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New Honda Civic Turbo Will Get Manual for 2017 Model Year

A purported screenshot of a Honda ordering screen over at CivicX shows the new turbo-powered, tenth-generation Civic will be made available with a six-speed manual transmission starting next year. The only engine available with a row-your-own...Show More Summary

JPMorgan ChaseVoice: Top 5 Truths From A New(ish) CEO

Early this year, and after 21 years working across several parts of JPMorgan Chase & Co., I became CEO of Chase Business Banking. My professional journey has afforded me countless opportunities and challenges that stem from leading talented teams who are solving problems and setting strategy. Yet the day I [...]

Interview: Sanjay’s Super Team Pixar Team: Sanjay Patel and Nicole Paradis Grindle

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

With every new Pixar movie not only comes the excitement of new family movie, but the appetizer of a new short. With the release this week of The Good Dinosaur comes one of the best shorts in recent years: Sanjay’s Super Team.

Happy New Year From Comcast: Price Hikes And Misleading Fees For Everybody

14 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Comcast certainly had quite a year. When it wasn't busy failing to justify its latest attempted mega merger or criticizing bloggers for calling its top lobbyist a lobbyist, the company continued to deliver what's statistically the worst customer service of any company in the United States. Show More Summary

This 1949 Superman poster about patriotism is going viral because it's more relevant than ever.

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

A viral image that's been circulating around the Internet recently is hardly new—in fact, it's 66 years old. But it's as relevant now as it's ever been. The image is a public service poster intended for American schools, featuring Superman...Show More Summary

Ariel Pink Shares New Track "Hall of Screams", Putting Out Collaboration With Dev Hynes

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Ariel Pink contributed music to (and made a cameo in)   Josh and Benny Safdie's film Heaven Knows What. After releasing the single "I Need A Minute", Pink has now shared its digital b-side, "Hall of Screams". Show More Summary

How and When to Call Mule Deer and Blacktails

14 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Big Buck Zone

I have a tradition of spending Thanksgiving week down on Afognak Island hunting Sitka black-tailed deer. This year I am eagerly awaiting a new addition to my family, so needless to say, I’m not disappointed to be missing out on a few...Show More Summary

Liberian boy dies after new Ebola cases emerge

After a fresh round of Ebola cases were announced in Liberia last week, a 15-year-old boy has died of the disease, the first fatal case for the embattled country after it was twice declared Ebola-free this year, health officials said Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post Liberian boy dies after new Ebola cases emerge appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Streaming holdout Adele is a business anomaly

The British singer is poised to beat album sales set 15 years ago by withholding her new record ‘25’ on the likes of Spotify. Few stars can make such refusals. Streaming music revenue is expected to surpass sales by 2018. Most artists will be destined to go with the digital flow.

Everything you ever wanted to know about daily fantasy sports and why they're getting sued

The legal fight around daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel is heating up. Here's a primer on the biggest controversy in sports this year. This Wednesday, the New York Supreme Court will hold a hearing to determine whether daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings constitute gambling as defined by state penal law. Show More Summary

This new app lets you summon your friends to your location with an Uber ride that's already paid for

The holiday season is about the spirit of giving — to friends, family, or even strangers. And this year, if you are feeling particularly generous, you can get them a gift everyone can appreciate: a free Uber ride. A new app called Teleport taps into Uber’s API and allows you to easily order an Uber for someone else (the tab’s on you). Show More Summary

After Marrying Jackie, JFK Sent Woman Love Letters

Exactly 52 years and one day after John F. Kennedy was assassinated, a batch of letters the then senator wrote to Swedish socialite Gunilla von Post sold for $15,000 at Upper East Side auction house Doyle New York, reports People. This set includes two complete letters on Senate stationary,...

Top 25 School Districts in Illinois with Highest Projected Deficit, Surplus Spending

With fewer state dollars being appropriated for K-12 education funding, deficit spending by Illinois school districts has risen sharply in recent years. In fiscal year 2014, school districts issued $356.5 million in new debt in their operating funds, an increase of $72 million from FY 2013, according to the Illinois State Board of Education. Show More Summary

Photos: The Disappearing & Enduring Mom & Pop Storefronts Of NYC

    Years ago James and Karla Murray photographed old storefronts around New York, releasing their collection of images in a book called Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York. Now they've published a sequel highlighting the ongoing demise of our mom & pop shops... but also their survival! [ more › ]

45-Year-Old Pizza Spot Vic's Pushed Out Of LES For New Development

Tale as old as time, true as it can be! Vic's Pizza, which has been slinging pies on Essex Street for the past 45 years, will close next week to make room for a fancy new apartment building. The pizzeria announced their closure in August and confirmed to DNAinfo that their final day of service would be next Monday. [ more › ]

Why it took 8 years for Amazon's 'Man in the High Castle' to make it to the screen

"The Man in the High Castle" is one of the most acclaimed new shows of the moment, but its road to Amazon took eight long years. The 1962 Philip K. Dick novel certainly had interested parties who considered producing it, but they all seemed to fall out. Show More Summary

ExxonMobil, Koch Brothers Have Paid To Make Climate Change A Polarizing Topic

A new study from Yale University shows that funding from ExxonMobil and Koch foundations has helped propagate climate misinformation for years. The post ExxonMobil, Koch Brothers Have Paid To Make Climate Change A Polarizing Topic appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What the Paris Attacks Mean For Worried New Yorkers

Given the terrorist attacks in France over the past year, should I feel safe living in New York City or Washington, DC? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with...Show More Summary

Ramen, Nagoya-style, at the new Anzutei ramen shop

15 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Los Angeles ramen aficionado has in recent years learned to differentiate shio ramen from tonkotsu ramen, miso-tinged Sapporo ramen from tangy Kitikata ramen, and fishy Tokyo-style ramen from pork-intensive Tokushima-style ramen. Now comes Anzutei, the first local shop to serve the ramen characteristic...

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Through the Years

We're loving these vintage and black and white photos of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which marks its 89th official year today. This post was originally published on November 28, 2013. It has been updated with new information...

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