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Banks, Money and the Expanding Women's Market

Fri July 11, 2014 Banks, Money and the Expanding Women's Market by Amy-Willard Cross  The King may be in the counting house counting all his money, but thequeen is too these days.  And some banks around the world have realized the power...Show More Summary

London: Scoping out Andre Balazs' Future Standard Hotel London

With news having come down the wire that Andre Balazs will grace London with its own Standard Hotel, we had to head over to the city?s King?s Cross area to have a look ourselves. Smack in the middle of one of the city?s largest construction...Show More Summary

The King's Cross Ice Well in London, United Kingdom

In Victorian Britain, fresh ice was a rare commodity. It was used largely for the refrigeration of meat and dairy products, as well as in place of anaesthetic for many surgical procedures. Ice also became something of a decadent luxury amongst those who could afford it; drinks served with ice cubes stood as a testament to wealth and distinction. Show More Summary

Khalil Mack expects to move around on Raiders’ defense

Raiders rookie Khalil Mack has already set some high goals for himself, but now he can cross off “become a professional writer.” Mack pinch-hit for the vacationing SI.com’s Peter King in today’s Monday Morning Quarterback, and mostly expressed his excitement about joining a veteran-laden Raiders defense. The pass-rushing specialist made it clear he has a…

Photo Tour of Camden Lock Market

Camden Lock Market is another one of these London attractions that I've been meaning to visit for years. I decided to walk there from my hotel, the Tune London King's Cross, via Regent's Canal. I have to say that the market was looking pretty tatty on the approach along the towpath.

After a Thousand Years, The Bayeux Tapestry Is Finally Complete

last weekOdd : Neatorama

(Photo: BBC) On September 28, 1066, William the Bastard crossed the English Channel from Normandy to England. On October 14, his army met that of King Harold Godwinson at the coastal town of Hastings. As a result of that match, William the Bastard became William the Conqueror and Harold Godwinson became dead. Show More Summary

Hogwarts Express opens to all guests at Universal Orlando

By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando this afternoon soft-opened the Hogwarts Express to all guests with Park-to-Park tickets. Visitors could travel from King's Cross station in Universal Studios Florida to Hogsmeade station Islands of Adventure, or vice-versa. Show More Summary

Inside Stories

Tomorrow Sir Quentin Blake's pet project House of Illustration opens at 2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London. Its inaugural exhibition will be Blake's Inside Stories, which brings together rough drafts and storyboards, many never shown before, with finished artwork to demonstrate how ideas evolve, often in close collaboration with the authors. Show More Summary

Engaging parents, community to map student success in South King County

If we had a road map to what parental involvement in schools should be, what would it look like? Would it be a straight line, or a complicated maze of cross streets going in every direction? read more

SpaceUp, For Anyone Who Dreams Of The Stars

last weekEngland / London : Londonist

If you love space exploration, head to King's Cross.

We Didn't Ask for This King of Fighters Music Game

As hinted at earlier this year, The King of Fighters is getting a rhythm game. Dubbed The Rhythm of Fighters, the game is a cross between a music game and a fighting game. Read more...

Kings Place in London’s King’s Cross

Kings Place describes itself as “a hub for music, art dialogue and food”. I spotted it as I was walking north from King’s Cross station toward Regent’s Canal to take the tow path to Camden Lock. From the exterior, it wasn’t that obvious...Show More Summary

Is That Carcosa I Spy? People Had Game of Thrones/True Detective Jokes Last Night

Is the three-eyed raven the Yellow King? Did Bran, Hodor, and Meera cross over into a Louisiana swamp fort on last night's Game of Thrones season finale? Raven-eyed viewers immediately called out how similar that set looked to one from True Detective.... More »

Star Trek and Uglydoll to Cross Over for Toys

Blame that crossover with the Ninja Turtles that Trek did back in the '90s. Since then, it seems to have usurped their throne as the king of mashup toys. Still, I like these better than the Big...

Kings One Win Away From Stanley Cup; Rangers Sliding On Their Faces

last monthSports : Deadspin

The first thing that grabs the eye is, obviously, just how close this came to crossing the line and giving the Kings a 4-0 lead. Not really a big deal, but with 10 minutes left in the game a three-goal lead is not insurmountable. A fourth goal, though, would have emptied the Garden and packed Penn Station. Show More Summary

2014 World Cup: The 'Missed the Plane to Brazil' Dream XI

With 2014's rendition of the World Cup less than one week away, football fans are feeling similar to hyenas in The Lion King—starved. 2015's summer schedule offers little to feed the greedy masses but we will cross that bridge when the time arrives. Show More Summary

First-built Ferrari 375-Plus to cross the block following two-decade legal battle

last monthVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Ferrari 375-Plus, chassis 0384 AM. Photos courtesy Bonhams. For the last quarter century, it seemed that only a King Solomon-level judgement would decide the rightful owner of a one-of-five racing Ferrari stolen and subjected to a long-standing ownership dispute between the Ferrari’s previous owner and current possessor. Now it appears that dispute has been resolved, […]

Why Google's Goofy Little Self-Driving Car Is Almost A Design Triumph

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Google just showed the world their new self-driving car, and it looks pretty much like a cross between an Isetta, Honda's Asimo robot, and a Koala. Matt, the Editor King, told me "our readers are going to hate it." Maybe. But, if you think about it, the design is brilliant. Well, almost brilliant. Read more...

Bookshots: "The Galaxy Club" by Brendan Connell

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Once upon a few decades ago there was a desert man fish king oasis nailed to the cross witch witch fight the Demon Taming Stick sir stab him in the throat do you know where their treasure is? Review by Brian McGackin Bookshots: Pumping...Show More Summary

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