This past weekend, the standout independent wrestling promotion, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, put on its annual Battle of Los Angeles tournament, perhaps better known as BOLA. For three days, American independent stars, underutilized former […]
In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.
Images courtesy New Zealand New Zealand is on the hunt to do away with the Union Jack, a throwback to their British colonial days, and one of the above four designs might replace it. Last month an independent committee selected 40 semi-finalists...Show More Summary
A couple of days after Indonesia celebrated its 70th year of independence from the Dutch empire, a group of around 500 people on the island of Bali exercised their right to protest — supported by the country's biggest punk band. Before...Show More Summary
Not only will opera tenor Plácido Domingo be in Las Vegas for Mexican Independence Day festivities on Sept. 15, but he has now announced that he's bringing guest conductor Eugene Kohn and guest soprano Ana Maria Martinez to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace for the performance. All will be backed...
It is common wisdom that the top-grossing movies of 2016 will be made up of some combination of Batman v Superman, Captain America: Civil War, Independence Day: Resurgence, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Finding Dory, Suicide Squad, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story But it is the film that comes out just after Civil War (and right [...]
20-25 Oct 1996: the year that gave us Independence Day, the Macarena, Yahoo and the Tamagotchi – and Michael Flatley’s neo folk Irish blockbuster, Lord of the...
(This was originally for the Independent's Observations section the other day.) The new season at the Royal Opera House opens with a collaborative effort unusual enough to seem a tad startling. Orphée et Eurydice by Christoph Willibald...Show More Summary
Data Visualisation by @IanTSommers. Data Source: Independence Days.
At this stage, assuming there’s anything logical or normal about the Washington quarterback situation would be a mistake. But with every passing day, it gets stranger and stranger. Tonight’s statement from an independent neurologist that Robert Griffin III wasn’t actually cleared to play because of the thing that he wouldn’t acknowledge as a concussion, was weird…
One day after an independent neurologist cleared Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III for action in Saturday's preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, that decision was reversed. According to the Redskins' official...Show More Summary
Tastemakr allows people to discover a new independent food maker, such as Vicky Graham and Vicky's Donuts, every day
I suppose some kind of independent review was inevitable after the police in Scotland fail to investigate a car crash until three days after the event was first reported. But as things stand the only fact we know is that the original...Show More Summary
In conjunction with the nation’s 58th Independence Day and 52nd Malaysia Day, iProperty.com Malaysia alongside Malaysians for Malaysia and iM4U have partnered to launch the #Malaysiamyhome campaign.
“This flag-raising ceremony has been integral because we have always wanted to show people that we are a strong ethnic group”. In recognition of Ukraine’s Independence Day Georgia’s Minister of Defence Tinatin Khidasheli visited the Tserovani Rehabilitation Centre and the wounded Ukrainian servicemen. US President Barack Obama marked the day by sending friendly greetings to
Some of Ukraine's frontline soldiers toasted Monday's Independence Day with a bowl of yoghurt. "We'll make do with that instead of alcohol," Che, the commander of a 20-strong unit of grenadiers, told VICE News. "We are at the front.Show More Summary
Chelsea are confident that they will agree a deal to land Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba before the end of the summer transfer window according to the Independent. Recent reports had suggested that the West London side were preparing...Show More Summary
Jeff Goldblum is definitely in the running for father of the year! On Independence Day, the Independence Day: Resurgence star welcomed a son named Charlie Ocean Goldblum! The actor appeared on Monday's Conan to reveal that he loves everything about fatherhood — also that his son's middle name is after the ocean, and definitely NOT Ocean Spray [...]
Just last month astrophysicist Stephen Hawking announced that he was supporting a $100 million program to investigate extraterrestrial life. Russian venture capitalist and physicist, Yuri Milner, is funding the project. The initiative...Show More Summary
As Labor Day looms, more Americans than ever don't know how much they'll be earning next week or even tomorrow. This varied group includes independent contractors, temporary workers, the self-employed, part-timers, freelancers, and free agents. Show More Summary