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The Way Things Work: The Perfect Burger

We ate 16 of each category while compiling this summertime menu. Atherosclerosis is just too delicious. We’ll see you in the hospital in September.

POSTED June 9, 2010 6:00PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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The Way Things Work: Cool By Numbers: The Pros and Pit Stains of Summer Style

Summer is finally—FINALLY—here, leaving us with multiple wardrobe/sweat conundrums. We graphed the above to help us deal.

POSTED June 3, 2010 6:45PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK TAGS:
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The Way Things Work: LOST: The Plot (Edifying vs Stupefying) (Spoilers)

Lost is dead. Long live Lost. Also: what the fuck?!?

POSTED May 26, 2010 6:45PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK TAGS: ,
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The Way Things Work: Increased Sneeze Levels Linked to Mutant Allergen Strains

Pollen season has been so brutal this year, even the brightest allergy doctors couldn’t have forecast the shocking effects: buildings have crumbled, small children have experienced freak growth spurts, Kelis even turned into a dog. … read more »

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The Way Things Work: LeBron James vs. Waka Flocka Flame

If you’re freaking out about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ potentially playoff-ending match with Boston tomorrow, fear not: we devised the perfect solution to assuage the fears of LeBron fans all over the world. When comparing his … read more »

POSTED May 12, 2010 6:40PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,
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The Way Things Work: Summer Hairdo Predictions

Fashion designers showcase their wares a season in advance, so we already know what everyone is going to be wearing long before they’re wearing it. But hairstyles are a trickier prospect: as the heat encroaches … read more »

POSTED May 4, 2010 7:15PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK Comments (1) TAGS:
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The Way Things Work: The-Dream Fans Vs. Gang Gang Dance Fans

On the surface, The-Dream and Gang Gang Dance may seem like polar opposites, but their music has more in common than one might think: both have a penchant for a damaging beat and synth shimmer, … read more »

POSTED April 28, 2010 12:30PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK TAGS: , ,
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The Way Things Work: The Library of Congress and Twitter

Whatever you think of the explosion of Twitter, since its launch in late 2006, its value as a blanket document of the very varied musings of the the world population is undeniable. From social upheaval … read more »

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NEW COLUMN: The Way Things Work: Yes Homo vs No Homo

In a post-Blade Runner world, with data streams whizzing endlessly at your brain, it’s nice to see things put simply. With The Way Things Work, our new infographics column, that’s exactly what we’ll be doing … read more »

POSTED April 13, 2010 1:30PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK Comments (3)