Lauren Beukes won critical acclaim for her first two novels, Zoo City and Moxieland, both of which were urban fantasies set in her native South Africa. Now she's set her imagination loose on a different continent, to explore the inner life of a serial killer in Chicago who figures out how to travel through time. The Shining Girls is a must-read. Read more...
Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY), AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) Ford says good-bye to Best Buy and pegs AeroVironment as new plug-in EV charger...Show More Summary
Sadly, “man’s best friend” is often a letter carrier’s worst menace. Despite extensive training on how to avoid aggressive canines — and ample supplies of dog repellant — nearly 6000 postal workers were bitten by dogs in 2012, according to newly-released statistics from the U.S. Show More Summary
Buzzfeed recently posted 40 of the "best worst runner costumes." Here are my favorite. (And it's great to see a lot of these from local races here in the Cities!) A naked Jester in white face: Fake Pregnant Fake Nuns: “Quiky,” the Nesquik...Show More Summary
Another week, another five Tumblrs for you to get behind. This week’s picks range from some of the best babes in the game to the impossible act of finding affordable housing in New York City. Let us know what you… 5 Tumblrs We’re Enjoying This Week: NYC Housing, Babes, Trolls and More is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Beyoncé might have let her Antwerp fans down on Tuesday, cancelling a show due to exhaustion, but she did her best to begin making it up to the city when she performed her second scheduled show on Wednesday. Despite doctors' warnings and despite a rumor that she would be by Jay-Z's side at Cannes, Queen [...]
Biking mapping site BikeScore has released a new ranking of the country’s best cities for biking, accounting for factors like bike lanes, hilliness, route options, and numbers of commuters. How does your city rank? A recent international ranking of the world’s best cities for biking didn’t shower North America with plaudits. Show More Summary
Check out Jenny from the Block! Jennifer Lopez has come a looong way, baby. Here’s JLo looking as chic as the best of them in New York City. I like that top. And I need that clutch- LOL. There was … Continue reading »
As one of Europe’s most iconic city cars, it’s only fitting that the Fiat Panda is coming to Australia to belatedly expand the Italian brand’s local line-up. And it’s another Fiat that demonstrates what the company does best, because like … Continue reading ? The post Fiat Panda Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
The John Kerry at Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage. Photo by jbcurio The city of Boston has always been known for its resilient citizens. With the marathon events still fresh in our minds, there is no denying that Boston is strong and will always... Read more
San Francisco-based label the Flenser is one of the best sources today for excellent/experimental underground metal, and it’s especially notable for discovering and releasing music by artists who also reside in the City By The Bay, including Botanist, Necrite, and Obolus. Last year, the label released a split 7-inch featuring two of the city’s most [...]
A new Atlanta City Council measure could place heavy restrictions on shooting ranges inside the city limits. The proposed ordinance, citing the "best interest of the public safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Atlanta,"Show More Summary
In their new book, "Nature's Fortune," Mark Tercek and Jonathan Adams tell the story of how the Big Apple built the best water treatment system in the world, no filters required.
SAN FRANCISCO — Many artists I know are incredibly ambitious. They want to be the best, the most effective artist they can be. And if they move to a large city with a supportive gallery and museum system, they can turn that ambition into career success.
The Kansas City Royals have gotten off to a 19-16 start to their 2013 campaign. And while that puts their record just three games above.500, that is four games better than where the Royals were at the same point last year. While manager...Show More Summary
Besides the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston or New York, where's the best place to get a job in tech? Bright.com, a San Francisco job hunting startup, looked through 4.5 million job listings on its site and came up with this list. These are the cities that had the most per capita IT job growth and the most tech job openings over the past year. Show More Summary
A bunch of SELF staffers are just weeks away from competing in the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon. While we're turning up the heat on training (6:30 am swims before work, anyone?), the thing that keeps us up at night isn't worry about the race itself -- rather, it's the fear of getting injured while we're training for the race. Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber Cellphones, guys. They're the best, aren't they? Except when we lose them. Then they're the worst. We've then gotta pay for a new one; try to get back all our phone numbers; and if we don't have some sort of cloud, yuck, we've lost all our photos. Show More Summary
May is National Pet Month, so real estate website Estately decided to list the 17 best U.S. cities for dogs. Factors considered: weather, Walk Score, yard size, dog activities, Meetup groups, and the availability of dog sitters on Rover.com....
Sports media juggernaut ESPN held its upfront presentation in New York City this morning. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera and Soccer star Landon Donovan joined executives in the Best Buy Theater to pitch advertisers on spending big bucks...Show More Summary