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Don't forget: Gawker is publishing less often to the front page.

Don't forget: Gawker is publishing less often to the front page. Read about the change here. Happening elsewhere: TKTK At the Times, Race Beat Exchanged for Bronx Courts | Defamer Tom DeLonge Pens Note to Fans: "I Follow the Light...I Follow Passion" | Newsfeed Jordan Agrees to Trade Terrorist to ISIS in Exchange for Captured Pilot Read more...

Dior Couture: Vinyl Boots and Plastic Raincoats

5 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

PARIS — Raf Simons took us back to the future yesterday at Dior, conjuring up the romance of the space race during the '60s and '70s (with a Bowie soundtrack to boot). In the show notes, he explained that he wanted to “express something that felt relevant for today, learnt... More »

Why Security May Be the Key Issue in the OpenStack Race

Recently, OStatic interviewed Boris Renski, who is the co-founder of OpenStack-focused company Mirantis. In the interview, Renski noted that much expected consolidation in the OpenStack race may have already happened. "The consolidation has already happened," he said. Show More Summary

"This Is A Race To The Bottom Where No Fiat Currency Wins"

Following another frustrating year in the previous metals markets, 2015 is showing signs that change is afoot. As Santiago Capital's Brent Johnson notes in this brief presentation, while being 'wrong' for the last 2 years on gold has...Show More Summary

Historic 1964 Ferrari 250 LM races to an impressive $9.6 million as records tumble at RM's Arizona sale

last weekArts : Artdaily

RM Auctions kick-started the 2015 collector car season on a strong note last week (January 15-16), generating $63,700,375 in total sales, with 90 percent of all lots sold at its 16th annual Arizona Biltmore sale. RM?s strongest Arizona...Show More Summary

Martin Luther King’s warnings on inequality were ahead of his time

What if Martin Luther King Jr. hadn't been killed? In the weeks before his death, Eugene Robinson notes, he was talking as much about class and the economy as about race: Now our struggle is for genuine equality, which means economic equality. For we know that it isn't enough to integrate lunch counters. What does […]

Yes, the Oscars Have a Woman Problem. But the Best Actress Nominees Are a Promising Sign.

This year, as with pretty much every year in recent memory, the narrative of the Best Actress race has been mostly depressing. As my colleague Dan Kois has noted, only one of this year’s female nominees was in a film deemed worthy of...Show More Summary

Burch begins to fall from her perch

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has put his foot down on Minister for Racing and Gaming Joy Burch’s plan to scrap the twenty-dollar limit on poker machines, a move that would have allowed gamblers to use $50 notes. Ms Burch made the change on 22 December, the very day before Andrew Barr became the Leader of [...]

A Footnote to the Scalise Story and Liberal Double Standards

(Steven Hayward) As John notes below, the Steve Scalise “scandal” is collapsing faster than a Rolling Stone campus rape feature or the Chicago Cubs in a September pennant race, noting also the lack of symmetrical outrage over people like Obama sitting through Rev. Show More Summary

Lean sailors win

A note arrived from The High Velocity Edge's, Steve Spear:Here's the predicament: you show up at a sailing regatta, and when the other teams complain that they’ve never raced together, your team reflects that most have never even sailed. Show More Summary

Philadelphia Hosts World's Shortest Running Event

last monthSports : Deadspin

Have you ever found yourself envious of all those races runners participate in, but are unwilling to actually run? Then Philadelphia (which, it should be noted, is the 14th-fattest city in the U.S.) has just the event for you. Read more...

Blax Press Circular History: When The "White Citizens Council" Rejected Violence And Denied Culpability In The Violent Actions Against "The Nigra" By People Who Were Not Members Of Their Organization

If You Model The ANTICS Of THE BIGOT - You Notice That They All Work The Same, Regardless Of Time, Race Or Issue Make Use Of "Inflammatory Rhetoric" As You Seek To MAXIMIZE THE SIZE OF YOUR CONGREGATION Make Note Of Their VICTIMHOODShow More Summary

57 percent of Americans think U.S. race relations are 'bad'

A new poll from NBC News and The Washington Post found that a majority of Americans think race relations in America are "bad." As NBC News notes, the poll marks "the most pessimistic assessment of racial issues in almost two decades." Four in ten Americans polled said they believed U.S. Show More Summary

Riding the Indian Motorcycle Scout

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Like a Pavlovian cue, the mesmerizing engine note of the 2015 Indian Scout immediately sends the mind racing back through Indian Motorcycle’s legendary heritage. Back to hall-of-fame Scout rider and Indian Wrecking Crew member Bill Tuman’s victory at the Springfield Mile in 1953. Show More Summary

This week's sidebar poll: Did a large phone replace your small tablet?

Phones keep getting bigger and bigger. Some of us love the idea, some of us don't, but it seems nothing will stop or slow down the race to be the biggest. Samsung got in early, with the genius idea that is the Galaxy Note. Whoever had that vision certainly deserves a huge raise, and office with a corner, and a company car. Show More Summary

Funny! Zorbing Southampton fans fall over each other in half-time relay race [Video]

Two Southampton fans hopped in hamster balls at the interval of the match against Manchester United and, surprise surprise, it was rather funny! On a serious note, zorbing is a rather entertaining activity and made for an interesting for the Saints fans as they were beginning to tire of seeing their team waste chances. If […]

NASCAR Notes: Party On Tony Stewart, You Deserve It

BY DAVE GRAYSON Driver/owner Tony Stewart arrived in Las Vegas on Wednesday evening ready to celebrate with his #4 Stewart/Haas Racing, (SHR), team, led by Kevin Harvick, in honor of being the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions....Show More Summary

The Oscar Race Is On, and It Is Wide Open

Back in August, I mapped out the necessary steps Boyhood needed to take in order to score a Best Picture spot at the Oscars. As I noted then, the slight handicap it faced by being released in the middle of the summer—well in advanceShow More Summary

A little reminder: 20 years after being ordered to tally cop shootings, the DOJ still isn't doing it

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Note: Most arrest-related deaths by homicide are by law enforcement, not private citizens. Rate calculated by dividing deaths by the average census population for each race in 2003-09. "Other" includes American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islander, and persons of two or more races. The chart above isn't new. Show More Summary

Race cars or time machines? The Classic 24 Hour at Daytona

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

A 1965 Ford GT40 runs through the Daytona infield at dusk. All photos by Chris Brewer. Editor’s note: We couldn’t make this year’s Classic 24 Hour at Daytona, so we asked Jacksonville, Florida, resident Chris Brewer to cover it for us. Chris is a contributor to the Florida Times Union newspaper, and serves as senior […]

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