RIP Deacon Jones; the world's smartest street sign; and Ruhlman visits Charleston

Posted by PATRICK DONOHUE on June 5, 2013 

Funk legend George Clinton is going to publish a memoir. I'm guessing the pages will be tear-away, somewhat thick and very pliable. Just a guess.

Jack White saved a Detroit Masonic Temple from closure by paying the organization's $142,000 tax bill.

Legendary defensive lineman, and the man who reportedly coined the phrase "sacking the quarterback," Deacon Jones died yesterday at age 74.

Internet lightning rod Sean Parker got hit with a $2.5 million fine for construction related to his wedding that was done without the proper permits.

A breast-milk flavored lollipop. No, really.

Jillian Keenan has a funny piece in The Washington Post about receiving a delivery of live lobsters.

Why microwaving water for tea produces such crappy tea.

Is brown rice really that healthy?

Cookbook author and food writer Michael Ruhlman visited Charleston this weekend and wrote about it on his blog.

The lineup for the fifth season of "Top Chef Masters" has been revealed and includes some familiar faces.

Fried calamari nachos? I'm listening...

Introducing, the world's most intelligent street sign.

Aaron Rodgers spoils Game of Thrones for millions of people and doesn't care

Another app aimed at helping you control your email inbox.

A Massachusetts teen raps about the Boston Marathon bombing and gets himself arrested. Apparently, stupidity is a crime in the Commonwealth.

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach teaches us the secret of slide guitar.

Recognize this guy? It's Coldplay drummer Will Champion who appeared as a drummer during this weekend's episode of "Game of Thrones." 

 

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