The Modern Man’s Best 6 Weekend Reads

Mila Kunis, Jennifer Lawrence, and the Delicate Formula For Becoming America’s Best Friend – Vulture
We love Mila Kunis when she talks to an awkward British guy, and Jennifer Lawrence when she kicks ass at the Oscars, but why?

What Happened When Humans Met an Alien Intelligence? Sex Happened. – NPR
The ultimate fate of the Neanderthals is unknown, but what we’re sure of is that our ancestors had sex with them, and unless you’re from the Yoruba or San people in Africa, that includes your ancestors.

Living With Less. A Lot Less. – The New York Times
After living through the late 90s flush with cash and every gadget he could afford, Graham Hill, of Tree Hugger, gave it all up and moved into a 480 square foot studio.

Greed is Groupon: Can Anyone Save the Company From It’s Self? – The Verge
In case you missed it, Groupon went from being the fastest growing company in history to being criticised by the SEC, sued by investors, and losing 80% of its IPO. Anyone want a half-off Yoga coupon?

If You Rebuild It, They Might Not Come – New Republic
Brad Pitt’s Make it Right charity has built over a hundred state-of-the-art homes in New Orleans’ broken Ninth Ward, but the plan is failing and it’s costing the city.

The Blind Man Making the World’s Best Vodka – Outside Magazine
Scott Lindquist of the Alaska Distillery tracks down 300-pound icebergs in Prince William Sound to make his premium vodka, and it seems to be paying off, given the number of awards he keeps winning.

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