In a post-#AlexFromTarget world, literally nothing about Internet fame should surprise you anymore. But one subset of teens on Twitter, the all-mighty One Direction fandom, just found a new, equally-random Twitter icon in Jerry Riekert,...Show More Summary
The driver of a BMW M4 coupe has just set a very unusual world record: “the most donuts around a car driving on two wheels in one minute.” The feat appears to have taken place at the same event in China where another driver set a new world record for the tightest parallel park. MUST SEE: Watch A Big Rig Jump A Moving Formula One Car...
“Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens” doesn’t come out for more than a year, but you can get a first look this Friday when the 88-second teaser trailer is unveiled. The catch? You’ll have to head to one of about 30 theaters around the country to do it. The trailer won’t be on […]
Funcom has recently unveiled The Longest Journey Remastered for iOS. Originally released in 2000, the game is a beautifully told point-and-click adventure following a woman named April Ryan as she explores worlds beyond her own and meets a sizable cast of characters. Show More Summary
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Philip Falcone, once one of the world's most closely watched investors, is stepping down as chairman and chief executive of Harbinger Group Inc. next month to focus on his hedge fund and another publicly traded company. Show More Summary
The folks over at Cost Plus World Market have begun their annual Downton Abbey contest. This contest is open to the USA Only. Here are the prize details: GRAND PRIZE (1): A trip for winner and one (1) guest to London, England. Trip consists of round-trip coach class air transportation from a major U.S. Show More Summary
Week 13 in the fantasy football world is going to be a chaotic one. Not only are we past the bye week stage of the season, but nearly one-fifth of the week's schedule takes place on Thursday as a part of the Thanksgiving schedule. That...Show More Summary
Just because you may not be the world’s most athletic person, that does not mean that you cannot turn your ordinary couch potato lifestyle into a more active one. The benefit to engaging in a little exercise, even while sitting on the couch, is that you likely will not need to see a chiropractor for [...]
It sometimes seems like everyone in the world must have heard of Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who leaked documents about National Security Agency surveillance programs in 2013. But a new survey suggests that many people around the globe haven’t heard his name. Show More Summary
BYD Motors will roll out one of its new extraordinary electric buses in Long Beach, Calif. on Dec. 3 for an exclusive tour with press and invited local guests.
Art critic Jerry Saltz worries that “the decency police” have taken over his field. He ponders why “there’s enormous controversy going on around anyone deemed not to have one’s sexual and racial political papers totally in order, using the ‘proper’ words and designations”: When I wrote that I didn’t like phenom Oscar Murillo’s gallery-filling David […]
The friend keyword in C++ is one of those concepts that is formally taught, but then seems to disappear off the scene once you get into the real world. Maybe friends are less common in embedded programming (ha ha), but I’ve seen very few of them over the years. The thing is, they just don̵
Two of the largest companies in the tech world, Google and Apple, recently released their newest tablets, the Google Nexus 9 and the iPad Air 2.
When aid goes to someone in need halfway around the world, how does one know if the payment truly got there? This is a concern to many not-for profit organizations providing aid worldwide. According to The Guardian, in the past public health schemes relied, “heavily on cash: to make payments for medical services, to pay […]
The Internet is just one more way that, on nights like Monday night, the whole world is watching.
There’s never a shortage of creative LEGO projects but this latest from Korean designer hayarobi is one of the best we’ve come across in a while. Over 2,000 pieces of the classic Danish plastic bricks have been used in the … The post The World’s First LEGO Record Player appeared first on Highsnobiety.
If you want to be considered one of the top teams in the country, you have to prove yourself on a big stage. In the college basketball world, there are few bigger stages than Madison Square Garden. Gonzaga, Minnesota, St. John’s andShow More Summary
An Irish football fan called Max Charles is having his name circulated after he lost a bet to a mate. Fresh in the memory, Ireland recently recorded one of their best recent results when they held World Champions Germany to a 2-2 draw. The Irish levelled that match with a rare goal from John O’Shea, […]
With the first edition taking place way back in 1916, the Copa America holds the distinction of being one of the world's oldest international football competitions still played to the present day. Ninety-nine years from that first "South...Show More Summary
At World Books on Atlantic Boulevard, Lily Li picks up the phone to transact one of her first sales of the day.