Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Gorgon City, Maya Jane Coles Song: Maribou State - Scarlett Groove (Maribou Club Edit) [download here] What's so good? Proving that Maribou State tops themselves with every release, they’ve...Show More Summary
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey gets a chance to continue her unbeaten streak against arch nemesis Miesha Tate at UFC 168 next Saturday and she couldn't care less that she is being portrayed as the bad guy after season...Show More Summary
In the looming battle over electronic cigarettes, New York City struck early. It’s not surprising. In one of its last moves before avowed tobacco opponent Mayor Michael Bloomberg leaves office, the city council voted Dec. 19 to subject e-cigarettes to the same regulations as regular smokes. Show More Summary
Two Canadian cities, Vancouver and Montreal, have the world’s best public library systems, according to a new survey by German researchers.
It's here, folks. The battle royale between the regulators and the people over e-cigarettes is upon us. It started a few years ago, calmly, but with New York City banning vaping in public places, the knives are about to come out. Read more...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A county clerk's office in Utah is issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, just hours after a federal judge struck down Utah's ban on gay marriages.
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There is no waiting period in Utah. Couples that wish to marry there might want to do so immediately, as many expect the state to rush an appeal for a stay to Tenth Circuit Court.Via the Salt Lake City Tribune: Michael Adam Ferguson and J. Show More Summary
In cities around the world, the question of who leads the urban planning process, and how it is conducted, is central to the creation of just cities. We asked URB.im's bureau chiefs in Mumbai, Nairobi, Jakarta, Dhaka and Mexico City to focus on how to design city planning instruments to be more inclusive. Show More Summary
It's Christmas time, which for many will include shopping, family, and an empty city. But it also means it's a time to reflect on what this time of year really means. [ more › ]
(Beirut) – Sectarian tensions between the Alawite Jabal Mohsen neighborhood and surrounding Sunni neighborhoods have led to increasing targeted attacks against Alawites in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. The Lebanese authorities’...Show More Summary
In “City of the Lost,” David Remnick writes about the Za’atari refugee camp, in Jordan, home to refugees of Syria’s civil war. When the camp opened, in July, 2012, its population numbered in the hundreds. Now there are over a hundred thousand people there, making it the fourth-largest population center in Jordan. Show More Summary
Federal and local authorities have announced that a multi-million dollar plan to smuggle heroin into New York City—via drug-stuffed couches—was thwarted. The mastermind, Serigo Zuilanny Gordillo Joyo (aka "Andres"), was extraditedShow More Summary
Uganda passed a bill mandating life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality.” The Salvation Army needs to apologize. A historical perspective on the systematic devaluing of young black women. Radicals in City Hall. Watch: The Night Witch. A Roe roundtable. The top pro-choice heroes of 2013. A big victory for sex workers in Canada. Alexandra Brodsky links.
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For Christmas this year, Phoenix lawmakers are taking aim at puppy and kitten mills. This week, the city council passed a law that bans the sale of dogs and cats from commercial breeders. As of next January, pet stores will only be able...Show More Summary
The New York City Council voted yesterday to ban the use of e-cigarettes in bars, offices and even outdoors in public parks. The Council approved the ban 43 to 8, and the new law will go into effect in four months. I know first-hand about smoking, e-cigarettes, addiction and harm-reduction -- on both a personal and professional level. Show More Summary
My name is Kamal Abdoun and I am 24 years old. I was born in Sharkia, Egypt. I live with 5 family members, and have a younger brother and sister. In Sharkia, it is very hard to find a job in my career. It is a poor city, famous for agriculture...Show More Summary
Kristen Wiig waves to the crowd as she arrives for a taping of The Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday evening (December 19) in New York City. The 40-year-old actress promoted her movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which hits theaters on December 25. “I was excited about doing something that wasn’t comedic, [...]
Youtuber LaLigaAction has dug up this rarefied footage from the archives to show that eccentric Cardiff owner Vincent Tan may have been plotting Malky Mackay’s downfall as far back as August – when Cardiff BEAT Man City 3-2. How else to explain this crazy and evil snub from the owner to his manager at full-time? [...]