Want to own a little bit of history? That can be arranged, of course, but you will need a fairly fat bank balance if you want to do so. The Olympics have long been revered to be an event that is held once every four years, where the indomitable human spirit is celebrated, and everyone comes out as winners in their respective disciplines. Show More Summary
I had my hand-sewing basket sitting out the other day, which reminded my girls that they hadn’t sewn anything in a long time. We had to remedy that, of course! With spring on our minds, we decided to make some flowers using our (over-flowing) bin of fabric and felt scraps. Sewing buttons is fun, and […]
"This is the aging of the dawn of Aquarius." I heard a lot of that kind of talk during my battles with the Canadian ?human rights? commissions a few years ago: of course, we all believe in free speech, but...
The golf course exists as a place reserved for relaxation and a step away from the workaday problems from which we all suffer. There should never be anything more violent than a club striking a Titleist, excepting perhaps the thrown club, the kicked ball, or the well-timed explosive curse. Show More Summary
It has been 19 long months (!!!) since we've seen new episodes of Louie and the wait has felt especially brutal since Louie is the best show on TV right now. (Not counting Bob's Burgers, of course—did you watch the latest Brony episode?...Show More Summary
Chris Johnson was defying logic, beating the fastest land mammal on the planet on a 220-foot long dirt course last summer, when the absurdity of the made-for-TV event revealed this undeniable fact: Win or lose, this guy is pretty freaking fast.
A woman waiting on a street corner. A woman in a tight dress. A woman who speaks to someone walking by, waves to a passing car, looks at you too long. Are here clear, unambiguous meanings to these things? Of course not—they could beShow More Summary
When I was a little girl, I dreamed about standing in really long lines to get into a place filled with blaring music and people packed so tightly your ribs felt like they’d never be whole again. That’s not true (my dreams involved drinking legally at the annual summer music festival) but then again, I didn’t grow up in New … [More]
The seventh and final season of the AMC TV series Mad Men begins tonight. Fans are stoked, but it’s been a long time since season six ended. Here’s a refresher course so that you don’t have to spend too much time remembering the salient points that will be continued in the story. Show More Summary
Not long to go now until the biggest Premier League game of the season at Anfield this afternoon. Who would have thought that Liverpool would be challenging for the title in April? Whilst Manchester City can of course take a big step to the title with simply a draw against Brendan Rodgers’ side. Throw into [...]
There were days, not that long ago, when Manchester City would send very few players to a World Cup. Beyond the odd stalwart Irish defender, they had little to offer in the way of international stars. Now, of course, there's an array...Show More Summary
by Jia Tolentino Long week, right? Lots of Gmail chains ("A bird is like, attacking this baby") and Craigslist behavior and of course all that mess with Heartbleed? But we're hanging in there, even if "there" means Daytona, even if one...Show More Summary
Over the course of a several hour long performance, the Volta team built up a giant and foul-smelling pile that alternated copper plates, clothes drenched in acid and zinc. I didn't stand and stare until the final moments of the performance but I wish i had. The goal was to use the oversized battery to produce enough energy for one light bulb, suspended from the ceiling
NBA stars play the game with a lot of emotion and intensity, but it's not always serious business. These guys like to have fun! Over the course of a long NBA season, crazy things happen and luckily the NBA was there to compile all the reactions. [NBA] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The digital model includes every element rendered in "sub-centimeter accuracy." Today the world of Forza Motorsport 5 gets a good deal richer, with Turn 10 Studios announcing the arrival of the famed road course at Long Beach to the game's roster. Show More Summary
For anyone that has ever stepped foot on Augusta National, you know the special feelings you get that even as a golf fan you never expected. The golf course, the history, the long walk past the 18th green down towards the most famous Corner in golf, to check out holes you’ve dreamed about your entire life. Show More Summary
Americans with jobs tend to work long hours. Of course, averages can be deceiving, masking the fact that some people work too much while others work too little. Still, the following chart from the Economist magazine makes one thing clear: on average, U.S. workers with jobs put in more hours per year than workers in […]
Xbox One racer Forza Motorsport 5 will tomorrow be updated with a brand new track, California's Long Beach circuit, Microsoft has announced. The course will be available for free to all users and will be added to all modes: Career, Rivals and multiplayer. Show More Summary
It's a great bargain. You've got unused frequent flier miles. Make-A-Wish has children with dreams. You can donate your frequent flier miles to Make-A-Wish all year long, of course, but April is special. It's when kids with life-threatening...Show More Summary
Could you call a movie Speed if it involves the slowest crash ever? Of course you can, because that's what makes the movie 90 minutes long. Read more...