Our favorite reality TV stars cannot get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to social media to share even more of their lives with us. And we would not have it any other way. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite snapshots and selfies from this week. Show More Summary
The key report this week is the March employment report on Friday.Other key indicators include the February Personal Income and Outlays report on Monday, March ISM manufacturing index also on Wednesday, March vehicle sales on Wednesday,...Show More Summary
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right and Center” panelists discuss a new proxy war in the Middle East as the U.S. supports Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen. Also, Ted Cruz announces his run for president and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says he will not seek re-election.
One spectator is dead and several others are injured following a crash at the VLN Endurance Championship race at Nurburgring motorsports complex in Nurburg, Germany, Saturday. According to BBC.com, 23-year-old British driver Jann Mardenborough's...Show More Summary
Are we being who we think we should be or who we think other people want us to be? Hyun Kim, meditating on the matter of habits, posed that question two weeks ago. But maybe it's less a question of who we think we should be and who we think other people want us to be, and instead a question of who we are. So, who are you? Read more...
When we think of a flavor, what comes to mind is usually the distinctive qualities that separate it from other flavors: the singular “coffeeness” of coffee. That is, a mix of tastes, aromas, mouthfeel, and temperature. But that???s really only half the equation. Show More Summary
The other day, we shared news on NTR CFW 2.0, which is a homebrew project that let you play games from any region on your Japanese New 3DS. With quite a quick turnaround, NTR CFW 2.1 has already been released. This one gives you region-free games on all versions of the New 3DS/XL. Show More Summary
Spoiler alert: Shirobako ends happily. Of course, that's really only a spoiler to the most stubborn and obnoxious of curmudgeons. There was really no other way for this show to end. And to be frank, it ended as it should have: Full to bursting with sappy, sentimental, idealistic, feel-good cliche. I love it. Read more...
Contra dancing hails from 17th-century English country dances and French dances. Couples partner up for the folk-style moves, though it can be performed in groups or lines of dancers facing each other. It’s a social dance that’s catching on with a whole new generation, according to a new … Read More
Thought I would take a slight detour from all the seriousness of late (most of which I haven’t been posting about here, but will at some point) and examine a bit of pop cultural evolution and other delights. I speak (again, as it turns out) of one of the most famous album covers of all [...]
Need some cheering up? Then head to one of these quirky festivals and contests we've found throughout the world. Some that may seem odd to Americans have meaning for locals and are rooted in centuries-old traditions. Others started that way but lightened up along the way. The celebrations below...
A 2K Games sale is going on this weekend on the Humble Store with up to 83% off on select titles. Games on sale include Evolve, Bioshock, Civilization and other franchises. Plus, Spec Ops: The Line can be yours for free with the purchase of any -2K title on sale. To see the full list […]
Xavi has signed for Qatari club Al-Sadd, beIN Sports have confirmed. The Barcelona midfield maestro has been free to speak with other clubs since signing a one year contract last summer, and rumours have abounded that he’d leave the Catalans this summer. With Xavi gradually losing his place in the starting lineup to the ever-improving […]
Sometimes searching the App Store can be an overwhelming task. You might already know what you want to download, or other times you might get distracted when you open the store and forget why you were there, and typing in what you want to download is old fashioned now. With iOS 8, you can use Siri to […]
Things are heating up in the Taylor Swift-Calvin Harris relationship. Taylor is reportedly “smitten” with Calvin, and he feels the same way. The Master Herald reported that Selena Gomez allegedly said that the “Blank Space” singer has...Show More Summary
Shailene Woodley recently shared some news that will shock absolutely no one — she eats something weird to stay healthy. The foraging fairy’s new favorite snack might gross you out a bit, but it is pretty nutritious. Nylon magazine shared...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) The Virginia State Bar has sent the following letter to its members: March 27, 2015 Dear Fellow Members of the Virginia State Bar, Certain members of the Virginia State Bar and other individuals have expressed objections to the VSB’s plan to take the Midyear Legal Seminar trip in November to Jerusalem. Show More Summary
Photos of items dropping into water (or other liquids) always have the potential to fascinate — the dramatic splashdown, the explosion of flying droplets frozen in time. They’re also increasingly seen in commercial images — look in your...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc is to consolidate its Canadian operations under the Best Buy brand, closing some stores but also investing $200 million in other stores and online operations in the country, the U.S. electronics retailer said on Saturday. Show More Summary
Just how long would it take to fall through the center of the Earth, traveling from one side of our planet to the other? Physicists have long calculated the answer to that question as being 42 minutes, but now, new calculations showShow More Summary