Every year German football club Union Berlin had a special Christmas carol service, and this year was no different. In an amazing scene, a reported 27,500 fans turned up at the Sadion An de Alten Forsterei on Tuesday night to enjoy the festive season in song. Many of the fans turned up in Santa hats, while a series of […]
Tonight on TV you've got musical spectaculars for every taste, if you are among the lonely, and if you aren't there's a bunch of murders, an abundance of nuns, and the end of all secrets. Read more...
GO BUY SOME CHEER AND SUPPORT A QUEER! Buy a wreath @ the SASG Holiday Sale I have a confession: Every December, I buy the biggest fresh pine wreath I can afford, and I try to keep it alive until February or March. It’s a fire hazard,...Show More Summary
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers sounded optimistic about his chances of playing in Week 17 after injuring his left calf early in last Sunday’s victory over the Buccaneers. Rodgers didn’t douse any of that optimism on Tuesday. He participated in practice with the rest of the team and went through all of the drills during the…
Tomorrow, those who celebrate #Festivus will engage in the "airing of grievances", otherwise known as "what Twitter does every day". — Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) December 23, 2014 A festival for the rest of us! (and forever appropriate here on Balloon Juice). Per Wikipedia: … In 2010, a CNN story featuring Jerry Stiller detailed the increasing [Read more...]
Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims: 132 children who died — many of them...
Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of handpicked stories from the Switch team. Sony Pictures hackers invoke 9/11 while threatening theaters that show ‘The Interview’ "On Tuesday, the group claiming to be responsible for the massive hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment posted a message on text sharing site Pastebin threatening violence against […]
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti announced a plan to purchase body cameras for every Los Angeles police officer during a press conference on Tuesday. Garcetti said he plans to set aside money in his next budget to fund the purchase of 7,000 body cameras for LA police officers as part of a plan to equip every officer with the technology. Show More Summary
According to a new poll released Tuesday by The Washington Post and ABC News, a majority of Americans believe that torture of suspected terrorists can be justified — even in the wake of graphic revelations by a Senate Intelligence Committee report of exactly what such tactics look like. That public approval conceals partisan differences, as […]
Russia's air force commander on Tuesday accused the United States and its NATO allies of provoking confrontation over the Baltic Sea by sending spy planes near the Russian border "practically every day."
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Even if they weren’t watching the ruble’s afternoon free fall Tuesday, Muscovites are well aware that the value of their currency is falling.The evidence is on nearly every street corner, on the signs outside banks and currency counters advertising ever-higher exchange rates for the dollar and euro. Show More Summary
I love Danish Christmas cookies. Every year I have my fill of them and then I’m left with a half a dozen tins that just sit in my pantry. This year, with the help of a power drill, I decided to create a Cross Stitched Sewing Box. It was so easy to make and I […]
That and much more in Tuesday's NBA newsletter. You can subscribe to Good Morning It's Basketball and get the newsletter in your inbox by 8 a.m. ET every weekday. Good morning. The Kings made official their firing of Michael Malone and promotion of Ty Corbin on Monday. Show More Summary
Remember the Melting Pot? This is better. Soho luncheonette Maman — home to one of the city's all-time greatest chocolate-chip cookies — launches a new dinner series tomorrow night. On the second Tuesday of every month, co-owners Benjamin...Show More Summary
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This month: The A.V. Club atones for its sins of omission, recommending the best movies of the year that we didn’t review. See You NextShow More Summary
It’s not every day I get to duck around protesters on my way to a demo day, but it’s to be expected on UC Berkeley’s campus. On Tuesday night, Free Ventures, a year-and-a-half old student incubator on Berkeley’s campus, held a demo day for its third batch. There were only six startups, and the whole […]
Robert Wayne Hosley was executed Tuesday night: Holsey was represented at his murder trial by an alcoholic lawyer who was under investigation at the time for stealing from a client and who drank a quart of vodka every night of the trial. He was sentenced to death for the 1995 murder of a police officer. […]
It really is the age of the selfie. Instagram announced Tuesday that 300 million people log into its site every month. That puts the photo-sharing site ahead of Twitter, which claims 284 million monthly active users on its official Web site. "Over the past four years, what began as two friends with a dream has grown into […]
Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson bleeds Purple and Gold, and only wants what’s best for the franchise. And that means losing, and lots of it. Magic told reporters Tuesday […] The post Magic Johnson Wants the Lakers to Tank and ‘Lose Every Game’ appeared first on SLAMonline.