A buzz filled the room at Morphy?s November 9 auction after the hammer fell on Lot 57, a 9¾-inch sea-green obsidian artifact known as the Rutz Clovis point. The star of Morphy?s 159-lot Prehistoric American Artifact & Arrowhead debut...Show More Summary
A British fisherman has caught the world's biggest albino catfish after seven years of trying. The eight-foot long fish, caught on the River Ebro near Barcelona, tipped the scales at 206 lbs, beating the current world record by 10 lbs. Show More Summary
Underworld Scum, Seattle's newest, premiere-est Misfits cover band (featuring local musicians Eric Randall, Pete Capponi, Dan Paulus, and Stranger contributor Derek Erdman), played Radar Hair and Records Saturday night. DOOOODS. IT WAS SO FUN!!! And they were so on point. Show More Summary
No matter how much importance men give a woman’s sense of humor, there’s one lady in the entertainment world who knows how to laugh at herself. That lady is Lady Gaga. Gaga joined the ranks of Justin Timberlake and other recording artists to do double duty on SNL, serving as both host and musical guest.... Show More Summary
Video here. A traffic stop for speeding turns into not one but two chases, assault on an officer, attempts to smash the windows, shots fired at a van full of kids (and down a highway). The only good news is...
Franck Ribery will never be as close to becoming the undisputed best player in the world as he is right now. Yet two world-class players stand in his way. After a season of record breaking triumph that saw the Frenchman lift trophy after...Show More Summary
The indie pop duo talks to THR about "Say Something," their chart-topping ballad with the "Voice" judge, and what long-term project they've been juggling while polishing their Epic Records debut. read more
In the perverse world of the filibuster, the same qualities that make Debo Adegbile an extraordinarily qualified nominee are what could make Senate confirmation treacherous. The post What Obama’s Civil Rights Division Nominee Stands To Lose From His Standout Civil Rights Record appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Do Buy… Airliners Day 1 of the Dubai airshow broke records yesterday in the airliner world, but on the military side the UAE still hasn’t decided which jets to acquire, despite hands-on business development help from UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Defense Employment Trends Data compiled by consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas puts job […]
Chris Roberts has addressed concern that PC space combat and trading game Star Citizen will be "dumbed down" for release on console. Backers of the game, which holds the world record for the most amount raised by a crowd-funded project,...Show More Summary
TEN years ago, as he announced record orders of $19 billion of aircraft from Boeing and Airbus for the Emirates airline at the Paris Air Show, the ruler of Dubai told the world that the aviation industry was about to change. Last weekend’s...Show More Summary
Last week we had Harlem Globetrotters setting basketball World Records, so this week we’re following it up with NBA stars trying to be Globetrotters. In a display of absolutely sick Globetrotterdom (Globetrotterness? Something.), Brandon Jennings set up Andre Drummond off the backboard and got called out by the commentary team for being so showy. Show More Summary
As it turns out, the rest of the world has company. Not even the Jets know what to make of the Jets these days. But after alternating wins and losses to a 5-5 record, the Jets can’t think abut the fact they’re still technically in the playoff race. “We’re not going to be a playoff…
China's online game market is breaking sales records year-on-year in the world's most populous nation. In 2013, this market alone is poised to make over $11 billion, according to Gameindustry.biz. But which are country's favorite online games? Let's take a look. Read more...
Earlier this month, Super Typhoon Haiyan stunned the meteorological community. The Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center, which tracked the storm, estimated its maximum 1-minute sustained wind speeds at more than 195 miles per hour based on satellite imagery. Show More Summary
It’s been an interesting day for crypto-currency Bitcoin after its valuation passed $600 on a trading platform for the first time, while another major trading company (the world’s largest for... Keep reading ?
When Internet search giant kicked off the announcement of their Google Glass, the world was abuzz with the kind of possibilities that such a mobile device would be capable of. The thing is, it has taken its own sweet time to hit theShow More Summary
A normally fragile quantum state has been shown to survive at room temperature for a world record 39 minutes, overcoming a key barrier towards building ultrafast quantum computers. The research, published in the journal Science, wasShow More Summary
The 19th United Nations Climate Change Conference is well underway in Warsaw, Poland, and while the World Meteorological Organization is predicting 2013 is on track to be the hottest year ever recorded - the Polish government took it upon themselves to invite a who's who of greenhouse gas polluters to sponsor their event. Show More Summary
High scores are being compared in Denver, but no world records have been set—yet.