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Coming at ya from Jason Bitner, one of the masterminds behind Found Magazine and the supercool book and site Cassette From My Ex, is a new experiment called How I Met Your Motherboard: Tales of Early Computing. Got any personal reminiscences from the era of Commodore 64s and Apple IIs? Then the gang at Motherboard wants to post them! So click on over there and represent for nerd girls everywhere, lest the site become a repository of  dudely reflections about first-time gamers grabbing their Pole Positions. Read More
Our writer Alyssa Pinsker got the goods from author Anna Fields about what a rebel deb is, and what it means to be one. “Put simply, like my Momma always says...Every one of us starts off a debutante, then becomes a rebel, but when we finally grow into our own...we’re a little bit of both.” So writes Anna Fields in her new debut memoir, Confessions of a Rebel Debutante (Penguin Group), which will make every girl who didn’t fit in, acted out, and then ran back home again proud. Read More
May is Bike Month in New York City, and there's no better way to start the celebration off than a ride for charity.  Kids of Courage, a charity dedicated to helping children and young adults with serious medical diagnoses conquer the challenges of their illnesses with fun and adventure, is hosting the first annual Bike For Courage Five Boro Bike Tour this Sunday, May 2nd. This ride is specifically adapted for ten children with life-threatening conditionas whose illnesses would otherwise make them unable to participate in cycling. Read More

Good Golly Miss Molly

BY Lisa in General

Molly Ringwald has a new book out. It’s called Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family and Finding the Perfect Lipstick and though I haven’t read it the title alone kinda triggers my gag reflex. But she’s Molly Ringwald! Samantha Baker! Claire Standish! I will love her till the day I die so I don’t really care what she’s shilling, if Molly Ringwald is making an appearance, I will be there. Which is exactly what drew me (and seemingly everyone else at the bookstore) to the Barnes & Noble in Tribeca last night where the ’80s icon had a reading. Read More
We love getting our hands dirty here at BUST and describe how to do just that with an article about DIY composting in our February/March issue, so we were excited to see that Brooklyn Grange, an urban farm project, is in the running for $20,000 worth of funding from Kickstarter.com to develop a one acre rooftop farm in Brooklyn. Read More