I moved to Los Angeles recently, after 16 years living in New York City. Over the past three years or so, I learned that much of what I had been taught about L.A. when growing up on the East Coast was false. (You know what I’m talking about – “the only cultural advantage of L.A. Show More Summary
Now that Beijing has been chosen as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it faces a number of obstacles -- outrage over human rights abuses, its strangling pollution and a problem very specific to the season: Where is a city notorious for bone-dry winters going to get enough snow?
To the editor: The purpose of the new ordinance passed by the Los Angeles City Council restricting the size of gun magazines to no more than 10 rounds is to reduce the firepower of gun users. ("L.A. City Council bans large-capacity ammunition magazines," July 28)
The University of Nottingham was the first foreign university to establish an independent campus in China in 2004. It chose Ningbo. Nottingham's sister city of Ningbo sent two Chinese guardian lions as a gift. In return, Nottingham will recaste James Woodford's Robin Hood (1952) near Nottingham Castle and fly the copy to Ningbo. Show More Summary
BALTIMORE 2015 YTD - 189 MURDERS YET during their "Propaganda Social Justice Interviews" the EMBEDDED BLACK FOX CONFIDENCE MEN make reference to "Sanford, Ferguson and BALTIMORE" in their "Mission Accomplished Cities / #Black Lives Matter" combat tour of duty list"
Everyone knows a pool party isn't complete without a 1,000 foot water slide The folks over at Slide The City, an organization that takes 1,000 foot water slides to different cities in America, knows this rule well. They're currently setting up an inflatable water slide in Omaha, Nebraska, for a sold-out event on Aug. Show More Summary
[America's warning to the people of Hiroshima, August 1, 1945](http://www.amnation.com/vfr/archives/008604.html): Delivered to Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and 33 other Japanese cities on 1 August 1945. One side of the leaflet had a photo of five U.S. Show More Summary
Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of the New York City startup Quirky, is stepping down, the company announced Friday evening. For more than a month, the company has been struggling to raise funding for its main invention platform, as well as for Wink, Quirky's Internet of Things subsidiary. Show More Summary
For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.
Back in 2008, Aaron Ramsey looked almost certain to make a switch from Cardiff City, his childhood club, to Manchester United. In fact, a fee was agreed between the two teams and was announced on United’s official website. Nevertheless, the Gunners … Continue reading ?
Not the thread, the weather. Bike Portland reports on a new parking proposal from the City of Portland, on how to deal with the issue of tenants in no-parking-provided apartments consuming on-street parking in single-family neighborhoods: ...Show More Summary
At the Slate Political Gabfest's live D.C. show this week, Emily, David, and John tried to diagram a sentence uttered in Sun City, South Carolina on July 21 by the ever-eloquent Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. They were defeated. But, as this is America, the story doesn't end there. Show More Summary
With the way things are going, conservatives are going to need them.
Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom is set to follow team-mate Isaac Hayden to Hull City on a season-long loan deal.
Man City to offer Pep Guardiola £100m deal, Barcelona have no plans of selling Pedro, Berbatov set for Villa, plus more.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Approval ratings for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto have fallen to a new low, a newspaper poll showed on Friday amid a weak economy and after the escape of the country's most notorious criminal from a maximum-security prison.
Where are the best locations for operating a tech startup? You may need more than one.
The numbers continue to climb : Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in...Show More Summary
A trip to a shooting range, a deep dive into Nietzsche and an exploration into what's ailing American cities. These are among the adventures that law school students can look forward to this fall.
For 38-year-old Manchester City fan Mark Pinder, the sight of the Manchester United crest would be one of disgust. But now that he's got it branded on his leg in ink form, it's a source of happiness to an extent. Pinder 's 12-year-old son Kirk has muscular dystrophy, which causes one's muscles to slowly deteriorate. Show More Summary