A newly rehabbed Lionel wishes displays his patriotism from his perch at Dayton and Montrose. (Cribbed from his Facebook page.)
Pratyush Buddiga correctly spelled the word prospicience to win the 2002 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Prospicience means the act of looking forward, but no matter how much prospicience he might have engaged in as a 13-year-old, itShow More Summary
Toronto's Medical Officer of Health identifies eight ways in which removing the eastern portion of the expressway will benefit residents' health. A new report from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown, prefers removing the Gardiner east of Jarvis rather than preserving it with Mayor Tory’s hybrid option. Show More Summary
The old and the young joined forces in Poland to hand a surprising victory to conservative populist Andrzej Duda, whose presidential campaign promises included rolling back the retirement age and wresting control of domestic economic matters from the European Union.
The streak is as impressive as it is difficult to explain. In much the same way that Kenyan runners have owned the Boston Marathon, Indian American kids have placed a stranglehold on the Scripps National Spelling Bee, winning it now for seven years in a row and all but four of the last 15 years.Read full article >>
Live and at Montrose Harbor.... The Red Knots! (People with dogs who are bird-watching are encouraged to keep them leashed. We are told there's been a terrible problem with the dogs rushing at the birds both inside and outside the protected area.)
Excerpted from the ‘GE Look Ahead’ series: View image | gettyimages.com Affordable energy technologies and new business models are bringing off-grid solutions to growing numbers of communities in the developing world As of 2014, 1.3bn people lacked access to electricity. Show More Summary
Kid, in stroller: What's that?Mom: A plumber truck.Kid: A plumber truck?Mom: Uh-huh.Kid: I wanna be a plumber truck!–7th & Atlantic, BrooklynOverheard by: concerned for the future
What does it all mean? I suppose we can ask that question ask all day long and never get a satisfactory answer. In fact, it’s probably better that we don’t ask it at all, for in the space between the asking and the answering is that dark, existential void.Read full article >>
Four people were arrested in Oakland on Sunday night after a second consecutive day of protests over alleged police brutality and a new policy to force protesters out of streets and onto sidewalks.
Nigeria’s gasoline scarcity was resolved Monday, but only after the shortages had damaged the economy, canceled or diverted commercial flights, shut down radio stations and put mobile phone networks at risk.
The body hadn't even gotten cold before the Galaxy crashed a mourning Liverpool with a full-page newspaper ad honoring local legend Steven Gerrard.
After being shamed on the Internet for dancing, Sean O'Brien got his own L.A. dance party. [ more › ]
Guy on office phone: Is that because of your placenta?Guy next to him, singing: Is that because of your placentaaa?–25th & MadisonOverheard by: Shan Agra
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My goal was to capture photos of the cemetery with the soft, morning light.
Two men, one armed with a machete and the other a handgun, forced their way into a Canoga Park motel room late Sunday and robbed the three occupants inside, authorities said.
Fallen soldiers were honored at Memorial Day events and services across the Chicagoland area this past weekend and today. [ more › ]
After a 25 year hiatus, Nintendo is resurrecting the Nintendo World Championships and bringing a qualifying round to the Chicagoland area. [ more › ]