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This Week in Culture: January 31, 2014

There’s too much damn information floating around these days: interesting things to read, beautiful places to see, impressive figures to remember. Lucky for you, your weekly digest of culture starts right here.

Brian Duffy

Dress to Impress The 100 Best Dressed Men of the Last 100 Years.
Rising Stars This girl committed to play soccer for college. And Apple just celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Elementary, My Dear Holmes Take my car. Take my money. Hell, take anything. But don’t tell me that Sherlock Holmes was a bad detective.
Flaky and White The secret of salt, a lot of snow, $37 million worth of cocaine, and Edward Snowden (nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize).
Da Bears This week has been all about football. Breaking Madden, economic arguments, upset cheerleaders, nip-slips and an our beginner’s guide to betting the Super Bowl.
State of the Gates Bill Gates continues to tackle poverty myths with his annual letter.
Hipsters Go Hunting Not content with closet hydroponics and dumpster diving, the sustainable set has taken up a new hobby: hunting.
The Fault in our Stars The book phenom becomes a movie. NSFW (if you’re inclined toward crying).
Brick by Brick Play with Legos at your desk. Also NSFW, but only because you’re going to waste a lot of time. Also in Legos, Dr. Strangelove. And apparently there’s a Lego movie coming out next week?
Handle With Kid Gloves Get your government hands out of my alcoholic drinks. If that doesn’t bother you, this story about Cold War backpack nukes might do it.

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