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Posted on March 17, 2017

A history of Ireland in 100 great quotes ~From ‘Dress suitably, and buy a revolver’ and ‘A terrible beauty’ to ‘We all partied’ | Irish Times

WATCH: Tourism Ireland’s New Film For St Patricks Day | hospitality ireland

Best brown bread, traditional potato pancake ~Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish country cooking classics | National Post

Death Is Real: Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum Copes With Unspeakable Tragedy ~A day in the life of the singer-songwriter following the death of his wife, Genevi’ve. | Pitchfork

Does Winter Actually Make Us Sad? ~How do Scandinavians deal with long, dark winters? And what might this teach us about the relationship between our moods and sunlight? | Digg

Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef ~The most exquisite food in the world, say many celebrated chefs, is being made not in Copenhagen or New York, but in a remote temple complex south of Seoul by a 59-year-old Buddhist nun. | The New York Times

How to Become an International Gold Smuggler ~Harold Vilches, a 23-year-old Chilean, exported $80 million in contraband gold. It all started with a Google search. | Bloomberg

The notorious night Biggie was murdered in Los Angeles ~Shaq, Baron Davis, and Nick Van Exel reflect on The Notorious B.I.G., his murder, and the city they called home | The Undefeated

How 1,600 People Went Missing from Our Public Lands Without a Trace | Outside

The Bomb Detective ~After a terrorist’s bomb goes off, the race to put it back together begins. And it’s usually led by Kirk Yeager. | Popular Mechanics

How the CIA Forgot the Art of Spying ~With the war on terror came a new, more militarized way of gathering intelligence. But now, America needs the kind of spooks who can work the cocktail party circuit—more James Bond, less Jason Bourne | Politico

Making Athens Great Again ~How does a citizen respond when a democracy that prides itself on being exceptional betrays its highest principles? Plato despaired, but he also pointed the way to renewal. | The Atlantic

Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone | Wired

Mary Berry’s bolognese recipe leaves viewers ‘shocked and appalled’ because of its unusual ingredients | The Telegraph

The Wikipedia for Spies—And Where It Goes From Here | Wired

Domino’s atoned for its crimes against pizza and built a $9 billion empire | Bloomberg Business Week

If Tiger Woods called it quits … ~Say the worst-case scenario happened, and the former World No. 1’s career has to come to an end: What would Tiger do next? | Golfworld


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