Thousands of Syrians in Lebanon are in flux after the government ordered UNHCR to stop registering new refugees.
Before tonight’s Lightning-Rangers Game 7, CBC caught up with a fan who paid $4,500 for a seat along the glass. “Hundreds only. Benjamin Franklin is killin’ the game!” Give this guy a reality show; Hockey Night in Canada has its hero. Read more...
Thousands gathered Friday to take in the New York skyline as the observation deck of the new World Trade Center -- viewed by many as a symbol of the city's resilience -- opened to the public. The gleaming glass tower, constructed onShow More Summary
The shape can trick people into vastly underestimating how much they're drinking.
Astro Teller, head of Google’s research lab Google X, appeared at the company’s developer conference on Friday to discuss two of the lab’s challenging projects: Glass and Google’s self-driving car.
Are you looking for a way to alter people’s perception of your intellectual capacity? Tired of people thinking you’re “not the brightest bulb in the box” simply because you don’t wear glasses and you always have a beer in your hands?...Show More Summary
On Thursday, Google spent three hours announcing a barrage of new products and features, one after the next. (You can read about them all here.) One phrase that didn’t come up much: Google Plus. The demise of Google’s social networkShow More Summary
Pin it Pharrell just bought this steel and glass mansion in the Hollywood Hills for $7.14 million. The eagle-eyes over at Lonny are pretty convinced the Laurel Canyon abode is the same one from 2011 film Crazy Stupid Love, in which Ryan...Show More Summary
By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings.com Summer is finally here, and I cannot wait to invite my friends over and sit outside on the back deck with a cold drink. After a long day at work, I can definitely use a delicious snack, like these adorable "chick" deviled eggs, and a nice glass of white wine. Show More Summary
San Francisco artist (and Laughing Squid friend) Charlie Gadeken was recently commissioned by Absolut to create a uniquely pyrotechnic dance floor for their Absolut Nights series. The event took place in a glass cube that was temporarily placed in Bushveld of Johannesburg, South Africa. In the bushveld of Johannesburg, Absolut joined forces with fire artist, […]
If you're not looking at a glass (or, if you're like us, a bottle) of Pinot noir a bit differently these days, you somehow missed Tituss Burgess' viral video sensation from the Netflix comedy "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a giddy minute that found more ways to rhyme with the word "noir" than we...
The days of swiping a finger against a glass screen might soon seem as antiquated as dialing numbers on a rotary telephone. If Google has its way you won't need to touch a screen at all anymore. The company's lab for advanced projects...Show More Summary
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is one of the more interesting smartphones to reach the market this year. It offers excellent build quality, an impressive feature set, and unique curved glass. Here is Phone Scoop's look at the AT&T version of this Android device.
Coming home after yet another bad date, what single woman hasn't poured herself an extra large glass of wine and thought, "I guess what they say is true: the only good men left out there are either dead, gay, or fictional." This is exactly...Show More Summary
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. In an 1886 catalog, the Belcher Mosaic Glass Company advertised stained-glass windows to late-19th-century homeowners and businesses. Show More Summary
After backing away from Gensler's design for its San Francisco headquarters, taxi app Uber has unveiled a new design by New York-based Shop Architects that features two separate buildings connected with glass walkways and includes a small city park and
"Is a hit the equivalent of a glass of wine or half a bottle of vodka? What about when a bit of pot is combined with a beer or two? How does a police officer judge the sobriety of a person who is high? Right now, people mostly just guess... Show More Summary
Unlike the rounded conventional lightbulbs, the Nanoleaf bulbs are crafted with striking dodecahedron shapes. The geometric Nanoleaf Gem is sheathed in frosted white glass and casts the same inviting glow as an incandescent. However, incandescent hold a
Circa 1908. "Ashmun Street, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan." A bustling business district whose transport options include auto, streetcar, bicycle, horse and your own two feet. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.
If Peggy Olson had one of these hand blown pink glass tentacle massagers ($19) on her desk, it would go nicely with her Hokusai. Read the rest