in the tradition of athena, the following have burst fully formed from the forehead of jonathan soma:
Masters of Social Gastronomy
Drink beer and watch Sarah Lohman and I fight about vanilla extract. A monthly bar room lecture series about the creamy filling in the middle of history, science, and food.
The Important Numbers on the PPW Bike Lane
I took a bunch of numbers from a Department of Transporation report and made them awesome and easy to read.
Cheap, collaborative classes in Brooklyn on everything from your grandma's favorite crafts to snobbish intellectualism.
Ice Cream Club
The best club about ice cream in NYC or the rest of the world.
Big Apple Ed
Everything you ever wanted to know about NYC public schools but were afraid to go through 600MB of Dept of Education data for. Created for the NYC Big Apps contest.
pretty neat subway maps from anywhere in new york
the new, interactive singles map
lonely? don't worry, there's math to blame.
i can tell you when they're making cookies, but i don't know if they're chocolate chip. also in japanese
Once upon a time a volcano in Iceland donated a lot of ash to mainland Europe. [infographic]
SECRET CODES secret codes!!! 1891 telegraphic code book + twitter = ...?
Cooking Class in a Box
I'll build you a cooking class on an exotic cuisine (Thai, Indian, Korean, Ethiopian, etc) and ship you the hard-to-find ingredients for it!
feeling bookish but not so spendy? get an email when a book comes out in paperback.
a firefox plugin for incrementing
snacksby: like macgyver, but for food
the ozymandias of recipe sites