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Joshua Bell -- Oh, This Old Thing? It's Just My $15 Million Violin!!! (VIDEO)

52 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Violinist Joshua Bell was a sweaty, disgusting mess when we spotted him following a performance at Union Station in Washington, DC... but he was a sweaty, disgusting mess with a $15 million violin in his hands!!!Bell explained to our photog that…

Champions League Table 2014: Analyzing How Tuesday's Results Affect Standings

Although we're only halfway through Matchday 2 of the 2014/15 Champions League, some clubs should already begin to worry about their chances in the competition. It's still too early to hit the panic button and issue a red alert; however, with that said, a few of Tuesday's results are cause for concern. Show More Summary

Horace Tapscott: The Tapscott Sessions, Volumes 1-8

53 minutes agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Horace Tapscott began his musical career as a trombonist, and during the early part of the 1950s played in the Gerald Wilson big band. It wasn't until his US Army tour of duty in the late 1950s that he studied piano. He subsequently gave up the trombone due to an automobile accident while on tour wi...

Arsenal vs. Galatasaray, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Team news and game preview

54 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Thanks to a loss against Dortmund and a plethora of injuries, Arsenal are feeling the pressure to get a result against Galatasaray Arsenal will face a Turkish club for the second time already in this season's Champions League when Galatasaray visit the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. Show More Summary

The "Sexy" Facts about Debt Markets

By: Chris Tell at Like a bad case of hemorrhoids, debt is a topic too often left out of polite conversation. It's a good thing then that you don't come here for polite conversation. It is a topic previously...Show More Summary

Adidas To Buy Back Shares Worth Up To 1.5 Billion Euros

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German sportswear maker Adidas, facing investor discontent over its underperforming share price, announced a plan on Wednesday to buy back up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.89 billion) in shares over the next three years. Show More Summary

TAKE ACTION - Save Lelu Island and Skeena salmon from LNG

54 minutes agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

A very important call to action from the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition. The Skeena estuary is the ONE place that EVERY, single SALMON and STEELHEAD from EVERY stream, lake or tributary in the Skeena watershed goes. The health...Show More Summary

GoNintendo 'End of Day' thought - How many Wii U games do you own?

I think I might actually feel normal by tomorrow! I'm right on the edge of being my old self. Let's hope I didn't jinx myself! One more night's rest should do the trick. See you in a few, short hours! The big talk with the Wii U lately focuses in on folders. Show More Summary

Someone Put A GoPro In An Owl’s Nest; Owlets Give It An Adorably Thorough Investigation

We’re all getting a little anxious to get our hands on a the new GoPro 4, so, while you’re waiting, here is another installment of adorable animal footage captured with a GoPro to serve as a little inspiration. This time the team over at AS Goprod helps us get acqauntaied with a curious owl and her [...]Show More Summary

Chinese security body-searches 10,000 pigeons

Reports that pigeons to be used in a ceremony for National Day were checked for "dangerous materials" provoke derision.

Kendall Jenner -- Makes It Big in Paris ... Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady Hear Footsteps

55 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Kendall Jenner is officially on the A list of models after waking the Chanel runway in Paris alongside none other than Gisele Bundchen. Yeah, looks like the young'uns are gunning for GB and TB -- 'cause Tom Brady's suddenly NOT the biggest hunk QB…

Sporting vs. Chelsea: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

Chelsea beat Sporting 1-0 on Champions League Matchday 2 thanks to a first-half Nemanja Matic header. The midfielder headed Jose Mourinho's side in front from a Cesc Fabregas free-kick on the 34th minute. The visiting Blues had dominated...Show More Summary

Oklahoma beheader linked through imam to al-Qaida and Tsarnaev brothers

We’ve heard the ridiculous comments from President Barack Hussein Obama that ISIS is not “Islamic” and just last week at his UN General Assembly speech, lectured us all that “Islam teaches peace” – although the word itself means submission. And those who refuse to submit to the jihadists – be they Muslim or not – […]

Ander Herrera could be out for six weeks

56 minutes agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Ander Herrera could be out for six weeks - originally posted on Manchester United injury crisis worsens with midfielder Ander Herrera expected to miss action for up to six weeks due to a fractured rib. Herrara, the £28.8m summer signing from Athletic Bilbao, took a blow to the chest and was substituted in … Read More ? From - Football News

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 1 Oct 2014

GROSS: MURDER CASE AFTER BOD FOUND The disappearance of 14-year-old Alice Gross, last seen on the Grand Union Canal near Hanwell in August, is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a body was found in a west London river last night. Show More Summary

Drones? Meh.

Drones are the big thing in aviation right now, the growth sector of our industry if ever there was one. But despite the many practical uses for these miniature aircraft, I find it difficult to get excited about them. Am I the only one...Show More Summary

Atlético Madrid vs. Juventus, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Team news and game preview

57 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The defending La Liga champions face Juventus in Madrid needing a positive result after their opening round loss. After a loss in their group stage opener against Olympiacos, the pressure is on Atlético Madrid to get a win as they return home to the Vincente Calderón to face Juventus. Show More Summary



Medicaid Expansion Lets Convicts Rob the Elderly and Vulnerable of Health Care

Since we’re on the topic of appalling and bizarre things said by rightwingers, here’s a US entry, from this morning’s inbox, with the headline above. It’s from the Foundation for Government Accountability, a Florida thinktank closely linked to ALEC (it also has some overlap with Cato and the State Policy Network). The “argument” is that […]

If the Large Hadron Collider made music, this is what it would sound like: physicists

57 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

Seven physicists found out, by turning data from CERN’s experiments in to songs, then playing them in situ Helping scientists to discover the Higgs boson was, it seems, just one of the Large Hadron Collider’s talents. It turns out that CERN’s particle accelerator can write a decent tune too. Seven...

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