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Australian cricket player Phillip Hughes dies

Test batsman Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, two days after being struck in the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match.

Renault Clio :: fourth-gen city car recalled over potential braking faults

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The fourth-generation Renault Clio has been recalled in Australia due to two possible faults with the city car’s braking system. Affecting 318 Renault Clio IVs in total, the recall relates to incorrectly fitted front brake hoses and incorrect rear brake retaining clips. According to the official recall notice on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s [...]

Spied: 2014 Lexus IS F Convertible 416

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The Lexus IS F Convertible is nearing production-ready.

Jets Insider: Wilkerson will miss game with toe injury

Almost lost in the shuffle amid the quarterback drama on Wednesday was that the Jets’ best player, Muhammad Wilkerson, will likely miss Monday’s game against the Dolphins.

BMW Australia rules out 2 Series Active Tourer seven-seat and xDrive variants

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia says it will likely steer clear of expanding its front-drive 2 Series Active Tourer range with Euro-focused seven-seat or xDrive all-wheel-drive derivatives for the foreseeable future. The seven-seat baby MPV ‘Gran Tourer’ has been spotted out and about in disguise overseas, and is tipped to launch in Europe by the middle of 2015. BMW Australia head [...]

2015 Kia Picanto spied undergoing testing

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The soon-to-be-updated Kia Picanto city car has been caught testing outside of Hyundai Motor Europe‘s headquarters in Germany ahead of its potential launch in Australia by the end of next year. The heavily camouflaged light hatch bears black plastic and cladding over its front and rear ends, as well as on its doors. However, it [...]

Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Kiev, Ukraine

While the conflict between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front during World War II were part of the larger narrative of the war, they also took on a singular identity as a private war unto themselves. The tellingly-named Museum...Show More Summary

Alfa Romeo’s RWD sports sedan to debut in June – reports

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

If reports are correct, the first rear-wheel drive sedan from Alfa Romeo in 23 years is pencilled in for a debut in June 2015. Sources who spoke to Autocar claim that Alfa’s new RWD sedan will make its global debut in June at Expo 2015, which is being held in Milan between the beginning of [...]

The Wolf's Lair in Ketrzyn, Poland

Hidden deep in a Polish forest, the remains of the Nazi stronghold known as The Wolf's Lair (Wolfsschanze) are slowly being reclaimed by nature, but the room where Operation Valkyrie nearly blew up Hitler with a suitcase bomb can still be found. Show More Summary

Black Friday busy day for guns, tests background check limit

Black Friday isn’t just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales.

Cave-In-Rock in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

Located in a state park bearing its name, in a village that does as well, Cave-In-Rock is now a fairly peaceful public park feature, but it actually has a storied history of gambling, prostitution, piracy, murder, and general villainy. Show More Summary

Mark Cuban still bitter of Derek Fisher leaving Mavericks

Just like Jim Dolan regularly gives and takes with the New York media before games, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban spiritedly answered several questions from reporters Wednesday night while working on an exercise machine in his team’s workout room.

Rosh HaNikra Grottoes in Rosh HaNikra, Israel

Located on the coast near the border to Lebanon, Israel's Rosh HaNikra Grottoes are a popular nature site that was once only available to divers, but thanks to the installation of the world's steepest cable car, anyone can come and see the incredibly blue waters of these natural caves. Show More Summary

Timo VS. The Drone

This really isn’t a big deal, it’s just for THE SUPREMACY OF THE LIVING ROOM and all. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Impending Doom, Timo

Fort Proctor in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana

Looking like the remains of some lost kingdom, the castle-like Fort Proctor in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana rises up out of the shallow waters of Lake Borgne, actually dating back only to the Civil War. But rather than being a base that was abandoned after being routed, this stronghold was never even used. Show More Summary

#364 When you get caught in the rain and you just don’t care

Water, water, everywhere. Most of our brains and our blood and our bodies are water. Most of our babies and our beagles and our baths are water. Water rinses apples and washes cars. Water steams carrots and cures SARS. (Study … Continue reading ?

Hotel Monte Palace in São Miguel, Portugal

Perched on an isolated mountaintop in the Azores, the Hotel Monte Palace is the dead-eyed shell of a former five-star hotel that only seemed to operate for a couple of years before simply being abandoned. Built in the 1980s as a speculative...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving sides beyond the cranberry sauce

Forget the turkey. Everyone has their Thanksgiving chestnuts, and ours go far beyond cranberry sauce.

Cranberry Growers Search for Ways to Share Their Bounty

As cranberry farmers bring in record harvests and berry prices plummet, the industry is trying to recast the fruit outside its usual Thanksgiving milieu.

Pharrell Williams calls out Michael Brown's 'bullyish' acts

Bet Pharrell Williams wishes he kept it under his hat. The Grammy-winning musician and judge on "The Voice" known for infectious lyrics

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