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Editor-in-Chief, Pacific Standard Magazine

Editor-in-chief, @PacificStand. IALJS officer. IMSA & Northwestern/Medill alum. Prev. Outside, Atlantic, Atlas Obscura, Slate, Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Munich Airport: A five-star experience — 21 July 2016 * Author(s): Rainer Beeck, Senior Vice-President of Commercial Activities, Munich Airport Offering numerous conference facilities, a passenger experience that is second-to-none, indulgent retail and culinary options and even a state-of-the-art medical services clinic, Munich Airport really is the definition of a modern airport city.

Margate Shell Grotto — Located in Margate, Kent, The Shell Grotto's walls and roof are covered in mosaics made entirely of seashells, totaling about 2,000 square feet of mosaic, or 4.6 million shells. In 1835, James Newlove was digging a duck pond when his shovel broke through the ground into some kind of underground opening.

Underwater Museum at Cape Tarkhankut — Organized more than 15 years ago, this museum boasts a collection of busts of communist leaders and the heads of socialism throughout the history of the USSR - lined up on stone shelves and racks and buried underwater.

Longaberger Basket Home Office — Starting with a small shop in 1976 located in nearby Dresden, Ohio, Dave Longaberger began manufacturing market baskets based on the ones his father had made a local factory during the Great Depression. Appreciation of the quality of the baskets fueled the demand and growth of the business enough that the decision was made to build a home office for the company in 1995.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — UPDATE: After having been open for nearly 100 years Harry's Occult Shop has closed its doors. It has re-opened as Mystical Emporium Inc. on 1210 S St. Philadelphia. However reopened in a former nail salon with bright lighting, the new store lacks much of the atmosphere of the original Harry's.

Letter From the Editor: Introducing the New ‘Pacific Standard’ — Throughout the fall and winter, the Pacific Standard team gathered in coffee shops and conference rooms to completely make over our print magazine. By Nicholas Jackson This issue marks my first full year as editor-in-chief of Pacific Standard.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument — A national monument in Teller County, Colorado, the Florissant Fossil Beds are known for, well, the Florissant fossil beds. Fossilized stumps of a redwood forest litter the site, which is the most prolific source of fossilized insects anywhere in the world.

Istanbul New Airport: A hub for the 21st century — 24 May 2016 * Author(s): Nihat Özdemir, Board Member of İGA Havalimanı İşletmesi A.Ş. What was once just disturbed by substantial mining activities is now by far the biggest building site in Turkey.

Letter From the Editor: The Water Issue — Everywhere we look, we encounter stories about water, drought, and climate change. But what are the solutions? How do we get people to understand the urgency of implementing them? And how do we work together to make decisions that are thoughtful and equitable for all parties involved?

Word of Osama Bin Laden's Death Spreads Over Twitter — Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > Osama Bin Laden has been killed and the United States has the body. It was announced around 10 p.m. EST that President Obama would hold a press conference only 30 minutes later.
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Jul 27, 2016

I love the "Baltics to Burma," "California to Connecticut" constructions. Sucks to be in the middle, alphabetically and geographically.

Jul 27, 2016

@Ted_Scheinman mouth-harp, mouth-organist, etc. there's no good way to say this.

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