THE DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR: Billions spent, but fewer people are using public transportation in Southern California: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the region’s largest carrier, lost more than 10% of its boardings from 2006 to 2015, a decline that appears to be accelerating. Despite a $9-billion investment in new light rail and subway […]
While the rumors surrounding Gareth Bale have died down in recent weeks, Manchester United continue to make headlines with Ed Woodward’s desire to bring in a “galatico.” A big name player like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or Neymar might bring further global attention to the club, but they are all […]
Vincent is one of the most hallowed names in motorcycling. The original company only operated for 27 years, but that short time was enough to create some of the world’s most desirable motorcycles. Not surprisingly, we don’t often see custom Vincents: They’re rare, and they sell for a fortune at auction. Show More Summary
In the late 1940s, a young Nebraskan actor named Marlon Brando had been starring for several months in A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway when he was contracted to play a fighter in a TV pilot, Come Out Fighting! For the role, Brando...Show More Summary
He doesn’t praise it by name, but says it was “very effective.” In response to a question from CNN’s Jake Tapper about his stated desire to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, Donald Trump suggested that similar policies adopted by the Eisenhower administration were not “shameful” but “very effective.” …U.S. authorities transported hundreds of thousands of [...]
It doesn't get much more nerdy than the moment a YouTube star asked President Obama to describe the desired properties of the hypothetical element "Obamium."
Rams owner Stan Kroenke and others violated Missouri law by lying about their desire to keep the NFL team in St. Louis, according to a lawsuit filed by fans that seeks class-action status and unspecified damages. The suit was filed Wednesday in St. Louis Circuit Court, one day after NFL owners...
After announcing her desire to start feminist book club, Emma Watson has finally decided on its name: “Our Shared Shelf.” How quaint. Watson officially launched the club on Goodreads and declared Gloria Steinem’s My Life on the Road as the first book. Show More Summary
Last October, the first medication designed to treat low sexual desire in women hit the market. Depending on who you believe, flibanserin (sold under the brand name Addyi) is either a safe and effective treatment for the most commonShow More Summary
Exclusive research from Autotrader shows that future car buyers don't want to sacrifice safety in the name of high tech. But they also desire the cool bells and whistles that come from connected wheels. "The automotive industry willShow More Summary
He managed Cream. But no one knew his name until “Saturday Night Fever.” You’ve got to understand, the only requirement to being in show business, especially the music world, is the desire. It’s a compendium of self-made men, hustlers who fear neither veracity nor the law in their climb to the top. Whatever you learn […] The post Robert Stigwood appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Trump supporters and the Oregon militia have a lot in common, namely a desire to monopolize government resources
So, this is silly. A suburb in Ottawa was designed with a little inspiration from Azeroth, borrowing a bunch of street names from cities and locations from World of Warcraft. If you've ever had a burning desire to live on Silvermoon Crescent, now is your chance. Show More Summary
Surprise, surprise. Taylor Swift was voted the "Most Desirable Neighbor" for Zillow's ninth annual Celebrity Neighbor Survey released Tuesday. And the blonde beauty beat out the other nominees with 12 percent of the votes! Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer rounded out the top three with 11 and nine percent of the votes, respectively. Sounds like a pretty good [...]
Unless you’re flying first class, you can’t expect much from most airlines. The majority of them leave much to be desired, but some are worse than others. Travel + Leisure has named the world’s worst airlines for in-flight service. Read more...
Madonna has taken legal measures to bring her son Rocco back to the United States, and a Manhattan Supreme Court judge has granted her "all the relief" that she requested. The Material Girl, 57, whose full name is Madonna Ciccone, appeared in a New York City courtroom on Wednesday, according to...
Emma is still the most popular newborn girl's name, despite our stated desires for the most unique baby brands
Meet Leonard Slutsky. He’s a Consumerist reader who had one desire: to give Macy’s money. But Macy’s wouldn’t accept his online order, simply because his last name is Slutsky. Last week, Leonard tried to give Macys.com $23.84 for something he wanted to order and pick up later, but he ran into trouble when he entered his last name in the …
Singer-songwriter Emily Mills vents about the stress of motherhood — and her desire for a glass of vino — in the aptly named spoof, "Hello from the Mother Side."
Black Bear Brand originated from a label of the same name that had been part of the American clothing landscape for almost 100 years. Desiring to carry on the heritage of its forbearer, the rebooted Black Bear Brand takes reinterpreting… The post Black Bear Brand & Crescent Down Works Present a Cozy Winter Capsule appeared first on Selectism.