Pope Francis has made a controversial decision regarding his visit to Bolivia on July 8 by stating that he plans to sample leaves from the Coca plant, the raw ingredient in cocaine. Although he will not be sampling the illicit drug, the leaves of the Coca plant are known to be mild stimulants. Show More Summary
When I visited Mexico City for the first time, the place I wanted to see more than any other was Frida Kahlo's house in Coyoacán — the Casa Azul. Since that trip, Casa Azul (Museo Frida Kahlo) has been spruced up, and hidden wondersShow More Summary
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a hospital in Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday, shortly after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived in the city to visit camps for people fleeing a militant Islamist insurgency.
Caitlyn Jenner has clearly taken a few pieces of fashion advice from Kim Kardashian. The 65-year old reality star took in a Broadway show during her visit to New York City this week, flaunting what her mama doctor gave her in a lacey...Show More Summary
Last week was an out of town week. Ellie and I visited my parents and sister in Peachtree City. I made a Hippo. Then we came home, I washed a bunch of clothes, re-packed, and we went to spend the night at Mary Esther. I finished that Elephant. And knit a longer tail for the […]
In the middle of a brutal heat wave, a visit to the Natural History Museum of Utah, perched in the foothills above Salt Lake City sounded like a good respite from the 102F day outside. And my timing was good: it was a weekday afternoon...Show More Summary
The Fourth of July is this Saturday, and for those not using Independence Day Weekend to get away from the city -- or for those who will be visiting from out of town -- there's never a shortage of...
Courtney McCullough wearing Negative Underwear, Soho, New York City; photo by Jill Shomer I recently had the opportunity to photograph Courtney McCullough, a model and actress visiting NYC from her native Los Angeles. We wound up doing three shoots together over two days, and as a result, became friends. Show More Summary
The Vatican has released a full itinerary for Pope Francis' September 23-27 trip to the United States, during which the popular pontiff will hold mass in three East Coast cities. The highlights: - September 23: Mass at the BasiliciaShow More Summary
Caitlyn Jenner visited New York City over the weekend to attend events celebrating NYC Pride, where she made her first public appearance since her Vanity Fair debut earlier this month.
If you’re the kind of person who needs to know everything about a city before you visit, your list of requirements might include pinning down where you can get a cheap beer. So before you hit the road or book that flight, you might want to check out a recent list of which cities around the globe have the priciest … [More]
To celebrate the release of Seinfeld on Hulu, the streaming service recreated Jerry‘s apartment from the show for a fan event in New York City. Excited Seinfeld fan Tim McGeever visited the installation just hours after it opened, and managed to break the door while doing an enthusiastic Kramer impression. via reddit, Daily Picks and Flicks
The USS Laboon is on a three-day visit to the Georgian city of Batumi to take part in the joint drills with the local coast guard as part of the US declared commitment to provide security to its allies located close to Russia, which Moscow lawfully perceives as a blatant military buildup on its borders.
The last time we heard of a party thrown by Dan Bilzerian, it included giraffes, mermaids, and cameo appearances from Vin Diesel and Ludacris. So when we found out Bilzerian was visiting New York City to host a party in support of his...Show More Summary
The band Camel Anathema, with a familiar font and presentation Spex in the City TK Maxx, aka TJ Maxx, apparently renamed in the UK to avoid conflict with retailer TJ Hughes http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss
Homosexuals can attend a Catholic family congress in Philadelphia during Pope Francis’ U.S. visit this year but won’t be allowed to use it to attack Church teachings, the city’s archbishop said on Thursday. “We don’t want to provide a platform at the meeting for people...
Courtney McCullough wearing Negative Underwear, Soho, New York City; photo by Jill Shomer I recently had the opportunity to photograph Courtney McCullough, a model and actress visiting NYC from her native Los Angeles. We wound up doing...Show More Summary
Homosexuals can attend a Catholic family congress in Philadelphia during Pope Francis' U.S. visit this year but won't be allowed to use it to attack Church teachings, the city's archbishop said on Thursday. "We don't want to provideShow More Summary