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Celery was once as sexy as kale

Celery was once as sexy as kale

Instagram is a obsessed with celery right now, but it's not the first time the vegetable has been in the spotlight.
Levi’s had its IPO in a denim-clad New York Stock Exchange

Levi’s had its IPO in a denim-clad New York Stock Exchange

As Levi's went public, valued at more than $6.5 billion, the New York Stock Exchange allowed people on the floor to wear jeans.
Nike is focusing on sneaker innovation in the under-$100 range

Nike is focusing on sneaker innovation in the under-$100 range

They're not the shoes that sneakerheads obsess about, but they're what most people actually buy.
The White Russian’s cousin, the Colorado Bulldog, also abides

The White Russian’s cousin, the Colorado Bulldog, also abides

If you like a White Russian you are going to love a Colorado Bulldog.
What even is Airbnb anymore?

What even is Airbnb anymore?

Airbnb was a game-changing idea in the halcyon days of the early sharing economy. As it prepares to IPO as a multibillion-dollar company, what is it now?
Why “Let It Go” is the most streamed Disney song

Why “Let It Go” is the most streamed Disney song

The "Frozen" anthem is a song tailor-made for the streaming age.
Why it’s a crime to download or print the mosque shooter’s manifesto in New Zealand

Why it’s a crime to download or print the mosque shooter’s manifesto in New Zealand

"If you have a copy of this publication, delete or destroy it."
The California avocado recall is a reminder to wash your dang avocados
Four lessons for Hollywood from the record-breaking box office haul of “Us”

Four lessons for Hollywood from the record-breaking box office haul of “Us”

Pundits embarassingly underestimated the opening weekend draw of Jordan Peele's film.
What the Viking Sky cruise evacuation tells us about cruise ship safety

What the Viking Sky cruise evacuation tells us about cruise ship safety

During a 20 hour ordeal, only a third of passengers were evacuated.
Michael Avenatti has been charged with trying to extort money from Nike

Michael Avenatti has been charged with trying to extort money from Nike

The lawyer, famous for representing Stormy Daniels, had just tweeted that he would release information about Nike's "criminal conduct" when he was arrested.
A Chinese private space company’s satellite launch has failed

A Chinese private space company’s satellite launch has failed

It's another setback for China's private space industry.
The most popular Airbnb in the world is a “mushroom dome” in California

The most popular Airbnb in the world is a “mushroom dome” in California

The 100-square-foot dome has more than 1,300 reviews.
Pinterest’s biggest challenge, and opportunity, in two charts

Pinterest’s biggest challenge, and opportunity, in two charts

Turning Pins into euros, reals, and yen is the biggest challenge ahead for Pinterest, and the biggest potential for growth.
The Brown Derby is a delicious cocktail with a glamorous Hollywood history

The Brown Derby is a delicious cocktail with a glamorous Hollywood history

It has a history as enjoyable as the drink itself—a crisp and surprisingly harmonious blend of whiskey, honey, and grapefruit.
A hoax “exclusive” cannabis club makes a real point about legalization and privilege

A hoax “exclusive” cannabis club makes a real point about legalization and privilege

Country Club Cannabis, which promises "luxury for the few," is a satirical brand pushing for fair marijuana legalization.
The 20 best songs from “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” ranked

The 20 best songs from “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” ranked

"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" has given us more than 150 extravagant, outrageous, and belly-laugh-inducing original songs.
The humble kohlrabi has been reinvented as a delicacy

The humble kohlrabi has been reinvented as a delicacy

A vertical farming company has a new designer kohlrabi that's bright, fresh, and slightly spicy.
The problem with following adorable exotic animals on Instagram

The problem with following adorable exotic animals on Instagram

The clues to look for that suggest cute animal content may be posted at the expense of animals themselves.