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Santa Barbara, CA
Digital Director, Pacific Standard Magazine
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Digital Director @PacificStand. Associate Publisher, Miller-McCune Center. IALJS officer. IMSA & NU/Medill alum. Prev. Outside, The Atlantic, Slate.

Igloo City | Atlas Obscura — Four-story concrete hotel never opened to customers

Wall Street Bombing Scars — Unrepaired walls from a 1920 Anarchist bomb attack

Las Pozas | Atlas Obscura — Located in Xilitla, a small town of about 10,000 people in the Huasteca region of southern San Luis Potosi state, Las Pozas is the creation of Edward James, an eccentric English poet and artist and patron of the Surrealist movement.

How the Life-Saving Blue Blood of Horseshoe Crabs Is Extracted — Inside of the primitive-looking Horseshoe crab is a powder-blue blood that contains LAL, an element worth about $15,000 per quart Inside of Horseshoe crabs, the primitive-looking arthropods that can be found scurrying across the muddy and sandy bottoms of the ocean floor in shallow waters, is a powder-blue blood that you probably owe your life to.

The Only Thing Worse Than Legal Heroin Is Illegal Heroin — Years of reporting in Pacific Standard have led us to one conclusion: Decriminalizing drug use will save money-and lives. * Since the shocking news yesterday morning that we lost one of the greatest actors of his generation, as much has been written about Philip Seymour Hoffman's work on both stage and screen as what was likely his undoing: addiction.

Shackleton's Antarctic Hut — Ernest Shackleton's stash of hundred-year-old booze was discovered buried in the ice under the explorer's Antarctic base camp. In January 2010 workers from the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust successfully extracted the cases from the ice and now one of them is being slowly thawed to see if the whisky can be saved.

Pacific Standard: The Science of Society — Pacific Standard publications include a bimonthly print magazine and a daily put social and behavioral science research into lively, intelligent conversation with the news and the national debate. We are a great home for writers who can tell deeply reported, gripping tales while plumbing the intellectual, theoretical, and empirical context that surrounds them.

Tokyo Tower Wax Museum's Progressive Rock Room — Unlikely place for krautrock legends to hang out

El Ateneo Grand Splendid — With each incarnation since its inception in 1919 -- first as a performing arts theater, then as a cinema, and now a bookstore -- the Grand Splendid has proven itself befitting of its majestic title.

Marwari Horses | Atlas Obscura — Old and brave breed of warhorses known for their elegant, curved ears
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Oct 22, 2014

RT @meghan_daum: This headline has waited decades for this moment. MT @NewYorkObserver We sell ourselves stories in order to live.

Oct 22, 2014

How we form our routines:… The latest from @cncep, who enjoys an afternoon tea & washes dishes when the sun is setting

Oct 22, 2014

If you think less of people who use "aks" instead of "ask," you're probably the ignorant one:…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @Ryanj899: our team just finished the daily swim "up a waterfall," but now we're in a paramilitary raft, with lots of ammunition…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @Ryanj899: .@ferrisjabr has a great debut piece—on the new partnership between plant breeders and chefs—on the site today:…

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