Review: The Big Cheese Poutinerie3401 N. Clark St. 872-206-8749Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start God help you if you're a stoner and you live anywhere near the intersection of Clark and Roscoe streets. There you'll find The Big Cheese Poutinerie, a new purveyor of a munchies-sating and artery-threatening dish known as poutine. Show More Summary
Before Law and Order started its crusade to clean up the streets (and employ Broadway actors) of New York, there was one man who was waging war on crime: Robert McCall, also known as The Equalizer. If you needed help with anything criminal, unsavory, or just plain unfair, this former intelligence agent would help you – free of charge. Show More Summary
IBM shares fell more than 4% in after-hours trading, as first-quarter results didn't quite measure up to Street targets.
Sorry, Bitcoin fans: You’re never, ever, ever getting all your precious pieces of cryptocurrency back from Mt. Gox. The Wall Street Journal reports that Mt. Gox, the one-time Magic Card trading website that transformed itself into the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange before it collapsed earlier this year, has filed for liquidation. Show More Summary
One night last week my digestive system took a holiday to Bombay, foolishly eating some street curry rotisserie pepper-encrusted prickly pear dipped in Ganges death ash dipping sauce, only to find its way back to my unsuspecting rest-of-body before sunrise. Show More Summary
Now that Viper production is on temporary halt due to poor sales, it seems that the folks over at Street and Racing Technology (SRT) are spending time developing a new, special edition version of its V-10-powered sports car. The brand’s...Show More Summary
THE EQUALIZER also stars Melissa Leo and Chloe Grace Moretz, and reunites Washington with Antoine Fuqua in this film adaptation of the CBS television series. Read the full article on AICN Nordling here. Jordan Belfort's dad should be happy that the fucking EQUALIZER is coming to the big screen. Show More Summary
With the new, lightning-fast Porsche 911 GT3 already on the streets - actually most of them are in the workshop for an engine replacement due to fire risk — it’s only natural for us petrol heads to be anxious for a new GT3 RS version to come out of Stuttgart. Show More Summary
I loved The Wolf of Wall Street (mostly for all the Jonah Hill aspects), but this honest trailer of the film really nails all the things its die-hard fans want to ignore. So go ahead an "watch as [DiCaprio] yells his way to an Oscar nomination." Read more...
The winners of the University of Oregon’s 2014 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism are: Michael Phillips of the Wall Street Journal for “The Lobotomy Files,” a report on the 2,000 or World War II veterans lobotomized by the Veterans Administration. University of Alabama Crimson White editors for “The Final Barrier,” which … Read More
American Family Association spokeshater Bryan Fischer, responding to a recent Wall Street Journal article reporting that the top 1% of Americans account for nearly 30% of all federal tax revenue, had this to say on his radio program: So rather...
This Winter I have made a vow to invest in a quality bag, a pair of street style kicks and a pair of leopard boots (the essentials). But all this investing has my leftover fashion funds empty, and with weddings, events and general gimme-gimme...Show More Summary
Imagine driving down the street and seeing a dog in obviously desperate need of help; dirty, emaciated with ribs, hips and spine poking out, scuffed and scarred up, scared and in such sad shape that he’s practically oblivious to his surroundings just wandering down the street. This is the beginning of Flint’s story, at least […]
Picture it: A beautiful, 18th-century city with a dark underbelly. The labyrinthine streets are faintly lit by alchemical light, and gangs of thieves and cutthroats roam the lower quarters and canal-ways. High above, Dukes and Dons attend gala society parties, isolated from the plague-ridden quarters below. Read more...
Video of Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan clocking a cop in the face with her elbow was shown to the jury in her assault case Wednesday.
Firedoglake’s Elliott recently reminded me of the immortal humor of the Smothers Brothers. Though this duo are before my time, their humor resonates today in political satirists and jesters like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. From a lengthy discussion between David Bianculli, well known media critic and author of Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of [...]
Sup. London Breed: "We need to make the city and streets safe this year." City officials today announced a "comprehensive plan" to crack down on unpermitted 420 events at Golden Gate Park this Sun/20, saying it was necessary because last year’s debauchery got out of hand. Show More Summary
On the first anniversary of the Boston jihad bombing, where in broad daylight on a busy city street teeming with humanity Americans were blown to bits, with three killed and close to three hundred injured, Mayor Bill de Blasio shut down the New York Police Department’s counter-terror surveillance program in New York City. Show More Summary
An honest trailer for 'The Wolf Of Wall Street,' everything wrong with 'The Matrix' in 12 minutes or less, 8-Bit 'Fifth Element' and more! The post SR Geek Picks: Everything Wrong With ‘The Matrix,’ Honest ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ & More! appeared first on Screen Rant.
House numbers on Google Street View can turn up as blobby, blurry things, so its engineers built a pretty crazy neural network to decipher them. Except this algorithm also turns out to be very very good at deciphering other blobby, blurry texts—like CAPTCHAs, which it cracks with 99 percent accuracy. Take that, human. Read more...