Rebekah Aversano hadn't seen her brother's face since Joshua was killed by a van while crossing the street three years ago. Richard Norris didn't have much of a face at all until 2012, when a team of Baltimore physicians gave him anShow More Summary
A man fell to his death from the Williamsburg Bridge this morning, landing not in the river, but on the street on the bridge's Manhattan side. [ more › ]
City views, serene parks, a gondola that will whisk you away to Manhattan, a view of the beautiful 59th Street Bridge... why aren't we all living on Roosevelt Island? [ more › ]
Ripping street skatestress Leticia Bufoni has joined the Boarding for Breast Cancer team. “Working with B4BC to inspire and motivate girls to live a healthy, active lifestyle is really important to me,” said Bufoni. “I’m really excited to be officially joining the team alongside some of the most amazing female athletes of my generation!” For […]
The deadly heatwave that swept through India this week has melted streets with its searing 118-degree temperatures. But it’s also making life even worse for its cities’ most vulnerable residents—the millions of Indian children suffering from lung damage due to the toxic urban air. Read more...
I open my eyes to a gritty, urban skyline dotted with airships. Looking down, I find my feet, the rooftop’s edge, and a vertiginous drop to the street below. Seconds... read more The post Virtual Worlds: Visit Van Gogh’s Masterpiece ‘The Night Café’ in Virtual Reality appeared first on Singularity HUB.
How many were #caughtgramming in this shot? #manhattanhenge2015 #nyc #manhattanhenge A photo posted by Nathan K (@natenurse) on May 28, 2015 at 9:06pm PDT Just in case you happened to be around 42nd Street in New York City last evening...Show More Summary
US stocks end week on sour note as soft data, Greece bailout talks take centre stage.
A UK bill announced this week in the 2015 Queen's Speech aims to curb the manufacturing of "legal highs" sold both in head shops and on the streets with a blanket ban on any and all new psychoactive drugs. The far-reaching proposal is intended to "ban the new generation of psychoactive drugs" – commonly called "legal highs" or "synthetics" due...
In an interview with Esquire, street artist Shepard Fairey said that seven years after designing the iconic red-and-blue poster of Obama with the word “Hope,” he has personally lost faith in the president, who he thinks is “not even close” to living up to how he was represented on the poster. What do you think?
Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks closed lower Friday as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but indexes still posted gains for the month. Transportation shares also weighed on the market, extending recent losses. Show More Summary
Electronic Arts, the gaming company that makes the popular FIFA video game franchise, is bringing women to the virtual pitch, adding 12 women's national teams to FIFA 16 this September. From the Wall Street Journal: EA announced Thursday...Show More Summary
The two historic homes in Kalorama that housed the Textile Museum for 90 years have been sold for $19 million to a private individual, the museum and the George Washington University Museum announced Friday. The S Street NW buildings housed the Textile Museum until 2013, when it closed to prepare for its move to the university’s […]
“Beale Street Dynasty” adds a fascinating chapter to civil rights history, and “Dreams to Remember” evokes the fire of Otis Redding and his Memphis label, Stax Records.
In a few short years, West 57th Street will be dotted with skinny, glass-walled luxury skyscrapers, creating the kind of futuristic skyline that would put even New New York to shame. Though this so-called Billionaire's Row isn't quite...Show More Summary
Two vacancies give the regulator a chance to add market expertise. Critics may gripe about the revolving door, but it pays to know how the financial world works.
“Don’t talk out loud, you lower the IQ of the whole street.”
Perhaps you've occasionally seen a man standing on the street corner offering free hugs. Don't judge me because I'm lonely. The Japanese comedy troupe Guts and Death offers a different take on the practice. Its members stood in a busy area of Tokyo and offered to let people slap them--for free! Some people hesitated to slap with any force. Show More Summary
8 million people and counting have watched the satisfying video. Looks like that video of a female server smacking a handsy male customer was a hoax. France 24 reports (via Grub Street) the video, which has now been viewed over 8 million times, is a fake. In the video, a waitress is seen approaching a customer at the bar for payment. Show More Summary
Capcom UK has a series called "The World Warriors," where they discuss the background of a Street Fighter character, and delve into some pretty neat info. You'll find out where M. Bison came from design-wise, and little factoids, like the tidbit that he shares a birthday with Cody. Previous entries involve Dee Jay, Ibuki, Rolento, Dudley, and Rose. Show More Summary