California has entered its fourth year of a historic drought, and residents and businesses are desperately trying to slash their water use to meet new mandatory restrictions. Here are eight fascinating graphics that explain some of the forces behind the epic drought. 1. California is one of the most-drought stricken regions of the U.S. This map, also from Brookings' […]
Hmmmmm... I'm pretty sure this is just footage from his movie, 'The True Detectives.' Matthew McConaughey is 45 years old today, which means that he was probably about 8 when Star Wars first hit theaters in 1977, and 11 when The Empire...Show More Summary
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The generals who seized power in last year's coup in Thailand would be granted immunity from prosecution and unelected individuals allowed to become prime minister under a preliminary draft of a new constitution seen on Friday.
The 2015 Cannes Film Festival slate has been revealed. Competition entries this year include new titles by Todd Haynes, Yorgos Lanthimos, Justin Kurzel, Gus Van Sant, Denis Villeneuve, and Paolo Sorrentino, while out of competition entries include Inside Out, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Woody Allen‘s Irrational Man. Show More Summary
The Denver Broncos will look different on offense this year under new head coach Gary Kubiak and new offensive coordinator Rick Dennison. Instead of being a top aerial attack in the NFL, the Broncos will instead use a more balanced system...Show More Summary
Including the live debuts of "Sunny Side Up", "Sol Invictus", and "From the Dead" from their new album Sol Invictus.
Yesterday, Crystal Castles released a new song, “Frail” — which came as something of a shock, as the band’s vocalist, Alice Glass, announced her departure from the group last year, causing many people to believe Crystal Castles were done for good. That would have made sense: Crystal Castles were a duo made up of Glass […]
Experts are predicting an olive oil shortage this year, making now an ideal time to add new flavors to your cooking with unexpected new varietals. The supermarket is packed with healthy and delicious EVOO alternatives—start with one of these tasty options. The post Refresh Your Meals With These Olive Oil Alternatives appeared first on SELF.
NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Kendrick, already known as an actress and singer, will soon show off her literary side. At least, she'll try. Touchstone announced Thursday that the star of such films as "Up in the Air" and "Pitch Perfect" and performer of the hit single "Cups (When I'm Gone)" has a deal for a collection of autobiographical essays. Show More Summary
Everything you need to know about the trailblazing burgers at New York City's worst-kept burger secret. The year is 2002 and New York City's restaurant scene looks totally different, especially when it comes to burgers. Daniel Boulud...Show More Summary
According to new reports the Missouri National Guard, who were deployed to quell protestors in Ferguson following the shooting of Michael Brown last year, referred to rioters as “enemy forces” and “adversaries.” The revelations come from documents containing internal mission briefings, which were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. Show More Summary
Welcome back Spring! Watching last year's old and tired become this year's new and fresh is always invigorating for me. It's encouraging to see new flowers push up through the dirt, determined to succeed and grow. Very soon nests will be full of eggs and a new generation will break through to see what the world holds in store. Show More Summary
As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus found that a majority of Americans do not support assisted suicide and that strong majorities harbor deep concerns over such proposals. Assisted suicide proposals have stalled since the start of the […]
Utah State could be excellent, and New Mexico and San Jose State could surprise, but Boise State is the runaway favorite for both the MWC title and a New Year's bowl bid. At the end of each conference run-through (here's the whole Mountain West), I take a look at how I perceive the conference's balance of power heading into the season. Show More Summary
The 2015 MLB regular season has just begun, but a few offseason acquisitions are already hurting their new squads. It may be harsh to make such a rash statement this early in the year, but we can draw some conclusions based on evidence...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Finance officials from the world's major economies are searching for the right mix of policies to bolster a still-weak global recovery nearly six years after the Great Recession while confronting a range of new threats from a soaring U.S. Show More Summary
David Hasselhoff fan? You HAVE to watch this video then. On Thursday, the former Knight Rider and Baywatch star dropped one of the most amazing videos you would see this year. David “The Hoff” Hasselhoff is seen starring in the video titled “True Survivor” that has been shot in complete 80’s style. Show More Summary
Salman Rushdie, the literary mastermind who hasn’t lent adult fiction his masterful mind in nearly eight years (since The Enchantress of… Read More
TVNewser has learned that CNBC executive producer Gary Schreier will become the new vp of programming for Fox Business Network. This will be a homecoming for Schreier, who left Fox News after 16 years, to become the ep of CNBC’s Closing...Show More Summary
After over 20,000 questions and answers on the Ask Lucky page over the years, it’s time for a refresh. This had to take a backseat last year during the blog redesign, as the scope of the project was just too big otherwise. There aren't...Show More Summary