Norwegian Pride: L.L. Bean still makes a great crewneck sweater. Just steer clear of the quarter zip. [Sartorially Inclined]

The Mythic City: Tony Judt gets all misty about New York, and gets all brilliant in the process. [NYTimes]

Buzzing: A rundown of alcohol’s effects on the body, in addition to making you cooler. [Lifehacker]

Today’s Gadget: A new arcade-friendly kind of combination lock. [Gizmodo]

—R.B.

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