1860: A canine amateur photographer. Dogs have been man's best friend for up to 40,000 years, suggests new research. The study shows dogs' special relationship with humans might date back 27,000 to 40,000 years. The findings, published in the journal Current Biology, come from genomic analysis of an ancient Taimyr wolf bone. See more »
While Pope Francis' new encyclical Laudato, Si' is enjoying wide publicity, few people are aware this year marks the 20th anniversary of another powerfully prophetic social justice and peace encyclical: Evangelium Vitae.
One of the oddest and most interesting political trends is the resurgence of identity politics. “Resurgence” may be the wrong word here because identity politics never really went away; it simply had occasional periods of slumber when other issues dominated the national imagination. Show More Summary
The Buffalo Sabres and Ryan O'Reilly have agreed to a new contract that will keep the veteran forward with the team for seven years. Ian Ott of SabresDigitalPressBox.com reported O'Reilly's seven-year extension with the Sabres. Elliotte...Show More Summary
In many ways this announcement has been one of the most difficult ones for me this year. Not because I don't feel strongly but precisely because I do! While I'm fairly new to the world of both these musicians and their collaborativeShow More Summary
Something crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, 68 years ago. The first military authorized press release stated, "RAAF (Roswell Army Air Field) Captures Flying Saucer On Ranch In Roswell Region." That's right, the military was the first to indicate it was a flying saucer. Then, they quickly said that was a mistake. Show More Summary
Pictured: Brennan Gerard | Photography by Zac Spears The personal and political are important to the artistic (and romantic) duo Gerard & Kelly. Earlier this year, they had an installation at New York City's New Museum that featured a dancer's pole and invited people to engage with it. Show More Summary
A New York prison worker admitted to smuggling contraband to a convicted two convicted killers for two years.
A new trend has been building over the last few years – swimsuits that you can’t swim in. I like to call them standing-only swimsuits. They’re for the peacocks out there like Demi Lovato. I don’t really know what to say about her outfit. Show More Summary
It's baaaack. Apartment 46 in The Dakota — the iconic co-op building at 72nd Street and Central Park West — has been on and off the market for over eight years. Guess what? I t's on again for $14.5 million. But, even if you have the cash, you might not have a chance at apartment 46. Show More Summary
Some Americans look at any holiday as an excuse to party, including other countries’ holidays, like Cinco de Mayo, St. Patricks Day, and Chinese New Year. Even Canada Day is starting to get the treatment. Let’s turn the tables and see how our Independence Day could be used for an excuse to get drunk and party and pretend to be American. Show More Summary
A new report shows that estimated fireworks-related injuries in the US have not fallen significantly in the past year. In particular, eye injuries continue to increase.
Gov. Doug Ducey reappointed four members and one new member to the Arizona Oil & Gas Conservation Commission. This is the first time in a number of years that all the positions are filled.The AZOGCC consists of five members appointed by the Governor and one ex-officio member, the State Land Commissioner. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines launched its official Windows Phone app over a year ago, and now the app has been updated to version 1.2, which adds a new Preferred Plus seats upgrade option.
Mythbusters is back for another season with Adam Savage and Jaime Hyneman. While a lot of us are still feeling the pain of the abrupt departure of Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara from the show last year, this new season should provide some excellent entertainment. Later this month the pair will take on […]
Apple is turning to both long-time manufacturing partner Sharp and long-time “frenemy” Samsung to help build the displays for its eagerly-anticipated 12.9-inch giant-sized iPad Pro, according to a new report. Sharp is said to have provided a small test batch … Read more ›
One of the stories that will gain more steam throughout the course of the fall and early winter will be the College Football Playoff schedule. Way back in January we told you about the schedule, shifting semifinal games to New Year’s...Show More Summary
Just in: he Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra – with music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin – is one of Europe’s top orchestras. Every year the orchestra gives over 100 concerts, ranging from appearances in Rotterdam to major foreign tours, for audiences totalling more than 150,000. The orchestra’s ambition is to bring symphonic music to as broad a public […]
Over the past year, we've seen new sneaker collaborations from players such as Stephen Curry, Damian Lillard and John Wall. Not only are these players becoming breakout stars on the court, but they're also getting to design custom creations catered to their own personal styles. Show More Summary
Windows 10 Mobile is expected to be released later this year. The operating system is shaping up pretty nicely so far and expect to see a lot of improvements in the coming months. Recently, Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile Build 10149 with a handful of improvements, mainly focused on performance improvements. However, today, some new […]