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i've known rivers

Crossing the river in Lome, TogoFebruary 2012 I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. Show More Summary

Five reasons I will skip Wallenda's walk

If all goes according to plan — still a big if at this early stage in the preparations — daredevil Nik Wallenda will cross the Chicago River on a high wire for an international television audience on the evening of Nov. 2. If all goes...Show More Summary

What is about North Korea that's so attractive to Americans?

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several U.S. soldiers dashed around land mines.

American man caught trying to swim to North Korea

There's a fine line between crazy and adventurous, and this guy is on it. The Korea Herald reports that a U.S. citizen was caught trying to cross the Han River between South and North Korea at around 11:55 pm Tuesday. The American, apparently in his early 30s, was taken into custody by South Korean Marines in Gimpo, Gyeonggi Province. Show More Summary

Villagers create novel device to help students cross river and go to school

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Villagers in Beigousi, a mountainous village in Shaanxi province, created a homemade cable-car to help more than 60 children cross a river and get to school after heavy rain washed away a temporary bridge last week, NetEase reports. [ more › ]

4 Stops on the Niagara Freedom Trail

Niagara Bound Tours is a tourism company dedicated to teaching travelers about the experiences of freedom seekers who crossed the Niagara River during enslavement.

Lush Green Lilypad Bridge Spins Open to Accomodate Boat Traffic

Located on a canal in front of Bayer's San Paulo headquarters, the bridge allows for more efficient crossing of the Pinheiros River by extending the walking and bike path used by Bayer employees. The two pivoting islands connecting the 90-meter bridge use

Bronx River Parkway Crash Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured

A Mini Cooper traveling south on the Bronx River Parkway, south of the Cross Bronx Expressway, crashed, killing two people and critically injuring another. Speed may have been a factor. [ more › ]

Jennifer Garner Wasn't Happy With Ben Affleck After His Ice Bucket Challenge

Ben Affleck ruined Jennifer Garner's phone as he threw her in the pool - Us Weekly Melissa Rivers "did everything as Joan would have wanted" - People You probably don't want to cross Taylor Swift - HuffPost Celebrity Did this celebrity...Show More Summary

Ryan Seacrest on Joan Rivers: "She'd Be Doing Her Shtick, Even in the Hallway"

The media personality recalls often crossing paths at E! with the comedy legend read more

That Time Joan Rivers Did the Cover of Cosmoparody

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

For The Observer, Lisa DePaulo has compiled a life-affirming hit parade of memories from journalists, journalism students and others who crossed paths along the years with Joan Rivers. Among those sharing anecdotes is our very own Lunch...Show More Summary

Joan Rivers’s Palestinian finale

As just about everyone who comes to our site knows, the late Joan Rivers, whose obituaries hail her as a comic genius who crossed lines others had respected, ramped up her notoriety in the last weeks of her life by two airport rants saying Palestinians in Gaza deserve to be killed. Sadly, these racist smears

Kylie Jenner Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers on Instagram

When Joan Rivers passed away yesterday at the age of 81, dozens of celebrities who had crossed paths with the comedy legend over the course of her career expressed their grief on social media. It seemed that everyone in Hollywood tweeted...Show More Summary

These two videos, 45 years apart, perfectly capture Joan Rivers' enduring, trailblazing career

Few comediennes could make you cringe-laugh like Joan Rivers. There was no line Rivers wouldn't cross. No one — not the president, celebrities, her family, or herself — was safe from her gut-punching wit. She was a trailblazer in the industry and one of the hardest working women in showbiz. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers, Fashion's Funniest Voice, Has Passed Away

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

It's a sad day when one of the funniest voices in fashion has been silenced. Joan Rivers passed away today after days of keeping our fingers crossed, per daughter Melissa's request. The comedian made a career out of not backing down and refusing to tow the line. Show More Summary

The Sideways Waterfall

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

Most waterfalls occur in a places where the path of a river crosses a vertical drop in ground level. There one waterfall, possibly the only one in the world, where the drop is parallel to the course of the river: Moconá Falls, on the Uruguay River that runs along the border of Argentina and Brazil. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers -- Health Dept. Launches 'Review' of Clinic

The clinic where Joan Rivers suffered respiratory and cardiac arrest is now in the cross hairs of NY health officials -- TMZ has learned they're "reviewing" the case. Sources tell us the state's Dept. of Health has contacted the clinic --…

Joan Rivers Reportedly Brought Out of Coma as Family Considers Lawsuit

Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa Rivers said on Sunday that she is keeping her "fingers crossed" for the comedian's full recovery, as doctors begin to bring her back from a medically induced coma, according to a report Rivers remains in...Show More Summary

Joan Rivers' doctors waking her from coma, daughter Melissa's 'fingers crossed'

Joan Rivers remains on life support at a New York City Hospital after a complication during throat surgery caused her to stop breathing, but the comedian's team of doctors have begun to wake her up from her medically induced coma and...Show More Summary

Joan Rivers’ Family ‘Keeping Our Fingers Crossed,’ but Concerned About Health

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Joan Rivers was hospitalized and placed in a medically-induced coma for the past few days, but a new report says doctors started to bring her out of the coma yesterday and will take until tomorrow to complete properly.

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