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The Rao Family Visits the Roller Coast: Part 4

By James Rao: ICYMI: Part One, Part Two, Part Three We stopped at a counter service restaurant called Lakeside Express, which is near Gatekeeper and MaxAir (we did not ride MaxAir since Delirium at Kings Island appeared to be the same exact ride and we had other priorities on this visit). Show More Summary

Lexus to focus on “step-up” market

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Lexus Australia says it can see plenty of opportunity to conquest customers away from mainstream brands as it aims to grow by five to ten percent year on year for the next five years. While Lexus is expanding its model lineup with the likes of the new medium-sized Lexus NX SUV and Lexus RC coupe, [...]

Range Rover Autobiography Long Wheelbase Review

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

For some people, it seems, a regular Range Rover just isn’t enough Range Rover. Enter the Long Wheelbase version you see here, which has the gap between its front and rear wheels stretched by 200mm to a gargantuan 3122mm and a humungous set of rear doors closing on an absurdly cushy pair of rear armchairs [...]

Kathy Hochul, Andrew Cuomo's running mate, touts endorsements from Asian-American pols

Gov. Cuomo’s running mate Kathy Hochul — facing a primary challenge from Timothy Wu — trumpeted her endorsements from key Asian-American politicians Friday.

Pig In A Blanket

(OK, technically she’s UNDER the blanket. Whatev. Sigh.) “I had to give back the piglet I was babysitting today, so I gave her a piggie of her own for the road,” says Redditer “Heyredditheyreddit.”Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: pigsters

Parents grieve at wake of slain Bronx toddler

Tomasina Cheatham leaned over and kissed her little boy for the last time Friday, as he lay inside a tiny satin-lined casket.

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, August 30-31, 2014

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? Read more...

Vines From Space Are The Best Vines

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As if being an U.S. Astronaut aboard the International Space Station isn't already cool enough, Reid Wiseman is having all of the fun up there while shooting epic videos and photographs. Read more...

Taylor Swift's On The Receiving End Of Some Compliments & A Little Shade From Brad Paisley!

2 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Hmmmm… We can't really tell if this is Brad Paisley praising Taylor Swift, or him being a little shady toward the pop starlet. With Tay-Tay's Shake it Off video clearly ushering in a new era for the 24-year-old, the country scene has, rightfully, formed some opinions about her change. And so, Brad brought up Taylor's new sound while [...]

Video Selfie: Laminitis Researcher Jim Belknap Previews His BEVA "Feet and Farriery" Lecture

As the calendar gets ready to turn to September, it's time for the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Congress in Birmingham, England. The conference runs from September 10-13, with a full day "Foot and Farriery" program on...Show More Summary

Lada XRAY 2 And Vesta Concepts Unveiled In Moscow

Russia’s AutoVAZ Group has unveiled its Lada XRAY 2 and Vesta concepts this week at the Moscow Motor Show. Styled under the guidance of AutoVAZ’s owner, the Renault-Nissan Alliance, the two concepts are previews of road-going models set for production in the next 18 months. Show More Summary

Flatpack Water Bottle Fits Into Your Bag Like a Notebook

Ten years ago we were all carrying around single-use plastic water bottles purchased at convenience stores and gas stations. Since we’ve realized how harmful those bottles are not only to the environment, but to our own health, reusable BPA-free bottles have largely replaced them. However, the bottles have for the most part retained their classic […]

Try Replacing Coffee With One Of These Alternatives

The world will never stop drinking coffee (and caffeinated beverages), much like it’ll never cease investigating supposedly healthier substitutes. Whether you’re trying to swear off the stuff, or just looking for something to alternate with, there are things you can try — from quaffing different potables to more physical activities. More »      

Andrew Cuomo spent $2.5M while fending off Zephyr Teachout: filings

His reelection campaign spent nearly $2.5 million in just the past two weeks as the governor tried to fend off Democratic primary challenger Zephyr Teachout, according to a financial statement made public Friday.

Obama must ensure sanctions on Russia don't hurt American, European businesses

President Obama wants to hit Russia harder in the pocketbook — but he has to make sure American and European business don’t feel the pain too. Additional sanctions to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to top the agenda at meetings Obama plans next week in Estonia and Wales.

It’s mas class in motion

Feathers, sequins, colorful fabrics and finishing touches have been fashioned into elaborate thematic regalia, all in anticipation of this year's Caribbean carnival. But these are for men and women. This special collection of smaller costumes was created for hundreds of younger masqueraders, who will be "playing mas" in the annual 2014 Junior Carnival Parade on Aug. 30.

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