Two weeks traveling across Spain, from Basque Country, to Galicia, Andalucia and finally Barcelona. Vimeo link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
There is a good case for filing this under "The Other Talent of..." in the Chess In Art Index. Except that we'd have to say "talents" plural. The subject of today's post has them in buckets, starting with her jazz singing; much acclaimed among those in the know. Show More Summary
Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt play their electric duet harp arrangement of the Star Trek: The Next Generation and the Original Series main theme. YouTube link The Presurfer
India's Supreme Court recently ruled that village councils should make the final decision as to whether controversial British company Vedanta Resources can mine for bauxite in the eastern state of Odisha. Vedanta wants to mine on land that the local Dongria Kondh people hold sacred.
Barack Obama dropped this line on during his national security speech this week. “A free press is also essential for a democracy. That’s who we are. And, I’m troubled by the possibility that a leak investigations may chill investigative journalism … Continue reading ?
One question looming large for the Milwaukee Bucks this summer is whether or not Monta Ellis will be back with the team next season. With an early-termination option on his contract, Ellis could become available on July 1 when the free-agency period begins. Show More Summary
I feel like we've been here before. A playoff series between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers tied up at 1-1 as the series heads back to Indiana? Thanks to a 97-93 Game-2 win over the Heat, the Pacers are treating fans to another thrilling series, only this time the stakes are higher with a trip to the 2013 NBA Finals on the line. Show More Summary
The commander of the International Space Station gives a tutorial on how to keep up your good oral hygiene in outer space.
Yakety Yak from episode 513 of The Muppet Show.
2. Write when you’re hot. Practice pays off, but if the daily grind really isn’t your thing, then follow your instincts. Write when you’re ready to pour whole chapters/stories/volumes out onto the page. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has spent...Show More Summary
Last time Will Smith was on the Graham Norton Show, he led the audience in a rap-along of the Fresh Prince theme song. This time, he brought along some familiar friends to help him do it again. Read more...
The Massachusetts special election race for the Senate is getting more combative, with election day only a month away. Democrat Ed Markey this month released a web video attacking Republican rival Gabriel Gomez for his connections to...Show More Summary
(The Root) -- This year, African heads of state are celebrating 50 years of Pan-Africanism through the African Union and its progenitor, the Organization of African Unity. Heads of state are meeting on Saturday at AU headquarters inShow More Summary
Nearly 20 years into a stint that saw him steer an unscripted slate that included the likes of When Animals Attack! and American Idol, Fox president of alternative entertainment Mike Darnell is leaving the network. Sources said thatShow More Summary
Spring is in full swing and the weather is finally warming up nicely. So instead of going from one air-conditioned, fluorescent-lighted box (work), to another (the gym), why not take your workout outside? When you get creative, and, well, think outside the box, you can get a great, intense, completely free bout of exercise from your [...]Show More Summary
Microsoft is hosting a free Xbox Live weekend for non-Gold subscribers, giving Netflix members a chance to indulge in the 15 new episodes of Arrested Development premiering on Sunday, May 26. Xbox Live Silver members will receive free...Show More Summary
Hey boys and girls, here's today's energetic and stupid Destructoid Show. It's the Friday of a very busy week, so excuse us if our brains are visibly leaking out of our ears. I'm really excited about Destiny, based on this trailer that just showed up, even though it's not remotely indicative of gameplay. Show More Summary
? Here’s to a great-great-great-grandmother and all the others who perished on that long walk to Oklahoma which began 175 years ago today. The Trail of Tears, Nu na da ul tsun yi. ? “BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Statoil have been namedShow More Summary
Ask a 3-year-old to announce Mommy's pregnancy, get a 3-year-old's honest, technically accurate and adorable answer. Yes, Adela certainly tells is like it is. via...
(Props: YouTube.com/UFC) The 24 fighters on the UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 card weighed-in earlier today in Las Vegas — with varying degrees of success. First, the bad news: Undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov might have just cursed himself to another year of FX curtain-jerking by coming in a whopping 3.5 pounds over the 155-pound limit. Show More Summary