This guide to where New Yorkers move in other cities is kind of amazing. Though for the record, I am struggling with the idea that Santa Monica is the Cobble Hill of Los Angeles, and I don’t know anybody in San Francisco who wants to move to LA. (via The Morning News)
Before its initial unveiling at August’s Fun Fun Fun “Aqua Olympics,” the cannon went through lots of high-end testing to make sure its ammunition would both fire and not disintegrate. Picture a scene from Iron Man, except with bearded Austinites instead of Tony Stark, and shredded cheese instead of uranium.
“We spent a good solid week trying to figure out what to use, and what we needed to wrap things with,” says Mandrella. “We would just get everything from frozen burritos from the grocery store to fresh street tacos to Taco Bell and Taco Cabana. We kind of got through it at the Water Olympics, and then Torchy’s gave us some good insight—how you can shoot a taco 200 feet and it will still hold up to where you can eat it.”
SOMEONE INVENTED A TACO CANNON!!! Another reason Austin is one of the greatest cities in America (via Texas Monthly)
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Fire crews continue to battle several fires across Central Texas Tuesday. Winds are expected to be lighter today, but low humidity could help flames spread quickly, forecasters say. There is no chance of rain.