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WIRED Goes Bonkers for Clicks, Revives Wacky Conjecture to Make Money: “This Is Still Our Best Theory For MH370?

TweetHere it is, after the recent discovery in Africa: “This Is Still Our Best Theory For MH370“ And here’s the theory, posted and discredited in 2014: “A STARTLINGLY SIMPLE THEORY ABOUT THE MISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES JET“ IDK, if you want a “simple theory” about MH370, how about ones like: Terrorism Suicide Insurance scam Instead, we […]

Food for Thought: A New ‘Do from Three-13 Salon

Ladies, you know how you search and search for that hair stylist you just love that just “gets” you? Well I found her…and then she moved away. I haven’t really found one that I connected with, when my friend, Kitsy, suggested I visit her client, Three-13 Salon and Spa. Massive doesn’t begin to describe this […]

Don Henley will visit Atlanta on ‘Cass County’ tour this fall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Don Henley will visit Atlanta this fall on his “Cass County Tour 2015,” a 15-city outing to support his upcoming “Cass County” album. Henley will perform at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre at 8...

Commuters With Long Memories

Metropolitan Diary: After 14 years, an ex-New Yorker revisiting Grand Central Terminal encountered a former fellow commuter.

New York Today: The Heat Is (Almost) Off

Tuesday: The heat wave is ending (but not until tomorrow), it's still hot, and local songbirds.

Review: “Ocularis” surveys work of 19 young artists at Mammal Gallery

OCULARIS is the first installment of a new curatorial venture launched by the local multimedia project Deer Bear Wolf. Having hosted a number of variety shows

Amblin’ Alameda: Hunting and gathering

By Morton Chalfy Every city, Alameda very much included, can be mapped in many ways: geographical, population distribution, fauna and flora, wealth, politics and religion. Its most important map for those of us who live here, however, is its commercial one. Food is the basic imperative of life where we go to not just hunt

Uptown Beercade Still In The Works, Going Thru Licensing Process

The Uptown Arcade Bar that was announced last winter for the former Annoyance Theater space at 4830 North Broadway, and projected to open in the spring, is still happening. Like any business that must go through Chicago's onerous licensing process, it's dealing with paperwork and getting the approvals it needs. Show More Summary

Buy A Ticket to Cirque du Soleil's Kurios & Help Uptown's CircEsteem Raise Funds

Been wanting to see "Kurios" by Cirque du Soleil? Here's your chance to purchase VIP tickets (August 13th performance) or regular show tickets (August 27th performance) and have all the proceeds go to Uptown's own CircEsteem to helpShow More Summary

Meeting Women's World Cup star—who happens to be family

We were looking into the setting sun, shading our eyes with a hand so we could see better what was happening on the field. The field was plastic, geometrically painted to delight the eye, though we'd rather have looked at grass.…

Study: Billions of dollars in annual teacher training is largely a waste

A new report says that schools spend billions on teacher training, but there’s no evidence that it works.

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Louis Armstrong was born on this day in 1901. On to the reads! How Germany Prevailed in the Greek Bailout (NYT) Secrets of the Brain: New technologies are shedding light on biology’s greatest unsolved mystery: how the brain really works. (National Geographic) The Attack On Truth: We have entered an age of willful ignorance (Chronicle of Higher Education) […]

Teens Learn to Balance with the help of Falcon Devin Hester

It can be tough to get teens to do anything they don’t want to do, but when you add music, […] The post Teens Learn to Balance with the help of Falcon Devin Hester appeared first on Field Trips with Sue.

Two Md. nonprofits overcharged U.S. government, misused grant money, auditors say

They collected a combined $1.5 million in abusive, prohibited or unsupported reimbursements to weatherize low-income homes.

Man found dead after collapse of silo at quarry in Ashburn

The missing man was found dead after the collapse of a silo at a quarry in Ashburn, Va.

A hungry snake was eating a bird at a Metro station

A snake eating its "breakfast" (a bird) is spotted at the Naylor Road stop on Metro's Green Line. It caused no injuries, no delays. Rider who snapped a picture of the snake said, "it was just something different to see first thing in the morning."

Fast-moving storm hit region early Tuesday morning, causing problems

The early morning storm that swept through the D.C. region caused some power outages, downed trees and a house fire.

Kei Nishikori aims to build momentum at Citi Open

The world's fifth-ranked player reached the U.S. Open final last year after getting hurt in the D.C. event and missing some critical tuneup tournaments.

Last Chance To See Contemporary Art In Asian Art Museum's 28 Chinese

Would you like an "eye-opening overview of China's contemporary art scene of the past two decades"? If so, then SF Weekly suggests 28 Chinese, now in its FINAL WEEKS (yikes). It's a striking exhibition full of thoughtful surprises, presenting 48 artworks from 28 of the most notable artists working today. Show More Summary

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