The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu made its debut at today’s New York auto show, launching with three engine choices including a hybrid variant. The Malibu, which in Australia is sold as a Holden Malibu in its current-generation, is going up against the likes of Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata. The new Malibu will go [...]
Screenwriter/author Jonathan Stokes has sold his new book series, A Thrifty Time Travelers’ Guide to Penguin/Viking Press in a heated auction. Several top publishing houses were in the mix on this one, including Harper Collins, Random House and Simon & Schuster. Show More Summary
When a massive Atherton home designed by modern master Joseph Esherick hit the market back in February asking $21.8 million, we wondered if it would follow in the footsteps of many of its San Francisco Esherick-designed counterparts and sell for...
Back in February, world-famous street artist Banksy posted several new pieces in Gaza, including a giant kitten, to try to draw some attention to the region. His public work tends to be snatched up pretty quickly by people looking to make some serious cash. Show More Summary
She’s been a global estrella nearly forever: A spot with the Mexican teen pop band Timbiriche in the eighties led to a solo singing career (close to 50 million records sold worldwide), a wildly successful run on telenovelas (which have aired in more than 180 countries), and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Show More Summary
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) is essentially tied with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in early primary and national polls. While he is cleaning up with big donors, Politico suggests some just are not sold: “Reliable top-tier Republican donors in Orange County — one of the nation’s most lucrative fundraising locales — are leery […]
The whiff of a Whopper made hundreds of customers hungry for a Burger King special - "Flame Grilled" cologne. Bottles of the special fragrance were sold at the fast-food chain's stores in Japan for a one-day promotion Wednesday for 5,000...Show More Summary
There were only 250 burgers available. Cult-loved California-based burger chain In-N-Out quietly held a pop-up in Hong Kong yesterday and still managed to sell out in under three hours. According to the Standard HK, the chain — which has a history of inducing tears of joy — opened its doors at 11 a.m. Show More Summary
Director Jared Hess has made a career out of chronicling dumb, awkward people: Dumb, awkward teens in Napoleon Dynamite, a dumb, awkward wrestler in Nacho Libre, and dumb, awkward writers in Gentlemen Broncos. (He also recently soldShow More Summary
Gary Dahl, the creator of one of the most inexplicable consumer fads in U.S. history, has died at age 78 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dahl sold 1.5 million Pet Rocks for $3.95 in 1975. The fad made Dahl, a broke freelance advertising copywriter when he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight. Show More Summary
Bloodborne’s debut was strong in Japan, selling 152,567 copies within three days and landing at number one on the Media Create charts. For the March 23-29 period, seven other titles debuted on the charts, but many were multi-platform releases such as: Sword Art Online: Lost Song, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 and Pro Yakyuu Spirits […]
Grime MC Stormzy played a sold out show in London last night, and here’s what happened.
A mini-drone advertised by a Chinese smartphone maker as an April Fools gag has sold out, after it turned out the joke had become a reality. Advertising their OnePlus DR-1 mini-drone that fits easily in the palm of your hand, the company...Show More Summary
Amid stiff competition, how a Thai real estate website started by one young man in 2011 with no financing ended up being sold to ASX-listed iProperty in an A $8 million cash and equity deal.
Danielle Steel: With 650 million books sold, published in 43 languages in 69 countries, just the name of this prolific author conjures images of rows and rows of mostly novels (but non-fiction and children's books as well) in your favorite book, drug, everything store...
In 2012, Forest of Dean eco-activists turned a 180-acre plot of land with no official owner since the 1800s into a self-reliant community farm. The land has now been sold to a local businessman, and residents are being forced to lea...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel. Altera makes chips used in phone networks and cars, two areas that Intel has been angling to get into as demand for personal computer chips slips.
Fresh Off The Boat has never been especially nuanced in its portrayal of gay characters. The gay police officer from “Success Perm” was into Miatas, the gay couple Jessica sold a house to in “Fajita Man” were effeminate and wore bright...Show More Summary
The Scion iM is based on the Toyota Auris that is sold in Europe.
Apple will sell over one million Apple Watches over the opening weekend, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. By way of comparison, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold over 10 million units in their first three days on the market last September, Apple says. Show More Summary