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Roundup May, 7 2011

Selectism | Around the Web

01. The story of bourbon, the Kentucky Derby and the Mint Julep

“The 137th running of the Kentucky Derby, otherwise known as the greatest two minutes in sports, will take place at the famous Churchill Downs tomorrow… With that in mind, we have enlisted the service of Matt Jones, a Maker’s Mark Distillery Diplomat, to talk to us about the history of bourbon and its ties to the world’s most well-known thoroughbred horse race and its signature cocktail, the Mint Julep.” (coudal)

02. Strolling through “Nigeria’s Best Buy” (A Photo Essay)

“I’m in Lagos to speak at an event and decided to come a week early to check out the country’s tech and entrepreneurship scene.” (tc)

03. The Mighty Pencil Vol. 1

The Mighty Pencil are “a somewhat mysterious illustration resource, spreading their words of wisdom” and their first book from The Tree House Press is a fantastic piece of work that brings together so many talented illustrators. Check out a peek inside and some of my favorites on the next page!” (notcot)

04. Automated Packaging of Bars (above)

“Watching this automated candy bar packaging machine made by Bosch, I was struck by how much it was like watching parts of a Formula 1 race…” (core77)

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