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Video: Inside The Old Eurostar Terminal

9 minutes agoEngland / London : Londonist

These platforms were abandoned nine years ago.

‘Black Rock White City’ wins the Miles Franklin

In past years I’ve assiduously worked through the short list for the Miles Franklin, but it seems to have crept up on me this year. What was on the shortlist? Actually, I’ve read several of them without realizing it. The … Continue reading ?

Teardown cabin in La Honda lists for under $500K. Will investors line up?

At first glance, the photo gallery for 4 Sylvan Way won’t seem very encouraging; that is, until you realize the location is really what’s for sale here. As the MLS listing language puts it, “The opportunity to create a wonderful living space on the peninsula is finally at hand.”  The home, built in 1921, is two beds,

Tucked away in McLean, Woodside Estates is a leafy enclave close to Tysons

WHERE WE LIVE | The neighborhood features big homes on big lots, a private seven-acre lake and more.

Guangzhou hostels told not to accept guests from 5 'risky' countries in lead up to Hangzhou G20 summit

39 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Backpackers from Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq, Syria, and Pakistan might want to delay their trip to China. [ more › ]

At Cal State, student homelessness has been hidden until now

Racing from her last class of the day at Cal State Long Beach, Shellv Candler had about an hour to get to Wilmington. Her mother was trying to save her a bed at the Doors of Hope Women’s Shelter, but curfew was 6:45 sharp.  The college student’s commute by bus and train was stressful. But she and...

Clinton tells the God’s-honest truth about Trump and bigotry

“Everywhere I go, people tell me how concerned they are by the divisive rhetoric coming from my opponent in this election. It’s like nothing we’ve heard…

‘Progressing senility’: Poklonskaya blasts Kiev for calling Crimean elections ‘illegal’

1 hour agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

While Ukraine’s authorities have branded the upcoming elections in Crimea “illegal,” the republic’s chief prosecutor noted that Kiev’s current regime, itself, was installed undemocratically, while slamming its statement as “speculative and irresponsible.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Baltimore cops pressured to police differently, but also begged to clear the corners

The Justice Department demands an end to illegally targeting blacks, but residents push for action against loiterers.

A Georgetown cottage that has been home to craftsmen

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | Built circa 1805, the home was part of the Historic American Buildings Survey.

D.C.-area forecast: Back to broiling temperatures today and remaining hot this weekend

Today’s peak heat and humidity combo eases slightly tomorrow and Sunday. It's well above-average for a while, though.

Trash Movie Night Returns To Fat Cat on Wednesday -- With Dinosaurs!

As if free Trash Movie Night from the Horror Society weren't fabulous enough, There. Will. Be. Dinosaurs!Come to Fat Cat on Wednesday, August 31st, for a double feature of: 8pm, Carnosaurus (1993). "A genetically manipulated and very...Show More Summary

China Basks in ‘G-20 Blue’ as Factories Ordered to Shut

To ensure that the sky appears clean and blue during the G-20 meetings next week in the eastern city of Hangzhou, Chinese authorities are ordering hundreds of factories in five provinces to stop working.

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