INGLEWOOD, California (Reuters) - Hollywood Park is giving horse racing fans a run for their money one last time this weekend, as the 75-year-old track near Los Angeles that was once the playground of movie industry elites closes down amid declining U....
From RD Brewer at Twitter, it looks like someone ticked off the lighting crew. I don't even care if it's real, it's crafty. And something more in keeping with the spirit of giving, Homefront Hugs is trying to raise money...
Welcome to the barely-a-post car thread. There are gifts to be bought and gifts to be wrapped, so you get what you get. Got it? What's this? A federal agency comes to their senses? It is one heck of a...
At this point, it's hard not to consider the Philadelphia Eagles as a Super Bowl dark horse in the NFC. Philadelphia has a productive, consistent offense, a fairly hot quarterback, very few injuries and—a Week 15 hiccup in MinnesotaShow More Summary
The best part is the horse’s name is Forrest Gump. We don’t need to make the obvious joke here, it is just too easy. [ more › ]
Like foam take-out containers and puffing e-cigs in public spaces, the city's carriage horses are on their way out. But not before at least a few more are badly mistreated by their owners. [ more › ]
The state's attorney general is filing a lawsuit to stop a slaughterhouse from killing horses for meat.
God help you if you’ve selfied yourself twerking this year. Doubly so if you can spare any love for the English language. Both words were in the running for the ”Word of the Year,” a dubious race of lame horses run by the historically esteemed Oxford Dictionaries (10 years ago the honored word was “metrosexual” and 20 years back it...
Nike continues on the trend of celebrating the Chinese Zodiac with a “Year of the Horse” release in its iconic Air Max 1 silhouette. The grey textured leather and suede upper was inspired by thoroughbred horses, and is complemented with… Nike Air Max 1 “Year of the Horse” is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
Here we observe a horse running freely on Wells Street, as captured by a cyclist who was recording her ride with a helmet mounted camera for some reason. Occasionally people ask why I live in Chicago rather than in New York and, well, here you go. Read more...
Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg, who has been turning increasingly bullish, has published his 2014 outlook. Rosenberg thinks the U.S. economy will surprise to the upside next year. In fact, the title of his note is "The Year of the Horse:...Show More Summary
Northern Virginia’s Salamander Resort & Spa opens with a focus on well-being, from country pursuits to cozy spa treatments and healthful cuisine. In the historic horse country and foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, an hour outside...Show More Summary
This has been a big and challenging year for horses, with many equine issues covered in the news throughout 2013. There was the horse meat scandal in Europe, a move by the horse slaughter industry to resume killing on U.S.... Related Stories Scurrilous Treatment of the Top Dog Will Somebody Please Buy Him a Drink…of Water? Blogs That Engaged and Enraged in 2013
Demons, ghosts, possessions, and a lady in white. It sounds a little silly to me, but it seems be the premise of “Ghost” #1, the latest revival from Dark Horse Comics. Judging by the pedigree of creators on this book, this character must have been... Read More
Dark Horse Comics has declared that March 22, 2014 to be “Hellboy Day.” “Hellboy Day” was set up to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction #1. Mike Mignola, the artist and co-writer behind...Show More Summary
This week's events include ice skating, horse racing, and the greatest concert ever. 5. Holiday burlesque On the sliding scale between "naughty" and "nice," Santa usually ranks as sweet as the...
Apparently there's not enough of this activity going on in some barns around the country. Photo by Jurvetson (flickr) Back in October, the Hoof Blog offered some photos of horses' hooves that could have been gnawed by rodents. The blog...Show More Summary
Blah: (verb) the noise your mouth makes after your pushy aunt serves you a slice of choc ripple cake that could have have enough 'swigs' of Baileys in it to put down a horse. Post Party Season Depression (PPSD): a state of seeminglyShow More Summary
Even by the standard of the English Fifth Estate, this is an extreme case of putting the horse before the cart. Mirror Sport have gone out on a limb and claimed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already landed the West Brom job (albeit with the use of a pun), when in truth the United legend [...]
Good news for people who love surreal comedy! Brian McElhaney and Nick Kocher of BriTANick fame have been optioned by Lionsgate to direct, produce and star in their own movie, according to a Variety exclusive. We can only hope that it ends up being as weird as their Youtube videos.