At least five storm-related deaths have been reported in California so far this year, and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Tuesday that it was investigating what could be a sixth. The body of an 81-year-old woman who was reported missing in Kern County was found Jan. 8 about a mile...
At the start of every year, you likely spend time combing through your budget, looking for expenses to cut so you can make good on your resolution to save more. And the first cost that may come to mind is your cable bill. Read more....
She will now be released in five months instead of the year 2045.
In a breaking, staggering bit of good news, President Obama has commuted the prison sentence of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who has been imprisoned for seven years for leaking military documents in 2010. Obama drastically reduced Manning’s 35-year sentence. She will now be freed on May 17. Read more...
Almost five years since super-fast Google Fiber internet came to town, KC is a tech hub on the rise Normally, internet installation doesn’t warrant a worldwide press event. But in 2012, when Matthew Marcus, current executive director...Show More Summary
Each year, the New York Times’ list of notable books of 2016 brings to mind some of my favorite books we reviewed here in 2016. Here are just five of my nonfiction favorites of 2016: 5 Nonfiction Favorites Boy, did I devour My Life...Show More Summary
Year after year, one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Hitting the gym is a great way to keep active during the cold months of the year, but joining a gym in January means you may encounter high-pressure sales tactics. This is the busy season for gyms, and fitness companies are eager to take… Read more...
Water access is becoming a battleground.
"If water rates continue rising at projected amounts, the number of US households unable to afford water could triple in five years, to nearly 36 percent." That's the conclusion from a study by Elizabeth Mack, an assistant geographyShow More Summary
Aimee Mann has announced her new album Mental Illness. It’s out March 31 on her label SuperEgo Records, and is her first full-length since the release of Charmer in 2012. The singer-songwriter has also shared the first single, “Goose...Show More Summary
The singer-songwriter has also shared a handful of tour dates for Spring.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals played what will surely go down as the game of the year on Monday night. Seriously. It was bananas. Together the two teams coughed up three two-goal leads and scored 15 goals. Five of those goals came in a span of just 3:32 in the second period, which works […]
Remember those digital picture frames that were all the rage five or six years ago? Well, they’ve been modified for the 2017 crowd. In some cases, they connect way beyond your family photos. Meural brings the world's artwor to your wall. One that really made my head turn is Meural. It’s a [...]
Global container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has launched a euro bond offering with a volume of EURO 150mln ($159mln) and a maturity of five years. Part of the proceeds, initially amounting to USD 50 million converted (approx. EUR 47 million)…
France is in the grip of the iciest spell in five years as a cold front from Russia meddles in the country's winter weather system. But at least it makes for some striking photographs as well as some disturbing ones.
Out of the 100 top things that you may worry about this year, pick the five most important. Focus as much as possible on those and give special attention to your top three. Do you really think that you'll miss a lot if you do this?
Temperatures in France on Tuesday are expected to drop to their lowest level in five years as officials and charities announced extraordinary measures in response to the winter cold.
With a bang, LCD Soundsystem returned five years after their disbandment with and one hell-of-a-reunion concert and a string of high-profile festival appearances in 2016. Though many fans were happy enough just getting the chance to see the techno-pop megastars pay tribute to Prince, front man James Murphy promised a ... More »
Having spent the last 18 months interviewing business owners who have been in business for more than ten years, the elements of “success” are never far from my thinking. What is it that makes a particular business spectacularly successful over time? So far, I have identified some components that I will share with you. These […]
The gunman suspected of carrying out the Istanbul nightclub massacre on New Year’s Day has been caught. According to the Chicago Tribune, the suspect identified as Abdulkadir Masharipov, an Uzbekistan national was arrested in a sting operation early Tuesday. Show More Summary