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Worker shoots CEO, commits suicide in Loop building: cops

Two people were shot — one fatally — in a Chicago high-rise shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday, police said.

Karen Walker Phrase Clutches

15 minutes agoLifestyle / Fashion : Bag Bliss

Handbags with words or phases printed on them are certainly not a new thing. You see them literally everywhere. So I wasn’t all that surprised to see these Karen Walker Phrase Clutches pop up on one of my favorite websites. Although the clutches themselves are far from unique, the story behind the designer kind of is. Show More Summary

Construction workers trapped after trench collapse

Rescue crews in Rye, N.Y., are working feverishly to free two construction workers trapped 5 feet underground after a trench they were working in collapsed, authorities said.

Kenya Charges 9 Foreigners over Heroin Haul

Nine foreign nationals were charged in a Kenyan court on Thursday with trafficking the biggest ever single seizure of drugs at the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa.

Jordan + Zac Stenmark Sport Swimwear + Walk for David Jones

Twins in Demand-Brothers Jordan and Zac Stenmark were on hand for the launch of Australian label David Jones’ spring/summer 2014 collection. Not only did... The post Jordan + Zac Stenmark Sport Swimwear + Walk for David Jones appeared first on The Fashionisto.

Indian government hires men in ape suits

India is hiring men to dress up as apes to frighten away monkeys that have taken over parliament’s government complex.

This Is Officially The Best Tesla Advertisement Ever

18 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Tesla Motors doesn't do traditional advertising and marketing the way the big automakers do. This has led some of the nascent company's fans to make their own, like this gem from a few months ago. Guess what? Another fan has just made the best Tesla ad ever. Read more...

The Super-Secret Treehouse of Our Dreams — Design Milk

As somewhat of a treehouse connoisseur, it only took one glace at Andreas Wenning's treehouse to make my heart leap with joy. Small space? Check. Super-cool secret entryway? Wait for it... READ MORE »

Autonomous car trials to begin in the UK from 2015

18 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Vince Cable, the UK’s business secretary, has launched a review into Britain’s road laws, which currently ban autonomous vehicles from the country’s roads. Cable said, “Today’s announcement will see driverless cars take to our streets in less than six months, putting us at the forefront of this transformational technology and opening up new opportunities for [...]

Halloween News: Of icons and IP & #8212; the differences among Universal's Halloween Horror Nights events

22 minutes agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Jacob Sundstrom: There was a bit of a lull in theme park announcements this week & #8212; Halloween Horror Nights has remained silent and we?re all waiting for Knott?s to drop their maze lineup August 6. After these dominoes start to fall we?ll learn more about what to expect from the smaller, regional parks across the country. Show More Summary

Novelty Ice Cream: Cronut King Dominique Ansel Unleashes Canned Sundaes

Cronut creator Dominique Ansel is at it again: This time he's managed to can ice cream sundaes. According to Eater NY, Ansel will operate a one-day pop-up ice cream truck in East Hampton, New York this Saturday called "Pop...

U.S. issues travel warnings for Ebola-hit African countries

United States issues travel warning for three African countries hit by Ebola outbreak.

Deals: Over $100 in Free Apps, Eneloop AAs, MacBook Storage Upgrades

Today and tomorrow only, Amazon is giving away over $100 in premium Android apps for free. You can check out Gizmodo's picks for the best included apps here, or just go browse the whole selection. You can install these apps on any Android device, not just Kindle Fires, so this is a great excuse to install the Amazon Appstore if you haven't already. Show More Summary

Kelly Osbourne's West Hollywood Rental Covered In Poop?! Landlord Puts Up A Stink & Sues Kelly For 50K!

22 minutes agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Looks like Kelly Osbourne is embroiled in a legal mess…and we mean that literally!! Kelly's former landlord filed a lawsuit against the Fashion Police star to the tune of 50k and his reasoning is super gross! The landlord, Arshia Refoua, claims Kelly let her doggie friends go potty all over the swanky West Hollywood rental, making hardwood [...]

NOTD – L’Oreal Neons Punchy Lychee Dotticure

This bright dotticure was inspired by the little girls who live on my street. A couple of them like to pop by when the boyfriend and I are dining on our deck and they’ve become fascinated with my nail polish room and constantly changing manicures. Show More Summary

Couple Reports Child Left in Hot Car, Mom Runs Them Over (VIDEO)

Post by Kiri Blakeley. If you see a kid locked in a hot car, you'd be doing the right thing by calling police. And given the amount of times parents accidentally leave their kids in hot cars, you'd think the parents would be eternally grateful if you saved their kid's life. Show More Summary

How 6 of the World’s Best Festivals Got Their Start

24 minutes agoLifestyle / Fashion : HighSnobiety

Festival Week is a time of reflection; a time to look back at festivals gone by and look forward to the festival experiences yet to come. But it’s certainly not a time for looking down at the present, where we’re … How 6 of the World’s Best Festivals Got Their Start is a post by Maude Churchill on Highsnobiety.

Report: Red Sox deal John Lackey to the Cardinals

The Red Sox didn't stop their roster overhaul after dealing away ace Jon Lester. According to an ESPNBoston.com report, Boston has also traded veteran pitcher John Lackey to the Cardinals for outfielder Allen Craig and right-hander Joe Kelly.

Homophobe Fires Language School Employee for Writing about Homophones

Post by Linda Sharps. You know when you come across a news story and you have to double check to make sure it's not published by The Onion? Tell me you don't get that feeling when you read this, which I swear I am not making up: social...Show More Summary

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