Japan’s Western Village, formerly known as the Kinugawa Family Ranch, is an undeniably creepy, abandoned theme park located a few hours north of Tokyo. This place is so unnerving that it rivals that of a post-apocalyptic Westworld. The park originally opened its doors back in the ’70s, before then going on to change its name […]
WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka died Sunday at the age of 73, less than a month after homicide charges against him were dropped. Dwayne Johnson, the actor formerly known as WWE star The Rock, broke the news on behalf of Snuka’s daughter Tamina. “Our family @TaminaSnuka asked me to share the sad news that […]
The 1980s are not generally regarded as a great time for the band that was at that point formerly known as Led Zeppelin. In truth, they weren't a band during the Reagan era — they were the three surviving members of a band, following...Show More Summary
The University of Houston Law Center and the South Texas College of Law Houston (formerly known as the Houston College of Law and the South Texas College of Law) still haven't been able to resolve their trademark tiff. A judge has encouraged both law schools to "keep at it" to avoid a trial. Show More Summary
The good news for Yosemite lovers is that the Ski & Snowboard Area (formerly known as Badger Pass) plans to open for the season Saturday with about 4 to 5 feet of recent snow. The not-so-good news is that temporary road closures in the park during the busy holiday weekend could create headaches...
Freeform announced some big moves Tuesday morning. The network formerly known as ABC Family ordered The Bold Type, a drama inspired by the life of Hearst Magazines chief content officer and former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief JoannaShow More Summary
Bonobo has shared a new song from his upcoming album Migration. It’s called “No Reason” and it features vocals from Nick Murphy (the producer formerly known as Chet Faker). Stream the track below. Bonobo has previously shared “Kerala” and “Break Apart” featuring Rhye. Show More Summary
It’s been a tough year for Yasiin Bey, the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, who now also wants to be known as a former rapper. He was arrested in South Africa last January for trying to leave the country with a “world passport.” He had been living in Cape Town since 2013 and had […] The post TVD Live: Yasiin Bey at the Kennedy Center, 1/2 appeared first on The Vinyl District.
London Fashion Week: Men's (formerly known as London Collections: Men) is actually more of a long weekend. But, when has anyone in the fashion industry ever observed a calendar that actually makes sense? This season, shows from a mostly British roster of designers included marquee names like... Continue reading
I spent most of 2016 doing my duty as citizen, writer and educator aghast at the favors done for the unprincipled, incoherent, vicious, dangerous ignoramus Donald Trump by the business known as “the media,” formerly known as “the press” — an enterprise accorded privileges by the US Constitution on...
A new name and a new opening date. Plus, plans for parking The in-the-works Historic Core hotel formerly known as the Lizard In Los Angeles is inching toward construction. In a new environmental impact report, the 26-story hotel is referred to as Spring Street Hotel, and a new construction date is pegged at mid-2017 with an opening in mid-2019. Show More Summary
It's a new beginning for the man formerly known as "tree man." Abul Bajandar, whose hands and feet were covered in giant warts that looked like tree bark, underwent his first surgery to remove the growths last February. Now—nearly a year and at least 16 operations later—the 27-year-old...
Jefe, the artist formerly known as Shy Glizzy, delivers his first new project under his new moniker: The World Is Yours. The 8-track EP features production from Zaytoven on the single “One” and guest appearances from Ralo, 3 Glizzy and Kash Doll. Stream below. Previously: Shy Glizzy (Jefe) – One (Prod. by Zaytoven)
Health kiosk company Pursuant Health formerly known as Solo Health has raised $12.8 million in Series A funding to expand its population health platform through new channels. These channel expansions include texting, mobile, digitalShow More Summary
Landmark, the MMO formerly known as Everquest Next Landmark, is closing down next month. Read more...
1-Up Studio, formerly known as Brownie Brown, has shared their Switch event invite on their Facebook page. We'd love to know what they're working on for Switch, but I guess we'll have to wait until the presentation!
Cloud infrastructure startup Fugue (formerly known as Luminal), announced today a funding round of $41 million. Founded in 2013, Fugue is a software product that builds, operates, and maintains cloud infrastructure. Anyone can download and install it for free using an Amazon Web Service (AWS) account. Prices start at $1,500 per month for more advanced […]
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday air strikes on a building used by an insurgent group formerly known as the Nusra Front had killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens more.
CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, is the stage that saw the debut of new technologies like the DVD and HDTV. But it’s also often the Island of Misfit Toys.
TFI International Inc., formerly known as TransForce Inc., a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, has announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of TFI International has acquired Brampton, Ontario based National Fast Freight (NFF) from Calyx Transportation Group, Inc.