero, Mexico. I am all for cultural traditions, and I am all for women-only [...]

There’s a women-only fight club in Guerrero, Mexico. I am all for cultural traditions, and I am all for women-only fight clubs. In a long-standing cultural tradition that dates back to the Aztecs, women in the Nahua village of Guerrero, Mexico meet every year and beat the shit out of each other in a bizarre ritual to call the rain. The tradition starts in the morning when women prepare a hu... More...


By • Jun 27th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL



The Most Crowded Island on Earth

TweetThe most densely populated island in the world is in Colombia. If you ask anyone what the most populated island [...]

The most densely populated island in the world is in Colombia. If you ask anyone what the most populated island on Earth is, most of them (at least the ones that know Manhattan is an island) will say Manhattan. A few more might say New York City, but they would also be ignorant since New York City is technically an archipelago. The most densely populate island is actually called Santa Cruz del Islo... More...


By • Jun 22nd, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL


A Rustic Rooftop Cabin in Manhattan?

TweetA Manhattan couple is living my dream in a rooftop cabin in the West Village. You will have to forgive [...]

A Manhattan couple is living my dream in a rooftop cabin in the West Village. You will have to forgive me if my words seem a little jumbled today, but writing through such intense jealousy is a difficult task. I have always struggled with the idea of living in a concrete city when I am innately a really outdoorsy kind of guy. On one hand, Manhattan has all the opportunity to do whatever you want to d... More...


By • Jun 19th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL


France Declares Rooftops Must Have Solar Panels or Gardens

TweetFrance has passed a green rooftop law to create more solar power and urban gardens. In an effort to keep [...]

France has passed a green rooftop law to create more solar power and urban gardens. In an effort to keep up with more eco-friendly countries like Germany, Italy, and Spain, France has passed a ‘green rooftop’ law that states new buildings in commercial zones across France must be partially covered in either solar panels or plants. Rooftops must have solar panels or gardens, and we’re hopi... More...


By • Jun 15th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL


Falafel Balls: A Jerusalem Love Story

TweetCan falafel, Israel’s fast food, be luxurious? It can in Jerusalem. Summer has officially arrived in Jerusalem. Tis the season [...]

Can falafel, Israel’s fast food, be luxurious? It can in Jerusalem. Summer has officially arrived in Jerusalem. Tis the season when Israel’s capital fills up with tourists and locals eager to explore Jerusalem’s rich history and impressive innovation. Obviously, with touring comes hunger. In Jerusalem craving that hunger means munching on falafel balls– solo, in pita, or on platters. Jeru... More...


By • Jun 5th, 2015 • Category: Cities, Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL


Floating Seahorse Homes in Dubai

TweetIntroducing seahorse homes; floating houses with underwater rooms As if you needed any more proof that the future has arrived, [...]

Introducing seahorse homes; floating houses with underwater rooms As if you needed any more proof that the future has arrived, Dubai developer Kleindienst Group has unveiled plans to build 42 floating house structures called Seahorse homes. The buildings are part of “The World”, an artificial island project over there that involves a large fake coral reef designed to house seahorses, as well as m... More...


By • May 29th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL


Driverless Cabs Are Coming to NYC

TweetGoogle has inked a deal with New York to replace regular yellows with driverless cabs. As if New York cab [...]

Google has inked a deal with New York to replace regular yellows with driverless cabs. As if New York cab drivers didn’t have enough problems (I’m looking at you, Uber), Google has signed a deal with the city of New York to bring their patented driverless cars to the New York taxi fleet. De Blasio has announced that there will be 5,000 driverless cabs on the streets by 2016. Each cab will also... More...


By • May 24th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL


The Gay Traffic Signals of Vienna

TweetGay-themed traffic lights in Vienna have become a permanent fixture. As part of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, gay-themed traffic [...]

Gay-themed traffic lights in Vienna have become a permanent fixture. As part of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, gay-themed traffic lights were installed in Vienna. The lights feature same sex couple holding hands to signal when it is safe to cross the street. They were originally installed as part of the contest, but have become so popular that the city has decided to keep them. The lights rece... More...


By • May 23rd, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL


Miami Beach Bans Alcohol Sale after 2 AM

TweetMiami Beach Commissioners have approved a ban on alcohol sales after 2 AM. The bad news is, you can no [...]

Miami Beach Commissioners have approved a ban on alcohol sales after 2 AM. The bad news is, you can no longer buy liquor at sidewalk cafes in Miami Beach between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m. The good news is, it’s still really easy to get coke there. I jest, but not really. If you have ever been to Miami you know that every five minutes someone walks up to you trying to some fake cocaine, but I digress. The ban ... More...


By • May 22nd, 2015 • Category: Alcohol, Cities


So There Flying Spiders in Chicago?

TweetFLYING SPIDERS IN CHICAGO, YOU GUYS. Every spring in Chicago, ‘flying’ spiders are found outside the windows of skyscrapers. If [...]

FLYING SPIDERS IN CHICAGO, YOU GUYS. Every spring in Chicago, ‘flying’ spiders are found outside the windows of skyscrapers. If I ever need a reason not to move to the windy city, flying spiders are it. Each spring, residents of Chicago report finding spiders outside their windows, sometimes as high as 81 floors up. You have to wonder how in the Hell a spider could get up that high, since they... More...


By • May 12th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL