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Lion Bites Off Woman's Finger in Classic "She Said/Zoo Said" Story

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Consumerist brings this story from the wild lands of Michigan. She said: She tells that a zookeeper allowed her into the cage with the big cat over the weekend, and that the guide told her “yeah,” when she asked if she could pet it. Show More Summary

Counterfeits, drugs, fence-jumping: Crime at Lolla

Shannon Gorsky has seen it all over four years of attending Lollapalooza--and she's not just talking about headliners Mumford & Sons, the Killers and Florence and the Machine. The 22-year-old Gold Coast resident has also witnessed pocket-picking,...Show More Summary

Training with Danni Allen

She shredded 121 pounds and 46.9 percent of her body weight last year. Today, Danni Allen is managing partner of One 2 One Yoga & Fitness in Evanston, sinking some of her $250,000 prize money from winning Season 14 of "The Biggest Loser"...Show More Summary

US Airways drops CLT – Sao Paulo

Press release out today: US Airways service from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to [Sao Paulo's Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)] will be discontinued beginning Oct.1, 2014. Charlotte customers will still have access to GRU through American’s Latin America gateway in MIA. American will also continue to serve GRU from its hubs in Dallas/Fort Worth, JFK […]

Good Grief: Prints By Rob Jones At Galerie F

    Humor permeates the show, but it is a dark humor in its themes of loneliness and loathing within the compositions. [ more › ]

Mars 2020 Rover To Carry Weather Instruments, Explore Conditions For Human Mission

Could a human exploration be possible in the future? That's what NASA is researching. [ more › ]

Take Your Fork On The Road

There's no question this is spectacular biking weather. And there’s no such thing as bad eating weather. [ more › ]

Someone Invented Color-Changing Tutti Frutti Ice Cream

Periwinkle, pink, purple. Physicist turned wacky chef Manuel Linares has blown the internet's socks off with a color-changing ice cream made from "entirely natural ingredients." The invention was apparently his thesis for a master'sShow More Summary

How to Deal With Clipboard-Carrying Charity Solicitors

If you live in New York City, at some point you've been approached by a suspiciously friendly person carrying a clipboard, asking if you "have a minute for [insert name of charity here]." I used to take an "ignorance is bliss" approach to such solicitors, striding past them as if they weren't even there. Show More Summary

Hotels With Spectacular Views (PHOTOS)

“A room with a view” isn’t always as advertised (and no, a peek at the Grand Canal in Venice or London’s Big Ben in the distance doesn’t qualify). The most memorable hotel rooms offer views you can’t find on the ground, and access to...Show More Summary

ReaganBook Is Dead

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

On Tuesday, I told you about ReaganBook, the new social network for conservatives. ReaganBook's biggest selling point was that it could be a home for conservatives who have been flagged for hate speech after posting anti-gay tirades on Facebook. Show More Summary

Tony Hale talks 'Veep,' Emmys and his love for a good cruise buffet

Emmy winner Tony Hale stopped by The Times' studio recently and was happy to spill the beans on "Veep's" rather shocking season-three plot twist (the blood!) as well as what it's like to shoot a Lady Antebellum music video with Kate Upton. (And, yes, he really did need to get some more...

Protesters, Including Council Member Kshama Sawant, Block Downtown Oil Train Tracks

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Activists protest single driver trains and oil/coal by rail in #Seattle @jdubspear @Ansel— Alex Garland (@AGarlandPhoto) July 31, 2014 In a statement ahead of this afternoon's protest, Council Member Kshama...Show More Summary

Chadwick Boseman Is Awesome as James Brown in Get on Up

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Universal Pictures THE POWER OF THE FUNK Chadwick Boseman (James Brown) and Nelsan Ellis (Bobby Byrd) in Get on Up. The title promises a biopic about a sex machine—and that's certainly part of it—but Get on Up could just as easily have...Show More Summary

Tonight in Music: Lucinda Williams, Wolfmother, a Tribe Called Red and Foxygen

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

LUCINDA WILLIAMS' IRREFUTABLE SONGBOOK (Woodland Park Zoo) On September 30, the great American songwriter Lucinda Williams will release her 11th album, Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone, and it is highly likely that fans at tonight's Woodland Park Zoo show will be treated to a few highlights of this forthcoming release. Show More Summary

Topgolf Files Plans For 65,000-square-foot facility and driving range

New $8.5 million three-level location to include private event space, 102 hitting bays.

Chesnut / North Peachtree Crosswalk

Standing on a corner in Dunwoody GA in front of Chesnut Elementary School, working with school representatives and public works to determine the best place for a crosswalk.

'Sharknado 2' attracts 3.9M viewers, 581K tweets

Syfy's Sharknado 2: The Second One, was watched by 3.9 million people when it debuted Wednesday night, the network said, citing Nielsen ratings. In the important 18-to-49 viewer demographic,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Michael Bay extends, expands first-look deal with Paramount

Michael Bay, the director and producer behind the $3.7-billion "Transformers" franchise, inked a new three-year deal with Paramount Pictures, the longtime home of his Platinum Dunes production company.

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