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Headout: Radical Theory

How a physicist looks at Burnside Skatepark.


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Skateboarding, physics tells us, is a constant fight against gravity. Features like curves and ramps in a skatepark are laid out to increase velocity and create a continuous ride. Skateboarders    More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Headout: Talkin’ Swap

Mayhaw Hoons, organizer of Friday’s VHS Swap, appraises our video collection.


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Dragonheart: A New Beginning What the hell is Dragonheart: A New Beginning? This looks like a sequel to a movie that no one liked in the first place. Based on that alone, I would buy it. But for    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 WW Staff

Headout: One-Weekend Wunder


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Before every town had a museum, people assembled their precious belongings into collections called wunderkammers. One of the most famous was owned by an early practitioner of plastic surgery, Dr.    More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Headout: Fight Fiction

The imaginary Portland Wizard World battle royal.


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Geeks are fighters, not lovers—half the time, anyway. If they aren’t dreaming up erotic encounters between fictional characters, they’re fantasizing about those same characters engaged in ha   More
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: The Great Carpet-Matching Game

Can you identify Portland’s most iconic rugs?


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Portland is losing a legend: The Portland International Airport plans to tear out its carpet. That much-beloved teal upholstery, with its distinctive violet, cobalt and red cross marks, has    More
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

#Headout: #Trollfood

Comedian Kyle Kinane humiliated himself trolling Pace Salsa. He now tries again.


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It began as an innocent test. When standup comic Kyle Kinane noticed that his tweets rebuking Pace Picante Salsa’s misogynistic advertising had been favorited by the company’s very own Twitt   More
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Headout: Stickin’ With It

Bob Hill has been working out for 50 years. Here’s his advice for keeping your resolutions.


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In 1965, Bob Hill began working out at Loprinzi’s Gym off of Southeast Division Street. Nearly 50 years later, he’s still at it. He’s run 29 marathons and competed as a weightlifter several    More
 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN

Headout: Buzzed-Feed

Our 14 favorite ways to get drunk for New Year’s 2014.


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The rum-punch drunk, which feels a lot less like being punched than like woozily waking up after being knocked out. You’ll be asking yourself: Where have I been all my life?That hyper-jitter   More
 
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 WW Staff

Headout: Portland, 1813

Our city frosted in time.


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Imagine how Portland looked 100 years ago. Pocket watches, raggedy handmade dolls, bicycles—basically the Modern Man barber shop without iPhones. In 1913, the Hawthorne Bridge was already 3 year   More
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 LYLA ROWEN

Headout: Relax The Hounds

Where to spoil your four-legged circus performers.


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This week, the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater somersaults its way into Portland, with dozens of four-legged, furry stars in tow. We figured that ringleader Gregory Popovich—who’s been called a    More
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON
 

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