Canadian handset maker looking to put past behind it with new device lineup coming this year.
By James Koehl: Cedar Point recently announced some new changes to the park called "America's Rockin' Roller Coast", changes that foretell something really big coming in a year or so. Some of these changes were announced earlier, even...Show More Summary
For a solid decade now, the National’s Bryce Dessner has been putting together the Cincinnati-based MusicNOW Festival, which often involves one-off collaborations that include indie and experimental music big dogs. A new compilation called MusicNOW – 10 Years commemorates the anniversary by collective live recordings from past years of the festival. We’ve already posted the […]
By Natasha Scripture Sugata Mitra thinks big. At last year’s TED, he unveiled his dream to transform primary education. Instead of a teacher, a chalkboard and a generic curriculum, the recipient of the 2013 TED Prize asked us to imagine an environment that empowered children to learn on their own, with the guidance of virtual [ … ]
It’s a hot year for payments in Australia. Apple, Samsung and Google are all about to launch themselves back into the ring to be your new bestie when it comes to mobile payments, and now Optus is in the ring as well with a smartwatch that acts like a Visa debit card. More »
New York Times Deal Book, Britain’s Elite Still Enjoying a Tax Break 100 Years Old: They are among the British moneyed elite: the head of the nation’s largest bank, a billionaire hedge fund manager and the owner of some of London’s most luxurious nightclubs. Yet for tax purposes, they are...
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jacqueline Laurita may not have been on the show for a couple of years, but she filmed a few scenes for Bravo when Teresa Giudice and her husband learned of their sentences. Clearly, Laurita was...Show More Summary
I’m quite fond of British money and one thing that all Anglophiles know is that all British coins and currency feature a portrait of the Queen. The portrait has changed over the years and now the Royal Mint have unveiled the fifth iteration of the Queen’s Portrait. Show More Summary
Saturday marks 50 years since "Bloody Sunday" -- the day peaceful demonstrators campaigning for civil rights were attacked by Alabama state troopers -- and the historic bridge at the center of the march from Selma to Montgomery is due...Show More Summary
Stocks fell a day after the Nasdaq crossed 5,000 for the first time in 15 years, and the S&P 500 climbed to a new high. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 18,203.6, -85, (-0.5%) S&P 500: 2,107.8, -9.6, (-0.5%) Nasdaq: 4,979.7, -28.4, (-0.6%) And...Show More Summary
The new tennis shoe documentary 'Sneakerheadz' will have its premiere at this year's SXSW film festival. [...]
With the bevy of big-budget blockbusters marked on the calendar for the next few years, one would think that the film industry is only headed for new financial heights. However, according to one media research analyst, Hollywood's embarrassment...Show More Summary
Over the past few years here at dPS, we have run some of our most popular competitions with a very valued partner – the New York Institute of Photography – to give away to dPS readers handpicked photography courses. Due to popular demand,...Show More Summary
Twenty years of good soil and community roots are now gone. See the 10 new pictures I added yesterday as part of my three-year longitudinal photo essay titled The End of Holderness Street (which is where the Ashview Community Garden was formerly located). Show More Summary
We’ve heard plenty of arguments against legalizing marijuana in recent years, but every once in a while someone comes out with something brand new. Such is the case with Drug Enforcement Agency special agent Matt Fairbanks, who explained...Show More Summary
Google proclaimed last year that all devices running the Android 5.0 "Lollipop" would encrypt data by default. But it turns out that isn't entirely true. Some new Lollipop phones do not encode your phone's information by default, according to a report from Ars Technica. Show More Summary
A five-year suspension for Roman Chapa does not go far enough. He was suspended in 2007 for five years in New Mexico, and it apparently made no difference. The... The post PETA Statement on jockey Roman Chapa Suspension appeared first on PETA.
2014 was an impressive year for the New Orleans-based Community Records. The independent label released Caddywhompus‘ Feathering A Nest, a four-way split between Ovlov, Woozy, Ex-Breathers, and Gnarwhal, and a 7? by Designer. None of these are big name bands, but they’re big enough to attract attention and deem Community as a label to look […]
KeKe Palmer & Quincy Brown Attend Movie Screening For “Brotherly Love” During CIAA During this year’s CIAA festivities KeKe Palmer and Quincy were seen on the scene promoting their new film. The two are starring in “Brotherly Love” produced by
Vito Catalani and Jamie Shin, the duo made semi-famous by their busker-focused “Tipbombing” effort from a year ago, have returned to raise awareness of the plight of their New York City neighbors — specifically the Big Apple’s homeless...Show More Summary