Reading While Eating for November 18: Get Fancy

Friday's links indulge in an explorers' lodge, a red-carpet premiere and a burger for rich people only.

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Bolshoi ballet dancer Maria Alash leaves the stage during a rehearsal of Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on November 16, 2011

Modern Exploring: Take a look at the 107-year-old Explorer’s Club, which now attempts to redefine “exploration” in a constantly connected world. (The Wirecutter)

Brian Wilson’s Beard: Today’s most popular athletes aren’t always the best players. They’re the ones who have become memes. (Grantland)

Facing Down Ignorance: Can you define “transgender?” Thirty-five years after it was coined, the term is still wildly misunderstood by the general public. (Healthland)

Occupy Cuisine: A Washington restaurant is serving a burger called “The 1%.” Yes, it involves gold. (The Daily What)

Set the Scene: After nearly a year of persuasion, a Bollywood film now has permission to shoot at Ground Zero. (Divanee)

Photo Album Art: Make your holiday photography Christmas card worthy with these tips. (LIFE)

Show Some Teeth: NewsFeed is pretty sure this is the first time we’ve ever seen Twilight‘s Kristen Stewart smiling in a photograph. (Go Fug Yourself)

Viral Video: Somebody discovered that the song “Mambo No. 5” syncs up perfectly with a shootout scene from The Matrix. This is why the Internet was invented. (BuzzFeed)