I survey my new neighborhood, strolling down each block, palm tree to palm tree, the hot sun beading on my face as I admire the scenic hills in the distance.
Even before this year’s Cannes Film Festival had begun, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Winter Sleep was considered the odds-on favorite to win the Palme D’Or, which it ultimately did. Not bad guesswork, given that nobody had seen the film, nor any of the others in competition, yet. Show More Summary
It is always a bit surreal to step inside a hotel or resort that you've spent months or years hyping up--you know how we do it--poring over renderings, searching for possible opening dates, hunting for room amenities and cycling through the reservations system to find out the opening rates for different room types. Show More Summary
Scientists have been pondering why people who lived on Easter Island (or Rapa Nui) appear to have eaten palm trees—a primary crop, reports Nature World News —for several centuries when other research suggests the plant went extinct right around the time of colonization in the 13th century. The answer...
ring on the beach! Or the jungle. Or the wallpaper of famed New York City restaurant Indochine, for that matter. Whatever the reference this motif brings to mind, fresh foliage-print bags are making for a truly tropical take on resort. Show More Summary
Most of the legged robots we see here are of the hexapod variety, and with good reason. Hexapods are very stable and can easily move even if one or more of the legs has been disabled. [Radomir] has taken this a step farther and has become...Show More Summary
BEREA, Ohio -- Whether Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer take the snaps Sunday won't really matter unless the Cleveland Browns find their offensive touch again. Cleveland's running game swings like Florida palms in hurricane season. In the...Show More Summary
A video and photography drone that fits in the palm of your hand. Control Zano manually, ask it to hold its position or have it follow you by tracking your mobile device. It has a 5MP camera and an 8×8 RGB LED flash/display.
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. La Dolce Vita (1960) There’s no...Show More Summary
When Aydin comes home to find his abode to be abuzz with the banter of warm conversations, the inviting glow of a fire and the relaxed vibe induced from the local Turkish liqueur, his first reaction is confusion because he doesn't know what the party is for. Show More Summary
The funny thing about a film like Leviathan, which many expected to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes earlier this year (it didn’t), is that suddenly an awful lot of… Continue reading The post Leviathan: is this anti-Putin film the Russians tried to ban on course to win an Oscar? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Sergio Polignano, on behalf of Forest Trends Eliza Suruí sits on a palm mat she wove herself, in the shade of her family's maloca, or dwelling. It is a hot September afternoon in the Brazilian Amazon. She picks a tucun nut from the basket in front of her and using a large, very sharp knife, carefully breaks the shell into several pieces. Show More Summary
You're not yourself when you have a crush. Your palms are sweaty when he or she is around. You visit your crush's Facebook profile so often, you might as well make it your home page. And your feeble attempts to play it cool when that...Show More Summary
"I don't know!!! Either way, though, you should probably give me some treats... right here in this open palm!" :P This adorable mini bun is actually named Minnie! And she's up for adoption with the Italian Chapter of the House...
Palm Beach County commissioners today passed a local law that would temporarily bar people from using Palm Tran buses if they have committed crimes or threatened people on buses.
In dreams, you can fly. In life, you can fly coach. Or, to avoid baggage fees, snack fees and bruised knees, you can ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.
They didn't have a ghost of a chance to see Casper the friendly pup again — or so they thought. A Florida family was reunited with their pet dog who vanished like a ghost from their West Palm Beach home in 2009.
The Donald is notorious for having an aversion to shaking hands. On that score, I don’t blame him. How many times has someone cornered you into a handshake in the middle of a meal, or at some other moment when a a clammy palm is the last thing you want to touch. Claiming that this will [...]
A height of 6'9" with a 7'4" wingspan—add the skills of a shooting guard, and you have Kevin Durant. The man can cross you up, soar in for a highlight-reel dunk or even knock down an effortless three. Yes, the reigning MVP can do itShow More Summary
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Tree Of Wooden Clogs (1978)...Show More Summary