When artist Kara Walker unveiled her giant white sphinx at an old sugar processing plant in New York City last spring, the think pieces came fast and furious: There were essays about sugar's exploitative labor history, the troubled legacy of the artist's ghostly white mammy figure, the...
Squeezing public spaces into cities that are increasingly built-up gets ever more difficult. One unusual solution is to build such spaces underground. That's the plan for New York's planned Lowline park, which will see an old trolley terminal renovated and illuminated with sunlight via fiberoptics... Show More Summary
Sounds like: Agnes Obel, Alice Boman, Daughter Song: Azura - Nineteen What's so good? It may already be a year old by SoundCloud standards, but for me, this spine-tingling debut from Azura, the midnight project of 17-year-old Brisbane...Show More Summary
Last year this time, high-concept ideas were making waves among the big TV networks. But according to Deadline this year's winning pitches were medical dramas, and remakes of old TV shows and movies. Read more...
Even the comments on the video, many from hotel employees, are priceless. You can join the 40,000+ people who see these deals and analysis every day — sign up to receive posts by email (just one e-mail per day) or subscribe to the RSS feed. It’s free. You can also follow me on Twitter for […] The post This Never Gets Old appeared first on View from the Wing.
Welcome back to Monochromes, a regular mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up...
Today, Cleveland Police released a surveillance camera video police shooting a 12 year old boy armed with an soft pellet pistol. While the police are saying the kid picked up the gun off of a picnic table and then reached for it, in spite of the poor quality of the video, it appears to me [...]
Wednesday night off and it's time for me to head out! Oh wait...it's snowing outside. Damn old man Winter curses me again! Oh well, I guess I'll take a nap instead! Daan has the site from now until around 10 PM ET. That's when I head...Show More Summary
No, it's not hipster Cthulhu. Known as "honey fungus," this huge underground organism is the world's biggest living thing. And its life cycle is incredible. Read more...
You can make a swing out of just about anything: chain, rope, a plank of wood, even an old tire. But what if that tire is still attached to a motorized vehicle? That's the question one enthusiastic father set out to answer when he hooked...Show More Summary
The PS4 is one year old. To celebrate, a viewer writes in with his highs and lows, and then, Greg, Colin, and Marty chime in with their memories.
Uber’s week of PR hell is the gift that keeps on giving to its competitors. Taxi-hailing app Flywheel says it’s seen a massive increase in downloads in the past week. Uber’s controversy involving reporters and privacy violations spawned calls for boycotts and switching to alternative on-demand car service options. And now, in addition to Lyft’s claim of […]
A video released on Wednesday sheds some light on the death of 12-year old Tamir Rice, who was shot by police officers on Saturday. Cleveland police officers showed up at a playground on Saturday after a 911 call warning that someone was waving a "probably fake" gun. Show More Summary
For Netflix every month is out with the old and in with the new. Every month we announce to avid Netflix users which titles are being ushered out with each passing month, and which titles are making their way to Netflix. For the month...Show More Summary
On the latest episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers, the 131-part television documentary about Seth Meyers' time at Saturday Night Live, guy who makes that face Jason Sudeikis got a chance to see his favorite old, unproduced SNL sketch finally make it to air. Read more...
With a big question mark over future stable employment for some Canberran’s, it has seen the rise of a new, but old kind of trend. There is no doubt and well documented that there will be potentially a whole generation that will struggle to ever be able to own their own piece of the world; [...]
It didn't take long for the Battle 4 Atlantis to produce a shocking upset with No. 5 North Carolina losing by a score of 74-66 to unranked Butler. So much for that dream final between North Carolina and Wisconsin, huh? Already, Butler looks nothing like it did last season, when the Bulldogs posted a 14-17 record. Show More Summary
Is your phone getting old? Has it met with the unfortunate confluence of liquids, young children, and boisterous pets lately? If you’re in the market for a replacement or upgrade, it looks like Black Friday might be your day… as long as you’re willing to sign a contract. The big mobile companies are all gearing up to beat each other … [More]
If my son - who is 14 years old, has Autism and is hearing impaired - were African-American I would be worried every time he left the house to walk to school or the library, worried that he'd have a failed encounter with a teacher, school...Show More Summary
“The kid Vicious like Sid” Droog sits down with Sway to talk about the release of his new LP and his entrance into the Rap game. He talks about artists he’s been influenced by, how he broke through with his debut EP and more. Check out the interview below, but first peep the 5 Fingers […]