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Weekend Words: Weed

by Weekend Editors on October 26, 2014

Vincent van Gogh,

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, High Times Magazine has issued High Times: A 40-Year History of the World’s Most Infamous Magazine, which The New York Times calls “a coffee table book for low, sticky coffee tables.”

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Weekend Words: Tower

by Weekend Editors on October 19, 2014

Marten van Valckenborch I, “Tower of Babel”

A new luxury condominium tower (104 units, $7,000,000-$95,000,000) under construction in Manhattan has just topped off at 1,396 feet — 150 feet taller than the Empire State Building.

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Weekend Words: Tax

by Weekend Editors on October 12, 2014

Marinus van Reymerswaele,

Good news from the IRS: you can be an artist even if you don’t make all that much money at it. Isn’t that what we needed to hear?

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Weekend Words: Fence

by Weekend Editors on October 5, 2014

Isaack van Ruisdael,

On Wednesday, Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, resigned.

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Weekend Words: Contagious

by Weekend Editors on September 28, 2014

Nicolas Poussin,

The Ebola epidemic continues unabated.

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Weekend Words: Apple

by Weekend Editors on September 21, 2014

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While all eyes were on Apple’s Watch, CEO Tim Cook wrote an open letter which, according to CNET, “sought to reassure Apple’s customers that their data was safe from the prying eyes of government surveillance agencies, which have reportedly procured information on electronic communications from Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, among others.”

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Weekend Words: Park

by Weekend Editors on September 14, 2014

Karl Blechen,

It used to be that no one would venture below Houston Street without a police escort. Now the long-gone, hardscrabble artists’ neighborhood has graduated from million-dollar lofts to million-dollar parking spots.

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Weekend Words: Cloud

by Weekend Editors on September 7, 2014

Théo van Rysselberghe,

Newsweek reported this week that the use of the Cloud has grown so much in recent years that “according to Greenpeace, if this ‘collective cloud’ were a single country, it would rank sixth in the world, in terms of energy consumption, behind only Russia, India, Japan, the U.S. and China, in that order.”

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Weekend Words: Breach

by Weekend Editors on August 31, 2014

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This week, another Brooklyn Bridge breach, this time not for the sake of art, but a selfie.

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Weekend Words: Dollar

by Weekend Editors on August 24, 2014

Leonaert Bramer,

Forty-seven years ago today, Abbie Hoffman led a dozen members of the Youth International Party into the visitors’ gallery of the New York Stock Exchange and threw fistfuls of dollar bills to the trading floor below.

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