Ja tvoi Rabotnik

Really love your peaches ...

Plate with sliced peachesPlate with sliced peaches by wuestenigel (cc by)

Pull up a chair and sit down, as EmpressCallipygos 'splains what to do with millions of peaches (or other produce)

Elsewhere on our plate:

Salad Fight! | 1,500 year old New Mexican beans | An Alphabet of international bread recipes | Reclaiming Canadian indigenous cuisine | As Muslim-American as bean pie | We all scream for ... mayo ice cream? | Sugartime by Ruby Tandoh | Forgotten Southern Recipes | An illustrated compendium of Chinese baos | Verbing the taco | The story of Chop Ayam

And finally, for those of us less culinarily evolved, have we even been opening our cans the wrong way?

08/12/18
by taz

Apartment AromaTherapy

Top view of lilac flower in a plate. Spring concept.Top view of lilac flower in a plate. Spring concept. by wuestenigel (cc by)

We are a fam of 4 living in an apartment on the first floor of a two story building with two cats in NYC, and we don't get a lot of ventilation...

In Ask Metafilter, RajahKing asks, "Beyond the basics of keeping our apartment clean," how do I make my apartment smell fresher and better?. DSime (among others) has answers.

08/11/18
by taz

The Art of the Steal

Pink Panther image©REX Photo credit: Everett Collection/REX Stars Wearing The Pink Panther 1993

It's like some 1970s middle class couple one day decided, "Hey honey, why don't we do some criming and heisting? Wouldn't that be fun?" — jonp72

The Art of the Steal: "They were a quiet couple that kept to themselves"; running the jewels (HT: gwint); the world's top art forgery detective; hunting the con queen of Hollywood; how to steal a shark, baby; how to steal it all.

08/10/18
by taz

Wholly Ghost

Channeling Euterpe

Concord, Walden I and Walden II (1971) - Tom Philips (1937)Concord, Walden I and Walden II (1971) - Tom Philips (1937) by pedrosimoes7 (cc by)

A decade or so ago, the web was awash with small mp3 blogs, presenting all manner of music old and new, often grouped into categories that reflected genres or personal interests. Where are they now?

In Ask Metafilter, srednivashtar wonders, Where have all the music blogs gone?

Meanwhile, in recent music musings on Mefi: "Nardis" and the Curious History of a Jazz Obsession | William Shatner’s "Has Been" | Do we finally know what ancient Greek music sounded like? | The last few decades of The Fall | "How we made Steppenwolf's 'Born to Be Wild'" (plus covers!) | Jambinai Korean post-rock band | Etienne De Crecy, Rhythm Composer | "Jee Veerey" Indian folk metal | The story behind "Afternoon Delight."

08/07/18
by taz

Euphonious Euschmonious

Currently in Our Pants:

Red AntRed Ant by Charlie Stinchcomb (cc by)

Ants, Ants, Ants, Bees, Bees, Bugs, Bugs, SPIDERS!

08/05/18
by taz

Women's Work

Baba YagaBaba Yaga by Lady Orlando (cc by)

Listing the greatest songs by 21st century women; acquiring Artemesia Gentileschi; remembering activist Maria L. de Hernandez; applauding Therese Okoumou, shero for liberty; celebrating Kate Bush & Emily Brontë; & Emily Brontë; & Emily Carr, Canadian art pioneer; energizing recognition for women of science; peeking at Parker Posy's memoir; enjoying Nahre Sol's Pocket Pieces compositions; feeling good with Summery Lesbian Movies for Summer Lesbianing.

08/04/18
by taz

New merch: Seal of the Cabal
New merch alert! We've got a raaaaad There is no Cabal t-shirt (and etc) design up for sale, based on art by MeFi's own robocop is bleeding!

08/03/18
by cortex

#143: Sisters, Am I Right?
It's episode 143 of the MetaFilter monthly podcast, and cortex and jessamyn are chatterin' about all KIIIIINDS of stuff.

08/02/18
by cortex

Ley Lines V

IMG_1697IMG_1697 by FrancescaV.com (cc by)

Recently on Mefi, people and places around the world, enchanting, mysterious and magnetic:

40 years of Shenzhen, from market village to SEZ

Breaking the Ice, rare Icelandic funk- and soul-inspired music

Central Station, stories from cattle stations in the Australian outback

Georgia Has a Coast? Photos by drone of the Georgia coast that fills his soul

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran: looking at the lives of women during the Qajar dynasty (1796-1925)

La Scarzuola: deep in Italy, one man’s surrealist mini-city sleeps

Arundhati Roy on the politics of language and translation in India

Beyond 'Florida Man': The problem with writing about Florida

Figures In The Stars: comparing 28 different sky cultures

07/31/18
by taz

Horse Sense

PRIDEPRIDE by FUMIGRAPHIK_Photographist (cc by-nc-nd)

In a recent comment on HackerNews, someone asserted that the idea of self-driving car would have seemed fairly obvious to those who had used horse drawn carriages, because horses would traverse well-known routes more or less on their own. Is that true?

In Ask Metafilter, phrontist asks "Did horses navigate on their own?"

07/28/18
by taz

Tiny Skullduggary

skullchildren of Julyskullchildren of July by Brother O'Mara

Metafilter's own komara has been sculpting tiny skulls and leaving them out in public as free art for people to find and claim.

07/27/18
by taz

New merch: everyone needs a mug!

blue mug with white textNote: everyone needs a mug

Mugs! Get your mugs! Specifically, get this "Note: everyone needs a mug" mug, available now! Here's the MetaTalk announcement.

07/25/18
by cortex

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