Recently, Jordan Rosenfeld, who has a great new book out called A Writer's Guide to Persistence, asked a great question on social media: when did you persist through a challenge as a writer? Motivated by the fact that the best answer would win a free book--I am a total sucker for free stuff, especially books--I started thinking. Show More Summary
As if the fact your property could be taken by the government with no proof of a crime, now the TSA is tweeting pictures of personal belongings. Even better, they’re also identifying the airport location. Don’t you feel safe now… Hoping that person was able to get home safely (and destroy that now very identifiable carry […]
Just because Germain Lussier is no longer part of the SlashFilm crew doesn’t mean we’ve lost interest in awesome artwork inspired by film and television. In fact, one of our favorite artists has an awesome new art show coming up inspired by some of your favorite movie locations. Show More Summary
Remember Krispy Kreme? We always preferred their dough to that of Dunkin’, and we regret the fact that New York City’s only K.K. location happens to be in the middle of Penn Station, better known as The Worst Place on Earth. Krispy began...Show More Summary
Those views though Long Island City is an often overlooked place to stay in New York ? why? It can?t be the location ? the views of Manhattan are spectacular. Maybe it?s the fact that there aren?t many boutique options over there? You can?t use that excuse for long, though, because the Boro Hotel is now in soft opening, due to open officially June 28.
The Bank of England has started a blog called "Bank Underground." (The name is a play on the fact that the bank is located at the Bank station on London's Underground system.) So far, it's fascinating. The first post has some nice charts...Show More Summary
As the number of connected mobile gadgets — from smartphones and watches to cars — continues to grow, the market is heating up for accurate location data to serve those of us who use these devices. That fact is being played most expensively at the moment with the sale of Here, the mapping and location services division of Nokia. Show More Summary
The original wooden Emanuel AME Church Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is not just the latest location to be visited by domestic terrorism in our country—it is a deeply rich American treasure. In fact, including the...Show More Summary
Buying out-of-state property or property in a different country can be very rewarding. Due to the fact that you’re not bound by your current location’s limitations, you have access to property in prime locations elsewhere. Prices could be in your favor, rental demand could be through the roof, or maybe you’re simply able to diversify [...]Show More Summary
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry insisted in a statement issued Friday that nuclear facilities located on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea belong to Ukraine despite the fact that the region rejoined Russia over a year ago following referendum.
Available for $7 at all Ample Hills and Baked locations. Is there a more iconic New York cookie than the black-and-white? And, given the fact that the ice-cream sandwich was invented circa 1899 on our own gritty streets by a pushcart...Show More Summary
Now that Starbucks Evenings locations will sell wine, beer, and appetizers, as reported by the Inquisitr, Taco Bell has stepped up their game to sell beer, wine, and boozy type of “freezes” drinks. In fact, the upscale Taco Bell in Wicker...Show More Summary
We think the building at the southwest corner of Broadway and Lawrence, where Bank of America is located, is a fabulous and handsome restoration. In fact, someone liked 4752-4760 Broadway so much that they just paid $2.85 million for it. Show More Summary
A solid understanding of light can make you stand out from an average photographer. In fact, in portrait photography, light is even more important than the subject and location. This is because without the proper use of light, you can...Show More Summary
Despite the fact that Facebook’s mobile Messenger will inform you specifically that it will keep track of your location data right from the get go, as you install the app for the first time – all the way to every single moment you decide...Show More Summary
In 2009, when I worked on my "Haunted Formula" by studying the qualities of 50 well documented haunted locations in the US, I found a very high incidence of them being near streams, rivers, ocean, or other moving water. In fact, 41 of the 50 sites were near moving water. Show More Summary
Since FAO Schwarz, the monstrous New York City toy store, announced that it will be closing its Fifth Avenue location, toy fans have been mourning the loss of a childhood staple. But there's no use crying over the end of an era, especially when you can learn about its history instead. 1. Show More Summary
While just about everyone knows that bats locate prey in the dark using echolocation, one thing that many people may not realize is the fact that horseshoe bats are particularly good at it. With this in mind, engineers at Virginia Tech are now developing a sonar system that emulates the system used by those bats. Show More Summary
People are freaking out. Rochester-based grocer Wegmans will finally open its first New York City location, and the chain's cultish fans immediately experienced a collective meltdown. This, despite the fact that the store, set to open in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, won't land here until 2017. Show More Summary
Let me begin with two indisputable facts. The first is that here in the USA we have a legally protected and highly latitudinarian right to free speech that extends beyond speech and writing proper to include such activities as flag-burning...