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Fouls abound as Galaxy stands up to Seattle for 1-0 victory

The Seattle Sounders fought their way to the best record in Major League Soccer this season partly by beating up on the Galaxy in their final two regular-season games.

Don't Wait on Fate, Make it Happn

This post is brought to you by happn. [ more › ]

Waste cesspit blast in Hunan province injures 15

1 hour agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A total of 15 residents were injured and an entire building collapsed when a cesspool filled with excrement exploded in Zhangjiajie city of Hunan province on Saturday. No casualties have been reported in the incident, thankfully, but we imagine the foul aftermath of the scene has left nearby residents suffering. [ more › ]

Art - VOLUME: Another Art Book Fair

30 Jul 2015-13 Sep 2015 Artspace are teaming up with premier art book purveyors Printed Matter Inc (NYC) and Perimeter Books (Melbourne) to hold a survey exhibition of art books...

Fast 50: Targeted approach helps Fluent grow

Ryan Schulke and Matthew Conlin aimed to go after lucrative business from online advertisers and publishers when they co-founded their startup, Fluent, in 2010. To view the full story, click the title link.

Music - Drake

Wed 25 Feb 2015 On the back of his centrepiece appearance at this year's Future Music Festival, Canadian hip-hop superstar/internet meme favourite Drake has unveiled...

Music - Leo Sayer - Restless Years tour

Thu 09 Apr 2015 Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sayer has always had a special affinity with Australia, having lived in Sydney since 2005 and now calling himself a citizen....

Security With a Portable Typewriter

Metropolitan Diary: The owner of a 1952 Smith Corona felt safer after getting it repaired, knowing that if the apocalypse comes, he can still type.

Witnesses sought to collision in Kambah

2 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred in Kambah on Saturday (22 November) involving a motorcycle and bicycle. About 8:30pm a cyclist was riding in a northerly direction on the bike path located behind the sports centre on Jenke Circuit, Kambah when he collided head on with a motorcycle travelling south on the [...]

Knife-Wielding Man in Shanghai Becomes Police Prize

Police in central Shanghai over the weekend faced down a man who witnesses said threatened officers with a cleaver, and who once apprehended appeared to become the prize in a jurisdictional mini-tussle.

Hidden holiday shopping interest rates

This holiday shopping season, if a retailer offers you a financing deal that sounds too good to be true, it probably is.That's the takeaway of a new report from financial website cardhub.com warning against deferred-interest paymentShow More Summary

Avoiding the Turkey Day eat-and-run

The sound of ice being scraped off car windows in the morning, along with the sight of commuters huddled under heat lamps, can only mean one thing: It's the holiday season in Chicago once more. It also means couples with local family...Show More Summary

Art - Art as a Verb

28 May 2015-19 Jul 2015 This exhibition, originally staged at Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), takes as its leaping-off point the notion of – and move towards, in recent...

Shopping - This week’s best shopping events

Point the credit card in the direction of one of these ten fashion sales, speciality pop-up shops and Christmas markets

Annotated Anime: Log Horizon 2 episode 8

Ever done a raid just to kill one mob? Of course not, that's weird. But it's what the Maidens of Watermaple just did. And in doing so, they've saved Akihabara, as well as netted Akatsuki some phat loot. Read more...

Picture China: Chocolate Terracotta Warriors, Panda Labyrinth, Autism Awareness

The day's China news in pictures: A batch of chocolate Terracotta Warriors is displayed, a boy explores a panda-themed labyrinth, volunteers take part in a campaign to raise awareness about autism and more.

2 women sentenced to jail for selling homemade porn videos through WeChat

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Two women who collected over 18,000 yuan by making sex tapes from their home in Shanghai then selling them online have been sentenced to prison and fined. [ more › ]

Thanksgiving Holiday Closings in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

Transit schedules, parking rules and various closings that will take effect on Thanksgiving.

Watch: Man juggles ping-pong balls with only his mouth

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man named Song Fei has gained attention on Chinese social media for his ability to play ping-pong with his mouth. Can you play ping-pong with your mouth? [ more › ]

Graffiti Grammar Bingo and Spelling Bee: Exhibit 1

Because, this image: I hereby announce the bLA Graffiti Grammar Bingo & Bee. Once I post five of these, the first commenter gets a prize if they type BINGO!!!! (Exclamation points not required)

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