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Yang's Malaysian Food Truck, Sydney

It took Yang's Malaysian Food Truck owner and head chef Alex Wong several career re-starts before he realised that cooking was where he needed to be. Wong enrolled in health science at Sydney University, dropped out and then spent the...Show More Summary

And It Burns, Burns, Burns, the Ring of Fire…

Homeless guy dropping cigarettes while following foreigners: A brother drops his smokes and you gets a-steppin’?! I smoke Newports! You can’t get this in no garage! Hey! Hey! How about givin’ me some money? It’s for the children, for the children! Lady: No! Homeless guy to lady’s boyfriend: Wow, there’s evil! So much evil comin’ […]

I Wanna Dip My Wednesday One-Liners in It!

Dude, walking up to security desk in emergency room: Hi. It feels like my balls are about to fall off.–St. Lukes Roosevelt HospitalOverheard by: Kate MelvinStoner chick: The girls are all hairy balls, and the photos look like hairy balls, and they wear hairy ball sacks, but Tyra is the biggest hairy ball of them […]

3 injured as developers in Zhengzhou demolish building while occupants sleep

18 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

An apartment building in Zhengzhou was torn down yesterday while the occupants lay sleeping inside, having not received any prior notice of the impending demolition. [ more › ]

City pays $1.2 million in penalties to paramedics

Chicago officials have issued more than $1.2 million in penalty payment checks to hundreds of paramedics who a federal court judge determined had been shortchanged on overtime pay.

Mayor Emanuel faces tough trek toward 'grand bargain' for shoring up CPS

Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a difficult path in his effort to forge a "grand bargain" to steady Chicago Public Schools finances.

Turns Out She Wanted to Eat at Subway.

Foreign hottie #1: Hello. Where is the subway?Random girl: What subway?Foreign hottie #2: Any subway.Random girl: Well, where are you going?Foreign hottie #1: The subway.–2nd Ave & 1st St.Overheard by: Bruce Lee

Subway-style map of China's high-speed rail network makes navigating the country by train easy

20 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A sprawling metro map of China's high-speed rail network recently emerged online, providing one of the clearest and most beautiful ways by which to visualise the rapidly growing network. [ more › ]

Film - Alliance Francaise Classic Film Festival

03-06 Sep Legendary French actress and beauty Catherine Deneuve is the focus of this first-ever film festival, which will choose a singular cinematic talent as...

Hanson hitting Atlanta with special two-night concert event

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Hanson is preparing something special for fans on its fall “Roots & Rock ‘N’ Roll” tour. Brothers Taylor, Isaac and Zac will hit 10 cities – Atlanta included – for a two-night event. The...

Greenport Tallships Festival 2015

“For the love of french, add curlicue L and apostrophe,”  requests Tugster.   “AIS shows her as lhermione,” he adds. Got so into the curlicue kick that I did not get to finish the ships, alas: I will be selling ship schwag at Blue Ruth 29 Front Street, 4 and 5 July.  It is so […]

American Airlines adds Springfield flights

As in Springfield, MO (SGF). Service is twice a day on Embraer ERJ-145 50-seat regional jets and begins on November 5th. Flight times from Charlotte are 11:15am and 6:00pm and arrive in Springfield at 1:00pm and 7:15pm. Flights from Springfield leave at 7:00am and 1:30pm and arrive in CLT at 10:30am and 5:00pm. American starting […]

Think I Can Put That on My Acting Resume?

Gay man: You know how when the cops come to arrest some guy in the middle of the night, there's always some screaming woman in bed with him?Girl: Yeah?Gay man: I was that woman!–Butler Library, Columbia University

For Washington-area residents, the hot, sticky, wet June was far from ideal

A poet once memorably asked, “What is so rare as a day in June?” He went on to explain that “then, if ever, come perfect days.”With all due respect to James Russell Lowell, many days in June 2015 appeared to fall short of the ideal.Read full article >>

How to Tell If Your Dentist’s a Virgin

Dentist: You don’t have any allergies, do you?Patient: Penicillin. Dentist: But no latex allergies or anything like that?Patient: No! Oh my God, no! Wow. That would be totally horrible and depressing.Dentist: Why, are you a med student or something?Patient: …No.–Columbia University Dental Practice, Amsterdam Ave

IMPORTED collects Japanese game music's greatest tunes

Video Game soundtracks are one of the rarer goodies found in any collection. I'm more inclined to collect art books than CDs but if a soundtrack has me tapping my feet to the beat I will hunt it down. It's a shame that most of them only...Show More Summary

Wednesday One-Liners Put Them on One Leg at a Time, Like Everyone Else

Woman to old lady: Put your shoes on so your pants don’t fall off.–Ladies’ bathroom, Manhattan MallGuy: I wanna go to a zoo where all the animals are wearing pants.–Prospect Park ZooOverheard by: Valerie FasoneTourist dad: Did you see that thing? It just went–Zip!–Right up his pant leg!–23rd & 6thOverheard by: Stephen DistintiOlder man on […]

Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner

Long content to wield his power largely behind the scenes, House Speaker Michael Madigan has in recent weeks become the very public face of the Democratic majority at the statehouse in a budget standoff with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner that's engulfed the government.

SF Ordinance 130764, Signed by Mayor Ed Lee in October 2013, Deemed Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez Ineligible for Extended Detention

TweetHere’s today’s release from the SFSD: “San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Statement Regarding Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Ms. Steinle and offer our sincere condolences to her family and friends. Show More Summary

Fayette Commissioner Pota Coston Has Died

Word tonight from Fayette County Commissioner Steve Brown that Pota Coston, the first Democrat to be elected to that county’s Board of Commissioners, passed away following a bout with cancer. According to the Fayette Citizen, she had been moved to hospice on Wednesday. Show More Summary

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