Week Around the Ists
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- Londonist explored the hidden basement levels of the British Library.
- Phillyist wondered whether AT&T was treating them just like everyone else.
- Bostonist got all worked up about grammar. A local man, member of the Typo Eradication Advancement League and apparent troublemaker, was busted (or is it got busted?) fixing/besmirching an historic sign at the Grand Canyon.
- Seattlest talked with icanhascheeseburger.com head honcho Ben Huh about the existence of dirty LOLcats and ultimate world domination.
- LAist loves street food but happened upon the LAPD busting bacon-wrapped hot dog sellers in Hollywood. Along with the food, they even threw the hot dog carts and coolers in the dump truck.
- Torontoist counted down its six favorite noise complaints from lakefront residents eager to get rid of a noisy airport just across the water.
- Shanghaiist has just launched the Chinese Soundbites Podcast for those of you interested in learning Mandarin.
- Chicagoist reported on the Indiana State Fair's outrage over a vulgar photo of a married couple posed in the, gasp!, sitting-down position.
- Gothamist learned that 7 World Trade Center was felled by a fire, not other causes, on 9/11 according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology. But others aren't so sure.
- DCist got their faces melted off by the young ladies of Girls Rock! DC, a summer camp that teaches girls how to rock.
- SFist came across the rudest obituary ever, and then proved it wasn't a fake.