Previously: DId you notice how we weren’t in Scotland anymore? Cuz we’re not. Title card over a chessboard and a fallen king. Claire is asleep in the early dawn, and is woken by a horse’s whinny. Out the window, she sees Jamie arriving home after a long night, yelling that he’ll be leaving in a few minutes. Show More Summary
Iggy Azalea is all smiles while taking a ride on her horse on Friday afternoon (April 29) in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old “Team” singer recently opened up about online bullying and gave some advice about how other people should handle cyberbullies. “I’d be shocked to hear that anybody hadn’t been bullied online, whether they were [...]
The Kentucky Derby and the chase for the elusive Triple Crown kicks off the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville. This year’s race is mostly among descendants of one horse who never ran in the Derby. Will one contender, as American Pharoah did last year, grace spectators with the rare opportunity to... Show More Summary
Katy Perry could be giving up her religion. The former Christian singer is rumored to have an interest in Buddhism due to her blossoming relationship with Orlando Bloom. The “Dark Horse” singer is considering converting to the religion, claims British tabloids. Show More Summary
Getting around, drinking and dining at the Kentucky Derby this year should prove a lot easier for fans and employees. According to Churchill Downs’ General Manager Ryan Jordan, the famed horse racing venue on Friday launched a Churchill Downs Racetrack app, powered by VenueNext, to give attendees a better experience on-site. Show More Summary
Did you drink your Lemonade this week? We can forgive you if you’ve been exhausted by the Beyoncé blitz in the music press this week, and we’ve got just the cure to ail you: more new music (or videos), all from artists not married to Jay-Z. This week, we’ve got a new video from the […]
Ponies now have more hair style options than just their eponymous tails. Melody Hames is a UK-based 'horse clipper', meaning she has a talent for giving horses the most unique haircuts you've ever seen. Hames is known for her intricate...Show More Summary
Heinz D. Kurz, Economic Thought: A Brief History. Margaret Guroff, The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Shaped American Life. Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan, The Inner Lives of Markets: How People Shape Them — and They Shape Us. Rana Foroohar,...Show More Summary
Horse Racing: Road to the Kentucky Derby April 29 2016, 12:12 PM The first Saturday in May will be here quickly. It's been a long haul starting with Nyquist winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile last year. The prep trail has been arduous as you might imagine with many contenders falling by the wayside....
Modern horses are expert runners. They reach top speeds using a special running gait in which they hold their back stiff as they move. A new study published today reveals that tiny fossil ancestors of modern horses may have moved quite...Show More Summary
Horse Racing: Road to the Kentucky Derby April 29 2016, 11:11 AM The first Saturday in May will be here quickly. It's been a long haul starting with Nyquist winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile last year. The prep trail has been arduous as you might imagine with many contenders falling by the wayside....
The field for next Saturday's Kentucky Derby is not unlike other years, filled with intrigue, doubt and hope. Especially hope. If you look at the 20 horses scheduled to go to post, you'll find they've run 125 races, with 57 winning efforts. Twenty-nine of those wins were graded stakes. No shortage...
Many have chastised US President Barack Obama for his recent decision to dispatch up to 250 special forces to Syria in an effort to tackle Daesh, questioning Washington's true intentions as well as the efficiency of this approach. Two Iranian analysts shared their views with Sputnik.
The USS Scranton is known in Navy circles as the Iron Horse.
By Tom Spurgeon I was happy to witness the speed with which the Skin Horse comic met its initial goal. There's still something about a webcomic reaching out to its readership for support and receiving it that's fundamentally appealing...Show More Summary
If you enjoy getting your arms yanked out of their sockets, the BMW S 1000 RR is a dream machine. With 199 stout German horses under the tank, it’s one of the fastest road-going bikes in the world. It’s also one of the easiest superbikes...Show More Summary
Lately in China it’s been the Kentucky Derby, the Grand National and the Dubai World Cup all rolled into one. Except, it’s not stallions but sinter feed that has been the star turn—not well-reared horses but reinforcing bar the center of attention. Show More Summary
One of the few certainties in college basketball is that some teams and some players will demonstrate surprising improvement from the previous year. It is what makes college hoops appealing and unpredictable. Those unexpected accomplishments...Show More Summary
Emma Thompson, two-time Oscar winning actress and English treasure, has been sprayed with horse shit. Read more...
When we first posted about the upcoming Labyrinth board game from River Horse, you guys totally freaked out, but apart from the fact that it would be released this summer, little was known about how it would be played. Now, thanks to...Show More Summary