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UK wants internet providers to identify who's using their connections

The British government isn't letting up on its desire to track internet activity in the name of fighting terrorism. UK Home Secretary Theresa May is proposing a bill that would require internet providers to keep tabs on who's using a given internet...

Stringer is an interesting way to make a playlist

Stringer for iPhone (free with in-app purchase) is an interesting way to shuffle music music on your iPhone. The app solves what was a problem for me, namely the desire to easily update a custom playlist on the fly. Its UI is quite unique in that it...

Report: Kevin Love to Opt Out and Consider the Lakers

Being a California native, Kevin Love’s name has always been attached to rumors involving the Los Angeles. The rumors persist despite the All-Star forward never having shown a particular desire […] The post Report: Kevin Love to Opt Out and Consider the Lakers appeared first on SLAMonline.

The Genius $5 Product That'll Get Your Hair This Amazing Rocker-y Texture

If you've got $5 and the desire to get your hair texture to look like you partied all night in that "I'm awesome" way (as opposed to, oh, you know...just looking like a giant mess), then you're going to want to know the name of the inexpensive spray hairstylist Tommy Buckett used on Hailee Steinfeld at last night's Topshop flagship store opening. Show More Summary

R O Z E S - Desirable

Sounds like: Banks, Lorde Song: R O Z E S - Desirable What's so good? It is with great pleasure that I formally introduce you to R O Z E S, a 21-year-old American artist from Philadelphia. You might recognise her name from a remix I reviewed a couple weeks ago by Arthur Younger. Show More Summary

Reese Witherspoon Shares Her Desired Hip-Hop Name During 73 Questions With 'Vogue' - Watch Now!

Reese Witherspoon is pretty in purple while catching a departing flight at LAX Airport on Wednesday (October 29) in Los Angeles. The 38-year-old actress recently answered 73 questions for Vogue while giving everyone a tour of her lovely home in Los Angeles. During the video, Reese shared the biggest surprise she’s ever had, her rap [...]

How to manufacture desire

This essay is part of a series written by speakers featuring at our upcoming TNW USA Conference on December 10 in New York. It is adapted from Nir’s book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. Type the name of almost any successful consumer Web company into your search bar and add the word “addict” after it. Show More Summary

HTC Desire EYE Officially Introduced

HTC has officially introduced their latest quad-core Android 4.4 smartphone namely the Desire EYE. Featuring a water-resistant unibody design (IPX7), this high-end smartphone boasts a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, an Adreno 330 GPU, a 2GB RAM and a 16GB […]

HTC Just Built The Ultimate Selfie Phone

HTC just took the wraps off its latest smartphone, the waterproof Desire Eye, which is aptly named given the quality and size of its front-facing camera. It'll be available through AT&T sometime soon, and although HTC didn't disclose its price it's being marketed as a cheaper alternative to the HTC One. Show More Summary

10 Evocative Southern Gothic Films

Southern Gothic cinema owes a lot to the great Tennessee Williams, whose stunning stage plays became evocative films. Works like A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof introduced moviegoers to the steamy South, revealing its sinister side. Show More Summary

Tennessee Williams’s Tortured Greatness

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The author of ‘The Glass Menagerie’ and ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ was first saved and then betrayed by his art in a life every bit as flamboyant and wayward as his plays.

Theater Reviews: Scenes From a Marriage and The Money Shot

You can’t accuse the Belgian director Ivo van Hove of picking fights with weaklings. His productions of Hedda Gabler, The Little Foxes, and A Streetcar Named Desire, all at New York Theater Workshop, have sometimes sucker-punched those venerable plays but in the end did no harm. I realize that’s not... More »

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2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

As most everyone knows, Scottish Ballet will bring its acclaimed production of A Streetcar Named Desire to the Kennedy Center May 28-30, which is the weekend after Memorial Day. Tickets don’t go on sale to the general public until February...

Eric Matthew Frein named as suspect in Pennsylvania trooper's slaying

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Pennsylvania authorities have identified a 31-year-old man they described as a survivalist with a strong desire to kill police officers as the man who allegedly shot and killed a state trooper in an ambush outside a police barracks Friday night.

Gillian Anderson in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' is not so alien

3 months agoArts : Culture Monster

For her American fans, Gillian Anderson is most closely associated with her role as Agent Dana Scully from the Fox science fiction series "The X-Files," but in England, where the actress has lived for years, Anderson has repeatedly ditched the pantsuit in favor of period costumes. On the...

Knight Of The Realm Calls For Politicians Who Deny Global Warming To Be Crushed

The desire to crush politicians is usually the sole preserve of downtrodden, namely the common man, or plebeian, as those in high office fondly regard us as, so it’s somewhat different to hear no less than a distinguished knight of the...Show More Summary

Hands-On: HTC Desire 820

3 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

HTC picked a good name for this mid-range hero device. The 820 is a significant improvement over its predecessor and brings some novel features to the fold. Here are Phone Scoop's initial impressions.

In an act of posthumous musical justice, Alex North’s lost score for 2001: A Space Odyssey will be released on vinyl

A great tragedy that you may or may not know: At the premiere of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, a man named Alex North (who previously scored A Streetcar Named Desire and would go on to score Good Morning Vietnam ; read his bio here) sat in the audience, horrified. Show More Summary

I Allowed People to Mispronounce My African Name for 25 Years

In a recent interview with the Improper Bostonian, Emmy Award-winning star of Orange Is the New Black Uzo Aduba recalls telling her mother of a childhood desire to be called “Zoe,” a name more easily pronounced than her given Nigerian name, Uzoamaka. Show More Summary

Little Red's Modern Fairytale Room — My Room

Name: "Tiny" (8 months) Location: Melbourne, Australia It started with a book. A classic from my childhood turned inspiration for hers. Plus the desire for colour. Just a hint. Red. And from there, this space was born. A Little Red Riding Hood nursery. READ MORE »

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