It's been nearly a year since Nvidia first debuted the GeForce GTX 970, but that didn't stop Gigabyte from releasing an all new version of the popular GPU.
Twenty-five years ago, in late July 1990, the Billboard Hot 100 welcomed a No. 1 single that, while very mediocre, would turn out to be quietly historic: the first of a new breed of chart-topper. The song was “She Ain’t Worth It,” aShow More Summary
Now that I've had my license for almost a year, I am going to share what has helped me feel comfortable saying and knowing I am a professional and trustworthy agent. Here are the three steps agents should have to take before they receive their license...
PC gaming heavy-weight, Blizzard Entertainment, has outlined its plans for Gamescom 2015. Blizzard typically brings a solid offering to the annual Gamescom convention, but this year it's joining the likes of EA and Xbox to deliver a live press conference. Show More Summary
At last night's U2 show at Madison Square Garden, Bono took the time to thank the firefighters from Engine 44 who helped him when he fell off his bike in Central Park last year. He also thanked Alyssa from D.C., who got them there that day by calling 911. Show More Summary
Seven years ago, literally no one in New York even drank coffee, which was exclusively consumed and commented on by snobs on the West Coast, before the Cascadian Subduction Zone and drought forced everyone to move to Kansas. Now, through the miracle of trade, there is fancy—or fancy-seeming—coffee in every neighborhood in New York City, […]
The Washington Redskins are taking a risk in signing troubled Junior Galette, who landed a one-year deal with the team, even though the reward could be significant. Galette was cut by the New Orleans Saints less than a year after he landed a massive contract extension from the team and was named one of its captains. Show More Summary
Uber's valuation matches that of Facebook in 2011, the only other startup to have topped $50 billion. Five years after its launch, Uber is valued at more than $50 billion. The ride-sharing company just announced a new funding round, in which it raised nearly $1 billion. Read Full Story
Scientists have successfully reconstructed a virus thousands of years after it became extinct, a development they believe could herald a new step in treating genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy. By creating...Show More Summary
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater in New York City announced today that it will present a yearlong retrospective of Mx Justin Vivian Bond’s prolific and trailblazing career as a performing artist, beginning with the revival of Dixie McCall’s...Show More Summary
Can your grandma's favorite beverage be rebranded? The lessons on the journey to give tea a new image. David Segal was 27 years old when he opened his first tea shop in Toronto in 2008. He didn't want the space to have the stuffy, pretentious...Show More Summary
Before taking the stage at Nashville's Ascend Amphitheater, a sterling new facility overlooking the Cumberland River and the downtown skyline, Eric Church was calm and collected. Relaxing on his bus just 30 minutes prior to showtime, signature aviators resting on the table in front of him, the singer-songwriter flipped through...
It was 2002, and Dr. Dre had just conquered the world. What to do for an encore? The previous two and a half years were the most successful of Dre's storied career. After struggling to establish his new Aftermath Entertainment label, he struck gold with Eminem's debut, The Slim Shady LP, and...
In January of this year, near Stuyvesant Town in Manhattan, a coyote stalked the streets around a Con Ed power station until it was captured, given the unlikely nickname of “Stella,” then released into the Bronx. In March, a coyote taunted photographers from the rooftop of a bar in Queens, running back and forth before vanishing. Show More Summary
Nene Leakes (formerly of The Real Housewives of Atlanta) is officially celebrating one year of success with her clothing line. The ex ‘housewife’ hit the net yesterday to thank friends, fans and supporters by posting the photo aboveShow More Summary
Several years ago, when the economy was still looking grisly, it was easy to explain the single most popular trope about millennials — that an unusually high number of them were still living in their parents' basements. Obviously, they didn't have jobs. Where were they supposed to go? "The standard explanation was, 'it’s a crummy job market,'" says […]
In the past few years, Miley Cyrus has clearly made having a pixie look like a blast—splashing it with red glitter, caking it with mud, and dyeing it every rainbow color we can imagine. Her edgy hair looks have definitely set herself...Show More Summary
Back in May, there was much fanfare about the new Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LAX?s Terminal 2. Special enough to mark 25 years of service between Heathrow and Los Angeles! Panoramic views! British art! Worthy of the new LAX, not the one all sane people despise! But finally, this month, we got a chance to look inside. Show More Summary
Like Whole Foods, but only half your paycheck. Whole Foods has announced that the first location of its more affordable new chain, 365, will open next year in L.A.'s Silver Lake, going right for Trader Joe's jugular. The chain has previously...Show More Summary
Links to the best reading for funds investors: Leveraged closed-end debt funds are having a bad time — Lisa Abramowicz, Bloomberg It was the worst month in six years for Chinese stocks – David Barboza, New York Times But China’s stock market has been wild for 25 years – Chao Deng, The Wall Street Journal [...]