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Playing with Blocks: If social media is too nice, maybe you should be meaner. A beginner’s guide to the pleasures of blocking. [The Awl]

The Wisdom of Eunice: Eunice Lee of UNIS drops some eternal wisdom: “Every guy wants to hear his ass looks great.” [Hypebeast]

The High Life: A Pinterest spammer tells all. We are definitely in the wrong line of work. [The Daily Dot]

For the Nerds: Starting at 9pm tonight, we’ll be having one of those crazy-rare astronomy happenings. This time, it’s involving Venus, Jupiter and the Moon. Heads up. [Gizmodo]

Elizabeth Olsen Would Like You to Make More Coffee

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Notice How He Blends With the Urban Setting: Ladies and gentlemen, the best possible way to wear a blue camo jacket. Don’t try this at home. [tucked]

The Graft is Hard: The new batch of goods from Hard Graft is looking mighty handsome. [Acquire]

Billions of Stars: The best astronomy pictures of the year are also quite beautiful, as you might expect. [Gizmodo]

Savor this Moment: In a scant few weeks, we will be living in a world in which Kanye has a womenswear line. It is natural to be afraid. [The Cut]

Olya Omyalevya Needs a Pillow

A Gentleman’s Guide to Astronomy: Tonight is going to see the brightest meteor shower of the year. Here’s where to watch. [Lifehacker]

Way Out West: San Francisco picks up some more cool points with these Levi’s workshops. [BlackBook]

Fickle Youth: Obama can’t even get love from babies anymore. Tough gig. [NYMag]

Someone’s Having a Laugh: Paul Smith is selling three-wolf t-shirts now. In related news, the world is a strange and senseless place. [Magnificent Bastard]

Blake Lively is a Woman of Many Talents


We Are Entirely in Earnest: A gentleman’s guide to Blake Lively’s cleavage. [DailyIntel]

Cougar Warning: The latest dispatch on the cougar trend is quite possibly the most depressing thing we’ve ever read. But don’t let that stop you… [NYTimes]

The Sky is Falling: Astronomy buffs take heed. Early tomorrow morning, we’ll be enjoying the non-apocalyptic kind of meteor shower. [Lifehacker]

In a Word, Jackets: Esky does what it does best: Tell you how to dress. [Esquire]

To the Moon, Alice


The new face of Louis Vuitton has most recently cycled from counter-revolutionary heads of state to island-hopping Scottish nationalists, but apparently they’ve now turned their attention to the heavens. The latest Liebowitz-lensed spot brings together original moon-man Buzz Aldrin, Challenger favorite Sally Ride and noted Tom Hanks-lookalike James Lowell for a bit of star-gazing, with the help of their NASA-approved Vuitton-print bags.

We’re guessing Chuck Yeager was too grizzled to be involved.

It’s Full of Stars


Google’s been showing a healthily geeky interest in astronomy ever since they turned Google Earth skyward, but we never thought of what they could do with a smartphone…

Consider us pleasantly surprised. Google just capped off its annual Searchology conference with a sneak peek at a new mobile app called SkyMap, a constellation-finder program that makes finding the big dipper as easy as holding up your phone.

The app gives you a mobile map to the stars that’s responsive to the location and direction of the phone, which means you should always know exactly what you’re looking at. And if you’ve got a particular constellation in mind (Capricorn is always a crowd favorite), the app will point you directly to it. Of course, it's not the first electronic map to the stars, but it's the first one that's integrated so smoothly with the actual sky.

It’s still pretty far from mass production, but when it makes it through, it should be one of the more impressive mobile apps around…and a potential killer app for Android phones.

See the demo video after the jump»