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Azalea festival lets you buy designer furnishings and help charity

Here’s how you can pick up some stylish furnishings for your home and help raise money for a charity: Local interior designer Kelley Proxmire has selected some special items from some of her home-staging projects to sell in the Azalea Garden Festival.Read full article >>

Just Don’t Expect Mouth-to-Mouth

Hobo to girl in lifeguard shirt: You really a lifeguard? I’m drowning!–7th & Ave A

Watch: People's WeChat Moments vs. the sad reality

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A much-needed reminder from Shanghai-based comedy troupe MAMAHUHU that people's WeChat Moments may make their lives appear better than your own, but they're all lies. Lies! [ more › ]

Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: Week starts off chilly, but warms by the weekend

The coming week has its share of nice days but really takes until the weekend to offer some real warmth.

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near San Simeon, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Monday morning nine miles from San Simeon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:48 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.

Hong Kong Officials Mocked Trying to ‘Make It Happen’ From Top of Bus

Election fever gripped Hong Kong as local politicians took to soapboxes, and an open-top bus, to battle over a new political reform package for elections due in 2017.

Lonely Chinese gamers paying female escorts to play online with them

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

We've heard of meth-users hiring prostitutes to indulge in an ice bender with them, but now it seems that female company is being solicited in another bizarre environment—the realm of online gaming. [ more › ]

Medieval General: And After the Archers, Send in the Yellow Horde!

Asian guy: Hey, you ever play DDR?White guy: I’m white. No, never played it.Asian guy: Oh, I played at a friend’s yesterday. His sister was good.White guy: Are you good?Asian guy: I’m OK.White guy: Redeem yourself. You’re not Asian anymore.Asian guy: Dude, my friends are black. Black people can dance, idiot.White guy: Yeah, and Asian […]

Gay & Lesbian - Heaps Gay Pop Up Bar

Fri 01 May Those cheeky buggers from Heaps Gay are at it again. On Fri May 1, they'll be taking over the empty space on Oxford Street that once housed Gay Bar and,...

Chinese mayor accused of embezzling 3.5 million yuan to build 'feng shui' tomb

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A former city chief has been accused of embezzling at least 3.5 million yuan (HK$4.4million) of government funds to construct himself a large tomb based on feng shui principles. [ more › ]

Restaurants - Nel

Chef Nelly Robinson has worked with some of the best in the business in Michelin-starred restaurants across the globe. His new Sydney restaurant,...

Clubs - Lancelot

Sun 07 Jun Local rising house star Lancelot started his musical career at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, but these days you'll be more likely to find him playing...

Clubs - What So Not

02-03 Jul Chris ‘Emoh’ Emerson will be making a triumphant return home following a huge start to 2015, playing Ship Faced, and Coachella. The Gemini EP tour...

Jimmy James Slays Sun City

After his sold-out performance at Sun City's Starbright Theatre, singing impressionist Jimmy James has found a "new" audience

In Stock Market Stampede, China Welcomes Slow Bulls and Mad Cows

China’s stock regulators say they hope to see slow but steady gains in the market, described as “slow bull, not a mad cow” by media.

Vacant building ignites near downtown L.A.; no injuries reported

Flames tore through a vacant three-story building west of downtown Los Angeles Sunday night, authorities said.

Santa Monica-based filmmaker among thousands killed in Nepal

Friends and family mourned the Santa Monica-based filmmaker Sunday who was among the thousands killed in Nepal after a large earthquake struck there.


Man with cowboy hat: I think I'm gonna do the biscuit.Chinese woman behind counter: Parfait?Man with cowboy hat: Huh? Um, no. I'm gonna do the biscuit.Chinese woman: Parfait.Man with cowboy hat: No, thank you. (walks away)–Deli, 53rd StOverheard by: AdHoculi

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