Move to North Carolina, get a college degree in beer

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 11 January 2014

Beer is big, and we don’t just mean that alliteratively. With craft beer seeing increasing demand in the United States, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Community College has been planning to offer a degree in beer since last July. The course is not yet updated on the official website, but it is slated to equip students […]

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Artist Jamie Reed re-imagines America as the United Steaks

Thomas Romer Reader Find

By Thomas Romer in New Design on Monday 18 November 2013

What began as a small promotional sticker featuring his home state of North Carolina as a slab of meat, graphic designer Jamie Reed soon re-imagined the entire US map as the United Steaks. Each state was rendered as a piece of meat with it’s major rivers and bodies of water shown as marbling. After a […]

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Haunting underwater photography by Neil Craver

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Photography on Wednesday 25 January 2012

Whether it be underwater photographs or macroscopic pictures of insects running over a human’s face, Neil Craver, aka Photon Organon, always manages to give his works a haunting feel. The talented photographer from North Carolina originally started out as an abstract painter and figurative sculptor.

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Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Music on Thursday 31 March 2011

Horseback is the post-metal project of North Carolina multi-instrumentalist Jenks Miller. Psychedelic with some blackened harshness, the album is expansive in scope, demanding some serious attention or at least some heavy substances to match the heavy vibes.

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Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in Cool Travel on Friday 17 October 2008

Back in the day I misspent my youth listening to Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr, Archers of Loaf, and Pavement, which is why it’s kind of awesome (abeit nostalgic) that my friend started a indie tribute band called The Monument Club. They are playing along with others at Baracktoberfest in Carrboro, North Carolina on Sunday. And it’s […]

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