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3 hrs ago | Forward

One For the (Vinyl) Record Books

When Eilon Paz came to Brooklyn in 2008, he was looking for more work as a freelance photographer .


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6 hrs ago | Art Daily

Asian Art Week at Christie's London taking place between 13 and 16 May 2014

Christie's Asian Art sales in London this spring will take place between 13 and 16 May, with a rich offering of dynamic, rare and beautiful works with stellar provenance, many of which are coming to the market for the first time in many decades.


Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Greater London County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel, Life, Hobbies

Thu Apr 17, 2014


First came the cork, then the corkscrew invented in the 1700s

Wine spoils quickly if exposed to the air. It was not until the 18th century that glass-blowers were able to make bottles with narrow necks that made airtight storage possible.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Bristol County, England, Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England

OMCA Explores Groundbreaking Magazine and Art of Record Collecting

This Saturday, two new exhibitions are coming to the Oakland Museum of California .


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JD Supra

W.Va. Requires Time-Barred Debt Disclosures in 'Initial Written Communication'

The West Virginia Legislature recently passed H.B. 4360 , which amended Section 46A-2-128 of the West Virginia Code, that defines what constitutes unfair or unconscionable debt collection activities.


Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Life, Hobbies

Antiquing Destinations in the Harrisburg Area

It's a fun fact that the Harrisburg area, especially Carlisle, is home to some of the biggest car shows on the East Coast.


Related Topix: Life, Antiquing, Hobbies

Iceland's Penis Museum Got a New Specimen - And a Documentary

SigurA ur "Siggi" Hjartarson has something to say about the collection of penis specimens that comprise the Icelandic Phallological Museum: "I hope people realize this is not a joke."


Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Iceland, Life, Hobbies

Erie Times News

Antiques shop open for business in Cambridge Springs

"I'm opening a new chapter in my life, and doing something different," Taylor, 56, said as the first customers came into her Timeless Treasures shop, at 250 S. Main St., Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Cambridge Springs, PA, Taylor, PA, Life, Hobbies, Antiquing, Venango, PA

The Day

One hundred masterpieces from Sihalov's collection

The exhibition is dedicated to the 120th birthday anniversary of the famous Kyiv collector and pediatrician Davyd Sihalov .


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Hobbies, Painting, Arts

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Earn Team Fortress 2 Hats by Pre-Ordering Wolfenstein: The New Order

Alternate history Nazi shooter Wolfenstein: The New Order is now available for pre-order via Steam , and to help sweeten the deal Valve has dealt a blow to all hat collectors by offering free Team Fortress 2 headgear to anyone plunking down cash early.


Related Topix: Wolfenstein: The New Order, Bethesda Softworks, MachineGames, Life, Hobbies

Pipestone County Star

On display

A German Bezard compass, a canvas water/feed bucket for horses and a 75 mm French artillery shell are part of the newest community collection exhibit at the Pipestone County Museum.


Related Topix: Pipestone County, MN, Pipestone, MN, Life, Hobbies


Can Symbolic Objects Revive Music Collecting?

Collecting music in the digital age is often perceived as an individual problem, which it is because collecting is personal, but it's also a problem for musicians as a whole who benefit from the human compulsion to build collections.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Psychology, Science

Capital Weekly

Midcoast Antique Study Club seeks charter members

The Midcoast Antique Study Club is now forming and looking for charter members. A formation and planning meeting will be held Tuesday, April 29, at 6 pm, at the Camden Public Library.


Related Topix: Arts, Architectural Design, Life, Hobbies

Retro thing

Ikea Discontinues Expedit, Puts Vinyl Fans Into A Spin

We've written before about the challenges of collecting vinyl - I've joked that those around us probably regard our hobby as a "lifestyle choice".


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Business Opportunities Weblog

50 Side Businesses Ideas

Trent Hamm at The Simple Dollar has compiled a great little list of 50 side business ideas that he's collected.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Antiquing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

For the record: Carroll Gardens photographer captures vinyl lovers' collections

A Carroll Gardens photographer is releasing a book of images that peer into the lives of vinyl fetishists - the record-collecting kind - and you can get your hands on an initial pressing during the book's launch party at Dumbo's PowerHouse Arena on April 19. "Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting" chronicles 130 vinyl record collectors ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Washington Times

HURT: Wilson and Obama a 100 years apart, but so alike

Most people would pay less in taxes and the prices of everyday goods would drop, he promised.


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Can't fool Uncle Sam - Corporations: Tax dodgers or tax oppressed?...

CAN'T FOOL UNCLE SAM. Well friends, here we are again, Tax Day! I'm sure at least a few of you out there are still pulling together the receipts and forms to file today but you might want to think twice if you're hoping to pull one over on the IRS.


Related Topix: Tax, Life, Hobbies, American University


Did Police Violate Rights at NC Gun Turn In?

Winston Salem had its second gun turn in event this year . They spent over $40,000 in the two events, collecting over 475 firearms, 364 on March 15th , and 111 yesterday , the 12th of April.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Home Listing, Home

The News-Review

How will life's curveballs shape who you are? | Moms

Family: Husband; daughter, less than one; baby girl due this summer Occupation: Homemaker, technical writer by trade , quilter, blogger on occasion, vintage treasure-hunter About: Adrienne transplanted from Boise, Idaho two years ago with her husband, Nick, to seek out new adventures in Oregon.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Umpqua, OR, Douglas County, OR, Life, Hobbies, Antiquing, Scrapbooking